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Turkey says 11 Syrian Kurds killed in border clash

Added: 28.04.2017 21:43 | 4 views | 0 comments

Turkish army says YPG fighters fired rockets across the border, prompting retaliation by Turkish forces.


Erdogan: ‘Fresh page’ for US relations with Trump

Added: 28.04.2017 16:51 | 8 views | 0 comments

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president says a "fresh page" in Turkish-American relations can be opened with President Donald Trump's administration, as high-level dialogue has intensified since January. Speaking in Istanbul on Friday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he sees "signs that Mr. Trump will exhibit a more decisive stance than the previous administration in terms ...]


EU foreign ministers seek way out of stalemate with Turkey

Added: 28.04.2017 11:29 | 9 views | 0 comments

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers were seeking a way out of a stalemate on membership talks with Turkey on Friday, as ties between the two have sunk to their lowest level in years. EU ministers also will meet with their Turkish counterpart in Valletta, Malta, for the first high-level meeting since the divisive ...]


Turkey's Diyarbakir struggles to rebuild

Added: 28.04.2017 8:54 | 4 views | 0 comments

This bastion of Kurdish nationalism lies at the heart of the war between the state and separatist rebels.

Tags: Turkey, Rebels

[Opinion] Rethinking Europe's relationship with Turkey

Added: 28.04.2017 8:28 | 4 views | 0 comments

As Turkey's democracy is in an increasingly troubled state, a new association agreement with the country should replace the current EU accession talks.

Tags: Turkey, EU
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Consider vote concerns: Merkel to Turkey

Added: 28.04.2017 0:24 | 10 views | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Turkey to answer questions raised by European observers over a referendum that expanded President Tayyip Erdogan's powers.


Jordanian in US accused of trying to join terrorist group

Added: 27.04.2017 22:48 | 17 views | 0 comments

A Jordanian citizen who appeared Thursday in a United States court on charges he attempted to travel to Syria to fight with the Islamic State group has been watched by federal investigators since January when he tried to get into the Turkish embassy in Washington, court records show.
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Prosecutors say Ohio man planned to join Islamic State group

Added: 27.04.2017 20:48 | 21 views | 0 comments

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Federal prosecutors say they began investigating a Jordanian citizen living in Ohio after he was arrested while trying to get into the Turkish embassy in Washington.
Prosecutors say the man is now accused of attempting to travel to Syria and fight with the Islamic State group ...


Turkey’s electoral board releases final referendum tally

Added: 27.04.2017 20:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's electoral authority on Thursday released the official tally of the country's referendum, saying President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "yes" camp won narrowly in the vote that will greatly boost the powers of his office. The referendum, disputed by the opposition, approved a series of constitutional amendments transforming Turkey's parliamentary government system ...]


Final Turkish votes show narrow ‘yes’ win

Added: 27.04.2017 19:38 | 11 views | 0 comments

Turkey's electoral authority has released the official tally of the referendum on expanding presidential powers, confirming a narrow win for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "yes" camp.


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