22 anti-war Turkish students on trial, face 5 yrs in prison

By Middle East Affairs Twenty-two students from the most renowned university in Turkey went on trial on Wednesday on charges of " terror propaganda", their "crime" was organizing a demonstration on their campus to oppose President Erdogan's military involvement in Syria. Police stormed the Bogazici University dorm room in March, and have kept

Turkish ambassador to return to post in Washington

(APF) Turkey’s ambassador to Washington was on Thursday heading back to the US after a spat over the official inauguration of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem. State TRT television said Serdar Kilic had left Ankara to resume his post after an absence of over two weeks from Washington. Turkish Foreign Minister