Tag archive for ‘Turkey’
By news On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Somalia rebukes its states for breaking with Qatar

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somalia’s government rebuked its three semi-autonomous regions on Thursday for cutting ties with Qatar, saying it was determined to stay neutral in the Gulf nation’s dispute with More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Turkey, Iran, Iraq consider counter-measures over Kurdish referendum: Anadolu

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey, Iran and Iraq have agreed to consider counter-measures against Kurdish northern Iraq over a planned independence referendum, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency said on Thursday. More...

By news On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Turkish tanks trained on northern Iraq in show of force ahead of vote

SIRNAK, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkish troops dug in on the country’s southern border on Tuesday and turned their weapons toward Kurdish-run northern Iraq, where authorities plan an independence referendum More...

By news On Monday, September 18th, 2017

Turkish asylum applications in Germany jump 55 percent this year

BERLIN (Reuters) – The number of Turks seeking asylum in Germany is up sharply this year and has been rising steadily since last year’s failed military coup in Turkey, German government data showed on Monday. More...

By news On Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Turkey summons German envoy over Kurdish rally in Cologne

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey summoned the German ambassador to Ankara on Saturday over what it said was a Kurdish militant rally in Cologne, the foreign ministry said, in a further sign of strained relations More...

By news On Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Erdogan says will discuss case of ex-Turkish minister with Trump during visit

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he would discuss with U.S. President Donald Trump next week the case of a former Turkish economy minister indicted in the United States for More...

By news On Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Iraq’s Kurdish parliament backs Sept 25 independence referendum

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – The parliament of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region approved a plan to hold a referendum on independence on Sept. 25, ignoring Iraqi, Iranian and Turkish opposition as well as U.S More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Global e-commerce firms to be liable for Turkey tax under draft law: finance minister

ANKARA (Reuters) – Global e-commerce companies will be liable for taxes on goods sold directly to Turkish customers under a draw law proposed by Turkey’s government, Finance Minister Naci Agbal said on More...

By news On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Iraq MPs votes to oust Kirkuk governor days before referendum

BAGHDAD/KIRKUK (Reuters) – Iraq’s parliament on Thursday voted to remove the governor of Kirkuk, a staunch supporter of Kurdish independence, just days before a referendum on whether to split from Baghdad. More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Turkey will take its own security measures after Russia defense deal: Erdogan

ANKARA (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday dismissed NATO allies’ concern over Turkey’s deal to buy a missile defense system from Russia and said Ankara would continue to take the security More...