Saturday, October 10, 2015
All lines of contact with Turkey open: Russian envoy
After relations between Russia and Turkey were strained due to two violations of Turkish airspace by Russian jets conducting airstrikes in Syria, Russia's envoy to the EU... More
India demands justice after Indian maid's arm ‘cut off by Saudi employer’
India's foreign ministry called on Saudi Arabia on Friday to ensure swift justice after a Saudi employer was accused of chopping off the arm of an Indian housemaid working... More
Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel Peace Prize
Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its contribution to building democracy after the Jasmine Revolution in 2011, the Nobel Committee... More
Parties agree to carry out clean election campaign
Political parties have agreed to have an environment friendly election campaign in Istanbul for the upcoming November 1 polls, the Istanbul governorate announced.
In a... More
'Likely Russia-PYD cooperation will not repel ISIS'
As the PYD eyes cooperating with Russia in the fight again ISIS, experts say Moscow's possible confirmation might change Turkey's fight against the PKK, although it has a limited potential for a serious impact in Syria given the difference in the population structure More
Bavaria threatens to sue German gov't over refugees
The state of Bavaria threatened on Friday to take the German government to court if it fails to take immediate steps to limit the flow of asylum seekers to Germany.
Germany alarmed by growing violence against refugees
Germany's interior minister warned Friday of a "massive" increase in attacks on asylum seekers as the country accepts more refugees than any other EU member.
"We are witnessing... More
Turkish police detain 16 PKK suspects in the east
Turkish police have detained 16 suspects on Friday, under the scope of an anti-terrorism operation carried out against the PKK in Adıyaman and Iğdır provinces.
In Adıyaman,... More
- Syrian Crisis
France agrees to safe zone, Syrian opposition says
France supports the establishment of a safe zone for refugees in war-torn Syria, the Syrian National Coalition (SNC) claimed Thursday.
In a statement on its website, the... More
Prosecutor demands arrest warrant for Gülenist Today’s Zaman editor-in-chief
Istanbul public prosecutor Umut Tepe objected to the decision of the Istanbul 4th Criminal Court of Peace and demanded arrest warrant on Friday for the editor-in-chief of... More
'The MHP and HDP are of the same mind'
Prime Minister and Chairman of Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Ahmet Davutoğlu continued his election rally in the southeastern province of Kahramanmaraş, where his... More