EU privatizes migrant rescue – by default – POLITICO

Click play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. The EU has handed over a large part of its migration policy to a fleet of private vessels that search Mediterranean waters for asylum seekers in crisis. In recent weeks, the boats, operated by a variety of NGOs not directly controlled by any particular … Read more

Iranian LGBTQ+ activists in Turkey – POLITICO

Fariba Nawa is an Istanbul-based journalist and host of the On Spec podcast. She is also the author of Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lords, and One Woman’s Journey in Afghanistan. ISTANBUL – Mikayil Alizade has recently started dancing at night and protesting during the day. He stays alert. His eyes darted around, expecting the … Read more

Paul Kent: Paul Gallen always understood that boxing is a business

Paul Gallen won more as a boxer than he did in his long rugby league career because he was willing to leave his ego at the door. Money walking out the door is never a good feeling. It borders on the obvious, but you still had to feel for Matt Rose on Wednesday night. Sometime … Read more

Why did the Turkish army intensify operations near Syria? | TV Show News

From: The Inside Story Turkey states that it is determined to ensure the security of the southern border. Tension has increased on Turkey’s border with northern Syria. Turkey’s Defense Ministry said its forces have hit nearly 500 targets in Kurdish-controlled areas since Sunday. Turkey also reports casualties among SDF-Syrian Democratic Forces fighters. Turkey’s attacks follow … Read more

Erdogan promised a land invasion of Syria, the Kurds are preparing a response

QAMISHLI, Syria — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday promised to order a ground invasion targeting Kurdish groups in northern Syria amid years of border violence and repeated Turkish interventions. Turkey has launched airstrikes against suspected militant targets in Syria and northern Iraq in recent days in response to a deadly explosion in Istanbul … Read more

Gene medicine is ‘only hope’ for a Turkish child, but it costs millions Health

Gebze, Turkey – Yusuf Polat is only five years old, but he has accumulated enough medical conditions for a lifetime. She has scoliosis and a hole in her stomach, and her bones and muscles have deteriorated to the point where she can’t walk, swallow or breathe properly, and has to wear seven devices while she … Read more

The Turkish Air Force destroyed 89 “Kurdish militant targets” in Syria and Iraq

Among those neutralized are the so-called leaders of the terrorist organization. (representation) Istanbul: Turkey’s Defense Ministry said on Sunday that 89 targets, including shelters and ammunition depots, were destroyed as a result of airstrikes on bases of Kurdish militants in northern Iraq and northern Syria. It was emphasized that the strikes targeted Qandil, Asos and … Read more

Turkey Strikes Kurdish Militants After Istanbul Bombing – POLITICO

Turkey’s defense ministry launched airstrikes on Kurdish armed bases in northern Iraq and Syria, a week after an explosion in Istanbul killed six people and injured more than 80 people early Sunday. The ministry said that the targets were bases used by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia to organize … Read more

Turkey launched airstrikes in northern Syria

BEIRUT – Turkey launched airstrikes on several towns in northern Syria on Saturday, US-backed Kurdish-led forces said. The airstrikes came a week after a bomb rocked a bustling avenue in central Istanbul, killing six people and injuring more than 80. Turkish officials blamed the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, and affiliated Syrian Kurdish groups … Read more

Greek minister lands in Tripoli, then immediately takes off again – POLITICO

Click play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. TRIPOLI – When is a diplomatic trip not a diplomatic trip? When a top politician doesn’t even leave the plane before taking off again. That’s what happened Thursday when Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias landed in Tripoli, Libya, was told his counterpart with close … Read more