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Turkey's President Calls US Indictments of His Guards a 'Scandal' - New York Times

Turkey's president denounced what he called the “scandalous” American judicial system on Friday, responding to new indictments of his bodyguards over a brawl during his visit to Washington in May. The remarks in Istanbul by the president, Recep Tayyip ...and more »

Why Turkey's president cares so much about an 11th-century battle - Washington Post

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The Cost of a German Breakup With Turkey - World Politics Review

Lately, it seems that every week Germany's ties with Turkey hit another low point, and there are few signs of this trend reversing any time soon. The latest escalation came with the arrest last week of Dogan Akhanli, a Turkish-born German writer on ...and more »

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan brands US indictment of bodyguards over Washington brawl 'a scandal' - The Independent

A decision by US authorities to arrest Turkish security guards involved in a brawl in Washington in May is a scandal, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. US prosecutors charged a dozen Turkish security and police officers with assault after ...and more »

Why US Refuses to Send F-16 Trainers to Turkey, Blocks Pakistan's Help - Sputnik International

Commenting on the recent US refusal to heed Ankara's request for F-16 training pilots to help replace airmen dismissed after last year's military coup attempt and Washington's move to prevent Pakistan from assisting Turkey, retired Turkish Lieutenant ...and more »

Turkey on Diplomatic Push to Close Schools Linked to Influential Cleric - Voice of America

Turkey has been pressuring countries around the world to close or hand over control of schools linked to an influential Muslim cleric who was a close ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before becoming his most worrisome foe. Influential and ...and more »

Germany accuses Turkey of arresting 2 more Germans for 'political reasons' - CNN

Berlin (CNN) Germany says Turkey has arrested two more of its citizens for "political reasons" in a move that is sure to add tension to the increasingly fractious relationship between the two countries. Twelve Germans are being held as political ...and more »

Analysis: Turkey Seeks Iran 'Alliance' against Kurds as US Pull Wanes - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

The symbolism was huge, as was the message that followed: the highest level talks in almost 40 years between Turkish and Iranian military commanders, then an announcement by Turkey's president of a new “alliance.” After Hulusi Akar and Mohammad ...and more »

Two more Germans detained in Turkey on 'political' grounds - Middle East Eye

Two more German citizens have been arrested in Turkey "for political reasons", Berlin said on Friday, bringing the total number of German political prisoners in Turkish custody to 12. "On 31 August, two German nationals were detained in Turkey for ...and more »

Euphrates Shield 2: Erdogan threatens new attack in northern Syria - Arab News

ANKARA: Turkey will launch a new cross-border military operation into Syria if its national security is threatened by Daesh, Kurdish militants and political turmoil in Syria and Iraq. “We will take all necessary measures accordingly. We are ready ...and more »