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Daren Butler

Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus

8:54am EDT

ISTANBUL Turkey plans to send a fourth ship to waters off Cyprus to search for gas and oil despite European Union moves to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over the issue, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 3-Turkey's Erdogan says dismissed central bank governor did not follow instructions

Jul 10 2019

* Erdogan says cenbank head sacked for disregarding instructions

Turkey rejects Greek, EU claims that drilling off Cyprus illegitimate

Jul 10 2019

ISTANBUL Turkey said on Wednesday it rejected Greek and European Union assertions that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus was illegitimate, and said they showed the EU could not be an impartial mediator on the Cyprus problem.

UPDATE 3-Turkish lira hit by central bank governor dismissal, policy worries

Jul 08 2019

* Investors fear U.S. sanctions after Russian S-400s delivery

Errant missile from Syria-Israel clash lands on Cyprus

Jul 01 2019

NICOSIA An errant missile struck Cyprus early on Monday, skimming the densely populated capital Nicosia and crashing on a mountainside in what authorities described as a spillover from strikes between Israel and Syria. | Video

New Istanbul mayor a catalyst for change in old Erdogan stronghold

Jun 27 2019

ISTANBUL Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul's Eyup district, where for centuries Ottoman sultans received their ceremonial sword after ascending to the throne.

Traffic gridlock as Turks rush back to Istanbul to vote in high-stakes poll

Jun 23 2019

ISTANBUL A re-run of Istanbul's high-stakes mayoral election has kept Turkish airports, bus stations and main highways jam-packed over the weekend, as voters rush back to the city from vacation or their original home towns to cast their ballot.

Traffic gridlock as Turks rush back to Istanbul to vote in high-stakes poll

Jun 23 2019

ISTANBUL A re-run of Istanbul's high-stakes mayoral election has kept Turkish airports, bus stations and main highways jam-packed over the weekend, as voters rush back to the city from vacation or their original home towns to cast their ballot.

UPDATE 1-Traffic gridlock as Turks rush back to Istanbul to vote in high-stakes poll

Jun 23 2019

ISTANBUL, June 23 A re-run of Istanbul's high-stakes mayoral election has kept Turkish airports, bus stations and main highways jam-packed over the weekend, as voters rush back to the city from vacation or their original home towns to cast their ballot.

Traffic gridlock as Turks rush back to Istanbul to vote in high-stakes poll

Jun 23 2019

ISTANBUL, June 23 A re-run of Istanbul's high-stakes mayoral election has kept Turkish airports, bus stations and main highways jam-packed over the weekend, as voters rush back to the city from vacation or their original home towns to cast their ballot.

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Iran denies its missile program is up for negotiation

Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program, contradicting the chief U.S. diplomat and appearing to undercut President Donald Trump's statement that Washington had made progress on its disputes with Tehran.