Turkey

12 More Officials Detained in Soma Disaster Probe

12 More Officials Detained in Soma Disaster Probe

September 19th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
Twelve officials have been detained in a second wave of operations as a part of the probe into the Soma mine disaster, which claimed lives of 301 workers in May. Police detained officials from the Soma Coal Mining Company who...
Former president says he won’t form new party

Former president says he won’t form new party

September 19th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
Former Turkish President Abdullah Gül has reiterated that he will not form a new political party, despite the fact that new President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan blocked his return to the Justice and Development Party (AKP) as its...

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United States

US House approves plan to train Syria rebels in IS fight

US House approves plan to train Syria rebels in IS fight

September 18th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
US lawmakers voted Wednesday to authorize training and arming of Syrian rebels to combat Islamist radicals, a crucial step in...
Obama: No US Ground Troops to Fight IS in Iraq

Obama: No US Ground Troops to Fight IS in Iraq

September 18th, 2014 | Good Morning Turkey
President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq, seeking to reassure...

World

  • Scotland Rejects Independence
    World
    September 19th, 2014

    Scotland Rejects Independence

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said he is “delighted” with the result of Scotland’s referendum on independence as the majority of Scots voted to stay in the union. Tallies from all 32 Scottish councils show that 55.3 percent of voters were in favor of remaining...Read More