Istanbul rattled by signs of support for Islamic State

Oct 15, 2014

Istanbul rattled by signs of support for Islamic State

Istanbul University student Aysegul Korkut is outraged by the images coming out of Syria. But these days the Islamic State group’s horrors seem closer to home: She recently faced off against masked supporters of the brutal militants on her own campus. “I couldn’t understand ...

Student generation fuels Hong Kong's 'umbrella movement'

Sep 30, 2014

Student generation fuels Hong Kong's 'umbrella movement'

They are dubbed the “umbrella generation” — teenaged students who have stormed the streets of Hong Kong in their tens of thousands and electrified a long-running protest campaign against Beijing’s attempts to control the financial hub. Organized, determined and idealistic, they pose a major ...