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Think the American political system will stop Donald Trump exercising ultimate power? The same was said about ... - The Independent

As Donald Trump prepares for his inauguration, he is struggling with opposition from the US media, intelligence agencies, government apparatus, parts of the Republican Party and a significant portion of the American population. Impressive obstacles ...and more »

Amid Turkey's media crackdown, Erdogan praises Trump for putting CNN reporter 'in his place' - Washington Post

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is no friend of the media. Since an attempted coup against him in July, he has jailed at least 144 journalists and shuttered or seized control of more than 150 media companies, according to Human Rights Watch.and more »

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Donald Trump 'put CNN reporter in his place' - The Independent

Turkey's leader has praised the actions of US President-Elect Donald Trump in refusing to talk to a CNN reporter at his first media briefing in six months. At the press conference in New York on Wednesday, Mr Trump refused to take a question from CNN's ...and more »

Cyprus reunification talks: rivals reject proposed new borders - The Guardian

Delegations from Greek and Turkish sides fail to agree on new map for divided island state, saying proposals are 'unacceptable'. Agence France-Presse. Sat 14 Jan 2017 12.52 EST Last modified on Sat 14 Jan 2017 16.40 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

In Nicosia, the world's last divided capital, a spirit of reconciliation is stirring across the fence - The Guardian

Divided territories usually create their own ugly landmarks. In Nicosia, now holder of the unenviable distinction of being the world's last divided capital, the scars of past conflict are brutally evident. They come in the form of a UN-patrolled buffer ...and more »

Erdogan Declares War on Currency Speculators, Calls Them 'Terrorists' - Sputnik International

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has equated market traders speculating on the exchange rate of the Turkish lira with terrorists who threaten the country with guns in hand, and called on Turks to 'mobilize' to defend the national currency against ...and more »

Erdogan Isn't Acting Like a US Ally - The National Interest Online

American policymakers ask if Turkey's increasingly autocratic president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, can really be counted on as an ally against international terrorism—or any other enemy, for that matter. Appeasing Erdogan, in hopes of forging an alliance ...and more »

Cyprus, reunification and a lot of maybes - Irish Times

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A small picture in the big picture of Erdogan's Turkey - Open Democracy

The judicial arm of the Erdogan leadership has decided to make an example of Istar Gözaydin: even the most moderate critics will not be tolerated. lead Istar Gözaydin, academic and social activist. On the morning of December 20, Prof. Dr. Istar ...and more »

Greeks and Turks 'fail to agree' on new map for Cyprus - euronews

The two sides talking in Geneva over the future of Cyprus have reportedly failed to reach agreement over a new map for the divided Mediterranean island. The AFP news agency reports that both Greek and Turkish delegations found the other's proposals to ...and more »