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Turkey to grant working visa to foreign students; need of reform of UN Security Council: Turk President Erdoğan

Turkey to grant working visa to foreign students; need of reform of UN Security Council: Turk President Erdoğan

Istanbul, 12 May 2018: “Turkey is expected to issue soon formal orders to grant working visa for foreign students who graduate from Turkish universities”, President Recep said here. Turkey hosts at least 117000 foreign students for various under-graduate, Masters and PhD courses. Addressing the 11th International Students Gathering at Istanbul’s Haliç Congress Centre here, President Erdogan announced, […]

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‘Trust deficit bars India to join CPEC’, experts at Int’l Conference on ‘Connectivity: Road to Peace’

‘Trust deficit bars India to join CPEC’, experts at Int’l Conference on ‘Connectivity: Road to Peace’

Istanbul: May 05, 2018 “Peace in Pakistan is essential not only for peace in Afghanistan, but also for economic development of entire South Asian region”, said Mr. Omer Farooq Korkmaz, Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister of Turkey, for Middle-Eastern Affairs. This was stated at a one-day international conference titled ‘Connectivity: Road to Peace’ held […]

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Turkey being seen as representative of Muslims: Dr Ravza Kavakci Kan, AK party MP

Turkey being seen as representative of Muslims: Dr Ravza Kavakci Kan, AK party MP

Istanbul: Recep Tayyib Erdogan led AK Party never identified as an Islamist party but in contemporary times, Turkey is being seen as a representative of Muslim world, said a member of ruling regime here on Sunday. In her comments during the final day of three-day international conference on Islamophobia hosted by Centre for Islam and […]

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CIGA Int’l Conference on Islamophobia: Scholars ask Muslims to engage in intense political activities

CIGA Int’l Conference on Islamophobia: Scholars ask Muslims to engage in intense political activities

Istanbul: The Muslim world is in leadership crisis which has resulted in phenomenon like Islamophobia, experts and scholars observed at the three-day international conference on Islamophobia hosted by Centre for Islam and Global Affairs at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University here. The speakers stressed that Muslims need to organize themselves and engage in intense political activities […]

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Qatar Crisis: What’s it all about?

Qatar Crisis: What’s it all about?

Six Arab countries led by the Saudi Arabia suspended the diplomatic relationship with Qatar and accused the energy-rich state of sponsoring “terrorism”. Some of the involved nations have already issued the travel bans with Qatar which has created an immediate crisis for the country. Most of these governments are not on the same page and […]

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The far-right in Europe has led us to catastrophe before; will we let it happen again?

The far-right in Europe has led us to catastrophe before; will we let it happen again?

Demonstrators gathered in front of the Turkish Consulate in Rotterdam in support of their right to free association were chased by security officers on horseback and with dogs over the weekend. Despite the background to the political row between Turkey and the Netherlands, most reasonable people would probably say that the only ones to benefit […]