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Tulay Karadeniz

Turkey looking at new trade mechanisms with Iran to avoid U.S. sanctions

17 Apr 2019

ANKARA Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday Turkey is looking into establishing new trade mechanisms with Iran, like the INSTEX system set up by European countries to avoid U.S. sanctions reimposed last year on exports of Iranian oil.

Turkey and U.S. head for showdown over missile contracts

08 Mar 2019

ANKARA Turkey is running out of time to avert a showdown with the United States over its plans to buy advanced Russian air defences and spurn a counter-offer from its NATO partner, raising the chance of U.S. sanctions against Ankara.

Turkey and U.S. head for showdown over missile contracts

08 Mar 2019

ANKARA, March 8 Turkey is running out of time to avert a showdown with the United States over its plans to buy advanced Russian air defences and spurn a counter-offer from its NATO partner, raising the chance of U.S. sanctions against Ankara.

China's envoy says Turkish Uighur criticism could hit economic ties

01 Mar 2019

ANKARA Turkey risks jeopardizing economic ties with China if it keeps criticizing Beijing's treatment of Uighur Muslims, China's envoy to Ankara warned, just as Chinese firms are looking to invest in Turkish energy and infrastructure mega-projects.

China's envoy says Turkish Uighur criticism could hit economic ties

01 Mar 2019

ANKARA Turkey risks jeopardising economic ties with China if it keeps criticising Beijing's treatment of Uighur Muslims, China's envoy to Ankara warned, just as Chinese firms are looking to invest in Turkish energy and infrastructure mega-projects.

Turkish economic woes seen weighing on Erdogan party in elections

28 Feb 2019

ANKARA With Turkey's local elections a month away, support for President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party is being eroded by a deterioration in the economy, according to opinion polls and political party sources.

China releases video it says proves reports of Uighur poet's death untrue

11 Feb 2019

BEIJING/ANKARA Chinese state media has released a video it said proves Uighur poet and musician Abdurehim Heyit is alive, after Turkey cited reports of his death in custody in a strongly worded condemnation of "human rights violations" in Xinjiang.

Trump eskaliert Streit mit der Türkei über Kurden in Syrien

14 Jan 2019

Washington/Ankara US-Präsident Donald Trump hat mit einer Drohung den Streit mit dem Nato-Partner Türkei über die Syrien-Politik verschärft.

At tense Ankara news conference, EU rebukes Turkey over detentions

22 Nov 2018

ANKARA Top EU officials rebuked Turkey on Thursday over its arrests of journalists and academics and the long pre-trial detention of a Kurdish politician, holding a forthright press conference with Turkey's foreign minister in Ankara that quickly turned tense.

Turkey's long crackdown casts shadow over EU meeting

21 Nov 2018

ANKARA Turkish police came for Yigit Aksakoglu before dawn, waking his young family and detaining him with a dozen other academics and activists accused of fomenting mass protests to overthrow President Tayyip Erdogan's government.

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