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Over 100 detained as Turkish police crackdown on ‘secular’ teachers' protest (PHOTOS)
Police in Ankara detained more than 100 people during a protest organized by a secular teachers’ union as officers used force to disperse the demonstration in a surprise crackdown.

20.12.2014 16:05

Turkey issues arrest warrant for top Erdogan rival Fethullah Gulen
A Turkish court has issued an arrest warrant for long-time Erdogan rival Fethullah Gulen, a US-based cleric, state media reports.

19.12.2014 12:59

Europe must decide if it wants gas via Turkey- Putin
The new hub on the Turkish-Greek border could deliver Russian gas to Europe, but this will depend on negotiations with European countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at his annual press conference with media.

18.12.2014 12:56

​‘Keep 1 round for each other’: Brits fighting ISIS agree death pact, won’t submit to capture
Two ex-soldiers who travelled from Britain to Syria to join Kurdish troops fighting Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) said the battlefield “was like World War I.” They also revealed they had a plan to kill each other rather than face capture.

17.12.2014 10:43

Kurdish teenager shot dead in clashes with Turkish police
A 17-year-old boy was shot dead during clashes between police and the supporters of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish southeast city of Diyarbakır on Tuesday.

17.12.2014 14:30

‘EU’s refusal to accept Turkey - obvious racism’
The fact that German and French governments have refused Turkey’s applications to join the EU because they are not white and are Muslim is essentially racism, political analyst Chris Bambery told RT.

16.12.2014 09:17

​The Prez, the FSA, and the Caliph: A Zero Problem Policy?
Prime Minister-turned-President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (aka the Prez) performed a remarkable U-turn some years ago - a U-turn that transformed Bashar Assad from a "brother" of his into a "bloody handed dictator.”

15.12.2014 12:35

​24 detained as Turkish police raid opposition media organizations
Turkish police have raided opposition media organizations and detained 24 people – including journalists, executives, and ex-police chiefs – as President Erdogan continues his campaign to muzzle political opponents.

14.12.2014 17:05

​Revitalized Turkey drifts away from Europe and towards Eurasia
Along with Russia, Turkey lies at the confluence between Europe and Asia. A peripheral European power, like Russia, it is following Moscow's lead and also looking east.

14.12.2014 00:38

​Bulgaria offers gas hub to compensate for canceled South Stream
Bulgaria wants to build a European-scale gas storage facility to replace the canceled South Stream gas pipeline, and become ‘number one’ in terms of diversification, says Prime Minister Boiko Borisov.

11.12.2014 09:07

Cameron: I still want Turkey to join EU
David Cameron says he “very much supports” Turkey joining the European Union, despite his pledge to reduce net migration in Britain to tens of thousands and his promised referendum on whether the UK should leave the EU.

10.12.2014 13:38

EU hopes to start gas deliveries bypassing Russia by 2019
The first energy supplies to Europe from the Caspian region via the “Southern Gas Corridor” will begin by 2019 says Maros Sefcovic, European Commissioner for Energy Union.

09.12.2014 13:25