Tag : turkey
Andrew Brunson title : U.S Says Imprisoned Pastor Andrew Brunson Is Innocent; Turkey Lacks 'Credible Evidence'
summary : Following the trial of U.S. evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson in Izmir, Turkey, on Monday, the U.S. State Department said it is convinced the Turkish government does not have any "credible evidence" to convict the pastor of terrorism charges.
date : Apr 17, 2018 01:04 PM EDT
Brunsons title : Pastor's Wife Begs Rex Tillerson to Help Husband in Turkey Prison
summary : U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met Thursday in Ankara, Turkey, with the wife of a jailed American pastor, Andrew Brunson, a State Department official said on Friday.
date : Apr 01, 2017 11:54 AM EDT
Syria Civil War title : Syrian Civil War Update: Russia and Turkey Supports Ceasefire, Does Not Include Terror Groups
summary : Russia and Turkey are in the forefront of enforcing the ceasefire, which may bee deemed as an act that could mark peace in Syria.
date : Dec 30, 2016 04:14 PM EST
Syrian Refugees title : Syrian Refugee Babies Born with Disabilities, Dying Due to Lack of Provisions in Camps
summary : Due to the lack of food and provisions in Syrian refugee camps across Turkey, a number of babies are born with severe disabilities - or die shortly after birth, a ministry has revealed.
date : Dec 22, 2016 02:15 PM EST
Christmas title : German school in Istanbul, Turkey 'Bans Christmas' - in Santa Claus' Hometown
summary : According to the BBC, Istanbul Lisesi, a high school that has existed for more than a century, has 35 German teachers, funded by the German government. Last week, the teachers received an email from the National Ministry of Education reading, "According to a decision by the Turkish authorities, from now on nothing is to be taught or celebrated about Christmas and the Christian festival in the classroom."
date : Dec 20, 2016 03:07 PM EST
Turkey title : ISIS Child Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 54, 22 Children at Wedding Party in Turkey
summary : Turkey vowed on Monday to "completely cleanse" Islamic State militants from its border region, after a suspected suicide bomber with links to the group killed 54 people, including 22 children, at a Kurdish wedding.
date : Aug 22, 2016 10:04 AM EDT
Syrian Refugees title : Christian Missionaries Risk Lives to Help Refugee Children Traumatized by ISIS
summary : Christian workers in southern Turkey are working tirelessly to help children traumatized by the horrors perpetrated by the Islamic State group despite facing danger themselves.
date : Aug 16, 2016 12:26 PM EDT
Turkey Coup title : Martial Law Definition, Meaning and Effects: What Would Happen If Martial Law Were Enacted in the U.S.?
summary : After a coup attempt in Turkey, some feared that the incident might also happen in the United States. Independent reported the attempted military takeover in Istanbul and Ankara caused chaos and many were killed. Now, here's everything you need to know about Martial Law definition, meaning and effects.
date : Jul 18, 2016 01:43 AM EDT
Istanbul Atatürk Airport title : Istanbul Airport Explosion Leave 41 Dead, 239 Injured: Suspected ISIS Members Launch Suicide Attacks on Ataturk Airport
summary : The Istanbul Ataturk Airport was rocked by explosions and gunfire that left 41 people dead and 239 others injured Tuesday night.
date : Jun 29, 2016 10:04 AM EDT
Sawo Oshana Ide title : Christian Human Rights' Activist Jailed in Turkey, Charged With Terrorist Collaboration
summary : Assyrian human rights activist Sawo Oshana Ide reportedly has been in a Turkey prison since Feb. 18, accused of "being a member of an armed (yet unnamed) organization," states Gatestone Institute representatives. He was placed in three prisons in the first 45 days until his first trial took place. His second trial will be held June 16.
date : Jun 14, 2016 03:10 PM EDT
Migrants title : Pope Francis Will Visit Greece to Support Refugees: 'Extremely Attentive to Suffering'
summary : Greek church authorities recently approved plans for Pope Francis to visit the Greek island of Lesbos on Saturday, April 16, to show support for the refugees there. Officials stated the pope requested the visit. This is a delicate period for refugees there because, under a contested plan, the European Union began returning newcomers to neighboring Turkey this month.
