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Fortune
Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating to 'junk'that has Turkey as investment grade. Fitch will review its assessment of Turkey
Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating to 'junk'
Fortune / Posted 12 hours ago
that has Turkey as investment grade. Fitch will review its assessment of Turkey at the beginning of 2017. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized the rating agencies for being politically motivated. He accused S&P of siding with the coup... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Erdogan criticises Moody's decision to cut Turkey's credit rating to junk as 'politically motivated'that has Turkey as investment grade. Fitch will review its assessment of Turkey
Erdogan criticises Moody's decision to cut Turkey's credit rating to junk as 'politically motivated'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 hours ago
that has Turkey as investment grade. Fitch will review its assessment of Turkey at the beginning of 2017. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticised the rating agencies for being politically motivated. He accused S&P of siding with the coup... Read more
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express
UP IN FLAMES: Turkey's credit rating cut to JUNK amid fears country could WRECK Eurozoneto "junk", another huge blow to the troubled country which is recovering from a
UP IN FLAMES: Turkey's credit rating cut to JUNK amid fears country could WRECK Eurozone
express / Posted 13 hours ago
to "junk", another huge blow to the troubled country which is recovering from a failed military coup against President Tayyip Erdogan and hostile tensions with Russia. But although its economy is slowing dangerously and GDP per capita - at... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Fixing Syria, Step 1: Arm the Kurdsof Turkish military officers, professors, teachers and judges in the aftermath
Fixing Syria, Step 1: Arm the Kurds
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
of Turkish military officers, professors, teachers and judges in the aftermath of the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Erdogan is already incensed by Washington's refusal to extradite the man he believes masterminded the coup —... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Can Iraq survive after taking Mosul back from IS?stakes in Mosul including political, ethnic and sectarian links and energy inte
Can Iraq survive after taking Mosul back from IS?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 20 hours ago
stakes in Mosul including political, ethnic and sectarian links and energy interests. Last week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey was keen to participate in the operation to liberate Mosul from IS. He urged the Iraqi... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Turkish journalist detained over coupbombing parliament and other key buildings in an attempt to seize power. The b
Turkish journalist detained over coup
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
bombing parliament and other key buildings in an attempt to seize power. The brothers, outspoken critics of President Tayyip Erdogan, allegedly disseminated 'subliminal messages suggestive of a coup attempt' during their TV appearance on July... Read more
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Reuters
Turkish cleric calls for international body to examine coup chargesFriday that there was no evidence linking him to the thwarted putsch, which he
Turkish cleric calls for international body to examine coup charges
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Friday that there was no evidence linking him to the thwarted putsch, which he has denounced. He accused Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan of using the coup to silence opponents. Turkey has dismissed or suspended more than 100,000 people in the... Read more
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DW
Turkish journalist Ahmet Altan re-arrested |Altan, an economics professor and political author who, like his brother, is an
Turkish journalist Ahmet Altan re-arrested |
DW / Posted yesterday
Altan, an economics professor and political author who, like his brother, is an outspoken critic of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has remained in custody since his arrest. The brothers appeared on a TV show on July 14 Ahmet Altan, the... Read more
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News.com.au
Turkish man faces 'subliminal coup' trialbombing parliament and other key buildings in an attempt to seize power. The b
Turkish man faces 'subliminal coup' trial
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
bombing parliament and other key buildings in an attempt to seize power. The brothers, outspoken critics of President Tayyip Erdogan, allegedly disseminated "subliminal messages suggestive of a coup attempt" during their TV appearance on July... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkish journalist detained over 'subliminal coup messages'bombing parliament and other key buildings in an attempt to seize power. The b
Turkish journalist detained over 'subliminal coup messages'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
bombing parliament and other key buildings in an attempt to seize power. The brothers, outspoken critics of President Tayyip Erdogan, allegedly disseminated "subliminal messages suggestive of a coup attempt" during their TV appearance on July... Read more
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Reuters
Turkish journalist detained over 'subliminal coup messages'bombing parliament and other key buildings in an attempt to seize power. The b
Turkish journalist detained over 'subliminal coup messages'
Reuters / Posted yesterday
bombing parliament and other key buildings in an attempt to seize power. The brothers, outspoken critics of President Tayyip Erdogan, allegedly disseminated "subliminal messages suggestive of a coup attempt" during their TV appearance on July... Read more
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Newsmax
Turkish President: Syrian Cease-Fire Was a 'Stillborn Baby'Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed the Syrian ceasefire as a
Turkish President: Syrian Cease-Fire Was a 'Stillborn Baby'
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed the Syrian ceasefire as a "stillborn baby," saying there was a period of time the deal was to have been evaluated but the fighting was not "significantly interrupted," and he blames the regime of... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. sent weapons to Kurdish fighters in SyriaTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the United Nations General Ass
Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. sent weapons to Kurdish fighters in Syria
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S. September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States of... Read more
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Swissinfo
based cleric urges Europe act to stop 'catastrophe' in TurkeyROME (Reuters) - A U.S.-based Turkish cleric accused by Tayyip Erdogan of treas
based cleric urges Europe act to stop 'catastrophe' in Turkey
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
ROME (Reuters) - A U.S.-based Turkish cleric accused by Tayyip Erdogan of treason said the President was using a failed coup to promote himself as a national hero and urged Europe to intervene to prevent "catastrophe" as purges from the army to the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. sent weapons to Kurdish fighters in SyriaBy Daren Butler and David Dolan ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip
Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. sent weapons to Kurdish fighters in Syria
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
By Daren Butler and David Dolan ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States of supplying more weapons to Kurdish fighters in northern Syria this week, saying Washington had delivered two plane loads of arms to... Read more
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NBC News
Turkey's Erdogan calls Syria cease-fire a 'stillborn baby'was behind the attack on a U.N. aid convoy that shattered a fragile cease-fire
Turkey's Erdogan calls Syria cease-fire a 'stillborn baby'
NBC News / Posted yesterday
was behind the attack on a U.N. aid convoy that shattered a fragile cease-fire earlier this week, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told MSNBC. "The killer responsible for that attack is [President Bashar] al-Assad's regime itself," Erdogan... Read more
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The Hindu
U.S.-based cleric urges Europe act to stop “catastrophe” in Turkeyaction to stop the...government's move towards authoritarianism," he said. A U
U.S.-based cleric urges Europe act to stop “catastrophe” in Turkey
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
action to stop the...government's move towards authoritarianism," he said. A U.S.-based Turkish cleric accused by Tayyip Erdogan of treason said the President was using a failed coup to promote himself as a national hero and urged Europe... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
based cleric urges Europe act to stop 'catastrophe' in TurkeyROME: A U.S.-based Turkish cleric accused by Tayyip Erdogan of treason said the
based cleric urges Europe act to stop 'catastrophe' in Turkey
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
ROME: A U.S.-based Turkish cleric accused by Tayyip Erdogan of treason said the President was using a failed coup to promote himself as a national hero and urged Europe to intervene to prevent "catastrophe" as purges from the army to the judiciary... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Central Bank-Driven Stock Rally Fizzles; Crude Rebounds On Saudi Oil Production Cut Reportat the end of the third quarter, highlighting the challenge facing policy maker
Global Central Bank-Driven Stock Rally Fizzles; Crude Rebounds On Saudi Oil Production Cut Report
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
at the end of the third quarter, highlighting the challenge facing policy makers to build momentum Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that any followers of the Gulen religious movement must be removed from the central bank, one of the only... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. sent weapons to Kurdish fighters in SyriaTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the United Nations General Ass
Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. sent weapons to Kurdish fighters in Syria
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S. September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States of... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Syrian rockets hit Turkey border injuring 8rocket attacks have killed 21 people and wounded 80 in Kilis since January, sec
Syrian rockets hit Turkey border injuring 8
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
rocket attacks have killed 21 people and wounded 80 in Kilis since January, security sources said. President Tayyip Erdogan said this week the rebel alliance of Syrian Arabs and Turkmen fighting under the banner of the 'Free Syrian... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Bravado in Turkeyin Syria had been cleansed of terrorist groups, he said. Adopting more impassi
Bravado in Turkey
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
in Syria had been cleansed of terrorist groups, he said. Adopting more impassioned rhetoric, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that “it is a binding duty upon our nation to eliminate the organisation called Daesh [Islamic State or... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Can Iraq survive?stakes in Mosul including political, ethnic and sectarian links and energy inte
Can Iraq survive?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
stakes in Mosul including political, ethnic and sectarian links and energy interests. Last week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey was keen to participate in the operation to liberate Mosul from IS. He urged the Iraqi... Read more
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Swissinfo
Eight wounded as rockets from Syria pound Turkish border townswift gains in Syria, the wedge of land they control is shallow, and beyond it
Eight wounded as rockets from Syria pound Turkish border town
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
swift gains in Syria, the wedge of land they control is shallow, and beyond it lies Islamic State territory. President Tayyip Erdogan said this week the rebel alliance of Syrian Arabs and Turkmen fighting under the banner of the Free Syrian... Read more
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Swissinfo
Eight injured as rockets from Syria pound Turkish border townswift gains in Syria, the wedge of land they control is shallow, and beyond it
Eight injured as rockets from Syria pound Turkish border town
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
swift gains in Syria, the wedge of land they control is shallow, and beyond it lies Islamic State territory. President Tayyip Erdogan said this week the rebel alliance of Syrian Arabs and Turkmen fighting under the banner of the "Free Syrian... Read more
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Swissinfo
