Sinem Koseoglu

Sinem Koseoglu

Middle East

Hundreds protest at Turkish border against Syrian womens' plight

Women of varied ethnicities and religions gather at the Turkey-Syria border on International Women's Day 2018 to raise awareness of the crimes committed against women in Syria's prisons.

Hundreds protest at Turkish border against Syrian womens' plight

Turkey-Syria border

Syria: Kurdish civilians fear threat of Turkey offensive

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the NATO military alliance for support, accusing the US of violating its border.

Syria: Kurdish civilians fear threat of Turkey offensive

Syria's Civil War

Syria's displacement crisis: 'We had to hide in caves'

Aid agencies say they are overwhelmed by the scale of humanitarian needs in Syria.

Syria's displacement crisis: 'We had to hide in caves'

Turkey

Turkey on high alert before New Year attack anniversary

There has been increased security in major cities across the world, before New Year's Eve celebrations. Parties in some public squares have been canceled in the Turkish city of Istanbul.

Turkey on high alert before New Year attack anniversary

Europe

NATO foreign ministers meet amid strained alliance ties

NATO foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels to discuss global security challenges. They are expected to focus on North Korea's missile programme and perceived hostility from Russia.

NATO foreign ministers meet amid strained alliance ties

Middle East

Iran-Iraq quake: 'I am still shaking'

Many in the Iraqi province of Sulaimaniyah are still in shock, saying they're afraid to go back to their homes. They worry that the buildings damaged in Sunday's earthquake will collapse, so they’re sleeping in the open air.

Iran-Iraq quake: 'I am still shaking'

Africa

Thousands left homeless after Niger flooding

Residents in Niamey have criticised the authorities, saying rebuilding efforts in flood-stricken areas have been slow.

Thousands left homeless after Niger flooding

Middle East

S-400: Turkey's mission to boost its air and missile defence

The NATO member is turning to Russia to strengthen its defensive strategic military capabilities.

S-400: Turkey's mission to boost its air and missile defence

Middle East

Turkish referendum could boost young MPs

Turkish voters will head to the polls on Sunday in a referendum that could change the constitution and give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more powers.

Turkish referendum could boost young MPs

Middle East

Idlib 'chemical attack' victims get treatment in Turkey

A suspected chemical attack in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province killed scores of people on Tuesday. Dozens of victims were taken over the border to neighbouring Turkey for treatment.

Idlib 'chemical attack' victims get treatment in Turkey

Middle East

Turkey: President Erdogan seeks Kurdish support in referendum

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken his campaign for sweeping constitutional changes to the country's southeast.

Turkey: President Erdogan seeks Kurdish support in referendum

Middle East

Rex Tillerson visits Turkey amid Syria tensions

Turkey has ended its military operation in northern Syria, where it was taking on ISIL and Kurdish fighters. The announcement came as the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was getting on a plane for his first official trip to Turkey.

Rex Tillerson visits Turkey amid Syria tensions