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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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Turkey threatens to block NATO plan on summit eve

December 03, 2019 3:30 pm

The threat underlined the mounting challenges to a bloc hailed by backers as the most successful military alliance in history just as its leaders, including U.S. President Donald Trump, gather in London to celebrate its 70th anniversary.

Tayyip Erdogan says US not fulfilling Syria deal ahead of Trump talks

November 07, 2019 3:42 pm

A month ago, Turkey launched a cross-border offensive with Syrian rebels against Kurdish YPG fighters and after seizing control of a 120 km (75 miles) swathe of territory reached a deal with the United States to keep them out of that area.

Resolve Kashmir issue through dialogue: Tayyip Erdogan

September 26, 2019 2:41 am

So far, Turkey is the only country to raise the issue of Kashmir at the UNGA.

Turkish lira gains nearly 1% after Erdogan-Trump meeting

July 01, 2019 11:25 am

NATO allies Turkey and the United States have been at odds over the S-400s purchase, with Washington warning of US sanctions if the delivery took place.

Modi, Erdogan talk S-400 air defence deal, US sanctions

June 30, 2019 1:56 am

Ministry of External Affairs’ official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the discussions held by Modi and Erdogan focused on trade and investment, defence, counter-terrorism, IT, and civil aviation.

Why US opposes Russia's S-400 deal with India, Turkey

June 29, 2019 5:15 pm

Before meeting Trump, Erdogan held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and reiterated his stand on the S-400 deal, saying that there were no setbacks in it, adding that "eyes are on the delivery process", expected in the first half of July.

US terminates Turkey's preferential trade agreement, reduces tariffs on steel

May 17, 2019 8:15 am

The White House said it was appropriate to terminate Turkey's eligibility to participate in the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, based on its level of economic development.

Erdogan tries to ease pain of Turkey’s bad economy. It’s still hurting

March 05, 2019 8:23 am

The president’s formula of deflecting blame for economic troubles is now being combined with other, more drastic measures — in particular, trying to suppress prices at fruit and vegetable markets as he attempts to maintain his party’s support.

Turkey says it will take over fight against Islamic State after US pull-out

December 22, 2018 11:09 am

The surprise announcement by US President Donald Trump this week that he would withdraw roughly 2,000 troops has felled a pillar of American policy in the Middle East. Critics say Trump's decision will make it harder to find a diplomatic solution to Syria's seven-year-old conflict.

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan urges Saudis to say who ordered Jamal Khashoggi's killing

October 26, 2018 5:09 pm

The kingdom's shifting explanations of what happened to Khashoggi when he entered the consulate to get papers for his divorce have stirred scepticism.


Turkish vote has profound domestic and international implications

November 02, 2015 11:39 am

The Turkish general election is being played out against a deteriorating security situation both inside and outside its borders and a sluggish economy.