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World Traveler: Turkey's charms and harms.

ISTANBUL, Turkey , This is shaping up as the year I'm traveling to nations where I've never been. I started with five days in England in early July . It was mostly a work visit - three days of conferences about Ukraine The post World Traveler: Turkey's charms and harms appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Turkish plane is rerouted to Algiers after false bomb alert.

ALGIERS, Algeria " A senior Algerian aviation official says a Turkish Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Algiers airport after a false bomb alert on board.The Air Algeria official, who spoke on condition...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Israeli removal of holy site metal detectors not enough: Erdogan.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday welcomed Israel's removal of metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site but said it was "not enough".

- The Daily Star - LB

Germany, Sweden protest to Turkey over jailing of activists.

Germany and Sweden made a joint protest to Turkey on Wednesday about the jailing of two human rights activists, demanding that the men be told what exactly they are accused of, the foreign ministry in Berlin said

- The Daily Star - LB

Member states relocate 3,000 migrants in June.

Over 2,000 migrants that had arrived in Greece were relocated to other EU member states in June, and almost 1,000 migrants from Italy. On Wednesday, the total number of relocations was 24,676, far lower than the EU's initial target of 160,000. The new target is 33,000, which the commission said on Wednesday "remains ...

- EU Observer - EU

Oficially Turkey Is Getting Russia's S-400 Air Defense System.

Turkey has reportedly signed deal to co-produce the S-400 surface to air missile system with Russia. The plan has already provoked criticism from the country's fellow NATO members and could further strain its relations with the alliance. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made the announcement during a parliamentary ...

- Novinite - BG

Sand Sculptures Festival to Take Place in Burgas.

For another year in Burgas will take place the Sand Sculptures Festival 2017. A total of 21 sand sculpture artists from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Turkey, Germany, Latvia, Portugal and Russia are displaying their works at the 10th Festival of Sand Figures – Sand Tales – which opened in Ezero park in ...

- Novinite - BG

Turkey's Erdogan says Israel damaging Jerusalem's 'Islamic character'.

ANKARA, July 26 — Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel today of inflicting damage on Jerusalem's Islamic character', in comments likely to further inflame regional tensions in a dispute over the Al-Aqsa mosque. The dispute...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Turkey coach resigns after off-pitch troubles.

ANKARA, July 26 — Turkish national team coach Fatih Terim resigned today, the country's football federation said, less than two weeks after he was reportedly involved in a fight at a kebab house. It was decided that it would be better for...

- The Malay Mail - MY

The Latest: Israel tells Turkey its criticism is 'absurd'.

The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site : 5:20 p.m. Israel's Foreign Ministry has issued a scathing response to Turkey's criticism of its security measures at a contested Jerusalem holy site.

- FOX News - US

Turkish Cypriots: Maronites can return to army-held villages.

Authorities in the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north of the ethnically divided island of Cyprus say they have lifted restrictions on Maronite Christians from reclaiming homes and property in villages that have been under Turkish military control for over four decades.

- FOX News - US

President Erdogan ramps up rhetoric ahead of Turkey-EU talks

BRUSSELS " Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ramped up his anti-Western rhetoric Tuesday ahead of a meeting between his foreign minister and top European Union officials, saying the era of a submissive Turkey bowing to every...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Turkey's Erdogan says Israel damaging Jerusalem's 'Islamic character'

ANKARA - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel on Wednesday of inflicting damage on Jerusalem's "Islamic character", in comments likely to further inflame regional tensions in a dispute over the Al-Aqsa mosque.

- Reuters - US

Live: Football transfers news, rumours

Welcome to this new initiative by Times of Malta's sports desk. We are looking to keep our readers and social media followers updated with all the latest news and gossip regarding the summer transfer window. 4.00pm Turkey national soccer team coach Fatih Terim has left his job two weeks after he was involved in a brawl in a ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Want a united Nato? Then don't count on Turkey

Some members are more in the club than others.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Azerbaijan Quickly Becoming Turks' Best Friend

Turkey has gone through a rough foreign policy patch over the past few years, feuding variously with the United States, Europe, Russia, and much of the Arab world. So is its only remaining friend Azerbaijan? That seems to be the conclusion of a new survey, the annual Public Perceptions on Turkish Foreign Policy report by ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Turkey's Twitter crackdown ratchets up, as state says, Click now to report a user to the police!'

