Monthly Archives: January 2017

What Trump’s immigration order means for three million refugees in Turkey – The Conversation UK

January 31, 2017
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The Conversation UK What Trump’s immigration order means for three million refugees in TurkeyThe Conversation UKAs a proportion of the whole refugee population in Turkey, the numbers resettled to other countries are small. Numbers for 2016 from the UNHCR are incomplete, but the 8,500 refugees resettled from Turkey to the US within 2016 account for…

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Turkey cannot abandon Cyprus – Hurriyet Daily News

January 30, 2017
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Turkey cannot abandon CyprusHurriyet Daily NewsDuring the Geneva round of “technical level” talks on security, as well as other headings of the Cyprus problem, why did Turkey feel the need to dispatch Deputy Prime Minister Tuğrul Türkeş? Was Türkeş so bored in Ankara that the government decided to …and more >> Source: turkey – Google News Sharing…

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Greek and Turkish warships in standoff in Aegean sea – The Guardian

January 30, 2017
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Kathimerini Greek and Turkish warships in standoff in Aegean seaThe GuardianIn Turkey, the local media initially reported that the Turkish warship – with Chief of Staff General Hulusi Akar onboard – was blocked by Greece from approaching the islets. The private Dogan news agency reported that there were “tense moments” for …Turkish gunboat with army…

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UK, Turkey Deepen Defense Links as Erdogan Hosts May – Wall Street Journal

January 29, 2017
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Wall Street Journal UK, Turkey Deepen Defense Links as Erdogan Hosts MayWall Street JournalANKARA—British Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday said she and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were deepening their defense links, amid criticism at home that she is putting trade ahead of concerns about the rule of law in Turkey. Mrs. May …UK and…

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40 Turkish NATO soldiers have requested asylum in Germany – Business Insider

January 29, 2017
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Business Insider 40 Turkish NATO soldiers have requested asylum in GermanyBusiness InsiderBERLIN (Reuters) – About 40 mostly high-ranking Turkish soldiers who worked at NATO facilities in Germany but were suspended after the failed coup in Turkey in July have requested asylum in Germany, news magazine Der Spiegel and broadcaster ARD …Theresa May delivers message of support…

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Renowned authors speak up for jailed Turkish writers, journalists – The Globe and Mail

January 28, 2017
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Reuters Renowned authors speak up for jailed Turkish writers, journalistsThe Globe and MailNobel laureates and prominent authors, including three Canadians, are throwing vocal support behind 150 imprisoned Turkish writers and journalists, most of whom were scooped up in the massive crackdown after last summer’s failed coup attempt.Social media battle lines drawn ahead of Turkish voteReutersTurkish…

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