Saturday, October 10, 2015
'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
Turkish police find 4.5 kg PKK-made bomb in pot
Istanbul police on Thursday have found 4.5 kilograms of handmade bomb placed in a pressure cooker, reportedly prepared by the PKK terrorist organization.
The police carried... More
1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at Northern Arizona University
A shooting outside an Arizona university dormitory early Friday left one person dead, three others wounded and the suspected shooter in custody, a school official said.
Palestinians, Jews run together to promote coexistence in Jerusalem
Among spiralling violence Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem train together in an unusual running club. Runners Without Borders is a rare attempt at co-existence in a city where Jews and Muslims barely venture into each other's neighbourhoods. More
Turkish military to send inspection team to Armenia
Turkey will send troops to Armenia in compliance with the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty, Turkish military said Friday.
In a statement posted on its official... More