46 irregular migrants held in Turkey
The Turkish Coast Guard rescued 46 irregular migrants Wednesday. A total of 19 irregular migrants who were stranded on the southern coast of Turkey were rescued. A Coast Guard vessel in southern Mersin province was sent to the coast of Yakacik district...HABERİ OKU
Turkey pledges $75M in aid to Afghanistan
Turkey pledged to provide $75 million in aid to Afghanistan over the next two years at the 2020 Afghanistan Conference in Geneva, the Turkish Foreign Ministry announced Tuesday. 'I am pleased to announce $75 million in commitments to be used in coordination...HABERİ OKU
Paralyzed dog Kara Simsek walks again in Turkey's Samsun
Paralyzed dog Kara Simsek (meaning Knight Rider) walks with its walking wheels in Samsun, Turkey on November 24, 2020. Knight Rider is a French bulldog, who was left to Samsun Municipality's Stray Animals Rehabilitation Center, due to its paralyzed back...HABERİ OKU
What does France want from Turkey?
Muhittin Ataman For the last decade, the main concern of Turkish foreign policy has been the crises in the Middle East and North Africa, which include threats emanating from different terrorist groups and state failures as a result of Arab insurgencies. Ankara,...HABERİ OKU
Nobody in Russia wins from Navalny's poisoning: Kremlin
Russia is interested in clarifying what happened to Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny and needs wider cooperation with Germany in this case, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday. To launch an investigation, Moscow must have serious grounds...HABERİ OKU
What's going on between Azerbaijan and Armenia in Tovuz region?
Muhittin Ataman In the wake of the collapse of the Soviet Union, Armenia occupied the Nagorno-Karabakh region, which officially belongs to Azerbaijan. Like the former Soviet Union, the United Nations also recognizes the region as part of Azerbaijan. Therefore,...HABERİ OKU
Pakistan rejects Kashmir citizenship for Indians
Pakistan rejected the granting of domicile certificates to thousands of Indian nationals Saturday in Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir, characterizing it as an attempt to change the demographic structure of the disputed region. As many as 25,000 people have...HABERİ OKU
Libyan, Italian premiers meet in Rome
Libya's Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and Italian premier Giuseppe Conte met Saturday in Rome to discuss the situation in the northern African nation. A statement by the Italian Prime Ministry said the two leaders stressed a belief that a permanent...HABERİ OKU
India-China row: India moves missile system into Ladakh
India on Saturday deployed advanced quick-reaction surface-to-air missile defense systems, called Akash, on its borders with China in the northern Himalayan region of Ladakh. The deployment comes after the Chinese side was increasing fighter aircraft and...HABERİ OKU
Shifting Sands of Turkey’s Europe Policy
Mohammad Pervez Bilgrami Turkey has close historical, cultural, economic and political relations with many European countries, which are important for Turkey as they are its gateway to continental Europe. In the past few years historic Turkey-Europe relations...HABERİ OKU
New Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in Investor-State Dispute Settlement
Deniz Baran/ Istanbul University Recently, the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanisms have become one of the most debated issues among international lawyers. Numerous calls have arisen for 'ISDS reform,” which have paved the way for the...HABERİ OKU
Souring Turkey-France ties in the changing world order
Mohammed Pervez Bilgrami Turkish-French relations date back to the time of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and France's King Francis I. During the Ottoman period, relations between the two countries were volatile for a brief period when in 1798-1801...HABERİ OKU
The Functionality of International Law Concerning the Phenomenon of Armed Non-State Actors in the MENA Region
Deniz Baran Discussions questioning the general legal framework concerning the use of military force against the non-state actors (NSAs) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have been ongoing for a considerable amount of time. The main...HABERİ OKU
India: Unprecedented lockdown spoils festivals
Even as India began a 21-day lockdown on Wednesday to fight against COVID-19 or coronavirus, it was also Hindu traditional new year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, through a series of tweets, extended wishes to people observing festivals but reminded them...HABERİ OKU
What Are the Implications of Iran’s Sharp Rebuke of India?
Mohammad Pervez Bilgrami In his tweet on March 2, Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif condemned the recent killings of Muslims by Hindu mobs in New Delhi. The carnage is being compared to the anti-Sikh campaign of 1984 in the Indian capital, the 1993...HABERİ OKU
Turkey summons Egypt envoy over raid on Anadolu company
Turkey summoned a senior Egyptian diplomat on Wednesday to protest a couple of raid by Egyptian safety forces on a Cairo workplace of Turkey's state-run information company Anadolu, a transfer wherein 4 folks had been detained. Egypt's inside...HABERİ OKU
Will the Turkey-Libya Maritime Boundaries Deal Be Legally Valid If Haftar Takes Over Tripoli?
Deniz Baran In late November 2019, Turkey and the United Nations (UN)-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on maritime boundaries between the two states, in which the parties agreed on a 30 km-long...HABERİ OKU
Can Pakistan act as facilitator in the Iran-Saudi Arabia rapprochement?
Mohammad Pervez Bilgrami Saudi Arabia and Iran, the two prominent regional powers with conflicting ideological interests, have been at loggerheads since they severed formal diplomatic relations a few years ago. The four-decades-long rivalry has followed the...HABERİ OKU
Why do Muslims oppose citizenship engineering in India?
Mohammad Pervez Bilgrami India's Hindu nationalist government recently passed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) to amend the Citizenship Act of 1955, paving the way for granting Indian citizenship to religious minorities from Pakistan, Afghanistan,...HABERİ OKU
13th Cinema Verite to kick off in Tehran
According to the festival secretariat, among 687 films from Iranian documentarians, directors from more than 100 countries across the world have sent approximately 6000 works to the world competition section of the international event.Some documentaries awarded...HABERİ OKU
Russia adopts law to mark individuals as foreign agents
Russian President Vladimir Putin approved on Monday amendments to a law allowing individuals to be labeled as foreign agents, drawing criticism from activists campaigning for freedom of speech. Under the new law, individuals getting funds from abroad can...HABERİ OKU
Ex-Malaysian premier testifies in corruption case
Ex-Malaysian premier testifies in corruption caseFormer Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak (2nd L), arrives at Kuala Lumpur High Court ( FILE PHOTO - Anadolu Agency ) Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday testified in a corruption case...HABERİ OKU
Canada teachers file suit against religious symbol ban
The 45,000-strong teacher's union in Quebec joined the ranks of organizations filing lawsuits over the province's ban on religious symbols by many public workers. The ban, from which existing employees are exempt, affects new hires of police officers,...HABERİ OKU