ECONOMY

Turkey Prevents German Delegation From Visiting Incirlik Airbase

German officials have said that Turkey is blocking a visit by a senior delegation to Turkey’s Incirlik Airbase, where Berlin has deployed planes and personnel as part of the US-led…

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German TV Program Pulled, Turkey Trip Rejected Amid Tensions

A Turkish television station has pulled a German broadcaster’s program, citing complaints over the German Parliament’s vote to label the killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a century ago genocide,…

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Turkish Jets Strike PKK Targets in Northern Iraq, Southeast Turkey

Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq and southeastern Turkey overnight on Wednesday, security sources said. The strikes destroyed targets belonging to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), including…

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Turkey’s President Erdoğan And His First Lady Dine With Transgender Icon Bülent Ersoy

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been pictured dining with Turkish singer and transgender icon Bülent Ersoy, hours after  security forces violently dispersed a Trans Pride march in Istanbul. When…

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Turkish President Condemns Attack on Rock Fans

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday condemned Islamists who attacked rock fans at a music store in Istanbul, but also said it was “wrong” for fans to have consumed…

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Turkey Launches New Corvette

Turkey has launched a third indigenously manufactured naval corvette under its MILGEM program. The Ada-class vessel, TCG Burgazada, took to water late last week during a ceremony attended by Turkish…

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Court Arrests Journalists, Academic for ‘Terror’ Propaganda

A Turkish court placed two Turkish journalists including a local representative of Reporters Without Borders and an academic in pretrial arrest Monday over charges of disseminating “terrorist propaganda,”. Reporters Without…

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Turkish Nationalist Party Move Closer to Ousting Leader

Dissidents in Turkey’s nationalist MHP opposition party took a step closer on Sunday to ousting their veteran leader, a move which could potentially derail President Tayyip Erdoğan’s drive for greater…

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Istanbul Riot Police Disperse ‘Trans Pride’ March

Istanbul riot police fired tear gas and rubber pellets on Sunday to disperse a march for transgender people banned after ultra-nationalists said that “degenerates” could not demonstrate. Hundreds of riot…

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Erdoğan Vows to Reconstruct Military Barracks In Istanbul’s Gezi Park

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed to reconstruct the historic Taksim military barracks in Istanbul’s Gezi Park, a project that sparked country-wide protests in 2013. “One of the subjects…

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Turkey Bans Istanbul Gay Pride Due to ‘security fears’

Authorities in the Turkish city of Istanbul have banned an annual gay pride march planned for later this month, citing security and public order fears. The ban, which was angrily…

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Greece Wants to Send Thousands of Migrants Back to Turkey

  Greece wants to dramatically escalate returns of migrants to Turkey in the coming weeks under a European Union deal with Ankara, the migration minister said on Friday, amid criticism…

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