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US complains to Turkey after map of posts in Syria published

Added: 19.07.2017 19:51 | 1 views | 0 comments

The U.S. military says it's raised concerns with Ankara over the publication of what Turkey's state-run news agency says is a map of U.S. military posts in Syria


Huge rallies in Turkey mark failed 2016 coup

Added: 16.07.2017 1:32 | 9 views | 0 comments

President Erdogan addresses tens of thousands of people who turned out with flags on the streets of Istanbul and Ankara.


Turkey to the EU: Let's talk membership

Added: 15.07.2017 15:01 | 5 views | 0 comments

The accession process is the backbone of Ankara's relations with Brussels.


Turkey marks 1 year since July 15 coup attempt quashed

Added: 15.07.2017 11:23 | 27 views | 0 comments

ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkey is commemorating the first anniversary of quashing last summer's coup attempt with events over the weekend in Istanbul and Ankara. Thousands are expected at "national unity marches" in the two cities, and speeches are planned in parliament and at...

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Turkey marks one year since failed coup attempt

Added: 15.07.2017 6:29 | 8 views | 0 comments

Ankara declares July 15 national holiday as President Erdogan set to lead events across country marking the failed plot.


Turkey ready to splash out $2.5bn for Russia’s S-400 air defense system – report

Added: 14.07.2017 5:36 | 21 views | 0 comments

Ankara and Moscow have reportedly thrashed out the much-talked-over purchase of Russia’s S-400 advanced anti-missile system, Bloomberg reports. The deal will allegedly see two batteries being delivered to Turkey as well as a technology transfer. ......

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197 Turkish planes fly in supplies

Added: 12.07.2017 22:00 | 26 views | 0 comments

July 13, 2017 5:00 AM
ANKARA • Turkey has sent 197 cargo planes, 16 trucks and one ship to Qatar to meet its daily needs since a dispute broke out last month between Qatar and other Gulf states, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said yesterday.


Gulen Denies Allegations of Coup, Wouldn't Flee U.S. Over Turkey Extradition Demands

Added: 12.07.2017 5:09 | 30 views | 0 comments

The U.S.-based Muslim Cleric, Fethullah Gulen, who Turkey believes is behind last year's attempted coup, said he has no plans to flee the United States and would accept extradition if Washington authorities believed Ankara, according to Reuters. Gulen delivered an interview in his gated compound in the remote Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania, where he denied the accusations from the Turkish government that said he was preparing to leave for Canada to avoid extradition. "The rumors aren't true at all," he told Reuters. "If the United States sees it appropriate to extradite me, I would leave (for Turkey)." Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and other top government officials say Gulen was the...

Opposition party challenges Erdogan, holds big rally in Istanbul

Added: 10.07.2017 5:50 | 27 views | 0 comments

ISTANBUL: Tens of thousands of Turkish opposition supporters on Sunday massed in Istanbul to mark the end of a nearly month-long march protesting alleged injustices under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a rare challenge to Turkey’s powerful leader. A sea of people filled the vast shore-side square in Maltepe on the Asian side of Istanbul for the rally celebrating the culmination of a 450-kilometre “justice march” from Ankara to Istanbul by Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu. The rally is by far the biggest by the opposition seen in...

Germany Begins Withdrawing Troops from Turkish Air Base

Added: 10.07.2017 0:08 | 19 views | 0 comments

Germany began on Sunday to pull its troops out of a Turkish air base where they have supported international operations against Islamic State following a row with Ankara over access, a German defense ministry spokesman said.The withdrawal...


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