UPDATE – Australia heavily criticized at UN human rights forum

UN countries line up to bash Australia for asylum seeker policy, alleged inhumane treatment of indigenous peopleUPDATES TO INCLUDE TURKEY'S SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONBy Jill FraserMELBOURNE...

Teachers in Catalonia to get tips for spotting terrorists

Government in Spain’s Catalonia region says new protocols will be launched in schools that will enable teachers in classrooms to spot potential terrorists ...

German, Saudi top diplomats meet, discuss Syria crisis

The two foreign ministers stressed need for immediate solution to the civil warBERLIN - German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier has stressed the need for a...

Turkey to get 3 billion euros for refugees within year

Turkish EU minister says 'privileged partnership' short of full EU membership no longer on agendaANKARA - Turkey will receive 3 billion euros ($3.27...

Obama backs Turkish self-defense in row with Russia, urges calm

American, French presidents warn against escalation after Russian jet downed by Turkey WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Tuesday asserted Turkey’s right to self-defense following...

Obama to visit Germany in early 2016

US president expected to discuss Syrian refugee crisis with MerkelWASHINGTON  - U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Germany in late April and meet...

Turkish PM slams self-rule claims

Davutoglu: 'In a democratic judicial state the administrative system and its functioning are settled’ANKARA – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has slammed declarations of local...

Turkey’s FM says reliance on Syrian PYD a ‘weakness’

Mevlut Cavusoglu condemns use of PYD in fight against Daesh ...

UPDATE – Turkey rejects European Parliament progress report

EU Minister Volkan Bozkir says report is unacceptable and will be returned without being openedUPDATES WITH TURKEY’S EU MINISTER’S COMMENTS AND FOREIGN MINISTRY REACTIONANKARA...

Jordan to ‘facilitate’ Turkish travel to Jerusalem, Mecca

The Jordanian government will facilitate procedures for Turkish Muslim pilgrims upon their arrival in Amman before they continue on to Mecca or Jerusalem, Tourism...

Indian PM inspects air base in wake of militant attack

Last week's attack on Indian air base by suspected Pakistani militants has thrown future of bilateral talks in doubt ...

UPDATE – Turkish PM meets Iran’s Rouhani in New York

Davutoglu, Rouhani discuss bilateral relations, regional issues on sidelines of UN General Assembly *ADDS DETAILS ABOUT MEETING NEW YORK - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met with...

Gaza court jails 3 Palestinians for ‘spying for Israel’

GAZA CITY, Palestine – A military court in the Gaza Strip has jailed three Palestinians for allegedly spying for Israel, the Palestinian Interior Ministry...

Peshmerga chief urges PKK to leave Iraq’s Kurdish region

PKK presence in region ‘not legitimate’, Erbil-based Peshmerga commander is quoted as sayingERBIL, Iraq - A Kurdish peshmerga commander based in northern Iraq...

Outgoing French foreign minister lashes out over Syria

-Russia and Iran contribute to the 'alarming brutality' of the Assad regime in Syria , says Laurent Fabius PARIS – France’s departing Foreign Minister...

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