Resolve Kashmir issue according to UN resolutions: Turkey

Resolve Kashmir issue according to UN resolutions: Turkey

ISLAMABAD: Turkey has said the Kashmir issue should be resolved according to the UN resolutions, after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Turkish stand appeared in a joint statement issued at the end of a two-day visit by Khan to Turkey on the invitation of Erdogan. Khan’s meeting with […]

UN should resolve Kashmir issue in peaceful manner: Turkey

UN should resolve Kashmir issue in peaceful manner: Turkey

Islamabad: The UN should resolve the Kashmir issue in a peaceful manner and Turkey supports Pakistan’s efforts to find a peaceful solution, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Friday as he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi here. During their talks, both sides agreed to enhance the bilateral economic and strategic cooperation. Turkey […]

Turkish Delight

Turkish Delight

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has entered into a war- of-words with Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu over the recent massacre of at least 61 unarmed Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces. “Netanyahu is the PM of an apartheid state that has occupied a defenceless people’s lands for 60+ yrs in violation of UN resolutions,” Erdogan […]

‘Saddened’ by Kashmir killings: Turkey

SRINAGAR: “We are deeply concerned and saddened about the loss of lives and injuries in Jammu Kashmir last weekend. We wish Allah’s mercy upon those who lost their lives and speedy recovery to the injured,” Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkey said in a statement after 13 militants and 4 civilians were killed in south Kashmir […]

Missing teen found in Turkey, DGP claims ‘no knowledge’

Missing teen found in Turkey, DGP claims ‘no knowledge’

SRINAGAR: The family of a 21-year-old youth from the old city, claimed by the police to have been arrested in Turkey after he went missing on March 22, says it has no clue of how the youth went overseas when he was very much engaged in his studies. Afshan Pervaiz, a student of Arabic at […]

When Will Turkey’s Journey to Join the EU End?

When Will Turkey’s Journey to Join the EU End?

Turkey’s journey toward EU membership began with an official association application to the EEC (European Economic Community), the precursor organization of the Union, on July 31, 1959. The temporary association agreement signed in Ankara on September 12, 1963 was followed by the Customs Union, which took effect on January 1, 1996, and the formal approval […]

Turkish general’s grave restoration reveals his forgotten past

Turkish general’s grave restoration reveals his forgotten past

SRINAGAR: The grave of Turko-Mongol military general Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat Beg in Srinagar is coming back to life, thanks to the restoration being done by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). A rectangular 22 feet by 12 feet limestone platform surmounts the grave of this Dughlat prince who ruled Kashmir as de-facto ruler for […]

Why Turkey may be the most Indispensable Muslim Nation (Still)?

Why Turkey may be the most Indispensable Muslim Nation (Still)?

By Wajahat Qazi Contemporary International Relations and politics are defined by fluidity and churn. This clichéd assertion is a statement of the obvious but it has profound implications and consequences. Almost every state in the world is reorienting (and even readjusting) itself to this fluid churn. The nature of the churn in contention is both […]