Tag: Turkey

Reputed scholar and historian compares today’s Kashmir with Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Chandigarh: Pointing to Kashmir and its fabled sufi culture that has not been visible for thirty years now, historian Rajiv Lochan draws an analogy with the present situation in Syria by underscoring that Syria was a secular country before the outside terrorists stepped in to create havoc in that country. To draw home

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Russia-Turkey to normalize bilateral relations; Turkish goods will have access to Russian market

Newsroom24x7 Staff Istanbul: President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Monday reiterated Russia’s resolve to continue making the necessary efforts to completely normalise bilateral ties with Turkey and announced that the Russian Government has decided to give an entire group of Turkish goods access to the Russian market. Putin was addressing the press after Putin meeting

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Forces loyal to government crush a coup attempt in Turkey

Newsroom24x7 Desk Ankara: Troops committed to the government in Turkey, a major US ally in the Middle-East,  have crushed a coup attempt by  plotters in the armed forces who used tanks and helicopters to seize power last night. The failed coup left in its wake death and destruction of property here and in Istanbul where

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World Today: Democratic space, free speech and crisis zone

Newsroom24x7 Desk Somalia The 2016 Somali electoral process in Somalia continues to get delayed despite the Federal Government of Somalia, Somali Parliament, and regional leaders repeatedly voicing their commitment to hold an electoral process on schedule, in accordance with the Somali constitution and resolutions of the United Nations Security Council. The legitimacy of the Somali

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US Legislation to counter violent extremism by involving foreign governments

Newsroom24x7 Staff More than 35,000 foreigners from 120 countries have traveled to the Middle East to join ISIS, and many of these fighters are now looking to return to their homes and to the United States to carry out attacks. -US House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce Washington DC: Earlier this week, on Wednesday, the

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US is keeping India engaged in strategic dialogue while helping Pakistan and Afghanistan to counter terrorism

Lalit Shastri US stand and diplomacy in the Asian subcontinent, especially when it comes to the Afghanistan policy and direct engagement in that country and open support to Pakistan has continuously been under attack by experts who are duly concerned about security and peace in this region. The lopsided, myopic and short-term gain oriented US

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Syria seeks UN action on Turk-Kurd attacks

Newsroom24x7 Desk Syria : Syria had called upon UN Security Council to take cognizance of Turkish attacks on Kurds, and take appropriate action over the non-ceasing shelling in the northern province. Raising objections on Turkish attacks, Syria condemned Turkish military action against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria and called it as violation of its sovereignty.

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US backed coalition forces are defeating ISIL, 75% population returns to Tikrit

Newsroom24x7 Desk Counterterrorism: Coalition Efforts Against ISIL Washington DC: US President’s Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, Brett McGurk said in a special briefing Friday that after Ramadi fell about 90 days ago ISIL wanted to sweep east down the Euphrates River and, again, pressure Baghdad, basically collapse the Iraqi Security Forces. After

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We value Turkish democratic institutions, says US

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington D.C : Attacks on offices and buildings associated with People’s Democratic Party is highly condemnable, said US spokesperson John Kirby, while expressing America’s point of view in a press briefing to media professionals. He said that attacks on a continuous second day repeat against the headquarters of Hurriyat Daily was unacceptable too, Kirby

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Image that should shake awake the world

Newsroom24x7 Desk Take a look at these search results: https://twitter.com/hashtag/KiyiyaVuranInsanlik?s=09 At least a dozen refugees, including two young boys, escaping the ISIS and the war in Syria drowned on Wednesday while attempting to reach the Greek island of Kos near the Turkish resort town of Bodrum, reportsTurkey’s state-controlled Anadolu news agency.

Global coalition meets in London to discuss efforts to defeat ISIL

Newsroom24 Desk London, Jan. 23: US Secretary of State John Kerry said at the Foreign and Commonwealth office here Thursday that the recent terrible events in Paris have reminded us that the battle against ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant also called ISIS) is not confined within the borders of Iraq and Syria

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50 countries do not meet fiscal transparency requirements: US Report

Newsroom24x7 Flash The US department of State has concluded that, of the 140 governments that were potential beneficiaries of foreign assistance and were evaluated 50 did not meet the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. Of these, eleven governments made significant progress toward meeting the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. On January 14, US Secretary of

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