Turkey

This Picture Might Finally Change The Debate On Letting In Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins And Paul Waugh | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK

Lying facedown on the shore of a Bodrum beach this haunting image of a drowned Syrian toddler illustrates the perilous risks, and heartbreaking conseq...

British Journalists Charged With 'Helping ISIS' In Turkey

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK

A court in Turkey charged a pair of British journalists with "engaging in terror activity" for the Islamic State group on Monday. Jake Hanrahan and Ph...

Giving Tips to the Powerful: No Pledge for Youth Without Youth

One Young World | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
One Young World

The OECD suggests that young people are more likely to experience poverty than their parents. It is precisely facts like this that set alarm bells ringing: youth must be included in decision-making.

Gunfire At Turkey's Dolmabahce Palace

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK

A Turkish news agency says assailants have fired shots at the police who guard Istanbul's Dolmabache Palace, an Ottoman-era palace that is a major tou...

A Turkish Hotel Thought It Would Be Hilarious To Stage A Fake Gunman Terror Prank

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK

Holidaymakers were left fearing for their lives after hotel staff staged a Tunisia-style terror prank as they relaxed by the pool. A group of work...

BoE Bank Rate Rise: The Case for the Whimper, Not the Bang

Michael Martins | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK
Michael Martins

The Bank of England must balance competing and intertwined global and domestic priorities. The longer it maintains low interest rates and high levels ...

This Couple Fed 4,000 Syrian Refugees...In The Middle Of Their Wedding

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK

A wedding banquet with friends and family may be the traditional way to celebrate following the ceremony - but one couple decided to invite some rathe...

A Short Walk Home

Edward Lloyd Owen | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK
Edward Lloyd Owen

It's been an extraordinary experience; difficult, hot, cold, lonely, funny, emotional and mentally and physically exhausting in a way I couldn't have imagined. But crucially also hugely rewarding, not just for myself, but also in the raising of the money for Walking With The Wounded, which I hope will only increase (£18k to date). And, thankfully, only truly scary once or twice...

ISIS, The Not So Lone Wolf

Joshua Virasami | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK
Joshua Virasami

Citizens of Kobane in the refugee camps, Suruç "I am saying this to the whole world: We will never allow the establishment of a state on our southe...

Sousse, Cameron's 'Back the Police' and Embittered UK Law Enforcement

Chris Hobbs | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Politics
Chris Hobbs

Doubtless when the worst happens, be it in weeks, months or years, we'll again have to suffer crocodile tears and bold statements from a government that will nevertheless be held responsible by the front line law enforcement community for its failures, as set out above.

Europe's Greatest Challenge? Understanding Its Mandate

Ben Gwalchmai | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Politics
Ben Gwalchmai

Understanding its mandate & not kowtowing to financiers or extremists. For the political leaders of the European Union, it's easy to lose perspective...

Mystery Over Two Children From Bradford Family Missing From Turkey Flight

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK

Two children from the family of 12 who are believed to have travelled to Syria to join extremists are not recorded as having boarded the flight to the...

Fears For Bradford Family Of 12 Missing After Flying To Turkey

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK

West Yorkshire Police are "extremely concerned" for the safety of 12 members of a Bradford family who are missing after travelling to Turkey following...

The Perfect 24 Hours in Istanbul, Turkey

Chloe Gunning | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

Eating fish sandwiches on Galata Bridge and haggling in the Grand Bazaar... most guide books will describe these as unmissable experiences. But there's plenty more to Istanbul. Here is my guide to the perfect 24 hours in an incredible city!

The Colourful Revolution of The Rainbow Steps, Istanbul, Turkey

Chloe Gunning | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

£500 and a few tins of paint could be all it takes to transform your neighbourhood into a tourist attraction! Well, that's if you follow the beautifu...

This Is What Britain First Supporters Think Of Migrants Fleeing Islamic State

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK

The most popular nationalist Facebook page in the UK has voiced its anger in response to a Daily Mail article highlighting the plight of migrants flee...

This Daily Mail Article On Refugees Is Too Much Even For Its Own Readers

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK

A Daily Mail article on the plight of asylum seekers fleeing to the Greek island of Kos and causing discomfort to disgruntled British holiday-makers h...

Why Cappadocia Should Be on Your Holiday Radar

Chloe Gunning | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Chloe Gunning

A trip to Cappadocia offers the perfect break from the vibrant, frenetic city of Istanbul. So next time you're thinking about booking a holiday to Turkey, skip the resorts, and go on a Cappdocian adventure!

Turkish Retreats: Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum

The Spa Spy | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Already being described by deliriously happy customers as one of the best resorts in the world - despite only opening last summer - the second you arrive at the Mandarin Oriental Bodrum you know you're in nirvana.

Turkish Retreats: LifeCo Antalya

The Spa Spy | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Turkey seems to have its finger on the healthy pulse. LifeCo is just one of many emerging health spa's in the country and, it seems, one of the most popular. The latest offering, Antalya branch, located in Akra Barut, overlooks views of the Mediterranean or the Taurus Mountains and is quite new to the LifeCo family.

Why Villa Penelope in Turkey Is My New Happy Place

Jody Thompson | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jody Thompson

I'm trying to practice a meditation/hypnotherapy technique I learned a few years back to stop myself panicking and hopefully avoid another dose of ketamine on top of the morphine and tramadol I've already been pumped with. It involves visualising yourself in your 'happy place'.

Stop Denying the Armenian/Assyrian/Greek Genocide!

Dr Johan Franzén | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK
Dr Johan Franzén

A hundred years ago today, 24 April 1915, the arrest of some 250 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Constantinople (Istanbul) marked the beginning of the Armenian genocide.

The Centennial of the Armenian Genocide

Dr Harry Hagopian | Posted 21.06.2015 | UK
Dr Harry Hagopian

No matter where one stands on the centenary anniversary of the Armenian genocide, or on what fence one opts to sit instead, it is undeniable that there has been a huge groundswell of support in favour of recognition.

Pope's 'Genocide' Remarks Have Made Turkey Deeply Unhappy

AP | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK

Turkey says it is "greatly disappointed" with the Vatican and had lost trust in relations, after Pope Francis called the slaughter of Armenians by Ott...

Briton Arrested Over 'Close Ties' With Turkish Militants

PA | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK

A British man has been arrested in Turkey on suspicion of having "close ties" with a far-left militant group that left a prosecutor dead, reports say....