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Erdogan's Push for Another Istanbul Vote Fuels Democracy Concerns

Erdogan's Push for Another Istanbul Vote Fuels Democracy Concerns
  • Erdogan's Push for Another Istanbul Vote Fuels Democracy Concerns FWC: Erdogan's Push for Another Istanbul Vote Fuels Democracy Concerns

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan intensified his push for a rerun of last month’s election in Turkey’s biggest city, fueling concerns that an authoritarian streak in government is deepening and rattling investors in the Middle East’s leading economy. On Monday, the president, who since last year has ruled Turkey with sweeping…

  • Japan to resume commercial whale hunting FWC: Japan to resume commercial whale hunting

    Japan announced Wednesday that it is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunts for the animals for the first time in 30 years, but said it would no longer go to the Antarctic for its much-criticized annual killings. (Dec. 26)         

  • Audit: Pentagon Failed to 'Assign Responsibilities' to Protect Defense Infrastructure FWC: Audit: Pentagon Failed to ‘Assign Responsibilities’ to Protect Defense Infrastructure

    The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) did not assign anyone to provide counterintelligence (CI) support to protect against threats to America’s defense critical infrastructure such as “chemical facilities and nuclear power systems,” the Pentagon’s office of the inspector general (OIG) recently reported.

  • Knicks plan to sign John Jenkins to 10-day contract FWC: Knicks plan to sign John Jenkins to 10-day contract

    The Knicks plan to sign sharpshooter John Jenkins to a 10-day contract Sunday, according to a source. Jenkins, a shooting guard who played most of the season with the Westchester Knicks, will complete his 10-day contract Sunday with the Wizards. The Knicks have three roster spots open and The Post…