Turkey

Turkish gov’t going too far in post-coup attempt state of emergency measures: CHP head Kılıçdaroğlu

Sunday,August 28 2016, ANKARA AA photo The leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has criticized the government for “going too far” in the implementation of authorities granted by Turkey’s ongoing state of emergency. “I remember [the military coups] of March 12 [1971], Sept. 12 [1980]. There was […]

Joe Biden came, saw, but failed to conquer Turkey

Source: Asia Times. If US Vice President Joe Biden hoped for a trade-off with Turkish President Recep Erdogan – US assurances over Euphrates River ‘red line’ for Kurdish militia in lieu of Turkey’s acquiescence with Islamist preacher Fetullah Gulen remaining in Pennsylvania – that was not to be. ‘Euphrates Shield’ pre-empted Biden’s bidding. […]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community condemns the Turkey attack

Source: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/islamahmadiyya/2016/08/turkey-and-the-isis-conundrum/ Turkey and The ISIS Conundrum August 24, 2016 by Qasim Rashid 7 Comments by Nayyar Ahmed Turbulent times as Turkey faces yet another tragic attack. While the world celebrates the end of Rio Olympics with all its glory, a suicide bomber struck at a wedding claiming over 50 innocent […]

Turkey and Russia: The billion-dollar handshake

Source: Aljazeera When Turkey shot down a Russian military jet last November, business ties between the two countries hit rocky terrain, with Russia slapping trade sanctions on Turkey. Instead of polarising, it’s time to unite people and look forward. That’s [Turkey’s] biggest challenge. I see more of a political challenge […]

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