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Turkey referendum: EU and US cautious, waiting on OSCE report

The US and European Union officials have said they are waiting on the report by the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)...

Turkey launches terror investigation into American politicians, bureaucrats

An investigation has been launched in Turkey against several high profile American politicians, bureaucrats and academics for suspected links to the Fethullah Gulen Movement.The move...

US strike on Syria poses threat of retaliation to New York City: Mayor

The US missile strike on a Syrian air base poses a significant risk of counterattacks in New York City, which is a prime target...

Turkey blacklists international universities for alleged ties to Gulen

Turkey has blacklisted at least 29 universities around the globe for alleged ties to the Fethullah Gulen Movement, which Ankara accuses of spearheading last...

Turkey reacts to banker’s arrest in the US

The Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu said that he will ask US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about the arrest of Turkish...

US issues Turkey travel warning, cites ‘increase in anti-American rhetoric’

The US State Department has issued a travel warning to its citizens planning to travel to Turkey saying that “an increase in anti-American rhetoric...

Turkish state banker arrested in US: will case implicate government?

Mehmet Hakan Atilla, Deputy General Manager of Turkish state owned bank Halkbank was arrested in accordance with a Manhattan court decision on Tuesday, a...

US Gen. Townsend rebuffs Turkish reporter with ‘political agenda’ against SDF

In a briefing via telephone from Baghdad, Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend answered questions regarding the current situation in Syria and Iraq.Townsend first commented on the...

Trump drops plan to designate Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist organisation

The Trump administration has abandoned plans to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation, according to US officials who spoke to the Washington...

Turkish ministers discussed abduction of Gulen with Flynn: Ex-CIA director

Ex-CIA Director James Woolsey has said that he was in a meeting where Turkish officials met with Donald Trump’s former National Security Adviser Michael...

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