FIFTY YEARS IS ENOUGH!

We would like to invite you to a visual tour encompassing the last 50 years of Cyprus. Blue bereted UN soldiers arrived in Cyprus fifty years ago amid political chaos and rampant violence where Turkish Cypriots endured ever deteriorating conditions.

By The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Of The Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus  Özdil Nami

ANNEXATION OF CRIMEA

The end of hopes for a peaceful, stable and Building European capacity to meet the challenges of the 21st century

Annexation of Crimea - the end of hopes for a peaceful, stable and cooperative Europe

 

By Janusz Onyszkiewicz

POLAND

Former Defense Minister and Chair, Executive Council, Euro-Atlantic Association (Poland)<...

18.04.2014

SUGGESTIONS FROM AN EX-FUNDAMENTALIST: DEALING WITH INDOCTRINATION

I read somewhere that approximately 20% of global aggression comes from indoctrination. I should know because I grew up in a community where it was deemed impressive to  rip immodest clothing, isolate rebellious adolescents, and kidnap children to save their souls. I grew up burning the flag of Israel.

Twenty years later, I bec...

09.04.2014

BAHRAINI ACTIVIST AHMED AL-HADDAD

‘The Formula 1 race legitimises human rights violations in Bahrain’

As in many other Arab countries, a mass uprising broke out in this small kingdom in the Persian Gulf in 2011. Protesters’ demands included more democracy and a quick end to the monarchy of King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa. The army ruthlessly crushed the uprising, with help fro...

08.04.2014

CAN MODI EMULATE ERDOGAN ?

Poll outcomes can be unpredictable. Yet, as Indian's 16th general elections, to be held in phases between April  7 to May 12, 2014, draws closer, it is increasingly becoming clear that  India will vote Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to the post of the Prime Minister. India follows a Prime Ministerial form of government , and if elected as predicted, Modi will be...

08.04.2014

WHAT CAUSED THE UKRAINIAN TURMOIL?

Marcela Kunova answers ten key questions  

Since November last year, thousands of protesters have been occupyingKiev’s Maidan, or Independence Square, demanding that Ukrainian leadersbring the country  closer to the European Union. Violent clashes with antiriot police resulted in dozens of dead and many more injured on both sides.Instead of bringing a rapid pro-European t...

02.04.2014

PAKISTAN: THE NEW ASIAN TIGER?

Considered as a long term ally of Turkey, Pakistan is one of the most populous countries in the World with its estimated population around 180 million. The Pakistani rupee has seen a rise in its value the last few weeks indicating the things are going on a good path under the new government which came to power in June 2013. Although it is located in a critical region, Pakistan ...

02.04.2014

CİVE PAKISTAN

A reception was held by the Embassy of Pakistan in Turkey at Swiss Hotel Ankara to commemorate the 74th National Day of Pakistan.

Turkish political and military leadership, parliamentarians, notables, media representatives, Pakistan community, many Ambassadors and diplomats based in Turkey attended the reception. Some of the prominent guests attending the r...

02.04.2014