In the mean time, Cyprus peace talks: “all you need to know”

Cyprus peace talks – all you need to know World news: Turkey | by Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor Rival leaders of the Mediterranean island, which has been split since 1974, are meeting in Geneva for a summit The purpose of the Geneva talks is to end the partition of the island between the predominantly Turkish … Read more

In just one day, Erdoğan changed his explanation for why Turkey is in Syria…

Erdoğan’s Target was Assad Yesterday, Just Organizations Today Bianet :: English Explaining that purpose of Turkey’s military offensive into Syria is to “put an end to Assad’s governing” two days ago, Erdoğan today said that their target is not a country or a person. Dutch Ask E.U. to Pressure Turkey Over Crackdown NYT > Turkey by By … Read more

Erdoğan’s latest remarks on Turkish military operations in Syria confuses Russians…

Turkey entered Syria to end al-Assad’s rule: President Erdoğan President Erdoğan admits that Turkey crossed into Syria to get rid of President Bashar al-Assad having previously highlighted the fight against ISIL Erdoğan’s remarks on Turkish operation ‘to end al-Assad rule’ to be discussed during Lavrov visit  President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s recent assertion that the Turkish military operation … Read more

AL JAZEERA says “Turkey confirms military involvement in Mosul, Hürriyet says “No Turkish troops to be sent to Mosul…

 No Turkish troops to be sent to Mosul: Ankara   Ankara rules out Turkish troops participation in a ground offensive to retake Mosul but float the idea of a safe zone for refugees and security Battle for Mosul: Turkey confirms military involvement  AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) PM Yildrim confirms Turkish involvement in Iraq’s second largest city … Read more

So far excluded but… “Turkey cannot be excluded from Mosul operation: Erdoğan”

Turkey cannot be excluded from Mosul operation: Erdoğan Ankara cannot be excluded from the operation launched to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Oct. 17 PM Yıldırım says Turkey joined air strikes in Mosul operation Turkey has joined air strikes by … Read more

Turkish PM rejects a re-launch of PKK peace process but…

…but you never know. Things seem bleak now but what I have gradually learnt that statements like these maybe reversed in near future. Think of Turkey’s relations with Israel, Egypt and Russia. After such hostilities, Turkey try to normalize relations… No re-launch of PKK peace process but normalization with Syria, Egypt on agenda: Turkish PM Prime … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Pirates are coming! Pirate news from Iceland….

#Iceland April 4, 2016 · by Josef Ohlsson Collentine RE-ELECTIONS LOOMING CLOSE AS ICELAND HITS A POLITICAL SCANDAL April 5, 2016 · by Stathis Leivaditis IT’S TIME FOR THE PIRATES April 6, 2016 · by Josef Ohlsson Collentine THE SCHRÖDINGER’S PRIME MINISTER OF ICELAND April 6, 2016 · by Josef Ohlsson Collentine PIRATE PARTY ICELAND POLLING AT 43%, ALMOST A MAJORITY April 7, … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: High expectations for Paris Climate Conference while French police fire teargas to disperse climate protest #ClimateMarch

MAIN FOCUS: High expectations for Paris Climate Conference | 27/11/2015 euro|topics The UN Climate Change Conference begins in Paris on Monday. Given that more than 170 states have already tabled their climate protection objectives, some commentators are already calling the summit a success. Others criticise that agricultural reform and sweeping global investment in new energies are … Read more

Turkey’s first Kurdish-language search engine ( – “Needs Map’ charts schoolchildren’s needs across Turkey…

Turkey’s first Kurdish-language search engine goes online Turkey’s first search engine in the Kurdish language has gone online after five years of technical work, research and development Needs Map’ charts schoolchildren’s needs across Turkey A map charting the needs of school-aged children across Turkey has been created to bring together those in need and those who wish … Read more

For the record, ISIS claims to Have Killed 2 Syrian Activists in Turkey….

ISIL claims killing of two journalists in Turkey The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group has claimed responsibility for last week’s slaying of two Syrian journalists in Turkey’s southeastern province of Şanlıurfa ISIS Is Said to Have Killed 2 Activists in Turkey NYT > Turkey by By LIAM STACK The double killing across the … Read more

Just a day before #TurkeyElections Media under pressure while Turkish gov’t opens new riot police and special operations departments…

Erdoğan’s lawyer demands aggravated life sentence for Turkish journalist over news story President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has filed a criminal complaint against a Turkish newspaper and its editor over a critical news report, asking him to be jailed for life. The move came hours after Erdoğan said the journalist would pay a “heavy price.” 400 intellectuals show … Read more

Not surprisingly, Turkey welcomes fall of Idlib, attacked by al-Qaeda led rebels…

Turkey welcomes fall of key city in Syria’s north Turkish officials have expressed their satisfaction at the seizure of the northern Syrian city of Idlib by opposition forces, stressing that the Ankara-supported Free Syrian Army (FSA) was part of the winning side. Turkey’s ‘secret fund’ spending climbs to new highs The amount of spending from the Turkish … Read more

The 3rd Istanbul airport built on marsh area, says Turkish transport minister. İstanbul news roundup.

Flights, ferries canceled due to storm in Istanbul Strong winds and rain hit the Marmara region, causing the cancelation of flights and several ferry crossings in Istanbul We know 3rd Istanbul airport built on marsh area, says Turkish transport minister Transport Minister Lütfi Elvan said Istanbul’s third airport of is being built on a marsh area, which … Read more

After Cameron (@David_Cameron) and Mogherini (@FedericaMog) break, Turkey can go back to its course of religious authoritarianism…

Britain’s Cameron to travel to Turkey to discuss ISIL foreign fighter problem PM Cameron will travel to Turkey on Dec. 9 to meet President Erdoğan to discuss how to stop Britons crossing into Syria and Iraq to join up with ISIL fighters Cameron says UK and Turkey working hand in glove to stop Isis fighters  World news: … Read more

First Legal Challenge to Twitter ban… A Turkey news roundup…

via    Turkey’s Ban On Twitter Faces First Legal Challenges  Mashable! by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai A press organization and two experts in Internet law filed two challenges against Turkey’s Twitter ban on Monday.   Meltem Arıkan @MeltemArikan Youngstrs in Ankara are literally posting their tweets on to the streets#TweetterisblockedinTurkey Turkey Heightens Twitter Censorship with Mandated IP Blocking Slashdot The … Read more

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