Monthly Archives: November 2015

Discord Between Turkey and Russia Is Fueled by Leaders’ Similarities – New York Times

November 30, 2015
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New York Times Discord Between Turkey and Russia Is Fueled by Leaders’ SimilaritiesNew York TimesHis name is Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the president of Turkey, or as the TV news program hosted by the Kremlin’s main ideologue described him on Sunday night, “an unrestrained and deceitful man hooked on cheap oil from the barbaric caliphate” —…

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Body of shot down Russian pilot in custody of Turkish authorities – CNN

November 30, 2015
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fox6now.com Body of shot down Russian pilot in custody of Turkish authoritiesCNNThe two nations have been at odds since Turkey shot down the jet near the Turkey-Syria border on Tuesday, saying it had violated Turkish airspace. Russia has denied that claim. The countries disagree sharply on whether the Russian plane was in Turkish …Body of Russian…

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Prominent pro-Kurdish lawyer killed in Turkey – CNN

November 29, 2015
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CNN Prominent pro-Kurdish lawyer killed in TurkeyCNN“This incident shows that Turkey’s fight against terror is right,” he said, adding, “Our struggle will continue till the end. We will not stop. We will not be tired. We will continue to be decisive in our fight against terrorism.” Prime Minister Ahmet …Top Kurdish lawyer shot dead in…

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Turkish President ‘saddened’ by downing of Russian plane but doesn’t apologize – CNN

November 29, 2015
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Reuters Turkish President ‘saddened’ by downing of Russian plane but doesn’t apologizeCNN(CNN) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that his government is “really saddened” about shooting down a Russian warplane, insisting that he does not want to ramp up tensions but falling short of offering the apology Moscow has …EU hopes for Turkish help to…

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Turkey’s Erdogan warns Russia not to ‘play with fire’ – Reuters

November 28, 2015
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Reuters Turkey’s Erdogan warns Russia not to ‘play with fire’ReutersRelations between the former Cold War antagonists are at their lowest in recent memory after Turkey shot down a Russian jet near the Syrian border on Tuesday. Russia has threatened economic retaliation, a response Erdogan has dismissed as emotional …Turkish Prime Minister strikes conciliatory tone after downing…

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2 Turkish journalists charged with espionage, aiding terrorist organization – CNN

November 28, 2015
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CNN 2 Turkish journalists charged with espionage, aiding terrorist organizationCNNCan Dundar, editor-in-chief of Turkish daily newspaper Cumhuriyet, and Erdem Gul, the newspaper’s Ankara bureau chief, were arrested Thursday night after three hours of questioning at an Istanbul court, according to Turkey’s semiofficial Anadolu Agency.Thousands Protest Arrest of 2 Turkish Journalists on Spying ChargesNew York TimesTurkish…

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