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Canberra Times
Turkey moves one step closer to visa-free travel in Europeuses the laws to stifle dissent, prosecuting academics and journalists for expr
Turkey moves one step closer to visa-free travel in Europe
Canberra Times / Posted 3 hours ago
uses the laws to stifle dissent, prosecuting academics and journalists for expressing peaceful opinions, while President Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey needs its legislation to fight Kurdish insurgents and Islamic State. The disagreement has... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Turkey moves one step closer to visa-free travel in Europeuses the laws to stifle dissent, prosecuting academics and journalists for expr
Turkey moves one step closer to visa-free travel in Europe
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 hours ago
uses the laws to stifle dissent, prosecuting academics and journalists for expressing peaceful opinions, while President Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey needs its legislation to fight Kurdish insurgents and Islamic State. The disagreement has... Read more
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The Age
Turkey moves one step closer to visa-free travel in EuropeTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: AP Ankara: European Union representat
Turkey moves one step closer to visa-free travel in Europe
The Age / Posted 3 hours ago
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: AP Ankara: European Union representatives will visit Ankara next week to work on removing the last obstacles to visa-free travel in Europe for Turkish citizens, the European Commission's vice-president said... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Turkey moves one step closer to visa-free travel in EuropeTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: AP Ankara: European Union representat
Turkey moves one step closer to visa-free travel in Europe
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: AP Ankara: European Union representatives will visit Ankara next week to work on removing the last obstacles to visa-free travel in Europe for Turkish citizens, the European Commission's vice-president said... Read more
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WA Today
Turkey moves one step closer to visa-free travel in Europeuses the laws to stifle dissent, prosecuting academics and journalists for expr
Turkey moves one step closer to visa-free travel in Europe
WA Today / Posted 4 hours ago
uses the laws to stifle dissent, prosecuting academics and journalists for expressing peaceful opinions, while President Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey needs its legislation to fight Kurdish insurgents and Islamic State. The disagreement has... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU's Timmermans cites progress on visa-free travel for Turkeylast remaining obstacles to visa liberalisation". His upbeat statement contras
EU's Timmermans cites progress on visa-free travel for Turkey
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 hours ago
last remaining obstacles to visa liberalisation". His upbeat statement contrasted with public warnings by President Tayyip Erdogan that Turkey would not change its anti-terrorism law to meet the EU's criteria, casting doubt on the future of... Read more
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The Star
EU's Timmermans cites progress on visa-free travel for Turkeylast remaining obstacles to visa liberalisation". His upbeat statement contras
EU's Timmermans cites progress on visa-free travel for Turkey
The Star / Posted 5 hours ago
last remaining obstacles to visa liberalisation". His upbeat statement contrasted with public warnings by President Tayyip Erdogan that Turkey would not change its anti-terrorism law to meet the EU's criteria, casting doubt on the future of... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Why politicians are granted immunity from prosecutionwatchers gulped when Turkey stripped more than 100 parliamentarians of their im
Why politicians are granted immunity from prosecution
Namibia Economist / Posted 12 hours ago
watchers gulped when Turkey stripped more than 100 parliamentarians of their immunity from prosecution on May 20th. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the country’s increasingly authoritarian president, said that Turks “do not want to see guilty lawmakers in... Read more
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New Kerala
How Modi government is faring on Facebook? - newkerala.com #68437social media platform, ranking second in popularity after US President Barack O
How Modi government is faring on Facebook? - newkerala.com #68437
New Kerala / Posted 13 hours ago
social media platform, ranking second in popularity after US President Barack Obama and ahead of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who occupies the third position," the statement read. Of the 50 cabinet ministers in the government, 47 have... Read more
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Philly.com
Worldview: Erdogan's dangerous gamea Turkish government that is endangering U.S. and European security due to the
Worldview: Erdogan's dangerous game
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
a Turkish government that is endangering U.S. and European security due to the political ambitions of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The blinders have finally come off with regard to the first two "frenemies." When a U.S. drone strike killed... Read more
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dna
