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Turkey determined to push east of Euphrates "as soon as possible"

25 Dec 2018

ISTANBUL Turkey is determined to cross to the east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria as soon as possible, Ankara's foreign minister was quoted as saying on Tuesday, signaling renewed intent to launch a military campaign delayed by the U.S. withdrawal.

Turkey determined to push east of Euphrates 'as soon as possible'

25 Dec 2018

ISTANBUL Turkey is determined to cross to the east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria as soon as possible, Ankara's foreign minister was quoted as saying on Tuesday, signalling renewed intent to launch a military campaign delayed by the U.S. withdrawal.

Soros foundation to close in Turkey after attack by Erdogan

26 Nov 2018

ISTANBUL George Soros's Open Society Foundation said on Monday it would cease operations in Turkey, days after President Tayyip Erdogan accused the billionaire philanthropist of trying to divide and destroy nations.

European court says Turkey holding Kurdish politician too long without trial

20 Nov 2018

ISTANBUL The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) urged Turkey on Tuesday to swiftly process the legal case of the ex-head of the pro-Kurdish opposition, saying his pre-trial detention had gone on longer than could be justified.

UPDATE 3-European court says Turkey holding Kurdish politician too long without trial

20 Nov 2018

* ECHR court says length of detention unjustified (Adds Erdogan, Demirtas statement, lawyer's appeal for release)

Turkey says door still open for engine-makers in fighter jet project

08 Nov 2018

ANKARA The door remains open for international engine-makers to get involved in Turkey's TF-X national fighter jet project, Turkish Defence Industry Director Ismail Demir said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Turkey says door still open for engine-makers in fighter jet project

08 Nov 2018

ANKARA, Nov 8 The door remains open for international engine-makers to get involved in Turkey's TF-X national fighter jet project, Turkish Defence Industry Director Ismail Demir said on Thursday.

Turkey says it will not abide by renewed sanctions on Iran

06 Nov 2018

ANKARA President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would not abide by the renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil and shipping industries as they were aimed at "unbalancing the world".

Turkey says it will not abide by renewed sanctions on Iran

06 Nov 2018

ANKARA President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would not abide by the renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil and shipping industries as they were aimed at "unbalancing the world".

UPDATE 3-Turkey says it will not abide by renewed sanctions on Iran

06 Nov 2018

ANKARA, Nov 6 President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would not abide by the renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil and shipping industries as they were aimed at "unbalancing the world".

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