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European Union cuts funding to Turkey in 2018 budget

An EU 2018 budget deal was announced Saturday that cuts funds destined to Turkey, citing doubts about Ankara's commitment to democracy and human rights.

published on : 18th November 2017

NATO apologizes to Turkey for showing Erdogan, Ataturk as 'enemies' during Norway drills

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey's founding leader Ataturk's picture and his own name were featured on an "enemy chart" during NATO's military exercises in Norway.

published on : 17th November 2017

Turkey withdraws troops from NATO drills in Norway after reports show Ataturk, Erdogan as 'enemies'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that Turkey has withdrawn 40 soldiers from a NATO military exercise in Norway.

published on : 17th November 2017

Iran, Russia, Turkey leaders to hold Syria summit next week

The three presidents will meet at Putin's official residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi for talks on developments in Syria and the region on November 22.

published on : 16th November 2017

Qatar 'thousand times better off' without Gulf allies: Emir

Iran, Turkey and most recently Spain have stepped in to help Qatar secure food imports amid a boycott by four Arab states.

published on : 14th November 2017

46 Istanbul Ataturk Airport attack suspects on trial

Forty-six suspects - one third of them Russian nationals -- went on trial Monday in connection with last year's triple suicide bombing of Istanbul's main airport that killed 45 people.

published on : 13th November 2017

Powerful earthquake rocks Iran-Iraq border, kills over 400 people

At least 400 people were killed and thousands injured when a 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook the mountainous Iran-Iraq border triggering landslides that were hindering rescue efforts.

published on : 13th November 2017

Turkey denies offering money for US extradition of Erdogan rival

Ankara blames Gulen's movement for the July 15, 2016 failed coup against Erdogan, and has pressed for his extradition from the United States, where he has lived since 1999.

published on : 12th November 2017

Ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn probed over secret Turkey dealings

Investigators are probing whether former White House national security advisor Michael Flynn discussed expelling a Turkish dissident back to his country in exchange for millions of dollars.

published on : 10th November 2017

Russia denies postponing Syria peace conference amid cold response from Turkey, allies

Russia  denied postponing a Syria peace conference while not confirming an earlier announced date of November 18, after the plan gained a cool reception from rebel backer Turkey  and its allies.

published on : 7th November 2017

Germany, Turkey top diplomats hold talks amid tensions

The top diplomats of Germany and Turkey on Saturday met for previously unannounced talks in a southern Turkish resort, as a range of bitter rows strain ties between the two NATO allies.

published on : 4th November 2017

Militants kill 8 Iranian border guards near Turkish border

The report said that the Iranian border guards inflicted heavy casualties on the militants.

published on : 4th November 2017

Three dead after boat sinks crossing from Turkey to Greece

At least three people drowned on Friday after their wooden boat sank in the narrow stretch of water separating Turkey from the Greek island of Kalymnos.

published on : 3rd November 2017

Turkish president Erdogan signs contentious religious marriages law

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signed into law controversial legislation to let state-approved clerics conduct marriage ceremonies.

published on : 3rd November 2017

Two killed in raid on suspected PKK hideout in Turkey

The operation comes a day after eight Turkish security force members and 46 suspected PKK rebels were killed in three separate skirmishes in southeast Turkey.

published on : 3rd November 2017
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