Rocket fired from Syria hurts six in Turkeyswift gains in Syria, the wedge of land they control is shallow, and beyond it
Rocket fired from Syria hurts six in Turkey
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
swift gains in Syria, the wedge of land they control is shallow, and beyond it lies Islamic State territory. President Tayyip Erdogan said this week the rebel alliance of Syrian Arabs and Turkmen fighting under the banner of the "Free Syrian... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
As US, Russia bicker, others eye Syria goalsthe Obama administration for supporting the Kurds as their battering ram agains
As US, Russia bicker, others eye Syria goals
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
the Obama administration for supporting the Kurds as their battering ram against ISIS. Now, according to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey and its allies among Syrian rebels could end up taking 5,000 square kilometers of territory in... Read more
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DW
A look at the recipients of the 'Alternative Nobel Prize' |"Cumhuriyet" is Turkey's oldest newspaper. As press freedom in Turkey rapidly d
A look at the recipients of the 'Alternative Nobel Prize' |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
"Cumhuriyet" is Turkey's oldest newspaper. As press freedom in Turkey rapidly deteriorates under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the paper remains one of the few opposition newspapers in the country at a time the media environment is... Read more
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dna
US warns of 'Starbucks terror attack' to its citizens in south TurkeyIS. Fifty four people were killed in the August 20 suicide bombing on a Kurdis
US warns of 'Starbucks terror attack' to its citizens in south Turkey
dna / Posted 2 days ago
IS. Fifty four people were killed in the August 20 suicide bombing on a Kurdish wedding in Gaziantep that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said was carried out by a child bomber acting on the orders of IS. Embassies are also on a high state of alert... Read more
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Orange County Register
Obama administration considers arming Syrian Kurds against Islamic Statethe assault on Raqqa. But arming them would also aggravate Obama’s already tens
Obama administration considers arming Syrian Kurds against Islamic State
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
the assault on Raqqa. But arming them would also aggravate Obama’s already tense relations with Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The United States and Turkey sharply disagree over Syria’s Kurdish militias, which Turkey sees as its main... Read more
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asianage
Greece rejects asylum claim of Turkish 'coup' officer: lawyerThe move came as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met Turkish President Recep Tayy
Greece rejects asylum claim of Turkish 'coup' officer: lawyer
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
The move came as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in New York early on Thursday. Athens: Greece has rejected the asylum claim of a Turkish military officer who fled after the failed coup of July 15, his lawyer... Read more
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asianage
Greece rejects asylum claim of Turkish 'coup' officer lawyerThe move came as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met Turkish President Recep Tayy
Greece rejects asylum claim of Turkish 'coup' officer lawyer
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
The move came as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in New York early on Thursday. Athens: Greece has rejected the asylum claim of a Turkish military officer who fled after the failed coup of July 15, his lawyer... Read more
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asianage
US warns of 'Starbucks attack risk' in south TurkeyIS. Fifty four people were killed in the August 20 suicide bombing on a Kurdis
US warns of 'Starbucks attack risk' in south Turkey
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
IS. Fifty four people were killed in the August 20 suicide bombing on a Kurdish wedding in Gaziantep that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said was carried out by a child bomber acting on the orders of IS. Embassies are also on a high state of... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey cuts rates again while eyeing inflation, ratingon Thursday, setting aside concerns about inflation and possible ratings downgr
Turkey cuts rates again while eyeing inflation, rating
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
on Thursday, setting aside concerns about inflation and possible ratings downgrades after repeated calls from President Tayyip Erdogan for cheaper credit. The bank left its benchmark one-week repo rate unchanged at 7.5 percent, but reduced the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Obama administration considers arming Syrian Kurds against ISISthe assault on Raqqa. But arming them would also aggravate Obama’s already tens
Obama administration considers arming Syrian Kurds against ISIS
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
the assault on Raqqa. But arming them would also aggravate Obama’s already tense relations with Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The United States and Turkey sharply disagree over Syria’s Kurdish militias, which Turkey sees as its main... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Turkey opposition journalists on trial again over 'Gulen links'the verdict which related to a story about Turkey allegedly smuggling arms to S
Turkey opposition journalists on trial again over 'Gulen links'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
the verdict which related to a story about Turkey allegedly smuggling arms to Syrian rebels that infuriated President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who warned Dundar he would "pay a heavy price" for it. They were allowed to go free pending the... Read more
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express
Turkey WILL get visa-free travel with EU NEXT YEAR, says Luxembourgof movement. The trade-off was threatened with being piled on the scrap heap e
Turkey WILL get visa-free travel with EU NEXT YEAR, says Luxembourg
express / Posted 3 days ago
of movement. The trade-off was threatened with being piled on the scrap heap earlier this year, after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hinted he would send migrants on to the rest of Europe.Related articles Juncker ORDERS Turkey to meet EU... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkey PM says may meet with opposition heads over constitution this weekparties have been wary of the ruling AK Party's years-long campaign for a new c
