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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 »

German citizens detained in Turkey over 'political accusations' - POLITICO.eu

The German Foreign Office said Friday that two German citizens have been detained in Turkey due to “political accusations,” German media reported. They were taken into custody on Thursday at Antalya airport, but a German Foreign Office spokeswoman ...and more »

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 »

President Erdoğan says US indictment of guards from Washington brawl a 'scandal' - Hurriyet Daily News

A U.S. decision to arrest Turkish security guards involved in a brawl in Washington in May is a scandal, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Sept. 1. “This is a complete scandal. It is a scandalous sign of how justice works in the United States ...and more »

Erdogan calls arrest of Turkish security guards in US a 'scandal' - CBC.ca

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

Erdogan Calls Indictment of DC Attacker a 'Scandal' - Asbarez Armenian News

ANKARA (Reuters)—Wednesday's indictment of Turkish security guards involved in an attack of peaceful protesters in Washington on May 16 is being called a “scandal” by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose security guards were front and center ...and more »

Turkey Cozying Up to Russia and Iran - The Globalist

Can Turkey become good friends, or even allies, with Iran and Russia in Syria and beyond? During six centuries of Ottoman rule, the Turks ruled over all their neighbors, except Russia and Iran. Since Turkey's accession to the alliance in 1952, NATO has ...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 »

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

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