Monthly Archives: June 2016

What you need to know about the Turkey airport attack – CNN

June 30, 2016
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CNN What you need to know about the Turkey airport attackCNNTopping the list: ISIS, which has threatened Turkey over its involvement in the effort to eviscerate the terror group. Also possible: the PKK, a Kurdish separatist group labeled a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and others. Turkish …Turkey and the Islamic State appear…

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Turkish Cop Who Took Down Istanbul Gunman Hailed a Hero – ABC News

June 30, 2016
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Daily Mail Turkish Cop Who Took Down Istanbul Gunman Hailed a HeroABC NewsA Turkish police officer who faced down and shot a machine gun-wielding terrorist moments before the attacker detonated a suicide bomb at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport was hailed a hero by airline officials. Chairman of Turkish Airlines Ilker Ayci visited …Istanbul airport attacker shot…

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Istanbul Airport Bombing Latest in String of Attacks in Turkey – ABC News

June 29, 2016
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USA TODAY Istanbul Airport Bombing Latest in String of Attacks in TurkeyABC NewsThe deadly bombing in Istanbul’s major international airport today is the latest in a string of attacks in Turkey that underscore the immense security challenge facing the nation on the frontline in the fight in Syria and Iraq. At least 36 people were…

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Seeking to Improve Ties With Russia, Turkey Apologizes for Downing Warplane – New York Times

June 28, 2016
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New York Times Seeking to Improve Ties With Russia, Turkey Apologizes for Downing WarplaneNew York TimesIn a letter to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Monday, the same day Turkey announced a rapprochement with Israel, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed regret about the November episode, in which Turkish forces shot down a Russian …Turkey ‘sorry…

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Turkish president apologizes for downing of Russian warplane last year – Washington Post

June 28, 2016
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Washington Post Turkish president apologizes for downing of Russian warplane last yearWashington PostMOSCOW — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan apologized Monday for the downing of a Russian warplane in November and called for Russia and Turkey to mend a bilateral relationship that has become openly hostile over the incident. One Russian …Turkish leader in apology to…

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Israel, Turkey to normalize ties – CNN

June 27, 2016
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CNN Israel, Turkey to normalize tiesCNNTurkey had demanded that Israel lift its blockade of Gaza before normalizing relations, while Israel demanded that Turkey prevent Hamas leaders from operating within the country. Under the agreement, Turkey will deliver humanitarian aid and nonmilitary …Israel and Turkey Agree to Resume Full Diplomatic TiesNew York TimesIsrael and Turkey reach deal…

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