Turkey

How Trump Burned Turkey

The Turks thought the president would be their friend. Instead, ties with Washington have only gotten worse.<p>Every year, the day before Thanksgiving, the fire department in the Washington, D.C., suburb where I live posts a “Keep Your Family Safe this Thanksgiving” bulletin on its website, offering …

Politics

What if the plot is to isolate Turkey?

The outrage ignited by the recent NATO drill scandal in Norway has sparked a debate on Turkey’s membership in the Transatlantic alliance, compounding …

Middle East

EU Mulls Including Turkey on Blacklist of Tax Havens

The European Union may include Turkey on a blacklist of tax havens as soon as next month, in a move that could further strain ties between Ankara and …

Angela Merkel

Erdogan the First Turkish President to Visit Greece in 65 Years | GreekReporter.com

Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be the first Turkish president to visit Greece in 65 years, Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Cavusoglu said Thursday.<p>The visit; …

Middle East

Gülen receives bill for damage to Turkish Parliament during coup attempt

ANKARA<p>An Ankara court has served a notice of debt amounting to 19 million Turkish Liras to U.S.-based Fethullah Gülen upon a complaint from the …

Middle East

Syrians rebuild and rehabilitate under Turkey's watchful eye

<b>Jarablus, Syria (CNN) —</b> The cigarette dangling from Khalil's lips gives him the air of teenage rebellion generally reserved for boys his age. But Khalil's rebellion is darker than most.<p>Khalil says he ran away from home to join ISIS a year and a half ago. Today, he sits in a rehabilitation center in …

Syria

Turkey to detain 99 suspects in widening post-coup probe: Anadolu

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish authorities issued detention warrants for 99 suspects including doctors and lawyers and have so far detained 78 of them, the state-run Anadolu agency said on Thursday, as part of a widening crackdown since last year's failed coup attempt.<p>The suspects were believed to be …

Middle East

Egypt says Turkey involved in plot to overthrow country

File: Egyptian authorities have detained 29 suspects for 15 days, pending investigations into allegations that they engaged in espionage with Turkey. …

News (South Africa)

Erdogan to make first Turkish presidential visit to Greece since 1952 - International - World

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will in the coming days visit Turkey's sometimes uneasy NATO ally Greece, a top official said Thursday, the first …

Middle East

Göbeklitepe settlement presented at a conference

BODRUM - DHA<p>Archaeologist Çiğdem Köksal Schmit, the wife of the late Professor Klaus Schmit, who headed the excavations in Göbeklitepe and died in …

Archaeology

Drowning sparks outrage over Turkish crackdown

A family of five fleeing Turkish authorities has drowned after their boat capsized in the Aegean Sea. Their bodies washed up on the Greek island of Lesbos.<p>The victims were named as Hüseyin Maden, his wife Nur Maden, and their children Nadire Maden, Bahar Maden and Feridun Maden.<p>A Turkish MP said …

News

Zarrab case: Time to re-strategize Turkey’s interests

The long-awaited trial of Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab over evasion of U.S. sanctions against Iran, which is set to start next week after …

Middle East

Amazing Deal: ~$1,200 Business Class Tickets From Atlanta To Europe On Turkish

This certainly won’t last. Per zoqfotpik on FlyerTalk, at the moment <b>Turkish has some $1,200-1,400 business class fares from Atlanta to various</b> …

Airlines

Defense, prosecution disagree on key disputed issues in Reza Zarrab case

NEW YORK<p>Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Nov. 24 that the defense team and prosecutors failed to agree on a number of disputed issues in …

Middle East

1,700 undocumented migrants captured across Turkey

At least 1,742 undocumented migrants, including women and children, were held Thursday during anti-human trafficking operations across Turkey, …

Immigration

Turkey-EU maintain dialogue on cooperation areas

Sevil Erkuş - ANKARA<p>Turkey and the European bodies will engage in a series of dialogues in the forthcoming weeks as part of efforts to maintain their …

Middle East

The Legacy of Ottomans has Come to Mumbai at IIFF

(Attn.editors: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PRNewswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same).The …

India

Turkey received bids in tender for 500 battle tanks last week: Minister

ANKARA<p>Turkey received bids on Nov. 17 for the production of 500 Altay battle tanks, of which 250 are optional, Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said …

Middle East

We support solution ensuring Syria’s integrity: CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu

ISTANBUL<p>Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said his party supports a solution that ensures the territorial …

Middle East

Jews most targeted by hate speech in Turkish media: Report

ISTANBUL<p>Jews were the most targeted group in hate speech in the Turkish media in the most recent period, according to a report prepared by the …

Censorship

Retired Turkish sergeant returns his medal to NATO after drill scandal

ISTANBUL<p>A retired Turkish sergeant has returned his NATO medal following a recent drill controversy in Norway, which prompted a strong reaction from …

Middle East

Is there still a Zarrab case? Is there a US plot on Turkey?

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Nov. 22 that the Zarrab case in the United States has started to harm Turkey and Turkey’s interests on …

Middle East

Marking of Alevi houses a provocation: Turkish police

MALATYA<p>The marking of Alevi houses in a neighborhood in the Central Anatolian province of Malatya is a “provocation by dark powers,” Malatya police …

Middle East

There will be no such thing ever again, NATO chief says over drill scandal

Güven Özalp - BRUSSELS<p>NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gave a guarantee to Turkey, saying that an incident like this would never happen again, …

Middle East

How to revive Cyprus talks

Reviving the Cyprus talks, the stillborn baby of half a century ago, is surely a complicated task. Does anyone remember how the talks began back in …

Middle East

Police informant within ISIL killed Turkish police officer: Report

ANKARA<p>A police informant within the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) reportedly killed a police officer in 2016 in the southeastern …

Policing

Turkey not drifting away from NATO or Europe: Turkish FM

ROME<p>Turkey is not drifting away from Europe and will continue to work with NATO, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said, adding that the country …

Middle East

Israel deports Turkish journalist for ‘being aboard Gaza aid flotilla’ in 2010

ISTANBUL<p>Kemal Gümüş, a journalist for the Turkish daily Star, said on Nov. 23 that he was deported from Israel on grounds that he was among the …

Middle East

Netanyahu slams deputy minister’s digs at US Jewry

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Nov. 23 rapped his deputy foreign minister for "offensive" remarks in which she said US Jews were too …

Israel

Turkish MIT economist Daron Acemoğlu receives science medal in Istanbul

ISTANBUL<p>Leading MIT Professor Daron Acemoğlu has received the “2017 Rahmi M. Koç Medal of Science” for his “distinguished contributions to the …

Middle East