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Turkey is trying to get an ATOMIC BOMB in secret weapons plan, warns expert

Added: 08.08.2017 22:45 | 13 views | 0 comments

TURKEY'S President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is attempting to get hold of an atomic bomb in a plot to build up the nation's weapons, an expert has claimed.


Report: Mueller wants Flynn lobbying records

Added: 06.08.2017 22:50 | 19 views | 0 comments

Federal investigators are examining whether former national security adviser Michael Flynn was secretly paid by the Turkish government to lobby against a critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to a report from The New York Times.

Erdogan Says Turkey Will Not Be Submissive To The West, Germany

Added: 25.07.2017 18:27 | 24 views | 0 comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made some controversial comments that could increase tensions during a diplomatic row with Germany as top European Union officials held discussions with Turkey's foreign minister in Brussels, according to Al Jazeera. Erdogan said the era of a submissive Turkey bowing to the demands from the West was over, "The West wants Turkey to do, without question, whatever they want ... I am sorry to say that Turkey no longer exists," Erdogan said. Turkey has been fighting with Germany for several months but was escalated after the arrests of human rights activists from Amnesty International, including a German national, on terror-related charges. Earlier this year...

Tensions escalate in Israel as Turkish president urges Muslims to 'protect' Jerusalem

Added: 25.07.2017 15:01 | 25 views | 0 comments

TURKISH president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged all Muslims to flock to Jerusalem to “protect” it as a week of bloodshed ensued following the installation of metal detectors at the holy site.


Erdogan ramps up anti-Western rhetoric

Added: 25.07.2017 11:32 | 18 views | 0 comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ramped up his anti-Western rhetoric, saying the era of a submissive Turkey bowing to every Western demand is over.


Turkish president meets Qatari leader over Gulf dispute

Added: 24.07.2017 17:40 | 20 views | 0 comments

Turkey's president on Monday urged Qatar and Arab countries isolating it to negotiate an end to the crisis dividing them as he wrapped up a two-day Gulf tour.
Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said in a brief statement that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan voiced his support for mediation efforts...


[Ticker] Turkey arrests protesters, as journalists go to trial

Added: 24.07.2017 8:09 | 14 views | 0 comments

Turkish police arrested 61 protesters in Ankara on Sunday. The protesters were showing support for two Turkish teachers, who were jailed last year during the purge following the failed military coup. Meanwhile, on Monday, journalists for Turkish daily newspaper Cumhuriyet will face trial on unclear charges related to "terrorist organisations". Human rights defenders say that Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan is becoming increasingly authoritarian.

Turkey puts on trial 17 staff from anti-Erdogan daily

Added: 24.07.2017 5:08 | 32 views | 0 comments

July 24, 2017 12:08 PM
ISTANBUL (AFP) - Seventeen directors and journalists from one of Turkey's most respected opposition newspapers go on trial on Monday (July 24) after spending over eight months behind bars in a case which has raised new alarm over press freedoms under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.


Erdogan heads to Gulf hoping to ease Qatar crisis

Added: 23.07.2017 22:00 | 19 views | 0 comments

July 24, 2017 5:00 AM
ISTANBUL • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday embarked on a key visit to the Gulf region aimed at defusing the standoff around Turkey's ally Qatar, saying no one had an interest in prolonging the crisis.


Turkish leader wades into Qatar dispute with Gulf tour

Added: 23.07.2017 18:20 | 28 views | 0 comments

Turkey's president waded into the diplomatic crisis gripping Qatar and four other Arab nations on Sunday, traveling to Saudi Arabia at the start of a three-country Gulf tour aimed at helping break the impasse.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose country has deployed troops to Qatar, is the fifth high-level...


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