News Scan for Turkey, September 9th, 2017

Turkey: Germans initially denied visit make it to NATO base ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a delegation of German lawmakers has arrived at a NATO air base in central Turkey to visit German troops stationed there. Amid souring relations between the two countries, Turkey initially blocked the lawmakers’ request More...

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By Editor On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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News Scan for Turkey, September 7th, 2017

Former Turkish minister indicted in US for violating embargo on Iran U.S. prosecutors have charged a former Turkish economy minister and a former general manager of a state bank with conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions More...

By Editor On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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News Scan for Turkey, September 6th, 2017

EU ‘must say clearly’ if it doesn’t want Turkey: President Erdoğan President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on the European Union to explicitly say if it does not want Ankara as a full member, describing More...

By Editor On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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News Scan for Turkey, September 4th, 2017

One of the Germans detained in Turkey ‘for political reasons’ released: Berlin One of two German nationals who had been detained in Turkey for “political reasons” has been released, Berlin stated on Sept. More...

By Editor On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
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News Scan for Turkey, September 02nd, 2017

‘Humankind is insensitive’ to Myanmar violence: Erdoğan Humanity is being “insensitive” to the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in the southeastern Asian country of Myanmar, Turkey’s president More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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News Scan for Turkey, August 31st, 2017

Turkey, Iran furious over Kirkuk’s participation in independence referendum Iran joined warnings issued by Turkey over plans by the local administration of the Iraqi province of Kirkuk to take part in next month’s More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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News Scan for Turkey, August 30th, 2017

Turkey will eliminate all threats against its existence, Erdoğan says on ‘Victory Day’ Turkey will preserve its determination to defeat all “threats, attacks and attempts to sabotage its economic and political More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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News Scan for Turkey, August 29th, 2017

Germany’s Merkel says ties with Turkey in a ‘complicated phase’ German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Aug. 29 at a Berlin press conference that she wanted to have better relations with Turkey, but the More...

By Editor On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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News Scan for Turkey, August 26th, 2017

Turkish PM’s reaction to my remarks on Iraqi Kurdish referendum are against political kindness: MHP head Turkey’s opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has criticized Prime Minister More...

By Editor On Friday, August 25th, 2017
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News Scan for Turkey, August 25th, 2017

Main opposition CHP’s ‘Justice Congress’ launches in Çanakkale The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on Aug. 26 launches its “Justice Congress” in the western province of Çanakkale, planning More...

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