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Turkey, Russia ink deal for two S-400 air missile defense systems

November 22, 2017 10:55 am
Turkey, Russia ink deal for two S-400 air missile defense systems

This file photo shows a Russian S-400 air defense missile system. (Photo by AFP) Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli says Turkey and Russia have signed an agreement for the purchase of two S-400 missile defense systems, stressing that the first delivery of the anti-aircraft weapon system to the Turkish military is […]

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Ankara’s mayor Melih Gokcek resigns under pressure from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

October 24, 2017 9:57 am
Ankara’s mayor Melih Gokcek resigns under pressure from President Recep Tayyip  Erdogan

Ankara outgoing Mayor Melih Gokcek (File photo by AFP) The long-serving mayor of Turkey’s capital Ankara has announced his resignation after coming under pressure from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is seeking changes to the image of his ruling Justice and Development (AK) party ahead of the 2019 elections. Melih […]

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says cannot call US ‘civilized’ after arrest warrants for Turkish guards

October 21, 2017 5:39 pm
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says cannot call US ‘civilized’ after arrest warrants for Turkish guards

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at the Civilizations Forum at Ibn Haldun University in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 21, 2017. (Photo by Anadolu news agency) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he cannot describe the United States as a civilized country after American officials issued arrest warrants in absentia […]

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says cannot call US ‘civilized’ after arrest warrants for Turkish guards

5:39 pm
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says cannot call US ‘civilized’ after arrest warrants for Turkish guards

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at the Civilizations Forum at Ibn Haldun University in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 21, 2017. (Photo by Anadolu news agency) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he cannot describe the United States as a civilized country after American officials issued arrest warrants in absentia […]

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pushing more mayors to resign amid AK shake-up ahead of 2019 elections

October 19, 2017 5:50 pm
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pushing more mayors to resign amid AK shake-up ahead of 2019 elections

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Photo by AFP) Three more Turkish mayors, including the high-profile mayor of the capital Ankara, will resign, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says, as he seeks to repair the image of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) party ahead of 2019 elections. “Three mayors from […]

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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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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says US visa suspension ‘upsetting’

October 10, 2017 2:23 pm
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says US visa suspension ‘upsetting’

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan reviews the guard of honor on his arrival in Ukraine, on October 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced as “upsetting” Washington’s decision to suspend non-immigrant visa services for Turkish nationals at US diplomatic facilities in Turkey. The US Embassy […]

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Turkey’s Republican People’s Party starts ‘justice congress’ to challenge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

August 26, 2017 4:00 pm
Turkey’s Republican People’s Party starts ‘justice congress’ to challenge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu, bottom left, speaks during a special debate of the General Assembly as the nation marks the first anniversary of the failed 2016 coup, July 15, 2017, Ankara. (AFP photo) Turkey’s Republican People’s Party (CHP), the main opposition group in the country, […]

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Turkish government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan fires 928 public workers, tightened grip over MIT, clamps down on media

August 25, 2017 9:00 pm
Turkish government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan fires 928 public workers, tightened grip over MIT, clamps down on media

The Turkish government fires over 900 officials with the public sector amid the ongoing post-coup desk. (File photo) The Turkish government has fired over 900 officials with the public sector and boosted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s powers over the country’s national intelligence agency. In a decree issued Friday, a total […]

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Turkey to thwart attempts to set up Kurdish state in Syria: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

August 22, 2017 10:30 pm
Turkey to thwart attempts to set up Kurdish state in Syria: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Ankara on August 22, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has underlined Turkey’s resolve to prevent any attempt by Syrian Kurdish fighters to establish a Kurdish state in northern Syria. In a Tuesday […]

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