Perspectives

Russia and Turkey have managed to build a pragmatic relationship despite diverging interests and a historical regional rivalry. It's in both countries interest that it survives past elections.

Over the past week, the US administration hit the headlines as photos and audio recordings of unaccompanied children in cages surfaced.

Bilateral relations between both countries share essential long term strategic security and trade ties. After the elections this relationship is set to continue.

Post-election Turkey provides a great opportunity for the country to move from an emerging economy, to a fully industrialised nation.

Turkey is a rising regional power that holds a crucial role in the Balkans; it has been working to bring peace and stability to the region through state and non-state institutions.

African migration is not likely to end any time soon as people continue to make the often dangerous journey towards Europe in search of a better life.

For many, Jerusalem signifies the clash of Israeli identity and Jewishness, as well as between Israelis and Palestinians but also between the Israeli right wing and the left wing, the ultra-orthodox and the seculars, the liberal activists and the religious-Zionist settlers.

Critics have said that the Hindutva sentiment that Modi cultivates has been a major source for his success. This is only partly the answer. So what has made Modi so different from his predecessors? It’s the persona more than the party.

In most cases Western news outlets resorted to sanitization of these atrocities, if not masking, through the use of blame-shift strategies and other defensive mechanisms, which avoid pointing the finger at Israel, and downplay or simply ignore any agency on its part.

Western news reporting of the early elections in Turkey tends to be biased, sensationalist, and at times, borderline defamatory.