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WW3 THREAT: Call for US nukes to be withdrawn from Turkey amid mounting NATO tensions

Added: 27.07.2017 2:16 | 10 views | 0 comments

TOP former US defence officials have called for American nuclear weapons based at a military base in Turkey to be removed amid crumbling tensions between the two nations.

Tags: Turkey, UK, NATO

Terim leaves Turkey role after brawl

Added: 26.07.2017 18:32 | 2 views | 0 comments

Fatih Terim has left his role as Turkey coach by mutual consent following his involvement in a brawl a fortnight ago. Television footage showed 63-year-old Terim in an altercation with a restaurant owner in a west coast holiday town. Reports in the Turkish media said Terim and his sons-in-law had injured five men in the ...]


Atletico Madrid send Ghana's Bernard Mensah on loan again

Added: 26.07.2017 14:34 | 2 views | 0 comments

Atletico Madrid send Ghana midfielder Bernard Mensah on loan for a third time, this time to Turkish club Kasimpasa.


Arda Turan a loan target for Galatasaray

Added: 26.07.2017 13:25 | 6 views | 0 comments

Turkish giants Galatasaray have made an official approach to Barcelona regarding midfielder Arda Turan. Turkish newspaper Hurriyet suggests Galatasaray president himself has opened the negotiations with the Catalan giants, asking for the former Turkish international to be loaned out to Istanbul during the 2017/18 season. Galatasaray are prepared to invest €4 million to cover the ...]


[Ticker] Member states relocate 3,000 migrants in June

Added: 26.07.2017 12:13 | 9 views | 0 comments

Over 2,000 migrants that had arrived in Greece were relocated to other EU member states in June, and almost 1,000 migrants from Italy. On Wednesday, the total number of relocations was 24,676, far lower than the EU's initial target of 160,000. The new target is 33,000, which the commission said on Wednesday "remains feasible before September". A separate scheme, involving resettling refugees from Turkey, reached 17,179 resettlements (of 22,504).

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Turkey is STILL a candidate to join EU despite human rights abuses, EU chief admits

Added: 26.07.2017 0:22 | 11 views | 0 comments

TURKEY remains a “candidate” to join the EU because they have so much “in common” despite an ongoing row over human rights abuses, Jean–Claude Juncker’s right–hand woman declared.

Tags: Turkey, EU

Turkish State New Agency Reveals Locations Of U.S. Troops In Syria

Added: 25.07.2017 22:01 | 3 views | 0 comments

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Roy Gutman, a freelance reporter based in Istanbul, about his article in the Daily Beast about Turkey's leak of secret locations of U.S. troops in Syria.


EU and Turkey fail to defuse tensions

Added: 25.07.2017 18:53 | 5 views | 0 comments

A "high level political dialogue" ended with tense exchanges at a press conference over the human rights situation in Turkey.

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

Added: 25.07.2017 18:27 | 18 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...

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