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|Turkey conducting 'largest ever' operations against PKK|
At least 186 PKK fighters killed, military says, as thousands of teachers with alleged links to the group are suspended.
2958 points by Al Jazeera English | Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Abdullah Gül Justice and Development Party Kurdistan Workers' Party Terrorism Kurds in Turkey Turkish general election 2007
|Turkish leader calls for U.S.-Turkey 'joint operation' in Syria|
A key political ally of Turkey’s president says defeating the Islamic State in Syria will require U.S. troops joining Turkish military forces on the ground inside the war-torn nation — a move that would require a significant shift in the Obama administration’s current policy. “I don’t ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Turkey Bashar al-Assad Syria Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Abdullah Gül Justice and Development Party Iraq Terrorism
|Turkey suspends 11,000 teachers for suspected PKK links|
More than 11,000 Turkish education staff suspended as Turkey conducts largest-ever operation against Kurdish fighters.
4852 points by Al Jazeera English | Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdo?an Abdullah Gül Justice and Development Party Politics of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Prime minister Terrorism
|Tables Turn for Media in Turkish Press Crackdown|
Western leaders and press freedom groups accuse Turkey of an unprecedented crackdown on free speech. But after years of hurling inflammatory accusations, journalists are having a harder time finding sympathy.
140 points by The Wall Street Journal | Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdo?an Abdullah Gül Justice and Development Party Politics of Turkey Turkish general election 2007 Accession of Turkey to the European Union
|Turkish Official Says U.S. Was Not Complicit in Coup Plot|
In an interview on Tuesday with The New York Times Editorial Board, Turkey’s deputy prime minister said “we don’t see any evidence” of American involvement.
208 points by The New York Time | Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdo?an United States Abdullah Gül Justice and Development Party Barack Obama President of the United States Politics of Turkey
|Ex-CIA big says Flynn explored plot to ‘whisk away’ exiled Turkish cleric|
The disgraced former national security adviser for President Trump had reportedly discussed a plan with Turkish officials to possibly snatch an opposition leader from his home in the Poconos. Former CIA Director James Woolsey told The Wall Street Journal that he walked into a Sept. 19 meeting in New York and was shocked to find...
-1 points by New York Post | Turkey Abdullah Gül Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Justice and Development Party Politics of Turkey Director of Central Intelligence Turkish general election 2007 Central Intelligence Agency
|Norway grants asylum to Turkish military officers fearing persecution after coup attempt|
Four Turkish NATO officers and a military attaché were given asylum in Norway after ignoring orders to return home following last year’s attempted coup. Turkey has summoned the Norwegian ambassador to Ankara for an explanation. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Turkey European Union Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Europe Abdullah Gül Justice and Development Party European countries Norway
|Turkey's Referendum Could Backfire on Erdogan|
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory in a constitutional referendum in April looks surprisingly uncertain, with high stakes for Turkey’s leader.
-1 points by The Wall Street Journal | Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Turkey Abdullah Gül Justice and Development Party Politics of Turkey Cypriot Annan Plan referendum 2004 Turkish general election 2007 Accession of Turkey to the European Union
|Bana on life after Aleppo|
1625 points by CNN | Turkey Syria Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Bashar al-Assad Abdullah Gül Harry Potter Justice and Development Party Politics of Turkey
|Turkey sets constitution referendum date for April 16|
The Turkish election board has announced that a constitutional referendum will be held on April 16, Reuters reported. Read Full Article at RT.com
576 points by Russia Today | Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Justice and Development Party
|Turkey to Vote on Presidential Power|
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a bill authorizing a referendum on changes to Turkey’s constitution that would concentrate power in his office.
80 points by The Wall Street Journal | Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Turkey Abdullah Gül Justice and Development Party Politics of Turkey Cypriot Annan Plan referendum 2004 Turkish general election 2007 Accession of Turkey to the European Union
|CIA chief Pompeo to visit Turkey in sign of improving ties with U.S.|
Turkish officials said Wednesday that President Trump spoke with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and responded “positively” on two key Turkis...
13 points by USA Today | Turkey Iraq Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Kurdish people Syria Justice and Development Party United States Abdullah Gül
|Syria truce hangs in the balance amid attacks, lack of aid|
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's weeklong cease-fire, brokered by the United States and Russia, was in doubt Monday amid repeated violations and with no aid deliveries to the besieged rebel-held part of the northern city of Aleppo, a key point in the agreement. The uncertainty cast doubts on a U.S.-Russian plan ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Syria Abdullah Gül Associated Press Justice and Development Party Damascus Associated Press Television News
|Jailed Kurdish militant says conflict with Turkey could be settled in six months: brother|
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - A three-decade conflict between the Turkish state and Kurdish militants could be resolved within six months if talks were to be revived, the jailed rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan said, according to remarks by his brother on Monday.
-1 points by Reuters | Turkey Reuters Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Thomson Reuters News agency 2016 Justice and Development Party Terrorism
|Around 50 injured as car bomb rocks southeastern Turkish city (PHOTOS, VIDEO)|
The Turkish authorities are accusing Kurdish militants of detonating a car bomb in the city of Van in the southeast of Turkey. Officials say that at least 48 people have been injured, but no fatalities have been confirmed. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Kurdish people Iraq Justice and Development Party Abdullah Gül Kurdistan Kurdish language
|48 injured in vehicle explosion targeting Turkey's police, government|
Andrew V. PestanoVAN, Turkey, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- An explosion occurred in Turkey at a police station near a governor's office and a ruling government party headquarters, injuring 48 people, local officials said.
-1 points by UPI | Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Abdullah Gül United Press International International News Service Justice and Development Party News World Communications United States
|What in the World: Turkey’s Suspicious Mind-Set Has Been a Century in the Making|
The Turks’ notion of a vast Western conspiracy to undermine their country, with the United States mostly to blame, has its roots in a post-World War I treaty that was never carried out.
-1 points by The New York Times | Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Ottoman Empire World War I Abdullah Gül Justice and Development Party United States Politics of Turkey