Narendra Modi is the second most-liked world leader on FacebookBurson-Marsteller​, shows that Modi is second only to US President Barack Obama
Narendra Modi is the second most-liked world leader on Facebook
dna / Posted yesterday
Burson-Marsteller​, shows that Modi is second only to US President Barack Obama and is followed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Modi's Facebook post on May 15 with his mother at his official residence at Delhi's Race Course Road remains... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Oil hits 'sweet spot' at $50 a barrel for first time since Novemberfell amid signs of diminished powers for Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek in
Oil hits 'sweet spot' at $50 a barrel for first time since November
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
fell amid signs of diminished powers for Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek in a cabinet reshuffle as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan extended his control of the government. Simsek is the last man standing in a team of officials credited for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China hits back as G7 opens in Japancrossing into Europe in exchange for visa-free travel for its citizens. Juncke
China hits back as G7 opens in Japan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
crossing into Europe in exchange for visa-free travel for its citizens. Juncker was speaking after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned the EU his parliament could block laws related to the landmark deal. "We do expect that... Read more
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The Star
Turkey's Simsek to oversee smaller portfolio in new cabinetinvestors, will see his responsibilities shrink in the new cabinet, with some t
Turkey's Simsek to oversee smaller portfolio in new cabinet
The Star / Posted yesterday
investors, will see his responsibilities shrink in the new cabinet, with some transferred to an ally of populist President Tayyip Erdogan. Simsek's reappointment on Tuesday relieved investors nervous that economic management might increasingly... Read more
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The Financial Express
How Narendra Modi government is faring on Facebooksocial media platform, ranking second in popularity after US President Barack O
How Narendra Modi government is faring on Facebook
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
social media platform, ranking second in popularity after US President Barack Obama and ahead of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who occupies the third position,” the statement read. Of the 50 cabinet ministers in the government, 47 have... Read more
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Breitbart
Russia Accuses Turkey Of Supplying Islamic State Terrorists With Bombsterrorists to earn money by selling oil stolen from Syria,” and Russia’s top mi
Russia Accuses Turkey Of Supplying Islamic State Terrorists With Bombs
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
terrorists to earn money by selling oil stolen from Syria,” and Russia’s top military brass accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his family of personally profiting from oil trade with Islamic State militants. Churkin said one notable... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Erdogan appeals court's decision not to grant injunction against media CEOBERLIN: A German lawyer for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday h
Erdogan appeals court's decision not to grant injunction against media CEO
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
BERLIN: A German lawyer for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he was appealing a decision by a German court that rejected his request for an injunction against the CEO of German publisher Axel Springer. A court earlier this month... Read more
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The Financial Express
Erdogan’s adviser says Turkey’s central bank will continue rate cutsbank cut the top end of its interest rate corridor by 50 basis points on Tuesda
Erdogan’s adviser says Turkey’s central bank will continue rate cuts
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
bank cut the top end of its interest rate corridor by 50 basis points on Tuesday. (Reuters) An aide to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday the central bank would continue rate cuts to support growth and employment in the coming... Read more
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Salon.com
EU chief says Turkey should meet visa terms, ignores threatsthat Turkey will stick to its commitments.” Turkey must meet 72 conditions to
EU chief says Turkey should meet visa terms, ignores threats
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
that Turkey will stick to its commitments.” Turkey must meet 72 conditions to get the visa waiver. But President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refuses to change Turkey’s anti-terror laws to do so. The visa offer is part of a deal to persuade Turkey to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkey's Simsek to oversee smaller portfolio in new cabinetcabinet, but his portfolio has shrunk, with regulation of banks and capital mar
Turkey's Simsek to oversee smaller portfolio in new cabinet
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
cabinet, but his portfolio has shrunk, with regulation of banks and capital markets handed to a minister close to President Tayyip Erdogan. Simsek, an anchor of investor confidence, was again named as one of five deputy prime ministers on Tuesday... Read more
