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Turkey Seeks Arrest of Enes Kanter

Added: 26.05.2017 23:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

Turkey confirmed Friday that it is seeking the arrest of National Basketball Association star Enes Kanter on charges related to his religious and political affiliation with the reclusive Turkish preacher that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accuses of orchestrating last summer’s failed coup.

Turkish Foreign Ministry rejects U.S. resolution condemning street brawl in Washington

Added: 25.05.2017 23:56 | 0 views | 0 comments


Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Thursday rejected a resolution by senior U.S. lawmakers condemning a street brawl between protesters and Turkish security personnel outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington. Spokesman Huseyin Muftuoglu said the resolution was voted and passed with "a one-sided resolution which distorts the facts" and added the incident, which took place during President Tayyip Erdogan's visit to meet President Donald Trump, was a result of negligence by U.S. authorities.

House speaker calls Erdogan visit violence 'indefensible'

Added: 25.05.2017 17:03 | 3 views | 0 comments

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the violence against peaceful protesters in Washington by Turkish security forces was "completely indefensible."

From: abcnews.go.com

Senior U.S. lawmakers call to condemn Turkey after Washington street brawl

Added: 24.05.2017 19:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Senior U.S. lawmakers want the House of Representatives to formally condemn Turkish security forces' violent response to a street protest in Washington during a recent visit by President Tayyip Erdogan, a congressional aide said on Wednesday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Turkey summons U.S. envoy over Washington street brawl

Added: 24.05.2017 3:55 | 1 views | 0 comments


Turkey summoned the U.S ambassador on Monday to protest the treatment of Turkish security officials in the United States during a visit by President Tayyip Erdogan last week, the foreign ministry said. A brawl erupted between protesters and Turkish security personnel outside the Turkish ambassador's residence during Erdogan's visit to Washington to meet U.S. President Donald Trump. Turkey blamed the violence on demonstrators linked to the militant Kurdistan Workers Party while Washington's police chief described the incident as a "brutal attack" on peaceful protesters.

Turkey chides US envoy over Washington brawl during Erdogan trip

Added: 23.05.2017 11:51 | 1 views | 0 comments

Ankara criticises ‘aggressive’ American security personnel during protest

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Erdogan in Washington

Added: 22.05.2017 17:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

It began with a White House handshake but ended up with the "brutal" beating of protesters. Why?

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Turkey says summons U.S. envoy over Washington street brawl

Added: 22.05.2017 17:50 | 1 views | 0 comments

Turkey summoned the U.S ambassador to Ankara on Monday to protest the treatment of Turkish security officials in the United States during a visit by President Tayyip Erdogan last week, the foreign ministry said.

Turkey opens trial of 220 alleged coup plotters

Added: 22.05.2017 17:25 | 1 views | 0 comments

ANKARA // Turkey on Monday put on trial 221 suspects, including 27 former generals, accused of being the instigators of a failed military coup last July. The main defendants are Gen Akin Ozturk, a former air force commander, and about 40 other alleged members of the so-called Peace at Home Council - a group on whose behalf a coup declaration was read on state television. Other defendants include Col Ali Yazici, the former military aide to president Recep Tayyip Erdogan; Mehmet Disli, the brother of senior ruling party legislator...

Turkish NBA star calls Erdogan 'Hitler of our century'

Added: 22.05.2017 16:29 | 1 views | 0 comments

Enes Kanter, the NBA star whose home country, Turkey, revoked his passport over the weekend, lashed out at President Tayyip Erdogan at a news conference on Monday, calling him "the Hitler of our century" and describing himself as the victim of political retaliation.

From: feeds.reuters.com

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