Turkey Tries 47 Ex-Soldiers in Erdogan Assassination Plot – New York Times

February 21, 2017
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New York Times Turkey Tries 47 Ex-Soldiers in Erdogan Assassination PlotNew York TimesIZMIR, Turkey — Dozens of former Turkish soldiers were brought to trial on Monday on charges of trying to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a coup attempt in July, the latest in a series of trials in the plot. Prosecutors in Mugla,…

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Iran summons Turkish envoy over comments by president, foreign minister – Reuters

February 21, 2017
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Reuters Iran summons Turkish envoy over comments by president, foreign ministerReutersBEIRUT/ANKARA Iran summoned the Turkish ambassador in Tehran on Monday over comments made by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and President Tayyip Erdogan accusing the Islamic Republic of destabilizing the region. Tehran and Ankara …Iran summons…

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Turkey Continues Tough Battle Against IS in Syrian Town – Voice of America

February 20, 2017
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Voice of America Turkey Continues Tough Battle Against IS in Syrian TownVoice of AmericaTurkey considers the Kurdish YPG, the main element of the SDF, as a terrorist organization and fears that Kurdish military gains in northern Syria will empower the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)…

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German-Turkish leaders alarmed by Yildirim speech in Oberhausen – Deutsche Welle

February 20, 2017
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Deutsche Welle German-Turkish leaders alarmed by Yildirim speech in OberhausenDeutsche WelleThe leader of the influential Turkish Community in Germany (TGD) slammed Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim’s speech in the western…

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Kurds pledge to fight Turkey to retain Syria’s Manbij – Aljazeera.com

February 19, 2017
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Aljazeera.com Kurds pledge to fight Turkey to retain Syria’s ManbijAljazeera.comThe commander of Kurdish fighters in Syria’s Manbij city has told Al Jazeera that his forces will fight to defend any…

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Turkish PM hits campaign trail in Germany – POLITICO.eu

February 19, 2017
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POLITICO.eu Turkish PM hits campaign trail in GermanyPOLITICO.euHaving a Turkish politician campaign in a foreign land for a local reform is not uncommon in Germany, which currently is home to…

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