Border killings and deportation: is Turkey really safe for refugees?

Border killings and deportation: is Turkey really safe for refugees?

The treatment of Syrian refugees on and within Turkey’s borders has called into question its classification as a safe third country. *Source: Henry Ridgwell, Voice...

Lessons from Colombia

Lessons from Colombia

*Source:T24 Lessons from Colombia On August 24 2016, a historic agreement was signed between warring parties in Colombia, ending five decades of armed conflict which...

Not Just Talk: G20 and beyond

Not Just Talk: G20 and beyond

*Source: Bloomberg Not Just Talk: G20 and beyond The world of diplomacy was busy last week. The leaders of the richest 20 countries convened in...

As bombings continue, Turkey descends into a spiral of violence

As bombings continue, Turkey descends into a spiral of violence

*Image from the Kayseri bombing, which left 14 dead and 56 injured. Source: UTV Turkey, still mourning after last Saturday’s terrorist attack in Istanbul, which...

Turkey and Saudi Arabia Agree on “Strategic Cooperation Council”

Turkey and Saudi Arabia Agree on “Strategic Cooperation Council”

*Source: AP © Turkey and Saudi Arabia Agree on “Strategic Cooperation Council” Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, with...

Saudi-Iran Crisis Deepens

Saudi-Iran Crisis Deepens

*Source: AP © Saudi-Iran Crisis Deepens On January 2, Saudi Arabia executed 47 men convicted of terrorism and political activism. Among the executed was also...

News of the Week, January 11th, 2016

News of the Week, January 11th, 2016

*Source: Sertaç Kayar – Reuters  © News of the Week, January 11th, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Refugees Continue to Struggle...

Hunger Strikes and Protests organized for Trapped Citizens in Cizre

Hunger Strikes and Protests organized for Trapped Citizens in Cizre

*Source: IMC haber © Hunger Strikes and Protests organized for Trapped Citizens in Cizre The humanitarian crisis continues in the Cizre district of the Şırnak province...

Russia Performing ‘Observation Flights’ over Turkey

Russia Performing ‘Observation Flights’ over Turkey

Source: Russian Insider © Russia Performing ‘Observation Flights’ over Turkey  Despite tensions over the Turkish downing of a Russian warplane in November and the resulting...

News of the Week, March 22nd, 2016

News of the Week, March 22nd, 2016

*Source: Voice of America © News of the Week, March 22nd, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Academics Arrested The detention of three...