Twitter logo mod from graffiti seen on a wall during protests in Turkey in July 2013 Ian Brown / July 4, Eren Aksoyoğlu, a member of the Turkish Joint June Movement opposition bloc, was taken into custody for a tweet criticising the government's handling of a racially-motivated brawl in Ankara. Less than two weeks later, ...

- The Conversation - UK

Turkey arrests 'threaten everyone,' says partner of detained German activist

It was the evening of July 5 and Magdalena Freudenschuss hadn't heard from her partner all day. That was unusual, so she was worried.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Judy Asks: Is the EU-Turkey Refugee Deal on the Ropes?

A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe's role in the world.

- Carnegie Endowment - US

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu: ' Dialogue Between Turkey and EU Needs to Continue'

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said dialogue between Turkey and the European Union needs to continue despite having several setbacks, Daily Sabah reported.Speaking at a joint press conference on Tuesday with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, EU Commissioner for ...

- Novinite - BG

Turkey to deport Iranian journalist who wrote for Israeli site

Journalist left Iran when her book on women's oppression was banned. Turkey gave her 30 days to leave after she wrote for Israeli site.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

'Now, Today, Tomorrow and Always': an exhibition that takes pop culture seriously

By Hettie Judah Posted at;inews.co.uk/ - There is more joy to be had in watching a pair of Turkish teenagers bathetically murdering There Is A Light That Never Goes Out' than you could possibly imagine had you not watched artist Phil Collins's … Continue reading → The post 'Now, Today, Tomorrow and Always': an ...

- worldwide hippies - US

7km Queue of Trucks at Dunav Most-Ruse

On the Bulgarian-Romanian border, there is a 7km queue of cargo vehicles waiting to leave the country at Dunav Most-Ruse checkpoint, according to data of Chief Directorate Border Police by 06:00, quoted by Focus News Agency. The queue at Dunav Most-Vidin is 2km long.On the border with Turkey, there is a 4km queue of cargo ...

- Novinite - BG

Turkish foreign minister: 'We are fighting terrorism'

Turkey's foreign minister has said being a journalist does not entitle an individual to commit crime, Anadolu reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Europe may see Russia-supported annexation in Balkans - media

At a recent closed think-tank meeting, a well-informed German official was asked what problem in Europe caused him the most worry. His answer came without hesitation: the Western Balkans, where a new crisis is brewing as Turkey and Russia stir the pot, Wall Street Journal reports.


Turkish foreign minister: 'We are fighting terrorism'

- Today.Az - AZ

9 PKK terrorists killed in Iraq says Turkish military

- Today.Az - AZ

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is 'just taking a little time off,' not quitting, his spokeswoman says

Rex Tillerson has never been the most energetic, popular, or accessible secretary of state, but when reporters noticed that his public schedule has not listed any public events or other information for a few days, or been incorrect, they asked State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert on Tuesday why the department isn't ...

- The Week - US

Turkish, EU Authorities to Meet

Making evaluations prior to the meeting, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Hahn has stated that Turkey is slipping away from European values and it has to take action.

- Bianet - TR

EU to Turkey: Respect for Rights ‘Imperative' to Join Bloc

The European Union on Tuesday delivered its most public criticism yet of Turkey's security crackdown since last year's failed coup, saying there could be no progress on Ankara's bid to join the bloc without an end to human rights abuses. Speaking after a meeting with Turkey's foreign and EU affairs ministers in Brussels, ...

- Voice of America - US

In Turkey, Freedom of Expression is in the Dock

Expand A demonstration outside a courthouse in Istanbul, Turkey in solidarity with the staff of the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet on trial over alleged support to terrorist groups, July 24, 2017. © 2017 Reuters A journalist prosecuted for allegedly helping a group which he spent years criticizing in his work. Emails ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Brussels talks fail to ease EU-Turkey tensions

Ankara request for new accession talks rejected amid European alarm over Erdogan crackdown

- Financial Times - US

Turkish President Criticizes Israel Over Al-Aqsa

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized Israel for security measures at the al-Aqsa Mosque, also known as the Temple Mount, in Jerusalem. Rising tensions over the mosque could threaten attempts at rapprochement between Israel and Turkey. Erdogan chose his weekly address to his parliamentary deputies to launch ...

