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Germans warned over holiday travel to Turkey as row with Erdogan escalates

Added: 20.07.2017 10:44 | 7 views | 0 comments

GERMANY has toughened its travel advice to citizens visiting Turkey amid an escalating row with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.


[Ticker] Turkey accuses German companies of supporting terror

Added: 20.07.2017 7:55 | 8 views | 0 comments

Turkey gave Germany a list of 68 companies and persons in Germany who it says have ties to Fethullah Gulen, the enemy of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Die Zeit reported Wednesday. Gulen's movement is branded a terror organisation in Turkey, and accused of orchestrating a failed coup attempt last July. The list includes automaker Daimler and chemical company BASF as backers of terrorism. German officials called the accusations "ridiculous".

World Briefs: Erdogan to visit Gulf region amid row

Added: 18.07.2017 22:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

July 19, 2017 5:00 AM
ISTANBUL • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be visiting Qatar and Saudi Arabia, which are locked in a deep diplomatic crisis, his office announced yesterday. Mr Erdogan will also visit Kuwait, the main mediator in the Qatar crisis, during his July 23-24 tour.


Gulen admits meeting key figure in Turkey coup plot, dismisses Erdogan’s ‘senseless’ claims

Added: 18.07.2017 15:57 | 6 views | 0 comments

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Fethullah Gulen admitted meeting a key figure in Turkey’s July 2016 attempted coup. But the Turkish cleric said that a mere visit from one of his followers isn't proof he orchestrated the failed coup.


[Ticker] Turkey extends post-coup state of emergency

Added: 18.07.2017 7:44 | 5 views | 0 comments

The Turkish parliament on Monday extended the state of emergency, imposed after last July's failed coup attempt, by another three months. It is the fourth extension of the state of emergency, which has been used by president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to rule by decree and crack down on critics and the media. More than 50,000 people have been arrested and 150,000 have been suspended from jobs after the attempted coup.

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Death penalty will end Turkey's EU bid, warns Juncker

Added: 17.07.2017 8:29 | 6 views | 0 comments

Turkish president Erdogan said he would reinstate capital punishment, for people behind last year's failed military coup. But European Commission president Juncker says the move would end Turkey's bid to join the EU.

A year after failed coup, Erdogan vows to punish enemies

Added: 16.07.2017 22:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

July 17, 2017 5:00 AM
ISTANBUL • A sea of rapturous, flag-waving crowds gathered in Istanbul early yesterday to listen as a defiant Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to punish his enemies, and praised the civilians who last year stood up to the rogue soldiers and their tanks.


A Year Later, A Divided Turkey Remembers Failed Coup Attempt

Added: 16.07.2017 19:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

A year after the failed coup, President Erdogan honored the civilians who died resisting the effort to overthrow his government. "We will not forget, (and) will not let it be forgotten," he said.


Erdogan vows to bring back death penalty

Added: 16.07.2017 11:57 | 16 views | 0 comments

A defiant President Tayyip Erdogan has stepped up his attack on the European Union, saying Turkey had to go its own way and vowing to bring back the death penalty if parliament passes it.


Turkish president threatens ‘traitors’

Added: 16.07.2017 3:15 | 17 views | 0 comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to carry out harsh measures against putschists, stressing he would seek to bring back the death penalty, during a mass rally on a bridge in Istanbul attended by hundreds of thousands.


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