As students in Iran launched fresh protests, authorities vowed an end to 'leniency' – a point underscored by the arrest of activist Parastou Forouhar, whose dissident parents were killed by government agents in 1998.
12/08/2009 12:00 am
As Obama mulls sanctions over Iran's nuclear program, he meets Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House today. Ankara's rising economic ties with Tehran could undercut sanctions.
12/07/2009 12:00 am
Iranian whistleblower Dr. Ramin Pourandarjan was killed by a poison salad, says prosecutor, in the fourth explanation of his Nov. 10 death. It's not the first bizarre death in Iranian political circles.
12/03/2009 12:00 am
In an age of global commerce and culture, boom cities include Shanghai, China, and Mumbai as well as Istanbul, Turkey, and São Paulo, Brazil.
11/20/2009 12:00 am
An interview with Nobel Prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk about his latest book, 'The Museum of Innocence.'
11/11/2009 12:00 am
At an Islamic economic summit in Turkey, Iran's President Ahmadinejad called for a new world order – a bid, perhaps, to deflect attention from protests at home and nuclear talks abroad.
11/10/2009 12:00 am
Iran announced Monday that three American hikers – Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal – arrested July 31 amid post-election tensions had been charged with espionage.
11/09/2009 12:00 am
An interview with NATO Secretary-General Anders Rasmussen.
11/03/2009 12:00 am
Ankara must be careful that its "zero problems" policy on its borders doesn't create new problems that alienate old friends.
10/29/2009 01:00 am
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