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Lucy Kafanov
Outraged that Mohammed Rasool remains behind bars. #Turkey must release him as soon as possible. #FreeViceNewsStaff
“I dont know what life is waiting for us in Europe but where we come frm theres only death.” My latest for @USATODAY: usatoday.com/story/news/wor…
Reaching the next frontier: train full of refugees from #Syria, #Iraq and #Afghanistan across… instagram.com/p/7Fxa7qpfwS/
There are two trains per day ferrying #refugees from the #Macedonian border with #Greece to the… instagram.com/p/7Cfqhdpfyd/
Syrian children play in a tent set up by aid groups in the #Macedonian border town of Gevgelia.… instagram.com/p/7Bj_uvpfxW/
#Turkey says it launched its first airstrikes on #ISIS targets under the US-led coalition umbrella on Friday
On the road with migrants -- most seeking refuge from war in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan -- as they make their way through Macedonia.
A #Syrian boy looks out of the window from the packed train carrying migrants across #Macedonia to the Serbian border
On a packed train from the Greek-Macedonian border to Serbia. Not everyone got seats but ppl are happy just to be on
The UN expects 3,000 migrants to cross into #Macedonia every day in coming months, most of them refugees fleeing war.
Refugees continue to stream into #Macedonia at a rate of about 1K per day. A young girl sleeps while waiting to cross
Hundreds of refugees waited in sweltering heat to enter #Macedonia, while an ice-cream vendor distributed free cones
Having fled war in #Syria along with his family, a boy stands at the #Greek-#Macedonian border, waiting to cross
#Turkey's Erdogan announces fresh elections amid escalating violence, political turmoil. My latest for @csmonitor: tinyurl.com/ne3fzmz
#Turkey's Foreign Min. issues statement saying the BBC "supports terrorism" in response to this story about #PKK: twitter.com/haarunercan/st…
New security measures at an Istanbul mall:
amnesty: evidence of casualties underscores need for investigation of Turkey airstrikes in Kandil Mountains amnesty.org/en/latest/news…
#Turkey's predominantly Kurdish Sirnak province effectively announces autonomy. "We will rule ourselves." m.hurriyet.com.tr/Haber?id=29775…
#A violent start to the week in #Turkey's #Istanbul: early am attack on US consulate + blast followed by deadly shoot out at police station
Turkish press reporting that police teams have been dispatched near the U.S. Consulate, reports claim one of the suspects is a woman
#Turkey: Attackers open fire U.S. consulate in Istanbul: CNN Turk reut.rs/1IxjjXk
Turkish polling shows that the ruling-AK Party could regain parliamentary majority if snap poll held tinyurl.com/o7ww9nz
Oh boy. Turkish press says Incirlik-deal to give #Turkey Syrian provinces of Aleppo & Idlib, creating "82th province" sabah.com.tr/gundem/2015/08…
Death toll in #Turkey's #Suruc bombing rises to 33 with the passing of critically injured youth named #VatanBudak.
Syrian Kurdish #YPG forces accusse #Turkey of repeatedly bombing its postions between July 24-31 tinyurl.com/omnojqn
"No country has more self-made female billionaires than China." How a Chinese Billionaire Built Her Fortune nytimes.com/2015/08/02/bus…
Yikes. Rudlaw reporting that #Turkish air raids destroyed clinic in #Duhok, northern #Iraq's Kurdistan Region tinyurl.com/ndoxjms #KRG
#Taliban has issued a statement confirming the death of Mullah Omar. #Afghanistan
As #Turkey takes on #ISIS and #PKK, Erdogan says Kurdish lawmakers could face legal action. My latest for @csmonitor: m.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-E…
With #Turkey fighting against both #ISIS & #PKK, a useful BBC infographic breaks down relations with regional Kurds:
#Iraqi PM calls #Turkey's airstrikes against #PKK a "dangerous escalation and a violation of #Iraq's sovereignty." twitter.com/HaiderAlAbadi/…
#Istanbul police warn of potential attacks on transportation nodes in #Turkey's capital. #Gezi park has been evacuated due to a bomb threat
A day after #Turkey strikes #ISIS & #PKK, #Istanbul governor's office bans Sunday peace rally called for by HDP in memory of #Suruc victims
The armed wing of the #PKK just announced that the ceasefire is over. #Turkey
Hello, two-front war. #Turkey
#Turkey rounds up hundreds of #ISIS and #PKK militants, while Turkish F16 jets launched pre-dawn strikes against the Islamic State in #Syria
"We are left again with tautology—#ISIS exists because it can exist—they are there because they’re there." nybooks.com/articles/archi…
RT @randomdijit: "a colony of endangered sand lizards had found a home above Lenin's buried head." news.yahoo.com/goodbye-lenin-…
PKK claims killing Turkish police in revenge for #Suruc attack tinyurl.com/nd5aalf
Our brief writeup on today's gruesome attack in #Suruc, #Turkey in @USATODAY: usatoday.com/story/news/nat…
To clarify, #istanbul demo was to protest gruesome suicide attack in #Suruc that killed 30, mostly students heading to rebuild #kobane
#Turkish police are still chasing small groups of protesters down side streets but demo largely broken up #Istanbul
Water canon and tear gas used to break up the demo against bombing in #Suruc. Tourists, demonstrators have run into side streets for safety
Tear gas on the side streets off #Istiklal. Police are running past us. Protest against #Suruc attack broken up #Turkey
Several hundred people on #Istanbul's Istiklal street now in protest of today's attack in #Suruc, #Turkey on the border with #Kobane
Appalled at the incompetence of @hrnoc. Stay away. A hosting company that doesn't backup it's data, which led to permanent loss of websites.
Last year, #Turkey hosted the largest #LGBT pride parade in the Muslim world. This year, dispersed w tear gas & TOMA




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