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Tag Archives: turkey

Where is Turkey heading with its obstinacy?

MISTAKES have been committed in the war waged by some countries against terrorism (ISIL). Even if the mistake is small, it is detrimental and it might change the course of the entire battle. This is what the government of Turkey should have taken into consideration before issuing orders to shoot …

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Erdogan … oil sparks clash

MOSCOW, Dec 2, (Agencies): Russia’s defence ministry said on Wednesday it had proof that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his family were benefiting from the illegal smuggling of oil from Islamic Stateheld territory in Syria and Iraq. Moscow and Ankara have been locked in a war of words since last …

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Turkey ‘crossed the line’ with downing: Lavrov

MOSCOW, Nov 27, (Agencies): Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday said that Ankara has crossed the line by shooting down a Russian warplane this week and warned the incident could severely undermine Turkey’s interests. “We believe that the Turkish leadership has crossed the line of what is acceptable,” Lavrov …

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Putin rages as Turkey downs jet

ANKARA, Nov 24, (AFP): NATO member Turkey shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border on Tuesday, an act President Vladimir Putin denou-nced as a “stab in the back” by “accomplices of terrorists” as tensions spiralled between two rival players in the Syria war. Turkey called an extraordinary …

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Turkey must avoid falling prey to Iran

WE congratulate the Justice and Development Party for attaining victory in the early elections that ‘rescued’ it from the search for an ally to form a coalition government, so it has become the sole ruling party. It is true that people have been talking about amendment of the constitution but …

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Blasts message for Erdogan – Times have changed, O, Turkey

Two days ago, the city of Istanbul was hit by a terrible terrorist attack when two cars laden with bombs exploded, killing more than 85 individuals and injuring many others, as per some sources. I will not elaborate on this attack but I will highlight some issues that are somewhat related …

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Ankara sees IS hand in bombing – Thousands rally as Turkey mourns worst ever attack

ANKARA, Oct 11, (Agencies): Turkey is targeting Islamic State in investigations of a double suicide bombing in Ankara that killed up to 128 people, officials said on Sunday, while opponents of President Tayyip Erdogan blamed him for the worst such attack in Turkish history. Government officials made clear that despite …

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86 killed in Turkey’s deadliest attack; HIS HIGHNESS THE AMIR OFFERS CONDOLENCES

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent on Saturday a cable of condolences to Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, expressing his heartfelt sympathy and sorrow after the twin bombings in capital Ankara, which left scores of people killed and injured His Highness …

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Turkish Forces Kill Over 30 Kurdish Militants

ANKARA, Sept 29, (Agencies): Turkish security forces killed more than 30 Kurdish militants in a cross-border operation overnight, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. Turkey’s mainly Kurdish southeast has been scorched by fighting between security forces and Kurdish militants since a ceasefire fell apart in July. Some critics say Erdogan …

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