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    Council of Europe decries rising attacks against media in Turkey
    Jan25

    Council of Europe decries rising attacks against media in Turkey

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution decrying “the many cases of serious threats to media freedom in Europe,” highlighting the deaths of 16 journalists since January 2015 in member states.The body, which met in Strasbourg, found the situation particularly worrying in Turkey and the...

    Russia and Turkey run risk of escalation over Syria
    Feb17

    Russia and Turkey run risk of escalation over Syria

    But the recent escalation in rhetoric has sharpened fears of a direct confrontation, analysts warn.The two major players in the Syrian conflict have historic enmities dating back to the 16th century with the first Russo-Turkish wars, and more recently the Crimean War between Russia and the Ottoman Empire backed by Britain and France, in the...

    Russia’s Medvedev says world is in ‘new Cold War’
    Feb13

    Russia’s Medvedev says world is in ‘new Cold War’

    With tensions high over the lingering Ukraine conflict and Russia’s backing of the Syrian regime, Medvedev said: “All that’s left is an unfriendly policy of NATO against Russia”.”We can say it even more clearly: We have slid into a new period of Cold War,” he said, speaking at the Munich Security Conference....

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