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Turkey

134-day Islamic State siege of Kobani lifted
The apparently unstoppable progress of the IS terrorist group now seems to have come to an end on the Syrian-Turkish border. Kurdish fighters, opposition forces and coalition air strikes have thwarted the Caliph's designs on the town of Kobani.

30.01.2015 12:37

​Russia and Turkey agree on new gas route
Russia and Turkey have agreed on the route of the ‘Turkish Stream’ pipeline under the Black Sea. The first gas pipe with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters will be operational by December 2016.

27.01.2015 15:09

'Inexcusable pain': MPs slam NHS for whistleblower treatment
​NHS whistleblowers suffered “inexcusable pain” for speaking out MPs have said, suggesting they should receive “practical redress” for their actions.

21.01.2015 09:42

US doesn’t have as big a problem with ISIS; Turkey, Europe should do more
Turkey and Europe should do more to fight the Islamic State militants and prevent jihadism from spreading, while the US should not get out of Syria and Iraq, Ivan Eland, a political analyst at the Peace and Liberty Center, told RT.

17.01.2015 15:25

‘Sleeper cells’: 3,000 in Turkey linked to ISIS, police report says
About 3,000 people have been linked to Islamic State militants in Turkey, says a police report. The data has prompted a red alert over possible attacks, including in NATO and the West, by the so-called “sleeper cells” of the jihadist group.

17.01.2015 09:34

British jihadist woman escapes ISIS to Turkey
A British woman who left the UK with her baby to join ISIS in Syria is believed to have fled to Turkey after going through “a living hell.”

16.01.2015 12:48

Turkey probes newspaper over Charlie Hebdo reprints after banning 4 websites
Turkish prosecutors have probed Cumhuriyet newspaper after it published excerpts from the latest Charlie Hebdo issue which features cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. It comes after a ban was ordered on websites uploading the cartoons.

15.01.2015 20:36

Netanyahu massacred Gaza like Paris terrorists – Turkish PM
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has made a parallel between last summer’s Israel-Gaza conflict and the recent attacks in Paris, putting equal blame “against humanity” on Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the Islamist terrorists.

15.01.2015 12:44

Schoolboy British jihadist handed to ISIS in prisoner exchange
A grammar school-educated British jihadist youth has spoken about his experience of detention by Turkish security forces and subsequent handover to Islamic State in a prisoner exchange that saw 180 jihadists released.

15.01.2015 12:13

Israel calls Erdogan ‘anti-Semitic bully’ hindering war on terror
In the latest rift in Turkish-Israeli ties, Tayyip Erdogan was accused of being an "anti-Semitic bully" after the Turkish President blasted Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu for "daring" to attend an anti-terror rally in Paris.

15.01.2015 02:06

The end of "Secular Turkey" or Ottomans re-emergent?
On the international scene Turkey is playing a high stakes game, trying to transform itself into an international energy hub as vividly illustrated by the recent rapprochement between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russia's Vladimir Putin.

12.01.2015 14:27

NATO defense missiles arrive in Turkey
NATO air defense missiles belonging to the Spanish military have arrived at Iskenderun Limak Port in Turkey’s southern province of Hatay.

12.01.2015 13:48