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A US trade war with Turkey over a little known pastor? Don’t believe a word of it

IT needs a stroke of genius to soften the heart for poor old Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Those of us who have always believed that Erdogan is a bit off his rocker must still be appalled that a US president infinitely more cracked than the Turkish variety is trying to impoverish Nato’s second largest military ally.

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Don’t force Turkey to look for other friends, Erdoğan addresses US in NYT article

Failure to reverse the “trend of unilateralism and disrespect” will force Turkey to look for new friends and allies, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has warned the United States administration in an opinion piece for the New York Times, referring to the ongoing diplomatic crisis between two countries over the arrest of Pastor Andrew Brunson.

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Turkey’s lira crisis: How bad can it get?

Turks have over the last half decade counted the rapid depreciation of the Turkish lira on the screens outside doviz (exchange) booths with a mixture of bewilderment, alarm and ironic amusement.

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Sanctional Understanding! Iran and Turkey eye boosting ties as both face increasing US pressures

As the Turkish economy is experiencing tough times due to the pressures imposed by the United States, Turkish officials seem to consider developing ties with another target of US pressures Iran, as an alternative way for conducting international economic interactions.

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Eye for an eye: Turkey sanctions two US ministers as tensions continue to rise

Although the foreign ministers of the US and Turkey agreed recently to get over their recent tensions, Turkish president today announced retaliatory measures against two American ministers. Meanwhile, the trade war between the two sides is also expected to continue.

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Trump calls on Erdoğan on Twitter to release ‘hostage’ American pastor

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to release an American pastor who has been in prison in Turkey for nearly two years, calling his continued detention a “total disgrace.”

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U.S. to Appeal Sentence of Turkish Banker in Iran-Sanctions Case

U.S. prosecutors plan to appeal the length of the prison term for a Turkish banker convicted of aiding an Iranian sanctions-evasion plot.

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Time for Turkey to cast a ballot

The elections on June 24 – the first since the constitutional amendment referendum last year – will be an important turning point in the history of Turkish democracy.

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Turkey indicts father of NBA’s Kanter as terror group member: report

Mehmet Kanter, the father of New York Knicks center Enes Kanter, has been indicted by a Turkish court on charges he was “a member of a terrorist organization,” Turkish state media reported on Monday.

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Dozens Detained in Istanbul Over Suspected Links to Daesh – Reports

At least 30 foreign nationals were detained in the Turkish largest city of Istanbul over suspected links to the Islamic State terror group, (Daesh)*, local media reported.

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Turkey set to create own Antarctic research station next year — president

Turkey is set to create its own research station in the Antarctic next year, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on his Twitter page on Saturday evening.

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US court used ‘forged evidence’ to jail Turkish banker

The U.S. prison sentence given to the former deputy CEO of a Turkish state bank came despite his absence of guilt, and with the use of forged evidence and false statements, said Turkey on Wednesday.

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Erdoğan addressing the Palestinian people: ‘We will fight for you until the end’

In a speech, Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, “The future of humanity will be determined by what happens in Palestine and regarding Jerusalem. Humanity will either move towards light, freedom and moral values ​​or it will regress to the deep injustice and oppression.”

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Turkish court sentences journalists to years in prison for ‘terrorism’ charges

A Turkish court has sentenced 14 employees of a newspaper that has been critical of President Tayyip Recep Erdogan’s government to prison, convicting them on ‘terrorism’ charges.

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Background on Turkey’s early elections

In a surprising turn of events, Turkey decided to hold early elections on June 24. The decision was announced following a meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) chairman Devlet Bahçeli following the latter’s call for early elections.

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Turkey extends state of emergency

The Turkish cabinet on Tuesday advised parliament to extend the state of emergency for three more months, Xinhua news agency reported.

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