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Artists in Turkey: Erdogan′s new targets – Qantara.de

Erdogan′s new targets Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is cracking down on artists, strongly rejecting any criticism, even from those with conservative backing. But what does he hope to gain from the increasingly aggressive tirades? By Aram Ekin Duran More:Artists … Continue reading

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Erdogan Gets Emergency Powers to Use If Turkish Economy at Risk – Bloomberg

Erdogan Gets Emergency Powers Over the Turkish EconomyBy Firat KozokJanuary 17, 2019, 4:14 AM EST President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was granted emergency powers that give him broad authority to act when Turkey’s financial stability is deemed to be under threat. … Continue reading

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Life sentence sought for Turkish employee of US Consulate charged with espionage | The Times of Israel

Life sentence sought for Turkish employee of US Consulate charged with espionage Ankara accuses Metin Topuz, jailed since 2017, of helping police officers organize an attempted coup in 2013 More:Life sentence sought for Turkish employee of US Consulate charged with … Continue reading

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EU court orders Turkey to follow human-rights treaty – WND

EU court orders Turkey to follow human-rights treatyIslamist nation caught acting on prejudice against Christians The increasingly authoritarian Turkish regime has been caught acting with “prejudice” against Christians even though it ratified the European Convention on Human Rights, and now … Continue reading

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The U.S. Decision to Leave Syria Further Erodes Relations With Turkey

The U.S. Decision to Leave Syria Further Erodes Relations With Turkey By Sinan Ciddi U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan see an opportunity in Syria to please their domestic constituencies, but their actions carry risks. A … Continue reading

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Turkish journalist serving life gets another six years in prison: Anadolu | Reuters

Turkish journalist serving life gets another six years in prison: Anadolu ANKARA (Reuters) – A Turkish court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent journalist serving a life sentence to almost six additional years in prison for leaking information deemed secret by … Continue reading

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Fact check: can the US ‘devastate’ Turkey’s economy? | The Week UK

Fact check: can the US ‘devastate’ Turkey’s economy?Jan 22, 2019Donald Trump is threatening the Nato ally with costly reprisals if Kurdish fighters are attacked in Syria More:Fact check: can the US ‘devastate’ Turkey’s economy? | The Week UK from Turkish … Continue reading

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Hard Landing for Turkish Economy Upsets Erdogan’s Electoral Play – Bloomberg

Hard Landing for Turkish Economy Upsets Erdogan’s Electoral PlayBy Cagan Kocand Baris BalciDecember 10, 2018, 2:20 AM EST Updated on December 10, 2018, 6:40 AM EST Now that the hard landing is here for Turkey, the question is how long … Continue reading

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Why Ukraine cannot become gas hub like Turkey – Turkey earns billions of dollars on gas transit, while Ukraine loses its chance – 112.international

Turkey earns billions of dollars on gas transit, while Ukraine loses its chance Author : Oleksiy KushchSome twenty years ago no one would believe that Turkey would become a gas hub and the largest transit country for Russian gas to … Continue reading

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A Bad Influence: Erdogan’s Problematic European Friendships – Brown Political Review

A Bad Influence: Erdogan’s Problematic European FriendshipsBy Christopher KobelOctober 28, 2018 Throughout his prominence in Turkish politics, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, now the nation’s president, has raised eyebrows more than a few times. From his remarks on childrearing, “One or two … Continue reading

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