Thursday, October 18, 2018

Erdogan: Turkey needs Russia’s S-400 missile defence system

Erdogan said Ankara would try to procure the missile system as soon as possible, which will likely be 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has...

John McCain did not want Trump at his funeral

Senator John McCain was the Republican of the Old School. A decent politician who could collaborate with and have friends in the opponents team...

Tough talks, no agreements at Merkel, Putin meeting near Berlin

MESEBERG, Germany - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as Iran and...

Former U.N. chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80

ACCRA/GENEVA - Former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation said, after...

Erdoğan challenges ‘strategic partner’ while reshuffling ruling party management

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has challenged the United States, whom he accused of appearing like a strategic partner but acting like Turkey is its...

Qatar’s emir travels to Turkey in show of support

The emir of wealthy Qatar flew to Turkey Aug. 15 to meet close ally President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in an apparent show of support...

Turkey’s economy under attack not in crisis: MHP leader

The recent fall in the value of the Turkish Lira is the result of an attack by the United States, Nationalist Movement Party (MHP)...

Turkey to freeze assets of two US ministers as retaliation to sanctions: Erdoğan

Turkey will freeze the assets of two United States ministers as retaliation to Washington's sanctions against Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has announced. "The latest...

Israel seizes Swedish activist ship en route to Gaza

JERUSALEM - The Israeli navy seized a Swedish-flagged sailboat attempting to breach a blockade of the Palestinian Gaza Strip on Saturday, the military said. The...

More than 18,500 public workers dismissed with new emergency state decree

The Turkish government ordered the dismissal of more than 18,500 state employees including police officers, soldiers and academics, in a state of emergency decree...