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Germany declines Turkish request to freeze Gulen assets: Spiegel - The Daily Star

BERLIN: Germany has rejected a formal request from Turkey to freeze assets of members of the network of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of orchestrating last year's failed coup, Germany's Spiegel magazine reported on Saturday. The ...and more »

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 »

Two more German nationals detained in Turkey for political reasons: German Foreign Ministry - Deutsche Welle

The German government is attempting to contact the two German nationals, who have been arrested for what appear to be political reasons. Germany's Left party has urged Berlin to issue a travel warning for Turkey. Error loading player: Could not load ...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 Hossein ...and more »

Turkey Cozying Up to Russia and Iran - The Globalist

What does history teach us about the real prospects of closer Turkish relations with Russia and Iran? AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Reddit Share to WhatsApp Share to LinkedIn Share to Email Share to Print. By ...and more »

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

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the 39th Mukhtars Meeting, at Presidential Complex in Ankara, in this August 22, 2017 photo. (AFP). Related Articles. Erdogan accuses Myanmar of 'genocide' against Rohingya · Turkey's Erdogan says US ...and more »

“One step forward, two steps back” strategy is back! - The Peninsula Qatar

Recently, Turkey hosted important official guests. First, the Iranian Chief of Staff Major General Baqeri and then the US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis made successive visits to Ankara. Meanwhile, Russia's Chief of Staff General Valeriy Gerasimov ...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 »

Erdogan blasts 'scandalous' US indictment of Turkish bodyguards - The Times of Israel

Protestors rallying against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gesture toward his motorcade as it exits outside of the Brookings Institution, March 31, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP). ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President ...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 »