Turkish FM says U.S.-based Muslim cleric’s network has infiltrated US justice

Turkish FM says U.S.-based Muslim cleric's network has infiltrated US justice

Turkey’s top diplomat says followers of a U.S.-based Muslim cleric blamed for last year’s failed coup have infiltrated the “American system” of justice and are behind accusations leveled against a Turkish-Iranian businessman in the U.S. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also told journalists Friday that cleric Fethullah Gulen More...

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Turkish official: Turkey's S-400 purchase not a message to NATO
By Editor On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Turkish official: Turkey’s S-400 purchase not a message to NATO

Turkey‘s decision to buy an advanced missile defence system from Russia is not aimed at sending any political messages, a Turkish official has said, a day after Ankara announced the finalisation of a deal More...

Turkish author Ece Temelkuran wins award in book festival
By Editor On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Turkish author Ece Temelkuran wins Edinburgh Int’l Book Festival First Book Award

Turkish author Ece Temelkuran wins 2017 Edinburgh Int’l Book Festival First Book Award Turkish author Ece Temelkuran has been announced as the winner of the 2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival First More...

By Editor On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Turkish Government decides to extend state of emergency for three more months

The government on Oct. 16 decided to extend for a further three months Turkey’s state of emergency, which was first imposed after last year’s failed coup attempt, spokesperson Bekir Bozdağ has stated. More...

By Editor On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Turkey to impose further sanctions on KRG over referendum, Erdoğan says

Turkey will impose further sanctions on Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) administration in northern Iraq over the banned independence referendum, President Tayyip Erdoğan said Tuesday. “We are managing More...

By Editor On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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PM Yıldırım says KRG responsible for upcoming events in the region – News Scan

Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım issued a stern warning Saturday, saying the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) would be “responsible for the upcoming events in the region” after the controversial independence More...

Erdoğan told deputies in patliament Turkey does not need EU anymore.
By Editor On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Erdoğan says Turkey doesn’t need EU anymore – News Scan

Turkey does not need to join the European Union anymore, but it won’t be Ankara that leaves the table, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Oct. 1. “I will say this clearly: We will not end the process, More...

By Editor On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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News Scan for Turkey, September 22nd, 2017

Erdoğan, Trump discuss S-400 missile deal, KRG referendum in ‘positive’ meeting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and U.S. counterpart Donald Trump discussed the regional developments in New York as the More...

By Editor On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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News Scan for Turkey, September 21st, 2017

Istanbul’s main airport shut down after jet crashes on runway Istanbul’s main Atatürk Airport has been shut down after a private jet slipped off track during landing and burst into flames on Sept. 21. There More...

News scan from Turkey
By Editor On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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News Scan for Turkey, September 20th, 2017

Trump thanks Turkey for hosting Syrian refugees U.S. President Donald Trump has thanked Turkey for hosting Syrians who escaped from their war-torn country, while grilling North Korea and Iran during his first address More...

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