date : Apr 10, 2016 02:34 PM EDT
Angelina Jolie Lebanon title : Angelina Jolie Proclaims World is Failing Displaced Global Refugees
summary : Humanitarian, actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie said Tuesday that the international community must address the root causes of the global refugee crisis. The actress, who often serves as a advocate for the United Nation's refugee agency, said as a diplomatic solution eludes politicians, simply coping with the growing humanitarian crisis is not a viable alternative.
date : Mar 16, 2016 12:44 PM EDT
Afghan Women title : Afghanistan to Erect First Women's University in Kabul
summary : Afghanistan's National Unity Government (NUG) managers are planning to build the country's first-ever women's university in Kabul, according to first lady Rula Ghani during a press briefing Wednesday.
date : Jan 25, 2016 07:32 PM EST
Ben Carson Jordan Visit with Syrian Refugees title : Ben Carson Urges Compassion, Support To Syrian Refugees, Says Obama's Plan To Bring 15,000 Refugees 'Small and Wrong'
summary : After Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson returned from a two day tour in Jordan over this weekend of multiple camps housing Syrian refugees, he quickly shared personal observations on Monday with his Facebook friends. He said he and his wife, Candy, went to Jordan because he wanted to see the actual circumstances for himself. He conveyed he wanted to talk with refugees directly to try to "find a solution where we (United States) can be both smart and compassionate.
date : Dec 01, 2015 06:39 PM EST
Vladimir Putin title : Civilian Casualty Ratio High in Russian Airstrikes, More Civilians Killed Than ISIS Fighters: Report
summary : Russian airstrikes are killing off more civilians than terrorists.
date : Nov 25, 2015 11:38 AM EST
Female Fighters of Kurdish Troops Regain Kobani from ISIS title : Recent Kurdish Victories against ISIS Have Brought Up Controversial Idea of Forming a New Country
summary : The Kurds have successfully beaten back the terror group known as ISIS in both Iraq and Syria, most recently in the Syrian border city of Tal Abyad. However, in their fight, the Kurdish people also have a larger controversial goal in mind: to form a new nation.
date : Jun 24, 2015 12:00 PM EDT
Rand Paul title : Rand Paul Blames Rise of ISIS on GOP Foreign Policy Hawks; Bobby Jindal Slams Him as ‘Unsuited’ For Presidency
summary : Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul made a bold allegation against Republican foreign policy hawks, accusing them of being responsible for the rise of ISIS in the Middle East. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal slammed Paul’s views, calling him “unsuitable” for president.
date : May 28, 2015 12:07 PM EDT
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Angers Turkey by Describing 1915 Armenian Mass Killings as ‘Genocide’
summary : Pope Francis sparked off a diplomatic controversy on Sunday, angering Turkey with his description of the mass killings of Armenians back in 1915 as “genocide.”
date : Apr 13, 2015 06:51 PM EDT
Syrian Christians Kidnapped by ISIS title : Rise of Persecution from ISIS and Others Forces Christians to Leave Middle East Altogether
summary : Until recently, the coverage of persecution directed at Christians and other minorities have received scant attention from most Western media outlets. However, one prominent news magazine in the United States has placed the issue on the front page.
date : Mar 27, 2015 01:42 PM EDT
National Prayer Breakfast 2015 title : National Prayer Breakfast 2015 Preview: Remembering the Armenian Genocide of 1915
summary : The theme for this year’s National Prayer Breakfast, which is on Feb. 5 this year in Washington, will focus on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Turkey's government has so far refused to recognize the brutality of the 1915 events, much less apologize to the Armenian people.
date : Jan 15, 2015 01:21 PM EST
Pope Francis and Cleric Yaran title : Pope Francis Prays with Islamic Grand Mufti Rahmi Yaran to Promote Religious Tolerance in Turkey
summary : While the Vatican describes his action as a "moment of silent adoration" of God, Pope Francis' silent prayer alongside a senior Islamic cleric in Turkey on Saturday was a powerful gesture that punctuated a message of religious tolerance from the pope.
date : Dec 01, 2014 06:27 PM EST
Thanksgiving Cooking Tips for Turkey title : Thanksgiving 2014: Turkey Dinner Preparation, Cooking, Carving And Safety tips
summary : Most American households serve turkey as the signature entree during the Thanksgiving holiday. Here is how to prepare, serve and store the bird properly for the special day.
date : Nov 26, 2014 06:32 PM EST