Turkey

Medusa to gaze once more from mosaic

Medusa to gaze once more from mosaic

October 24th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
A mosaic of Medusa, the terrible creature of Greek mythology who turned all those who looked her to stone, is being restored in the southern province of Burdur. She may no longer turn people into stone, but Medusa continues to...
Concerns rise over change in structure of Turkish gendarmerie

Concerns rise over change in structure of Turkish gendarmerie

October 24th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
The government is preparing to reshape the country’s 175-year-old gendarmerie forces, but some observers have raised concerns about plans to link the complex military branch totally to the Interior Ministry. There are concerns...

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Kobane aid triggers Turkey-US debate

Kobane aid triggers Turkey-US debate

October 23rd, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
Washington took the initiative to airdrop ammunition and weapons to Kurdish fighters battling jihadists in Kobane despite...
US airdrops to Kobane were not wrong, Washington says after Erdoğan criticism

US airdrops to Kobane were not wrong, Washington says after Erdoğan criticism

October 23rd, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
Washington does not think the U.S. airdrop of weapons to the Syrian border town of Kobane was wrong, State Department spokeswoman...

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  • Syrian Kurd leader sees war of ‘attrition’ in Kobane
    Politics
    October 24th, 2014

    Syrian Kurd leader sees war of ‘attrition’ in Kobane

    The battle for the Syrian town of Kobane will turn into a war of attrition unless Kurds defending it from an the onslaught of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants get arms that can repel tanks and armoured vehicles, a Syrian Kurdish...Read More