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Steep alcohol taxes drive Turkey's drinkers to home-brew

Nov 17 2017

ANKARA Carefully testing the temperature of a bucket of fermenting beer, Onder Ceyhan pushes back the foam to add a touch of yeast to his latest batch of home-brewed drink.

Amid visa row, Turkey's Justice Ministry cancels U.S. visit

Oct 24 2017

ANKARA Turkey's Justice Ministry said on Tuesday it had canceled a planned study visit to the United States due to the widening diplomatic row between the countries over the issuing of visas.

Ramping up rhetoric, Turkey's Erdogan chastises U.S. over democracy

Oct 21 2017

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan showed no retreat from a diplomatic row with the United States on Saturday, castigating Washington for what he said an "undemocratic" indictment against his security detail.

Amid tension, Trump and Turkey's Erdogan agree to strengthen ties

Sep 09 2017

ANKARA U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan spoke on Saturday and agreed to continue to work toward stronger ties and regional security, Erdogan's office said, a day after he lashed out at U.S. authorities for indicting one of his ex-ministers.

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