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EU stresses human rights in talks with Turkey's Erdogan

Added: 25.05.2017 22:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

May 26, 2017 5:00 AM
BRUSSELS • European Council president Donald Tusk yesterday stressed the importance of human rights in talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, amid tensions over Ankara's long-delayed European Union accession process.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Turkey’s leader confronted by France, Germany at NATO summit

Added: 25.05.2017 19:20 | 7 views | 0 comments


BRUSSELS (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was confronted by key allies France and Germany with diplomatic complaints despite him traveling to Brussels to celebrate the unity of the NATO alliance. French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel both raised the issue of nationals from their countries currently held in custody in ...]

House speaker calls Erdogan visit violence 'indefensible'

Added: 25.05.2017 17:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the violence against peaceful protesters in Washington by Turkish security forces was "completely indefensible."

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House speaker calls Erdogan visit violence ‘indefensible’

Added: 25.05.2017 16:59 | 2 views | 0 comments


WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says the violence against peaceful protesters in Washington by Turkish security forces was "completely indefensible." He's welcoming a House resolution condemning the attacks that took place earlier this month outside the Turkish ambassador's residence. Ryan says in a statement that Turkey is an important ally, but its leaders ...]

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The Latest: Merkel demands Incirlik access for legislators

Added: 25.05.2017 15:15 | 17 views | 0 comments


BRUSSELS (AP) - The Latest on the NATO summit in Brussels (all times local):
4:00 p.m.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will tell Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that she plans to withdraw her country's troops from an air base near the Syrian border if lawmakers are banned from ...

From: www.washingtontimes.com

[Ticker] Turkey begins mass trial of suspected coup leaders

Added: 23.05.2017 7:52 | 5 views | 0 comments

The trial of 221 high-ranking military officers – accused of trying to oust Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in last July's failed coup – began Monday, amid heavy security in Turkey. Outside the courthouse, the crowd called for the death penalty, which was banned in Turkey in its bid to join the EU. Erdogan blames the attempted coup on the US-based Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen, a claim he strongly denies.

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Over 200 go on trial over Turkey coup bid

Added: 22.05.2017 22:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

May 23, 2017 5:00 AM
SINCAN (Turkey) • About 220 people, including more than two dozen former generals, are on trial, accused of being among the ringleaders of the attempted coup last year aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

From: www.straitstimes.com

N.B.A. Player Enes Kanter Blames Erdogan for Detention in Romania

Added: 22.05.2017 20:04 | 11 views | 0 comments

Kanter, a center for the Oklahoma City Thunder, was stuck at a Bucharest airport for hours because Turkey had canceled his travel documents.

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Senators warn of fiscal fallout after Erdogan visit violence

Added: 22.05.2017 18:13 | 10 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The senators who oversee the U.S. foreign aid budget have warned the Turkish government there could be fiscal repercussions if Ankara fails to punish the bodyguards responsible for a violent incident in Washington. In a letter to the Turkish ambassador to the United States, Sens. Lindsey Graham and Patrick Leahy say there ...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Turkey publicly chastises U.S. ambassador for violent D.C. protests

Added: 22.05.2017 17:26 | 18 views | 0 comments


Ankara publicly scolded the Trump White House on Monday, haranguing America's top diplomat in Turkey over violent protests that took place in Washington during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit last week.
U.S. Ambassador John Bass was called to the Turkish Foreign Affairs Ministry on Monday to receive a "written ...

From: www.washingtontimes.com

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