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Erdogan: Turkey might hold referendum on EU membership - PBS NewsHour

ISTANBUL — Turkey's president said Saturday the country might pursue a Brexit-like referendum on whether to pursue European Union membership and also lashed out at a critical protest in Switzerland. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan brought up the ...and more »

Erdogan says Turkey will review EU ties 'from A to Z' - EurActiv

Turkey will review all political and administrative ties with the European Union after an April referendum, including a deal to curb illegal migration, but will maintain economic relations with the bloc, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said yesterday ...and more »

Swiss foreign minister warns Turkey against illegal spying - Hurriyet Daily News

Switzerland's foreign minister told his Turkish counterpart on March 23 that his country would “rigorously investigate” any illegal spying by Ankara on expatriate Turks before the April 16 referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary ...and more »

Turkey - academic protest - Deutsche Welle

Hundreds of university teachers in Turkey were dismissed after the failed military coup of July 2016. Entire departments have been incapacitated. Some of the academics are now giving lectures outdoors. Error loading player: Could not load player ...and more »

EU seeks explanation over Erdogan comments on Europeans' safety - Financial Times

Brussels has sought an explanation from Turkey for comments in which its president Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggested mounting strain between the EU and Ankara could threaten the safety of Europeans. The EU's diplomatic service summoned Turkey's ambassador ...and more »

Erdogan: Turkey may hold EU accession referendum - Aljazeera.com

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey may hold a referendum on whether to carry on with negotiations about joining the European Union. Turkey, which applied for EU membership in 1987, began accession talks in 2005. Yet, negotiations have moved ...and more »

Laptop ban aims to hinder business as Turkish Airlines flies high: Minister - Hurriyet Daily News

New restrictions on in-cabin large electronic devices on flights from Turkey to the United States and Britain are aimed at stifling economic growth, Turkish Trade Minister Bülent Tüfenkci said March 23. “We believe that the ban is not about security ...and more »

Turkish gov't asks US to be out of flight ban list - Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey sent a letter to the United States demanding its removal from a group of eight countries that are subject to a ban preventing aircraft passengers from bringing electronic devices larger than a cellphone with them as carry-on luggage, one day ...and more »

Switzerland taken to task over anti-Erdogan banner - swissinfo.ch

Turkish authorities have demanded an investigation into the display of a banner depicting the assassination of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during a demonstration in Bern. On Saturday, thousands gathered in front of the parliament building ...and more »

PKK supporters promote 'No' campaign as they shout 'Kill Erdoğan' in front of Swiss parliament - Daily Sabah

PKK supporters hold banners and flags during a demonstration against Erdogan in Bern, Switzerland March 25, 2017. (Reuters Photo). As a wave of anti-Turkey sentiment becomes a familiar theme in the EU amid rising populism, another anti-Erdoğan protest ...and more »