Monthly Archives: February 2017

Journalist for German newspaper arrested in Turkey – The Guardian

February 28, 2017
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Aljazeera.com Journalist for German newspaper arrested in TurkeyThe GuardianAuthorities initially detained Deniz Yücel, a correspondent for Die Welt newspaper, on 14 February after he reported on emails that a leftist hacker collective had purportedly obtained from the private account of Berat Albayrak, Turkey’s energy …Die Welt’s Deniz Yucel held for ‘terror links’Aljazeera.comAngela Merkel: German journalist’s…

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German-Turkish reporter arrested in Turkey for ‘terrorist propaganda’ – BBC News

February 28, 2017
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BBC News German-Turkish reporter arrested in Turkey for ‘terrorist propaganda’BBC NewsThe Turkish authorities have arrested a German-Turkish journalist they accuse of producing terrorist propaganda and undermining the government. Deniz Yucel, who works for Die Welt, was detained almost two weeks ago and has since been held in police …German Die Welt journalist jailed by Turkish authoritiesIrish…

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Turkey builds more than half of Syrian border wall – Deutsche Welle

February 27, 2017
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Deutsche Welle Turkey builds more than half of Syrian border wallDeutsche WelleTurkey shares a 911-kilometer (566 miles) border with Syria. Ankara is concerned about the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and has been under pressure from the United States and Europe to seal its porous southern border, which has been used by the so-called …Half of Turkey-Syria…

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A Once-Forgotten Novel Unites Turkish Readers in Troubled Times – New York Times

February 27, 2017
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New York Times A Once-Forgotten Novel Unites Turkish Readers in Troubled TimesNew York TimesISTANBUL — A young Turkish man arrives in 1920s Berlin. Ignoring his business of soap manufacturing, he spends his days learning German and his nights reading books — especially the Russians, and especially Turgenev. He explores the city’s parks, … Source: turkish –…

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Turkey’s ruling AKP begins push to amend constitution – Aljazeera.com

February 26, 2017
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Aljazeera.com Turkey’s ruling AKP begins push to amend constitutionAljazeera.comTurkey’s ruling party has formally launched a campaign urging a yes vote in a referendum to amend the constitution, eliminating the position of prime minister and extending the powers of the president. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim waved and threw …Boosting Erdogan powers will make ‘strong Turkey‘: PMYahoo…

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US Aid to Syrian Militia Strains Turkish Ties – New York Times

February 25, 2017
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New York Times US Aid to Syrian Militia Strains Turkish TiesNew York TimesThe Syrian force includes 27,000 members of the Y.P.G, a Kurdish militia, and 23,000 local Arab fighters. Turkish officials insist that the Kurdish fighters are linked with the Kurdistan Workers Party, which is regarded as a terrorist group by both …and more >> Source:…

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