Ankara's human rights and media record came under sustained attack at a public forum in Istanbul as a majority - Turkish audience warned against growing totalitarianism ahead of the June parliamentary elections.
A new government - partly ridiculous, partly terrifying - has been installed.It is time to take stock. The net result is that Israel has given up all pretense of desiring peace & that Israeli democracy has suffered a blow from which it may never recover
Thousands of thirsty and starving migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh have been stranded in rickety boats off the shores of Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. But so far these countries have refused safe harbor to these desperate refugees.