Why were American soldiers attacked in Istanbul?

A group of ultra-nationalist TGB (the Youth Union of Turkey) members  attacked American soldiers (from Nato) in Eminonu district of Istanbul on Wednesday and placed hoods over their heads. The group also threw red paint during the attack. Protestors shouted: “You said that you are a member of the U.S. army. We define you as murderers. We want you More...

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By admin On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Turkey’s parliament backs motion allowing military to join campaign against ISIS

Turkey’s parliament has backed a motion that could allow its military to enter Iraq and Syria to join the campaign against Islamic State (IS) militants. The resolution – passed with a three-quarters More...

By admin On Saturday, September 20th, 2014

46 Turkish nationals seized by Islamic State militants return home safe

After 100 days of captivity by ISIL militants , forty-six Turkish nationals were freed  on Saturday thanks to a  a pre-planned covert operation by the Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MİT) – More...

By admin On Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Kerry puts pressure on Turkey for stronger cooperation against ISIL

Erdoğan received John Kerry (US Secretary of State) during his visit to the country’s capital Ankara to discuss several urgent topics concerning the region such as Syria, Cyprus proceedings, and Libya and More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Turkey expresses commitment to contribute to US led coalition against ISIL

Finally Turkey has had to announce its commitment to join the operation to be carried out by the US led coalition against  Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Turkey after having felt the pressure from More...

By admin On Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Erdoğan seeks extradition of ally-turned-foe, Gülen in Obama talks at Nato summit

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey will seek the extradition of his ally-turned-foe, US-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gülen, when he meets US President Barack Obama at the NATO summit on Friday, Turkish media reports More...

By admin On Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Article Scan: Does the US trust Turkey? (by Cengiz ÇANDAR)

Does the US trust Turkey? The German newspaper Der Spiegel has discovered that Turkey, a NATO ally, was the target of US, UK and German espionage. In its August 2014 report headlined, “A Two-Faced Friendship: More...

By admin On Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Turkey prefers to use diplomacy to secure release of hostages

It is a fact that the Turkish Government and PM Erdoğan have been in a very difficult situation especially after the abducted Turkish citizens by ISIL in Mosul. Commenting about the issue, Prime Minister Recep More...

By admin On Monday, May 26th, 2014

Could Erdoğan’s rally in Cologne harm Turks living in Germany?

Turkish Prime Minister Erdoğan who has been going through a problematic period in and out of Turkey, for a while realized a rally in Cologne a few days ago whereby he addressed thousands of his Turkish supporters More...

By admin On Friday, December 6th, 2013

Turkey receives criticism from EU over restrictions on press freedom

Turkey has received criticism from EU Parliament in a draft report over restrictions on press freedom. The report which was prepared by the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee (AFET) criticizes More...