Tag: Turkey

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staffNovember 27, 2017

Erdogan pledges new plan to protect women from violence

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday a new reform plan to protect women from physical and sexual abuse will ...

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staffNovember 2, 2017

8 Turkish troops, 5 PKK militants killed in SE Turkey clashes

At least eight Turkish forces and five members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have been killed during fresh ...

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staffOctober 31, 2017

Erdogan files criminal complaint after Turkish MP calls him ‘fascist dictator’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan filed a criminal complaint against a prominent opposition lawmaker on Tuesday, after the deputy called ...

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staffOctober 30, 2017

Mass trial of Turkey alleged coup ringleaders resumes

A mass trial in Turkey is set to resume Monday of more than 220 suspects, including former generals, accused of ...

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staffOctober 20, 2017

Turkey launches operations to arrest 140 FETO suspects

ISTANBUL – Turkish security forces on Friday launched counter-terror operations to arrest 140 alleged members of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization ...

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staffOctober 10, 2017

Turkish police seek 70 military officers over Gulen links

Turkish police launched an operation on Tuesday to arrest 70 soldiers accused of links to the U.S.-based Islamic preacher alleged ...

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staffOctober 4, 2017

Bomb blast in southeast Turkey kills three soldiers, wounds five

A bomb detonated by Kurdish militants killed three soldiers and wounded five more in southeast Turkey near the border with ...

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staffSeptember 27, 2017

Turkey to increase defense spending by $2.2 bln

Turkey plans to increase defense spending by $2.2 billion under a new draft law, the finance minister said Wednesday, as ...

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staffSeptember 25, 2017

Turkey denies reports of N. Iraq border closure

ANKARA – Turkey’s Habur border gate with northern Iraq remains open, but security checks have been tightened, Customs and Trade ...

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staffSeptember 22, 2017

Erdogan, Trump hold talks in New York

NEW YORK – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday met with U.S. President Donald Trump in New York, in ...