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Canadian-Iranian academic Homa Hoodfar flew back into Montreal on Thursday, after authorities in Iran released her from custody.
As Russia vows to press ahead with its Aleppo offensive, the US says it is on the verge of ending Syria peace talks with Moscow.
Saudi Arabia has expressed “great concern” and warned of “serious unintended consequences”, following the US Congress’s decision to overrule President Obama and push through a law allowing legal acti
A Greek court is due to consider on Friday the asylum request from fugitive Turkish army officers who fled following last month’s failed coup attempt.
The highest ranking North Korean official ever to defect is confirmed in Seoul along with his family after disappearing from his job in the London embassy several weeks ago.
Could hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees Turkey is currently preventing from crossing into Europe be on the move westwards again soon?
Turkey’s Justice Minister has said 16,000 people have been detained following last month’s failed coup attempt.
As China raises the temperature in its several maritime territorial disputes with its neighbours, the former Phillipines president Fidel Ramos is making a five-day trip to Hong…
Turkey’s EU affairs minister has criticised comments by Austria’s chancellor on ending EU membership talks with Ankara.
Shinzo Abe picks a hawkish conservative ally as defence minister, prompting fears of ruffled feathers among Tokyo's Asian neighbours.
In a scathing attack on western powers, Turkish President Erdogan accuses allies of supporting terror and last month's attempted coup d'etat.
The Olympic charter states: “No kind of demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda is permitted in any Olympic sites, venues or other areas.
The Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff has condemned last months coup attempt in Turkey during a visit to Ankara.
The handling of a pro-Erdogan rally in Cologne over the weekend has further strained relations between Turkey and Germany.
In scenes reminiscent of recent rallies in Istanbul and Ankara, members of Germany’s Turkish community have staged a mass show of support for President Recep Tayyip…
Some 99 military top brass have been promoted in Turkey in an overhaul of the country’s armed forces following this month’s failed coup.
NATO and Russia are failing to see eye-to-eye over the crisis in eastern Ukraine, the alliance’s Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says.
In a tit for tat expulsion of diplomats reminiscent of the Cold War, Russia said on Saturday it had expelled two U.
The meeting in the Russian Black Sea resort was between Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov.
A year ago, they were shaking hands, then relations cooled to icy temperatures, but now it seems Russia and Turkey could be on the road to restoring ties.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has written to Russian leader Vladimir Putin in a bid to end a standoff between the two nations sparked by the shooting down of a Russian…
President Vladimir Putin has said Russia must boost its combat readiness in response to NATO’s “aggressive actions” near its borders.
EU economic sanctions against Russia are to remain in place for another six months.
The president of the European Commission has defended his decision to attend the St.
EU sanctions against Russia, which were due to expire in a few weeks, now look set to continue According to diplomatic sources who spoke to AFP, the European Union could renew sanctions for another si
Just days before the start of Euro 2016 a group of Ukrainian football fans have protested outside the French embassy in Kyiv complaining that supporters wanting to attend are not getting…
Turkish PM goes easy on Germany, calls Armenian genocide decision 'historic mistake made by friendly ally'Turkey’s Prime Minister has made an official government statement in the wake of the German parliament’s recognition of the Armenian genocide, and it contains nothing that suggests bilateral relations
Turkey’s Prime Minister has made an official government statement in the wake of the German parliament’s recognition of the Armenian genocide, and it contains nothing that suggests bilateral relations
In contrast to the rapturous scenes in Kyiv amid the return of freed Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko, it was a private welcome at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport for the two Russians freed by…