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Ankara had talks with Moscow on Russia’s S-500 missile system: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

October 14, 2017 5:00 am
Ankara had talks with Moscow on Russia’s S-500 missile system: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

A handout picture released by the Turkish Presidential Press Office and taken on September 28, 2017 shows Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) shaking hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Complex in Ankara during an official visit. (Via AFP) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara has […]

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Turkey disregards Berlin’s reaction to arrest of German citizens over coup links

September 2, 2017 10:30 pm
Turkey disregards Berlin’s reaction to arrest of German citizens over coup links

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu attends a welcome ceremony during the visit of the Turkish president in the Jordanian capital Amman on August 21, 2017.(Photos by AFP) Ankara has dismissed Berlin’s reaction to Turkey’s arrest of German citizens over alleged links to last year’s failed coup. “When we arrest (a […]

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Ankara-Berlin ties to improve after German elections: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

August 12, 2017 10:30 pm
Ankara-Berlin ties to improve after German elections: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters in the Turkish city of Malatya on August 5, 2017. (Photo by AP) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has predicted that the country’s strained ties with Berlin will improve after Germany’s parliamentary election in September.  “Criticism from Europe is about their internal […]

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Gulenists to position Ankara-Washington ties if US takes no action: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

July 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Gulenists to position Ankara-Washington ties if US takes no action: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (Photo by AFP) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has warned US authorities against the presence of supporters of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuses of having orchestrated last year’s failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in the country, stating that they could poison […]

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Ankara criticizes German Chancellery in Berlin depicting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a dictator

July 4, 2017 10:30 pm
Ankara criticizes German Chancellery in Berlin depicting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a dictator

Activists against the up-coming G20 summit present a Mercedes car with a banner featuring (L-R) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz reading “Do you want this car? Kill dictatorship” in front of the Chancellery in Berlin on July 3, 2017. (Photos […]

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Ankara sends reinforcements for Turkey-backed militants in Syria

June 22, 2017 12:00 pm
Ankara sends reinforcements for Turkey-backed militants in Syria

This file photo taken on September 02, 2016 shows Turkish soldiers driving back to Turkey from the Syrian-Turkish border town of Jarablus. (Photos by AFP) Turkey has deployed military reinforcements, including soldiers, vehicles, and equipment to northern Syria, says a UK-based monitoring group. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights […]

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Protesters hold rally outside Saudi embassy in Ankara

June 11, 2017 10:30 pm
Protesters hold rally outside Saudi embassy in Ankara

Protesters have rallied in front of the Saudi embassy in Ankara to denounce the kingdom’s sudden rupture of diplomatic relations with Qatar. The protesters on Saturday held up banners depicting US President Donald Trump and leaders of Saudi Arabia and Egypt, in which they were seen placing their hands on a globe during […]

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German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel in Ankara to discuss air base visit row

June 5, 2017 10:30 pm
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel in Ankara to discuss air base visit row

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel (L) is greeted by his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu, before their meeting in Ankara on June 5, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Germany’s foreign minister is in Turkey for talks on a row between the two NATO allies over Ankara’s refusal to allow German lawmakers visit […]

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Ankara summons US envoy to protest ‘aggressive’ acts against two bodyguards

May 22, 2017 10:30 pm
Ankara summons US envoy to protest ‘aggressive’ acts against two bodyguards

Police secure the street outside the Turkish embassy in Washington, D.C, during a visit by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on May 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Turkey has slammed the United States for the way it treated two Turkish bodyguards during a recent trip by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel hails Ankara as major partner in terror fight

May 3, 2017 7:13 am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel hails Ankara as major partner in terror fight

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (AFP photo) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has brushed aside the European Union’s mounting criticism on Turkey as unnecessary, saying Ankara should continue to remain as a major partner for the EU in the fight against terror. “We in Europe must jointly discuss what sort of future […]

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