Dec 24, 2014

Activist protesters defy New York City call for moratorium

A national coalition of activists on Tuesday rejected calls to suspend anti-police protests in New York after two officers were murdered and called for a mass demonstration on New Year’s Eve. America’s largest city has been left in shock by the killings of Wenjian ...

Turkey 'can't stay out' of anti-IS fight: Erdogan

Sep 29, 2014

Turkey 'can't stay out' of anti-IS fight: Erdogan

Turkey cannot stay out of the international coalition fighting Islamic State jihadists, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday, as Ankara prepares in the coming week to define its military involvement. Turkey has for months frustrated the West with its cautious position against IS, but ...

Sep 9, 2014

Kerry heading off to build coalition to defeat IS

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry leaves Tuesday on a mission to forge a coalition to defeat Islamic militants terrorizing Iraq and Syria, with over 40 nations set to join the fight. With memories of past U.S. military conflicts in the region no doubt ...