Wednesday, 22 November 2017
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Zarrab trial in U.S. is a 'clear plot against Turkey', government says

Added: 20.11.2017 12:10 | 8 views | 0 comments

A U.S. court case against a wealthy Turkish gold trader is a "clear plot against Turkey" that lacks any legal basis, Ankara's government spokesman said on Monday, ratcheting up rhetoric ahead of a trial that has strained diplomatic relations.


Turkey bans all LGBT events in capital Ankara to 'protect public security'

Added: 20.11.2017 11:10 | 7 views | 0 comments

Turkey's capital, Ankara, has banned all gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups from holding events in the city.

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Turkey issues arrest warrants for 107 teachers over failed coup

Added: 20.11.2017 10:47 | 17 views | 0 comments

Turkish authorities on Monday (Nov 20) issued arrest warrants for 107 teachers for suspected ties to the US-based cleric Ankara blames for orchestrating last year's failed coup, the Dogan news agency said.


[Ticker] Turkish capital bans LGBTI events

Added: 20.11.2017 8:09 | 11 views | 0 comments

Authorities in the Turkish capital Ankara on Sunday banned cultural events organised by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI) community, in order to "maintain public order". The decision follows the ban last week on a German-language gay film festival, triggering a new diplomatic crisis between Turkey and Germany. The German embassy hung the LGBTI's rainbow flag on its facade in protest at the move.

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Turkey bans all LGBTI events in Ankara 'to maintain public order'

Added: 20.11.2017 5:08 | 2 views | 0 comments

Turkish authorities on Sunday announced a ban on all LGBTI cultural events in Ankara province until further notice to "maintain public order".


Justin Trudeau to offer formal apology to Canadian LGBTQ community for past injustices against them

Added: 20.11.2017 0:14 | 28 views | 0 comments

Canadian prime minister's announcement came at a time when Australia voted in favor of marriage equality, while the Turkish capital Ankara has banned all gay rights functions.


Turkey bans all LGBTI events in Ankara, citing security

Added: 19.11.2017 14:17 | 16 views | 0 comments

Turkish officials have banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups in the country's capital.
The ban took effect Saturday for an "indefinite" period and applies to all LGBTI film screenings, theaters, panels and exhibitions.
The Ankara governor's office announced...


Turkey bans LGBT films and exhibitions

Added: 19.11.2017 13:51 | 8 views | 0 comments

The Turkish capital Ankara has banned the public showing of films and exhibitions related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues, the governor's office said on Sunday (Nov 19), citing public sensitivity.


EU cuts Turkey funding after 'democratic deterioration'

Added: 19.11.2017 11:13 | 9 views | 0 comments

Bloc accuses Turkey of 'departing from EU's democratic standards', in what Ankara calls unfair treatment.

Tags: Ankara, Turkey, EU

Turkey's Erdogan says Kurd militia-held town has to be cleared of 'terrorists' ahead of meeting with Syria, Russia

Added: 17.11.2017 11:53 | 16 views | 0 comments

November 17, 2017 7:53 PM
ANKARA (AFP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday (Fri) said the Kurdish militia-held Syrian town of Afrin had to be cleared of "terrorists", days ahead of a summit meeting with Russia and Iran on Syria's future.



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