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express
'Don't threaten us' Juncker slams Turkey's migrant blackmail attempt as war of words growsto rip up an agreement to bring the refugee flow under control if it does not g
'Don't threaten us' Juncker slams Turkey's migrant blackmail attempt as war of words grows
express / Posted yesterday
to rip up an agreement to bring the refugee flow under control if it does not get its own way. Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pledged to scrap the deal his country has with Brussels, which allows for the return of all economic... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Russia accuses Turkey of supplying Islamic State extremiststerrorists to earn money by selling oil stolen from Syria,” and Russia’s top mi
Russia accuses Turkey of supplying Islamic State extremists
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
terrorists to earn money by selling oil stolen from Syria,” and Russia’s top military brass accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his family of personally profiting from oil trade with Islamic State militants. Churkin said one notable... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Angela Merkel not worried about migrant pact between EU and Turkeyis likely to be missed. Yet there is little sign of a change in stance from Ank
Angela Merkel not worried about migrant pact between EU and Turkey
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
is likely to be missed. Yet there is little sign of a change in stance from Ankara. Just days after Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan appointed a new prime minister to consolidate his grip on power, his new minister for EU affairs, Omer Celik,... Read more
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DW
US prosecutors say businessman with 'close ties' to Turkey's Erdogan poses flight risk |case is being closely watched in Turkey. US prosecutors said Zarrab has "close
US prosecutors say businessman with 'close ties' to Turkey's Erdogan poses flight risk |
DW / Posted yesterday
case is being closely watched in Turkey. US prosecutors said Zarrab has "close ties" to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Zarrab was at the center of a 2013 gold corruption scandal in Turkey that ensnared then Prime Minister... Read more
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Salon.com
Russia accuses Turkey of supplying Islamic State extremiststerrorists to earn money by selling oil stolen from Syria,” and Russia’s top mi
Russia accuses Turkey of supplying Islamic State extremists
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
terrorists to earn money by selling oil stolen from Syria,” and Russia’s top military brass accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his family of personally profiting from oil trade with Islamic State militants. Churkin said one notable... Read more
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Japan Today
Russia accuses Turkey of supplying Islamic State extremists ‹ Japan Todayterrorists to earn money by selling oil stolen from Syria,” and Russia’s top mi
Russia accuses Turkey of supplying Islamic State extremists ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
terrorists to earn money by selling oil stolen from Syria,” and Russia’s top military brass accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his family of personally profiting from oil trade with Islamic State militants. Churkin said one notable... Read more
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RTE News
Hundreds rescued after boat flips in Mediterraneanissues will require more time, but in principle we, for our part, will stick to
Hundreds rescued after boat flips in Mediterranean
RTE News / Posted yesterday
issues will require more time, but in principle we, for our part, will stick to the agreement." Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned the EU his parliament would block laws related to the deal if they were not granted visa-free... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Greek police evacuate 1 000 more migrantsTurkey and the EU came into force in March aiming to halt the flow of people to
Greek police evacuate 1 000 more migrants
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Turkey and the EU came into force in March aiming to halt the flow of people to Greece. But Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Tuesday that parliament would block laws linked to the deal if Ankara is not granted its key demand of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Car bomb kills three security force members in Turkey's mainly Kurdish regiongreater autonomy in the region. The conflict reignited in July after a ceasefir
Car bomb kills three security force members in Turkey's mainly Kurdish region
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
greater autonomy in the region. The conflict reignited in July after a ceasefire and peace process spearheaded by President Tayyip Erdogan collapsed. Thousands of civilians, soldiers, police and militants have been killed in the latest spasm of... Read more
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The Star
Car bomb kills three security force members in Turkey's mainly Kurdish regiongreater autonomy in the region. The conflict reignited in July after a ceasefir
Car bomb kills three security force members in Turkey's mainly Kurdish region
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
