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Ralph Boulton

Merkel tells Turkey to stop Nazi references; Turkey repeats comparison

Mar 09 2017

BERLIN/ISTANBUL German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkey to stop invoking Berlin's Nazi past in criticizing cancellations of Turkish ministers' rallies in Germany, and said she would do everything possible to keep Turkish domestic conflicts from spilling onto German soil.

Erdogan jibes at 'Nazi' Germany serve his drive for new powers

Mar 06 2017

ISTANBUL/BERLIN Tayyip Erdogan's portrayal of a Germany mired in its Nazi past was calculated to infuriate Berlin while swaying Turks at home and abroad to vote "yes" to sweeping new presidential powers he seeks.

Erdogan jibes at 'Nazi' Germany serve his drive for new powers

Mar 06 2017

ISTANBUL/BERLIN Tayyip Erdogan's portrayal of a Germany mired in its Nazi past was calculated to infuriate Berlin while swaying Turks at home and abroad to vote "yes" to sweeping new presidential powers he seeks.

Erdogan jibes at "Nazi" Germany serve his drive for new powers

Mar 06 2017

ISTANBUL/BERLIN, March 6 Tayyip Erdogan's portrayal of a Germany mired in its Nazi past was calculated to infuriate Berlin while swaying Turks at home and abroad to vote "yes" to sweeping new presidential powers he seeks.

Turkey's Erdogan compares German behavior with Nazi period

Mar 06 2017

ISTANBUL/ANKARA/BERLIN Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany on Sunday of "fascist actions" reminiscent of Nazi times in a growing row over the cancellation of political rallies aimed at drumming up support for him among 1.5 million Turkish citizens in Germany. | Video

Turkey plans more pro-Erdogan rallies, German concerns mount

Mar 04 2017

ISTANBUL/BERLIN Turkey said on Saturday it would keep holding rallies in Germany and the Netherlands to urge Turks living there to back a vote to boost President Tayyip Erdogan's powers, despite opposition from authorities in both countries.

Turkey plans more pro-Erdogan rallies, German concerns mount

Mar 04 2017

ISTANBUL/BERLIN, March 4 Turkey said on Saturday it would keep holding rallies in Germany and the Netherlands to urge Turks living there to back a vote to boost President Tayyip Erdogan's powers, despite opposition from authorities in both countries.

About 20 pro-Russia rebels killed in fighting in east Ukraine - minister

May 09 2014

KIEV Ukraine's interior minister said security forces had killed about 20 pro-Russian rebels in the port city of Mariupol on Friday, in what appeared one of the biggest actions in Kiev's attempt to end an insurgency in the country's east.

Ukraine's security forces struggle to meet rebellion in east

May 09 2014

KIEV The Ukrainian soldiers manning a checkpoint in the restive east gladly accepted the gifts of food and drink, a kind thought it seemed by local well-wishers. Twenty minutes later they had all fallen into a deep sleep, helpless to resist pro-Russian rebels who bundled them and their guns into three cars and spirited them away.

Ukraine's security forces struggle to meet rebellion in east

May 09 2014

KIEV The Ukrainian soldiers manning a checkpoint in the restive east gladly accepted the gifts of food and drink, a kind thought it seemed by local well-wishers. Twenty minutes later they had all fallen into a deep sleep, helpless to resist pro-Russian rebels who bundled them and their guns into three cars and spirited them away.

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