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Nick Tattersall

Feb 11 2017

Turkey to hold referendum on stronger presidency on April 16

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Turkey will hold a referendum on April 16 on replacing its parliamentary system with the stronger presidency long sought by incumbent Tayyip Erdogan, electoral authorities announced on Saturday.

Jan 10 2017

Reluctant to hike rates, Turkey's central bank struggles with lira slide

ISTANBUL/ANKARA For some of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's aides, the mere suggestion that the central bank should raise interest rates as the lira slides through new record lows amounts to a plot against the state.

Jan 04 2017

Turkey says Istanbul attacker's identity established, manhunt goes on

ISTANBUL Turkey has established the identity of the gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day, its foreign minister said on Wednesday, as police detained suspected Islamic State members of Central Asian and North African origin. | Video

Jan 02 2017

Gunman kills 39 in Istanbul nightclub, manhunt under way

ISTANBUL A gunman opened fire on New Year revelers at a packed nightclub on the shores of Istanbul's Bosphorus waterway on Sunday killing at least 39 people, including many foreigners, then fled the scene. | Video

Jan 01 2017

2017 beginnt blutig - 39 Tote bei Anschlag in Istanbul

Istanbul/Berlin Die weltweite Serie von Anschlägen hat sich gleich zu Beginn des neuen Jahres fortgesetzt.

Dec 16 2016

Putin and Erdogan push for Syria talks without U.S. or U.N.

MOSCOW/ISTANBUL President Vladimir Putin said he and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan are working to organize a new series of Syrian peace talks without the involvement of the United States or the United Nations.

Dec 15 2016

After Aleppo, a chapter closes on Turkey's ambitions in Syria

ISTANBUL The recapture of Aleppo by Syrian government forces deals a humiliating blow to years of Turkish policy in Syria, leaving in ruins its efforts to force President Bashar al-Assad from power and handing a major victory to main regional rival Iran.

Nov 29 2016

As Syrian rebels squeezed in Aleppo, Turkish backers' eyes are elsewhere

ISTANBUL Time was that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan dedicated large parts of his speeches to condemning Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad for atrocities against his people, calling for his ouster and urging greater support for the rebels fighting him.

Nov 29 2016

As Syrian rebels squeezed in Aleppo, Turkish backers' eyes are elsewhere

ISTANBUL Time was that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan dedicated large parts of his speeches to condemning Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad for atrocities against his people, calling for his ouster and urging greater support for the rebels fighting him.

Nov 29 2016

As Syrian rebels squeezed in Aleppo, Turkish backers' eyes are elsewhere

ISTANBUL Time was that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan dedicated large parts of his speeches to condemning Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad for atrocities against his people, calling for his ouster and urging greater support for the rebels fighting him.

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