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WORLD HUMANITARIAN SUMMIT

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TURKEY IN WORLD MEDIA

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  • IS TURKEY’S SYRIA AND RUSSIA POLICY GOING

    Yeni Şafak English-30.05.2016-İbrahim Karagül Let's start off with questions: Is there going to be a change in Turkey's Syria policy? Is there any chance of Turkey-Russia ties improving? Can Turkey, which has resisted the terror in the country and the “internal invasion” attempt disguised as terror with very heavy operations and achieved great success, turn toward the other side of the border after this?

  • TURKEY SHOULDERS HUMANITY’S RESPONSIBILITY

    Daily Sabah-26.05.2016-Melih Altınok The World Humanitarian Summit, a United Nations conference that focused on reforming the traditional humanitarian system, was held in Istanbul on May 23-24. Hosted by Turkey, about 60 state and government presidents attended the summit, which sought solutions particularly in the field of humanitarian aid, focusing mainly on Syrian refugees. It was the first conference concentrating on the issue of

  • WORLD HUMANITARIAN SUMMIT AND THE UN QUESTION

    Daily Sabah-24.05.2016 The first U.N. World Humanitarian Summit has been held in Istanbul. One of the most important things that a comprehensive humanitarian summit must carry out is a bold criticism of the U.N.'s structure and functioning. Unfortunately, the U.N. cannot resolve the far-reaching problems of humanity today. This being the case, humanity needs a universal institution that addresses the issues of

  • TURKEY SHINES AT WORLD HUMANITARIAN SUMMIT

    Daily Sabah-İlnur Çevik-24.05.2016  The first World Humanitarian Summit hosted in Istanbul has been a stark reminder of the plight of hundreds of millions of people around the globe at the hands of tyrants, modern-day colonialists and the rich countries that simply have no care for the needy. Isn't it sad that a developing economy like Turkey's is the number three humanitarian aid donor

  • TURKEY’S OPEN-DOOR POLICY FOR HUMANITARIAN

    Daily Sabah-23.05.2016-İbrahim Kalın The current humanitarian system, unable to cope with the urgent problems of wars and natural disasters, requires that national governments, international organizations, local actors, NGOs, the private sector and public play a bigger role in crisis situations key will host the first-ever Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul on May 23-24, 2016. Organized under the auspices of the United Nations and to

  • EU SHOULD SUPPORT TURKEY’S FIGHT AGAINST

    13.05.2016-Daily Sabah-İbrahim Kalın For Turkey, visa liberalization for the Schengen zone is not worth placing national security and political goals at risk. The visa liberalization agreement seems in jeopardy after the EU put in conditions for Turkey to change its anti-terrorism laws. This is a bad move to say the least, and has the potential to derail the Turkey-EU road map that is

  • ALEPPO BURNING

    11.05.2016-Daily Sabah-İbrahim Kalın The fall of Aleppo will be a key gain for the regime and its backers, however, it will deepen the already tragic humanitarian situation on the ground and will embolden the Assad regime in the face of the indifference of the world toward the most cruel and brutal war in recent times.  The Syrian war, now in its fifth year,

  • PRESIDENT ERDOĞAN’S NEW WORLD MANIFESTO

    04.05.2016-Daily Sabah-Mahmut Övür Erdoğan's latest remarks serve, so to speak, as a new world manifesto for Muslims as well as for people of other faiths and no faiths. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's last three speeches need to be collected and turned into a reference guide. I do not know whether the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) or another institution would assume such

  • FROM BAKU TO ZAGREB: IN SEARCH OF THE LOST

    Daily Sabah-29.04.2016-İbrahim Kalın On April 26, Azerbaijan hosted the 7th U.N. Alliance of Civilizations Forum with the theme "Living Together in Inclusive Societies: A Challenge and a Goal." A day later on April 27, Croatia celebrated the first centennial of the recognition of Islam as an official religion in the country with the participation of Jewish, Christian and Muslim religious and political leaders

  • ALEPPO AND STRATEGIC SILENCE OF THE WORLD

    Daily Sabah-02.05.2016-Saadet Oruç Another Sunday came with news of an explosion committed by terrorists in the southern city of Gaziantep. Contrary to the joyful celebrations of May 1, International Workers' Day, Turkey started the day with the pain of its losses. However, despite efforts to terrorize the country, this nation and state is quick to overcome difficulties. Gaziantep, a city hosting hundreds of

  • SEGMENTING ISLAM: LESSONS FROM THE LAST CENTURY

    Daily Sabah-27.04.2016-İbrahim Kalın In 1901, Edmond Fazy, the editor of the French colonial magazine Questions diplomatiques et coloniales, asked a number of European orientalists and colonial administrators about the future of Islam in the next century. Given that we are now living a little over a century since this interesting poll was conducted, some of the answers given at the time remain highly

  • “TURKISH-AZERI ENERGY INTEGRATION” DISTURBS

    25.04.2016-Star-Yiğit Bulut TANAP Project was a historical step for Turkey. The signing of the deal delayed due to pressure from global cartels was concluded before long thanks to the determined stance of Turkey and Azerbaijan. Since then, the project has progressed with enormous speed. Currently, Turkey is in a process of integration with Azerbaijan in the “oil-gas” equation. The project is dominated

  • ‘NO ONE HAS A RIGHT TO LECTURE TURKEY

    Daily Sabah-26.04.2016-Ozan Ceyhun Since the signing of a mutually beneficial agreement between Turkey and the EU, Prior to the signing of the agreement, Turkey was already exerting all efforts to address the issue, with nearly 3 million refugees now living in Turkey and officials in the country doing their best to provide humane living conditions to them. No EU country can compete with

  • FROM ARAB NATIONS: THANK YOU TURKEY! “ WHAT

    Yeni Şafak English-23.04.2016-Yasin Aktay There are almost 2.7 million Syrians in Turkey who had to escape from the war in Syria, the dictator Assad, the tyranny of Hezbollah and Daesh. For the last five years, Turkey has been carrying the burden of drama in Syria without complaining or crying, moreover almost completely with its own resources. All together we have been watching as an

  • SONG OF THE SYRIAN CHILD: TODAY I WILL NOT

    Daily Sabah-24.04.2016-Saadet Oruç On the walls of a school for Syrian child refugees in Esenler, Istanbul, there is a child's drawing of a ship sailing toward the homeland with the Syrian flag, reflecting how the little Syrian child misses home. The child did not forget to draw the sun on one side of the paper, showing that hope still exists. The school was

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