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Turkey's Erdogan says Russian S-400s will be fully deployed by April 2020

Jul 15 2019

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the Russian S-400 missile defence system, parts of which have been delivered to Turkey over the past four days, would be fully deployed in April 2020.

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO

Jul 12 2019

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and drive a wedge into the heart of the Western military alliance. | Video

'They want to kill you': Anger at Syrians erupts in Istanbul

Jul 09 2019

ISTANBUL At 2 am one Saturday night, Syrian brothers Mustafa and Ahmed were at home hunched over a screen watching live black and white security camera footage of men destroying their clothes shop. | Video

Turkey says UAE spy suspect committed suicide in prison

Apr 29 2019

ISTANBUL A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide by hanging himself in prison, the Istanbul prosecutor's office said on Monday.

UPDATE 2-Turkish lira weakens as Erdogan questions Istanbul election

Apr 08 2019

ISTANBUL, April 8 The Turkish lira weakened more than 1 percent against the dollar on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan kept up pressure for a recount of local elections in the largest city Istanbul.

Turkish lira down as U.S. halts fighter parts delivery, threatens sanctions

Apr 02 2019

ISTANBUL The lira dropped nearly 3 percent on Tuesday after the United States halted delivery of equipment related to a Turkish order of F-35 fighter planes, warning Ankara's insistence on buying Russian defense systems risked triggering sanctions.

Despite talk of returns, Turkey quietly works to integrate Syrian refugees

Mar 29 2019

GAZIANTEP, Turkey - When his rebel fighter son was killed and life in Syria became impossible for Jamal Sahlabji, he and his remaining family packed up and joined hundreds of thousands fleeing to neighboring countries.

Saudi Arabia temporarily frees three women activists

Mar 28 2019

RIYADH/ISTANBUL Three out of nearly a dozen prominent Saudi women activists arrested over nine months ago were temporarily released on Thursday, state news agency SPA said, and sources told Reuters the rest were set to be freed on Sunday.

Turkey's Erdogan shows shooting video again, hours after NZ meeting

Mar 22 2019

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan replayed graphic footage of New Zealand's worst mass shooting at an election rally on Friday - just hours after that country's foreign minister met him and said he believed the controversial showings had stopped. | Video

Turkey's Erdogan shows shooting video again, hours after NZ meeting

Mar 22 2019

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan replayed graphic footage of New Zealand's worst mass shooting at an election rally on Friday - just hours after that country's foreign minister met him and said he believed the controversial showings had stopped. | Video

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