Thursday, 23 February 2017
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UN hosts 'Geneva IV' talks: Sequel or new script for Syria?

Added: 23.02.2017 6:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

GENEVA (AP) — Yet another sequel to chronically-fruitless Syria peace talks, or an entirely new script? After months of Syria bloodshed, stalled humanitarian aid deliveries and stop-and-start diplomacy, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura is reconvening talks between government and opposition delegations on Thursday, in the latest bid to end the country's catastrophic six-year war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions more. Hopes are not exactly high for "Geneva IV," the fourth round of U.N-mediated intra-Syrian talks since early last year. Battlefield gains by President Bashar Assad's forces against Western-backed rebels, a new diplomatic push led by Turkey...

Ten Ridiculous HR Ideas That Need To Die

Added: 23.02.2017 2:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

Business fads come and go, but some of the worst ideas have stuck around for decades! Here are ten ridiculous, culture-killing HR ideas that need to die. Does your company still have any of these turkeys in effect?

Supporters of American pastor jailed in Turkey say he is scapegoat, push for his return to U.S.

Added: 23.02.2017 1:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

Supporters of an American pastor who has been sitting in jail since October say they have been struggling to put together his defense because the Turkish government has given them little information about why he is being held.

Erdoğan fans an Islamic nationalism in bid to build Ottoman-style influence

Added: 22.02.2017 22:11 | 0 views | 0 comments


They portray themselves as the “average Joes” of Turkish politics: a builder-handyman and his fiancée, a cleaner, who both work for the same small Istanbul company that has been going through tough times.

Turkey lifts ban on headscarves in the military

Added: 22.02.2017 22:10 | 0 views | 0 comments


Turkey will allow female military officers and cadets to wear headscarves with their uniforms, provided that they don’t cover the face or have patterns. Other military forces, including the US Army, are also adjusting dress and grooming standards to accommodate religious personnel. In a country where 99 percent of the population is officially Muslim, the Turkish military’s decision to allow Islamic headgear might appear to be common sense.

Turkey detains 35 IS suspects in Istanbul raids

Added: 22.02.2017 11:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey's state-run news agency says anti-terrorism police in Istanbul have detained 35 people suspected of links to the Islamic State group

Here's why Turkish soaps are a cultural force to reckon with!

Added: 22.02.2017 9:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Turkish TV drama wave hit Asia starting with Pakistan and Indonesia when, a few years ago, the leading channel suddenly aired 3 to 4 Turkish series back-to-back in prime time.

Iran summons Turkish envoy over comments by president, foreign minister

Added: 22.02.2017 1:56 | 0 views | 0 comments


BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran summoned the Turkish ambassador in Tehran on Monday over comments made by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and President Tayyip Erdogan accusing the Islamic Republic of destabilizing the region. Tehran and Ankara support opposite sides in the conflict in Syria with mostly Shi’ite Iran backing the government of President Bashar al-Assad while Turkey, which is majority Sunni, has backed elements of the Syrian opposition.

Lindsay Lohan: I Was Profiled While Wearing Headscarf

Added: 21.02.2017 12:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lohan had been returning from Turkey, where she recently met President Erdogan, and was wearing the headscarf out of 'personal respect.'

From: www.nbcnews.com

Lindsay Lohan: I Was Profiled While Wearing Headscarf

Added: 21.02.2017 12:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lohan had been returning from Turkey, where she recently met President Erdogan, and was wearing the headscarf out of 'personal respect.'

From: www.nbcnews.com

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