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Turkish tabloid features Merkel as Hitler

03/19/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 1 week ago

The cover this week of the pro-government Turkish tabloid Gunes (“Sun”) depicted German Chancellor Angela Merkel in full Nazi regalia, complete with a Hitler mustache and

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Turkish leader doubles down on Nazi comparison, blames Netherlands for Serbian massacre

03/15/2017 4:24 PM

In a televised speech Tuesday, Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan blamed Holland for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in eastern Bosnia, in which 8,000 Muslim men and boys

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Thanks to peace-loving dictatorships, the U.S. is the only country threatened by the Ankara assassination

12/20/2016 3:56 PM Updated: 3 months ago

  Yesterday, Andrey G. Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, was shot and killed while making a public appearance in Ankara. His killer, a Turkish police

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Turkey ‘silencing’ independent media

12/15/2016 11:33 AM Updated: 3 months ago

    Ankara (AFP) – Human Rights Watch on Thursday accused Turkey of “silencing” independent media in its bid to prevent scrutiny or criticism of its

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Turkish Call to Drop Gaza Ship Case Against Israelis

12/02/2016 3:00 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Istanbul (AFP) – A Turkish prosecutor called for charges related to a deadly Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound ship to be dropped following diplomatic reconciliation between

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US Orders Family of Istanbul Consulate Staff to Leave

10/30/2016 12:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

Washington (AFP) – The United States ordered the relatives of staff members in its consulate in Istanbul to leave the country Saturday, warning that “extremist groups”

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100 Million Refugees From Aleppo Could Reach Turkey, Erdogan Says

10/19/2016 12:00 PM Updated: 5 months ago

No less than one million Syrian refugees could make their way to Turkey en masse if the situation in Aleppo continues to deteriorate. This was the

Nobody else was killed or injured when two suicide bombers blew themselves up in the town of Haymana 0

Huge Disaster Averted in Turkey as Suspects Blow Themselves Up

10/09/2016 11:30 AM Updated: 5 months ago

Ankara (AFP) – Two people suspected of planning a car bomb attack on the Turkish capital Ankara on Saturday blew themselves up after being confronted by

Turkish Presidential Press Service/AFP / Kayhan Ozer. This picture from the Turkish Presidential Press Office shows President Recep Tayyip Erdogan chairing a meeting of the National Security Council in Ankara, on July 20, 2016 0

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan Approves Legislation Allowing Reconciliation Deal With Israel

08/31/2016 6:44 PM

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan formally approved legislation Wednesday enabling the reconciliation deal with Israel. The agreement was signed by Israeli and Turkish negotiators on June 27.

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Israel’s President Sends Letter of Condolence to Turkish President After Terror Attack

08/22/2016 11:22 AM Updated: 7 months ago

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin sent a letter of condolence to Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan following Saturday’s suicide bombing attack in Turkey, where at least 53 people

Pro-Erdogan supporters gather at Istanbul's Taksim square to support the government on July 16, 2016 following an attempted coup 0

Over 35,000 People Detained by Turkish Authorities After Quashed Coup

08/11/2016 12:18 PM

35,022 people have been detained by Turkish authorities after last month’s quashed coup attempt, according to a statement Thursday from a Turkish official. 17,740 of those

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Russian President Vladmir Putin Tells Turkish President Erdogan He Hopes Turkey Will Restore Order After Coup

08/09/2016 2:54 PM

After calls this week by Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan for a “clean slate” in Turkish relations with Russia , Russian president Vladimir Putin told Erdogan he

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during a ceremony on the occasion of 171st anniversary of foundation of the Turkish National Police at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, on April 7, 2016 0

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan Says He Wants “Clean Slate” With Russia

08/08/2016 4:38 PM

In an interview with Russia’s TASS news agency, Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan said he wants to start relations with Russia on a clean slate. Ties between

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Turkish President Erdogan Cuts Short US Visit Honoring Muhammad Ali

06/10/2016 10:04 AM Updated: 9 months ago

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will not be participating in the second day of ceremonies commemorating the passing of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, various media report. Erdogan,

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Turkey Won’t Drop Demands for Lifting of Israeli Blockade on Gaza

04/11/2016 1:47 PM

On Monday, a spokesman for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that relations with Israel cannot be normalized until the Israeli blockade of Gaza is lifted, various

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Turkish President Offended by Obama’s Criticism ‘Behind My Back’

04/04/2016 2:28 PM Updated: 11 months ago

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused President Barack Obama of criticizing Turkey’s freedom of the press record behind his back, according to a Sunday report

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan addresses the media at the Presidential Palace in Ankara January 12, 2015. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 0

Turkish President Erdogan Criticized for Protesting Satirical Song

04/03/2016 3:33 PM Updated: 12 months ago

On Sunday, European Parliament President Martin Schulz criticized Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan for protesting a three-minute song mocking him on the German political satire program “Extra