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Turkish forces shell convoy headed to Syria's Afrin region

Added: 23.02.2018 14:37 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Turkish army struck a convoy entering Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin region, which Ankara said carried fighters and weapons but Kurdish forces said was made up of civilians entering with food and medicine.

Tags: Ankara, Syria, Army

Turkey slams Dutch 'Armenian genocide' vote

Added: 23.02.2018 11:57 | 2 views | 0 comments

Ankara dismisses Dutch parliament's overwhelming majority vote to recognise First World War killings as genocide.

Tags: Ankara, Turkey

What's in a name? In global affairs, street signs can be political irritants

Added: 20.02.2018 21:28 | 16 views | 0 comments

Olive Branch Street in Ankara, Turkey. Boris Nemtsov Plaza in Washington, DC. Bobby Sands Street in Tehran, Iran.


Yesilcam overtakes Hollywood and Bollywood in Somalia

Added: 20.02.2018 6:52 | 8 views | 0 comments

Turkish TV series attracts Somali cinema audiences as Ankara's soft power spreads across the Horn of Africa country.


Turkey summons Dutch charge d'affaires over Armenian 'genocide' motions

Added: 17.02.2018 15:06 | 2 views | 0 comments

Turkey summoned the Dutch charge d'affaires to Ankara on Saturday to express its unhappiness with a pair of proposed bills that would see the Netherlands recognize as genocide the 1915 killing of as many as 1.5 million Armenians.

Tags: Ankara, Turkey

German journalist released in Turkey

Added: 17.02.2018 5:53 | 36 views | 0 comments

German reporter Deniz Yucel, released on Friday after a year-long detention in Turkey, says Ankara held him hostage and that the reason for his arrest remains unclear.

Tags: Ankara, Turkey

EU tells Turkey NO to visa-free travel as it cracks down on Erdogan

Added: 16.02.2018 21:06 | 18 views | 0 comments

THE European Union has warned Turkey there can be no visa-free travel to the bloc until Ankara tones down its strict counter-terrorism laws.


US Diplomat Tillerson meets Turkish President Erdogan to mend ties as Syria tension grows

Added: 16.02.2018 15:18 | 7 views | 0 comments

Top US diplomat Rex Tillerson and Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan had a "productive and open" talk on Thursday about improving ties strained recently over their policies on Syria, in a meeting following weeks of escalating anti-American rhetoric from Ankara.


Turkey bails German-Turk journalist after year without charge

Added: 16.02.2018 12:24 | 5 views | 0 comments

February 16, 2018 8:24 PM
BERLIN (AFP) - Turkey Friday (Feb 16) ordered the release of a German-Turkish journalist held for more than a year without charge, which could remove a major hurdle to repairing ties between Ankara and Berlin.


US, Turkey agree to normalise relations, Turkish Foreign Minister says

Added: 16.02.2018 10:15 | 2 views | 0 comments

Turkey and the United States have decided to "establish mechanisms" to normalise relations between them, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday (Feb 16), after weeks of escalating anti-American rhetoric from Ankara.


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