Turkey PM says may meet with opposition heads over constitution this week
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
parties have been wary of the ruling AK Party's years-long campaign for a new constitution because President Tayyip Erdogan had made an executive presidency, with greater power, a central aspect of the new charter. Any constitutional... Read more
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Aljazeera
A world of dark clouds and silver liningsOut of all the speakers and their litanies at the United Nations, US President
A world of dark clouds and silver linings
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
Out of all the speakers and their litanies at the United Nations, US President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stood out with their contrasted worldviews, styles and perspectives. Obama - like Beckham - sounded more like... Read more
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Times of Malta
Greece rejects asylum requests by three Turkish soldiersflew a Black Hawk helicopter to northern Greece on July 16, hours after the cou
Greece rejects asylum requests by three Turkish soldiers
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
flew a Black Hawk helicopter to northern Greece on July 16, hours after the coup attempt against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. They asked for asylum after arriving in Greece, but were arrested and received two-month suspended jail... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greece rejects asylum request by three Turkish soldiers, they can appeal decision - police sourceswho flew a Black Hawk helicopter to northern Greece on July 16, hours after a f
Greece rejects asylum request by three Turkish soldiers, they can appeal decision - police sources
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
who flew a Black Hawk helicopter to northern Greece on July 16, hours after a foiled coup attempt against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. The decision was taken by a first-instance asylum board. Under Greek law, the verdict can be... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pak PM sharpens tone for UNGA showdown with India over Kashmirand Turkey. On Tuesday, Sharif met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a close
Pak PM sharpens tone for UNGA showdown with India over Kashmir
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
and Turkey. On Tuesday, Sharif met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a close ally of India, and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in United Nations. Pakistan’s envoy to the UN Maleeha Lodhi said Sharif “briefed Japanese Prime Minister... Read more
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Aljazeera
Syria: Finding opportunity in a post-ceasefire crisisover the advance of Syria's Kurds saw them take large amounts of territory in t
Syria: Finding opportunity in a post-ceasefire crisis
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
over the advance of Syria's Kurds saw them take large amounts of territory in the north of the country. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said this week that they have already secured 900 sq km and "may extend this area to 5,000 sq km as part of a... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Sharif raises Kashmir issue with leaders at UN but gets no tractionand sought their intervention to resolve the matter. He met Japanese Prime Mini
Sharif raises Kashmir issue with leaders at UN but gets no traction
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
and sought their intervention to resolve the matter. He met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan here on Tuesday. “PM Sharif briefed Japanese PM about the grave turn that the situation in occupied Kashmir... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Watson, Ramirez bring glitz to UN women eventglobal response" to the mass movements of forcibly displaced people across the
Watson, Ramirez bring glitz to UN women event
Lake Placid News / Posted 3 days ago
global response" to the mass movements of forcibly displaced people across the world. 3:30 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has portrayed the recent failed coup in his country as a terrorist attack masterminded by a U.S.-based Islamic... Read more
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Lake Placid News
UN chief and US president toasts for last timeglobal response" to the mass movements of forcibly displaced people across the
UN chief and US president toasts for last time
Lake Placid News / Posted 3 days ago
global response" to the mass movements of forcibly displaced people across the world. 3:30 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has portrayed the recent failed coup in his country as a terrorist attack masterminded by a U.S.-based Islamic... Read more
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dna
Nawaz Sharif raises Kashmir issue with world leaders amid isolation fears; fails to gains tractionand sought their intervention to resolve the matter. He met Japanese Prime Mini
Nawaz Sharif raises Kashmir issue with world leaders amid isolation fears; fails to gains traction
dna / Posted 3 days ago
and sought their intervention to resolve the matter. He met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday. "PM Sharif briefed Japanese PM about the grave turn that the situation in occupied Kashmir is... Read more
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The Hindu
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assemblyand sought their intervention to resolve the matter. He met Japanese Prime Mini
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
and sought their intervention to resolve the matter. He met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in United Nations on Tuesday. “PM Sharif briefed Japanese PM about the grave turn that the situation in... Read more
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International Business Times
Erdogan calls for global action against Fethullah Gulen and Syria in UN speechTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used the UN General Assembly platfor
Erdogan calls for global action against Fethullah Gulen and Syria in UN speech
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used the UN General Assembly platform to call for global action against US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. The Turkish leader said Gulen's "terror network" should be dismantled by the global powers. "I am... Read more
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