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Turkey's long crackdown casts shadow over EU meeting

Added: 21.11.2018 14:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

Turkish police came for Yigit Aksakoglu before dawn, waking his young family and detaining him with a dozen other academics and activists accused of fomenting mass protests to overthrow President Tayyip Erdogan's government.


Turkey's Erdogan says ECHR ruling on jailed politician supports of terrorism

Added: 21.11.2018 11:24 | 9 views | 0 comments

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that the European Court of Human Rights' (ECHR) ruling on the jailed former leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition amounted to support of terrorism


Turkey requests extradition of 84 members of cleric's movement

Added: 21.11.2018 7:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday gave US officials a list of 84 members of Fethullah Gulen's movement -- including the cleric himself -- whose extradition Ankara is requesting. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames Gulen -- whom he once regarded as an ally -- for the July 15,...

Putin and Erdogan in Turkey to mark key phase in pipeline

Added: 19.11.2018 12:42 | 2 views | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are in Istanbul to mark the completion of a key phase in a natural gas pipeline.


Trump says not considering extraditing Erdogan foe

Added: 17.11.2018 13:54 | 12 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump said Saturday he was not considering extraditing a U.S.-based Muslim cleric to Turkey as part of an effort to ease pressure on Saudi Arabia.


Erdogan, Trump agree all aspects of Khashoggi case must be uncovered: Turkish presidency

Added: 16.11.2018 20:35 | 14 views | 0 comments

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Friday that all aspects of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be uncovered, the Turkish presidency said.


U.S. Justice Dept denies exploring extradition of Erdogan foe to appease Turkey

Added: 16.11.2018 19:53 | 12 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Justice Department on Friday denied that it was planning an extradition deal designed to persuade the Turkish president to ease off on a probe over the killing of a journalist in an Istanbul embassy.


U.S. Considers Extraditing Erdogan Enemy To Ease Turkish Anger Over Journalist's Murder

Added: 16.11.2018 1:07 | 19 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration is seeking ways to extradite an enemy of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, NBC News reported Thursday, citing two senior U.S. officials and two other people briefed on the requests. The effort is intended to get the Turkish leader to ease pressure on Saudi Arabia over the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. It is at least the second time the White House has sought to remove Fethullah Gulen, a cleric living in exile in Pennsylvania. In President Donald Trump’s first days in office, his administration asked the Department of Justice to look into the matter, NBC News has reported.Turkey has accused Gulen of participating in a failed 2016 coup plot....

Hoping Turkey will ease up on Saudis, White House weighs expelling Erdogan foe

Added: 15.11.2018 22:17 | 10 views | 0 comments

"Once they realized it was a serious request, the career guys were furious," a U.S. official said of request tied to Khashoggi killing.

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U.S. eyes possible ways to remove Erdogan foe to appease Turkey: NBC

Added: 15.11.2018 20:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration is exploring possible ways to remove U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, a foe of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, to convince Turkey to ease pressure on Saudi Arabia over the killing of a Saudi journalist, NBC News reported on Thursday.


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