- Voice of America - US

Turkey comes to the rescue of Pakistani liver patients

Health officials discuss discounted packages, special visa regime The post Turkey comes to the rescue of Pakistani liver patients appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

EU-Turkey talks fail to ease friction over detentions

Turkey has been mired in a diplomatic row with EU powerhouse and fellow NATO ally Germany following the arrests last week of a group of human rights activists, including a German national, on terror-related charges

- Stars and Stripes - US

Turkish president accuses Israel of trying to take Al-Aqsa mosque from Muslims

JERUSALEM , President Recip Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey accused Israel of attempting to take the Al-Aqsa mosque from Muslims using security as the excuse. Erdogan made the accusation during a meeting of his AKP party. “Everyone who knows Israel is aware that restrictions on Al-Aqsa mosque are not due to safety ...

- JTA - US

Erdogan hopes to woo Saudi Arabia with Gulf damage control tour

President Erdogan said his visit to the Gulf was mainly about the GCC-Qatar crisis, but analysts indicate Ankara is also trying to curry favor with Saudi Arabia.

- Al-Monitor - EG

News24.com | Turkish plane is rerouted to Algiers after false bomb alert

A senior Algerian aviation official says a Turkish Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Algiers airport after a false bomb alert on board

- News24.com - ZA

EU and Turkey fail to defuse tensions

A "high level political dialogue" ended with tense exchanges at a press conference over the human rights situation in Turkey.

- EU Observer - EU

Aselsan opens Malaysian venture

Turkey's military electronics company Aselsan announced on 24 July that it had established a company in Malaysia under the name of Aselsan Malaysia Sdn Bhd, which will operate on remote-controlled weapons systems. The company is 100% owned by Aselsan, it said in a statement submitted to

- Jane’s - US

Turkish State New Agency Reveals Locations Of U.S. Troops In Syria

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Roy Gutman, a freelance reporter based in Istanbul, about his article in the Daily Beast about Turkey's leak of secret locations of U.S. troops in Syria.

- NPR - US

EU: No accession until Turkey halts authoritarian trend

Turkish ministers pushing for EU accession in Brussels have been told by the EU there will be no progress until Ankara restores human rights. It's Brussels' most public criticism in the aftermath of Turkey's failed coup.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Foreign Ministry to Erdoğan: See to your own business

Foreign Ministry severely censures words of Turkish president, who today called on world Muslims to overrun Jerusalem.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

EU-Turkey talks fail to ease friction

High-level talks that European Union officials had with Turkey's foreign minister Tuesday did not appear to ease tensions between the 28-nation bloc and Ankara over a wave of detentions of human rights defenders, journalists and others.

- The Daily Star - LB

Progress with Russia over air-defence system: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday announced progress in talks to get Russia to supply its latest S-400 air-defence system to Ankara."We have signed with Russia. God willing, we will see...

- Expatica - NL

Erdogan: Western Agents 'Roaming Free' in Turkey. Gulen Mastermind Perceived Everywhere

According to Reuters President Tayyip Erdogan has deepened a dispute with the EU by claiming Western agents are "roaming free" in Turkey. The Turkish President also mentioned that countries which threaten Turkey with any embargo should be prepared to face the consequnces, in what could be an oblique reference to Germany. © ...

- Albawaba - UK

Erdogan touts missile deal as Ankara, Moscow exchange favors

Turkey's president has claimed an agreement with Russia to buy a missile defense battery system is going forward despite objections from its NATO partners and the likely difficulties of satisfying Moscow after the deal.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Israel will suffer most for Al-Aqsa dispute: Erdogan

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan said Israel would pay a price for a dispute over its security measures at the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.

- IOL - ZA

Crappy hacker crew fingered for Bundestag snooping operation

CopyKittens persistent but easy to find, monitor and counter Security researchers have lifted the lid on a new cyber-espionage crew that has targeted the German Bundestag and Turkish diplomats.…

- TheRegister - UK

Kuwait- Turkey's Pres. departs Doha, conclude tour to Gulf

Kuwait- Turkey's Pres. departs Doha, conclude tour to Gulf...