greater autonomy in the region. The conflict reignited in July after a ceasefire and peace process spearheaded by President Tayyip Erdogan collapsed. Thousands of civilians, soldiers, police and militants have been killed in the latest spasm of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WHS - Humanitarian Summit Has 'Set New Course,' Says Ban, Calling for Action On Commitmentsmeeting does not provide an excuse for inaction," he said. Speaking at the clo
WHS - Humanitarian Summit Has 'Set New Course,' Says Ban, Calling for Action On Commitments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
meeting does not provide an excuse for inaction," he said. Speaking at the closing ceremony with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Mr. Ban further highlighted that the Summit is not an end point, but a turning point. "In September, I will... Read more
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Reuters
Car bomb kills three security force members in Turkey's mainly Kurdish regiongreater autonomy in the region. The conflict reignited in July after a ceasefir
Car bomb kills three security force members in Turkey's mainly Kurdish region
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
greater autonomy in the region. The conflict reignited in July after a ceasefire and peace process spearheaded by President Tayyip Erdogan collapsed. Thousands of civilians, soldiers, police and militants have been killed in the latest spasm of... Read more
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Breitbart
2,600 Migrants Come To Italy In Just 24 Hoursthe migrant crisis once again and possibly raising social tensions on the Europ
2,600 Migrants Come To Italy In Just 24 Hours
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
the migrant crisis once again and possibly raising social tensions on the European continent. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has also threatened to “open the floodgates” despite concluding a deal with the EU to take back migrants in... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
ICC rejects BNP-Jamaat complaints: foreign ministerhave also asked our ambassador in Turkey to report home.” There was no strain
ICC rejects BNP-Jamaat complaints: foreign minister
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 days ago
have also asked our ambassador in Turkey to report home.” There was no strain in ties with Turkey, he said, adding that Dhaka had not ‘softened up’ after president Tayyip Erdogan expressed huge dissatisfaction over Nizami’s execution for war cri... Read more
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Breitbart
Frank Gaffney: ‘Turkish Islamic Supremacist Cult’ Is Operating Texas Charter Schools with Taxpayer Subsidiesshut it down. There’s kind of a Mafia war going on between two former allies –
Frank Gaffney: ‘Turkish Islamic Supremacist Cult’ Is Operating Texas Charter Schools with Taxpayer Subsidies
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
shut it down. There’s kind of a Mafia war going on between two former allies – Fethullah Gulen on the one hand, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, now the president of Turkey,” said Gaffney. “They’ve turned on each other. It’s kind of like the old... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Erdogan chairs symbolic first meeting of Turkey cabinetANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday (May 25) personally chaired
Erdogan chairs symbolic first meeting of Turkey cabinet
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday (May 25) personally chaired the first meeting of the new Turkish cabinet, in a symbolic move showing his desire to exercise full control over the government and consolidate his own powers. The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Turkish minister: EU membership not Turkey's 'only option'German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, talks as Turkey's President Recep Tayyip
Turkish minister: EU membership not Turkey's 'only option'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, talks as Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan listens during a roundtable meeting on "Political Leadership to Prevent and End Conflicts" at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Monday, May 23, 2016.... Read more
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International Business Times
Syrian refugees caught in the middle of Europe and Turkey standoff over migrant deal president hit back at Merkel and the EU. Speaking as the UN's World Humanitaria
Syrian refugees caught in the middle of Europe and Turkey standoff over migrant deal
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
president hit back at Merkel and the EU. Speaking as the UN's World Humanitarian Summit took place in Istanbul Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his parliament would block the swap deal if visa-free travel was not granted. "If that (the visa... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Disappointed’ Ban urges more aid commitment from world leadersPenn, the event was marred by the absence of top world leaders other than Germa
‘Disappointed’ Ban urges more aid commitment from world leaders
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
Penn, the event was marred by the absence of top world leaders other than German Chancellor Angela Merkel and host Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “The call was heard and heeded. We can be proud of what we have achieved,” Ban said at a closing news... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Decision to Close Dadaab Refugee Camp Final, Ruto Tells UN Bossallow refugees heading to the European Union from the Middle East to be absorbe
