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By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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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...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Israel endorses independent Kurdish state

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel supports the establishment of a Kurdish state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, as Kurds in Iraq gear up for a referendum on independence that lawmakers in More...

By news On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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German halt on arms sales to Ankara weakens anti-terrorism fight: Turkey

ANKARA/BERLIN (Reuters) – A decision by Germany to suspend all major arms exports to Turkey weakens Ankara’s fight against terrorism and makes Europe vulnerable, Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik said More...

By news On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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U.S. requires enhanced screening of cargo from Turkey

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Thursday it is issuing a new security directive requiring enhanced screening of cargo from Turkey. The change was “to adequately More...

By news On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Merkel survives challenger’s onslaught to win election TV debate

BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to hold her ground in a television debate ahead of German elections, under attack from her Social Democrat (SPD) rival on refugee policy, ties with Turkey More...

By news On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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In shift, Merkel backs end to EU-Turkey membership talks

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday she would seek an end to Turkey’s membership talks with the European Union in an apparent shift of her position during a televised debate More...

By news On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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German SPD leader says EU must stop accession talks with Turkey

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Social Democrat (SPD) leader Martin Schulz told a television debate with Chancellor Angela Merkel that he would stop Turkey’s bid to join the European Union if he was elected More...

By news On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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German election 2017: Merkel and Schulz go head to head in TV debate | World | News

Despite insisting migrants “are no threat” to Germany, the Chancellor admitted the 2015 refugee crisis has left Germany with a “difficult task” of integrating new arrivals into society. Angela More...

By news On Sunday, August 20th, 2017
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Austria joins Germany in condemning Erdogan interference

BERLIN (Reuters) – Austria has joined neighbor Germany in its criticism of the Turkish President over inflammatory comments ahead of the European Union members’ forthcoming elections. Relations between More...

By news On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Erdogan tells Turks in Germany to vote against Merkel and allies

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrat Party and its allies were enemies of Turkey, and told Turkish voters More...