Articles Tagged 'Turkey'
Turkish Lira Slides as WSJ Reporter Sentenced to Prison
The lira erased gains against the dollar after the White House backed its ambassador’s decision to suspend visas from the country and a Turkish court… READ MORE
Turkey opposition chief hosts ‘justice congress’ in challenge to ErdoganÇANAKKALE (TURKEY) (AFP) –
Turkey’s main opposition leader on Saturday begins hosting a four day “justice congress” in a bid to keep up the momentum… READ MORE
Turkish police officer stabbed to death by suspected ISIS suicide bomber in Istanbul
A Turkish police officer was stabbed to death in Istanbul late Sunday by
Israel & Turkey Agree: Soros is a threat
Israel’s foreign ministry has issued a statement denouncing U.S. billionaire George Soros, a move that appeared designed to align Israel more closely with Hungary ahead… READ MORE
Syria ceasefire, backed by Russia and Turkey, holds after initial clashes
A nationwide ceasefire in Syria, brokered by Russia and Turkey which back opposing sides in the conflict, appeared to hold early on Friday after a… READ MORE
Russian ambassador to Turkey assassinated by police officer ‘in revenge for Aleppo’
Russia’s ambassador to Turkey has been assassinated by an off-duty police officer in front of terrified witnesses allegedly in retaliation for the crisis in Aleppo.… READ MORE
At least 29 killed and 166 injured by two bombs in ‘inhuman terror attack’ at Besiktas football stadium in Istanbul
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in a statement: “A terrorist attack has been carried out against our security forces and our citizens.
“It has been… READ MORE
Bomb kills 25, mostly foreign-backed rebels in north Syria: witnesses
A bomb claimed by Islamic State at a Syria-Turkey border crossing killed at least 25 people, most of them foreign-backed Syrian rebels, and wounded dozens… READ MORE
Meet the New Authoritarian Masters of the Internet
President Barack Obama’s drive to hand off control of Internet domains to a foreign multi-national operation will give some very unpleasant regimes equal say over… READ MORE
CAUGHT: Mall massacre suspect ID’d as Turkish immigrant with violent past
A suspected gunman believed to have killed five people at a Washington state mall was arrested Saturday, according to authorities.
At a news conference, officials… READ MORE