Decision to Close Dadaab Refugee Camp Final, Ruto Tells UN Boss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
allow refugees heading to the European Union from the Middle East to be absorbed by Turkey; and Turkish President Racep Tayyip Erdogan among other world leaders. Two weeks ago, Kenya said it was closing the Dadaab camp, the world's largest by... Read more
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express
Not all smooth sailing then? Turkey says 'DEAL IS OFF' unless Turks get visa-free travelif it wants to enjoy via-free travel. Speaking at the close of the World Human
Not all smooth sailing then? Turkey says 'DEAL IS OFF' unless Turks get visa-free travel
express / Posted 2 days ago
if it wants to enjoy via-free travel. Speaking at the close of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said: "If the visa exemption is not what will happen, no decision and no law in the framework of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somalia on Recovery Path After Decades of Ruinthe diplomatic front, major countries have re-established relations with the ne
Somalia on Recovery Path After Decades of Ruin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the diplomatic front, major countries have re-established relations with the new Somalia. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Somalia twice between 2002 and January 2015 when he promised more projects in health, education and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Erdogan says Turkey parliament will block EU migrant deal if no visa free travelErdogan says Turkey parliament will block EU migrant deal if no visa-free trave
Erdogan says Turkey parliament will block EU migrant deal if no visa free travel
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Erdogan says Turkey parliament will block EU migrant deal if no visa-free travel2016-05-25 08:18 Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (Behrouz Mehri, AFP) Istanbul - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned the EU that the Turkish parliament would block... Read more
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Rappler
2,000 migrants moved from Greek border campTurkey and the EU came into force in March aiming to halt the flow of people to
2,000 migrants moved from Greek border camp
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
Turkey and the EU came into force in March aiming to halt the flow of people to Greece. But Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Tuesday that parliament would block laws linked to the deal if Ankara is not granted its key demand of... Read more
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asianage
Erdogan threatens to block EU dealPresident Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned the EU that Turkey would block
Erdogan threatens to block EU deal
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned the EU that Turkey would block laws related to the deal to stem the flow of migrants to Europe if Ankara was not granted its key demand of visa-free travel. “If that is not what will happen... No... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementof the agreement lock horns over an important component of the deal: visa-free
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
of the agreement lock horns over an important component of the deal: visa-free travel for Turks. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cautioned that the deal could stall if visa-free travel is not granted by the end of June. Threatening to... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Turkey shifts to presidential systemthat its primary role will be to rubber-stamp what has already become reality:
Turkey shifts to presidential system
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
that its primary role will be to rubber-stamp what has already become reality: a shift to a full presidential system with Tayyip Erdogan firmly in charge. Erdogan on Sunday confirmed Binali Yildirim, a close ally for two decades and a co-founder... Read more
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My EastText
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementof the agreement lock horns over an important component of the deal: visa-free
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
My EastText / Posted 2 days ago
of the agreement lock horns over an important component of the deal: visa-free travel for Turks. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cautioned that the deal could stall if visa-free travel is not granted by the end of June. Threatening to... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementof the agreement lock horns over an important component of the deal: visa-free
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
of the agreement lock horns over an important component of the deal: visa-free travel for Turks. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cautioned that the deal could stall if visa-free travel is not granted by the end of June. Threatening to... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Turkey threatens EU migration agreementof the agreement lock horns over an important component of the deal: visa-free
Turkey threatens EU migration agreement
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
of the agreement lock horns over an important component of the deal: visa-free travel for Turks. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cautioned that the deal could stall if visa-free travel is not granted by the end of June. Threatening to... Read more
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