Three Scenarios for Celebrating Thanksgiving Abroad

Marie Morrison | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marie Morrison

This holiday is arguably the most enjoyable of all celebrations in the US. There's just something about indulging in a never-ending meal (literally...we usually have leftovers until I swear off turkey for another year) in the company of family and close friends.

Vladimir Putin Accuses Turkey Of Being 'Accomplices Of Terrorists'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described Turkey's downing of a Russian jet on Syrian soil some four kilometers from the Turkish border as a "sta...

Britain First Suggest Drowning Refugees Is A Valid Solution To Migrant Crisis

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK

Britain First appear to have suggested that deliberately drowning refugees is a valid solution to Europe's migrant crisis. Worryingly, many of thei...

Greek Coast Guard Denies Trying To Sink Refugee Boat After Release Of Night-Vision Video

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK

The Greek Coast Guard has denied claims it deliberately tried to sink a life-raft full of refugees, after footage emerged appearing to show crew membe...

Airline's Ill-Timed #FlowThroughIstanbul Campaign Suffers Awkward Takeover

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK

An ill-timed social media hashtag intended to promote tourism in Istanbul has been taken over by Twitter users who quickly made the obvious connection...

Turkey: From City to Coast

Black Tomato | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Turkey is the perfect year-round destination for the traveller who simply can't make up his mind. Whether you're looking for the hustle and bustle of a city, or the slower pace of life on the coast, Turkey can cater for you.

Islamic State: The Limits of Conventional Wisdom

Alistair Burnett | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK
Alistair Burnett

Would Islamic State have attacked Paris twice this year killing almost 150 people if France weren't bombing it in Iraq and Syria? Would IS have blown up an airliner killing 229 Russian tourists and aircrew, if Moscow had not intervened in Syria?

A Hand in the Water Is Not Like a Hand in the Fire

Fragkiska Megaloudi | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK
Fragkiska Megaloudi

Since 2011, when the Syrian crisis begun, gradually developing into a civil war (nurtured by internal as well as external forces) the number of dead is estimated around 220,000. It is important to clarify that there is no way to ascertain that number. The UN ceased publishing their own estimates by 2014 as there was no way to verify the actual numbers.

How Many Straws Does It Take to Break a Camel's Back

Dr Harry Hagopian | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK
Dr Harry Hagopian

Let me be clear: I am not an Armenian who seethes at the very mention of Turkey, who refuses to talk to Turks and eat in their restaurants, or worse h...

Watch The Amazing Moment Fishermen Save Drowning Toddler They Thought Was Dead

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 25.10.2015 | UK

[WARNING: Some readers may find the images and video in this story distressing] Two fisherman have saved a Syrian baby found floating unconscious i...

Jacky Sutton's Family Do Not Believe She Was Murdered

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK

The family of British journalist Jacky Sutton have said that they don’t believe anyone else was involved in her death, after friends cast doubt on c...

Ankara Bombings: A British Resident's View of the Attack

Liz Cookman | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK
Liz Cookman

Ankara fell victim to the very worst of humanity that day. In the people who queued to give blood, however, and those who gave everything to help the injured, I also saw the best. No matter what happens over the coming weeks, the Turkish people refuse to give into fear. Nor should they.

More Mysterious Details Emerge Over British Journalist's 'Suicide'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK

The death of a British journalist who was found hanged in a Turkish airport toilet is “suspicious” as police admit they are not certain she commit...

Last Image Emerges Of Former BBC Reporter As Friends Suggest Foul Play In Mysterious Airport Death

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK

The last known pictures of former BBC journalist Jacky Sutton have emerged, showing the 50-year-old just minutes before she was found dead in a Turkis...

Media Interest in Refugees May Have Peaked ... the Influx Hasn't

Alistair Burnett | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK
Alistair Burnett

If they think their readers and audiences are zoning out, journalists need to find fresh ways to report and explain the whys and wherefores of the influx and to hold politicians to account for the way they have dealt with both the refugees arriving and the reasons they are fleeing their homes.

Bradford Parents Attacked By Cousin For 'Taking Five Children Into War Zone'

PA | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK

Two parents feared to be heading for Syria with their five children have been criticised by a family member for trying to take their family into "a wa...

ISIS Blamed For Ankara Bombings That Killed Nearly 100

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK

Islamic State (IS) is the prime suspect in the Ankara bombing that killed at least 97 people at the weekend, Turkey's prime minister has said. Ahme...

Russia: Anything You Can Do...

Alistair Burnett | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Politics
Alistair Burnett

Watching Russia's military intervention in Syria unfold has taken me back to my secondary school days when we put on the musical Annie Get Your Gun.

Police Use Tear Gas To Hold Back Mourners At Ankara Bomb Site

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.10.2015 | UK

Scuffles broke out Sunday in the Turkish capital of Ankara as police used tear gas to prevent pro-Kurdish politicians and other mourners from laying c...

Ankara Explosion: Video Shows Exact Moment Bomb Went Off

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.10.2015 | UK

The exact moment a peace rally in the Turkish capital became a terrorist target has been captured on video. Footage has emerged from Ankara which s...

At Least 86 Dead After Explosions In Ankara

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.10.2015 | UK

At least 86 people are dead after two explosions hit a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara in a suspected terrorist attack. The Turkish minis...

Grab Your Tin Hats -- Russian Aircraft Are Violating NATO Airspace

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Tensions surrounding Russian military airstrikes in Syria escalated on Monday after it was revealed Moscow’s warplanes twice violated NA...

Little Refugee Girl Handing Flower To Turkish Riot Policeman Becomes Symbolic Gesture Of Hope

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK

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The Coming Syrian Regional War? A Full Briefing

Paul Reynolds | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Politics
Paul Reynolds

The current question before the political leaders of the USA's allies such as the UK is 'how can we address the refugee problem at source, and how far should our escalating military efforts against ISIS and the Syrian regime go ?'.

Why I Refuse to Share Aylan Kurdi's Picture

Karthick Ram Manoharan | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Karthick Ram Manoharan

If you cannot support the Kurds fighting to end the brutalities of racism, fundamentalism and genocide, fighting to create a system based on social and economic justice, do not bother to shed tears over Aylan Kurdi.