Turkey's prime minister sharply criticized the U.N. Security Council on Saturday for its failure to agree on decisive steps to end Syria's civil war, as NATO ally Germany backed the Turkish interception of a Damascus-bound passenger jet earlier in the week.
- 14 October, 2012 Rights group says Syria using cluster bombs An international human rights group said Sunday it has obtained new evidence that Syrian troops are using cluster bombs — widely banned munitions that pose a grave risk to civilians because they burst into bomblets over large areas and often linger o...
- 16 December, 2013 Enigmatic Turkish cleric poses challenge to Erdogan’s might By Humeyra Pamuk ANKARA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has won three general elections, weathered summer riots, subdued a meddling army and changed Turkey like few leaders before him in a decade in power. The powerful network of Fethullah Gulen, who leads a worldwide Islamic […]
- 28 October, 2017 Myanmar detains Turkish media reporters for flying drone over parliament Two foreign journalists working for Turkish state media have been detained for more than 24 hours in Myanmar for flying a drone over a parliament building in the capital, the government said Saturday. The incident comes during high tension between Mya...
- 17 July, 2016 Questions now swirl about Turkey, key Western ally Turkey's pivotal roles as an ally in the U.S.-led war against the Islamic State group and a guarantor of refugee agreements are likely to remain intact for now after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged triumphant followingr a failed coup attempt.
- 22 January, 2016 Turkey failing to set example on media rights: Biden US Vice President Joe Biden on Friday strongly criticised Turkey for failing to set the right "example" on freedom of expression, slamming the imprisonment of journalists and investigation of academics who criticised government policy. In a rebuke of rare vehemence for Washington's key […]