In this edition of “Access: Middle East”, CNBC’s Hadley Gamble speaks to the deputy prime minister of Turkey, Mehmet Şimşek.
Anthony Skinner, head of political strategy at Verisk Maplecroft discusses the U.S.'s role in Turkey's current troubles.
Firas Abi Ali, senior principal analyst at IHS Country Risk, shares his insight into Turkey's geopolitical strategy.
Turkey's deputy prime minister, Mehmet Şimşek, tells CNBC's Hadley Gamble that Bashar al Assad must go in order for peace to be achieved.
The military coup in Turkey was a very close call, the country's deput prime minister Mehmet Şimşek tells CNBC's Hadley Gamble.
The public is demanding the death penalty, according to Turkey's deputy prime minister Mehmet Şimşek.
LONDON, Aug 25- Facebook, Twitter and YouTube should hire more people to monitor hate speech and material inciting violence as well as putting staff in police operation centres to remove offending posts faster, British lawmakers said. "Huge corporations like Google, Facebook and Twitter, with their billion dollar incomes, are consciously failing to tackle this...
LONDON— British lawmakers on Thursday demanded that social media do more to police users who promote extremism, arguing that companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter are "consciously failing" to stop radicalization online. Social media companies are leaving cyberspace "ungoverned and lawless," allowing the forums to become the lifeblood of the so-called...
Colombia's government and leftist FARC rebels unveiled a peace deal to end a guerrilla war which almost made the country a failed state.
Turkish special forces units and jets supported by warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition launched an operation in northern Syria on Wednesday.
"Suicide Squad" is one of the biggest grossers of the summer with $577.6 million globally, but it and the previous Warner Bros.- DC Comics film, "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," may have left hundreds of millions on the table by not being better and more crowd-pleasing. Still, Warner Bros.— while vowing to keep improving its DC superhero films— could celebrate a 39...
The U.S. is fully committed to NATO's promise to come to the defense of any member of the alliance, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday.
PARIS— France and Germany pushed Tuesday for Europe- wide rules requiring the makers of encrypted messaging apps such as Telegram to help governments monitor communications among suspected extremists. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said French authorities have detained three people this month with "clear attack plans," but police need better tools...
Borders are the "worst invention ever," Jean-Claude Juncker said, at a time when many countries are strengthening them following terrorist attacks.
CAIRO— WikiLeaks' giant data dumps have rattled the National Security Agency, the U.S. Democratic Party, and the Saudi foreign ministry. But its spectacular mass-disclosures have also included the personal information of hundreds of people— including sick children, rape victims and mental health patients, The Associated Press has found.
The Syrian regime has been accused of targeting medical workers which makes it difficult to provide humanitarian support, says RAND's Heather Williams.
The World Travel and Tourism Council, a group backed by travel providers with the mission to promote tourism, said in a report Monday that global travel spending for 2016 is expected to grow by 3.1 percent. Tourists worried about safety in France have chosen Spain or Italy instead, for example. The International Air Transport Association recently noted that...
The German government is considering telling the public to stockpile food and water in case of major disasters or an armed attack, a newspaper says.
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are ratcheting up, which is just what North Korea wants, as it pits China and the U.S. against one another.
President Erdogan decried the attack as an attempt by Islamic State extremists to destabilize the nation by exploiting ethnic and religious tensions.