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Dangers In The Middle East: Erdogan And Turkey's Rise

So I figured there should be a series on this because there’s plenty of dangers and they are all part of a beautiful harmony with each playing its own special part to usher in a new generation of trouble for the world. 770 more words

News And Current Affairs

Kurdish HDP Party calls shooting of human rights lawyer a "planned assassination" -- expecting violence in Turkey


A woman is comforted by another at a hospital morgue where killed Bar Association President Tahir Elci is brought for an autopsy in Kurdish dominated southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey, November 28, 2015. 489 more words


Sunday saw Turkey hold its second general election in less than five months. It was big story for us, TRT World, and yours truly was the main anchor for the first half of the night. 339 more words

Istanbul 2015

Three Killed In Turkey Clashes

At least three people have been killed, following clashes with security forces, in a largely Kurdish town in southeast Turkey, where helicopter-backed troops had attempted to impose a curfew. 267 more words


Erdogan‘s AKP Party Wins Crucial Election in Turkey to Secure Power

Turkey’s Islamist-rooted AK Party swept to an unexpected victory in elections on Sunday, returning the country to single-party rule in an outcome that will boost the power of President Tayyip Erdogan but may sharpen deep social divisions. 712 more words

International Affairs

The strategy of securitization of Kurdish issue could turn against Turkish democratic and unitary future

Erdogan thought that the only way to make the pro-Kurdish party, guided by Selahattin Demirtaş, lose the incredible support received last June was to call for new elections and in the meantime reinstate the war against PKK. 1,221 more words

Middle East

Thousands take to the streets following carnage in Ankara

Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Europe on Saturday to denounce the suspected double suicide attacks that killed at least 95 people during a peace rally in Ankara. 458 more words

International Affairs