After some rumors of assassinations… “Pro-Kurdish footballer Deniz Naki shot at on German motorway…

Pro-Kurdish footballer Deniz Naki shot at on German motorway  World news: Turkey | by Agence France-Presse in Berlin German-Turkish player, sentenced last year by Turkish court for terrorist propaganda, unharmed after his car came under fire German prosecutors have opened an attempted murder investigation after a German-Turkish football player known for his pro-Kurdish views was fired … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Number of displaced Syrians in Europe…

Reality check: Number of displaced Syrians in Europe AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) Very few of the 11.8 million Syrians who have fled their homes during the current conflict are now in Europe. Why EU guidelines on Israeli settlements are welcome EU guidelines on the “indication of origin of goods from the territories occupied by Israel since … Read more

Anthropology roundup: “Task Force on AAA Engagement on Israel-Palestine”- Final report

Final Report: Task Force on AAA Engagement on Israel-Palestine American Anthropological Association by Anne Kelsey Read the full report.  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Recent years have seen increasing pressure in the American Anthropological Association (AAA) and many other professional academic associations to discuss alleged Israeli violations of academic freedom and human rights, and to move toward sanctioning Israel. … Read more

Just a day before the #TurkeyElections, Erdoğan is upset because Demirtaş doesn’t answer his call.. #SeniMeşguleAtacağız

Erdogan, elections and the future of Turkish journalism  AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) As Turks head to the polls, we look at the country’s media; plus, an interview with whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg. President Erdoğan slams HDP co-chair for avoiding call to offer condelences President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has criticizes Selahattin Demirtaş, co-chair of the Peoples’ Democratic Party … Read more

Latest opinion polls… #TurkeyElections

The Latest Opinion Polls Announced by KONDA  Bianet :: English Three days to the election, AKP takes 41%, CHP 27.8%, MHP 14.8% and HDP takes 12.6% of the votes according to KONDA. As a result, AKP has 261, CHP 145, MHP 76 and HDP has 68 deputies. Turkey at a crossroads as Erdoğan bulldozes his way to … Read more

Once a respected scholar, Davutoğlu now tries to prove his campaign ‘not overshadowed’ by Erdoğan… #TurkeyElections

Turkey’s Election a Referendum on Erdogan – Shreeya Sinha – Jun 4 – In 2013, a police crackdown using tear gas and water cannons on peaceful protesters challenging plans to replace Istanbul’s Gezi Park in Taksim Square with a replica Ottoman-era army barracks that would house a shopping mall, became a catalyst for… Turkish PM … Read more

Mostly conspiratorial reactions from Turkish leadership as At least two killed in hostage-taking…

At least two killed in hostage-taking in Paris Jewish store At least one person was injured when a gunman opened fire at a kosher grocery store in eastern Paris on Friday and took at least five people hostage, sources told AFP. Former President is the only exception in condemning the attacks without any Islamistic apology… Former Turkish president … Read more

New EU foreign policy chief Mogherini in Turkey to encourage [possibly in vain] for anti-ISIL fight…

EU to press Turkey for help in anti-ISIL fight New EU foreign policy chief Mogherini makes her first visit to Turkey with ISIL on top of her agenda EU to press Turkey over IS militants BBC News | Europe | World Edition EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is in Turkey to urge it to participate fully … Read more

Insanity- Red Star Belgrade fan stabbed to death… Governor of Edirne orders synagogue be turned into museum…

Red Star Belgrade fan stabbed to death before basketball match in Istanbul World news: Turkey | • Serbian consul confirms death of 25-year-old supporter • Trouble took place outside Galatasaray v Red Star matchA 25-year old Red Star Belgrade fan was stabbed to death in violence before the team’s Euroleague basketball match at Galatasaray in … Read more

Erdoğan: They (Israel) are 100 times worse than Hitler when comes to barbarity” #Gaza news roundup… “The Israeli Hacktivists’ Cyber War in Gaza…

Yes he did say that a few minutes ago… News in Turkish ilhan tanir @WashingtonPoint: “#Flash:PM Erdogan: “They curse Hitler morning, evening.You know what? They (Israel) are 100 times worse than Hitler when comes to barbarity” The Israeli Hacktivists’ Cyber War in Gaza  Mashable! by Uri Blau Late Thursday night, as Israeli tanks advanced into the Gaza strip, … Read more