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Turkey: Impressive aid record mired in bad practices

In the sphere of international aid and development assistance, Turkey is a rising star. Tackling the Syrian refugee crisis with unsurpassed dedication, the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) has simultaneously continued to deliver aid everywhere from Africa to Latin America. In 2010, Turkey delivered $1 million in disaster relief to Haiti in the wake of the

Navalny’s release: Putin’s way of avoiding mass protests?

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime is continually intensifying its repressive anti-opposition policies and measures. The authorities are using all available methods, especially the courts, police, legislature and media, to silence and destroy the opposition. Many opposition leaders are monitored, arrested, imprisoned and/or on trial. Nevertheless, Alexei Navalny, one