Topic: Ottoman Empire
Young Kurds see little reason to pin hopes on a Turkish government plan to improve their lives. Instead they are turning to Kurdish rebel groups.
12/17/2010 04:35 pm
Mario Vargas Llosa has won the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature. The Peruvian author and former presidential candidate received the prestigious Cervantes Prize in 1995 and is the first South American author to win the Nobel since Gabriel García Márquez won the award in 1982. Here are the past decade's winners.
10/07/2010 02:11 pm
Kurdish forces are receiving instruction at the Iraqi Army’s training center in what officials call a breakthrough aimed at easing tensions and securing Iraq's vulnerable border with Iran.
08/23/2010 03:44 pm
In Washington and European capitals, it will be tempting to conclude that Turkey is already “lost,” that it is fated to become a rising theocracy that will work against rather than for international order. This would be a grave mistake.
08/03/2010 03:54 pm
Iraq film production remains nascent, but two directors are opening the country's first film production center in a bid to lure investors and bring native filmmakers back home.
07/28/2010 04:04 pm
Anger with Israel over the Gaza flotilla raid, which ended in the deaths of nine Turkish activists, has illustrated the difficulty of Turkey's effort to bridge East and West.
06/16/2010 04:45 pm
Gaza flotilla deaths notwithstanding, government leaders in Turkey are inflaming regional tensions and undermining their own goals with their response to the Israeli raid on the Gaza-bound ships.
06/04/2010 05:18 pm
Turkey's Suat Kiniklioglu says this Israeli government has gone too far.
06/02/2010 12:50 pm
A wave of biopics about Mustafa Kemal Ataturk stirs hot debate over modern Turkey's identity.
05/12/2010 03:53 pm
After politicians in the US and Sweden recently labeled the deaths of up to 1.5 million in 1915 an Armenian genocide, Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan responded by threatening to expel about 100,000 Armenians living in Turkey.
03/17/2010 03:11 pm