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Turkey Suspends Greek Part of EU-Turkey “Refugee Deal”

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The European Union’s “deal” with Turkey on “refugees”—in terms of which Turkey was supposed to clamp down on the mass invasion of Europe via its territory in return for Syrians directly flown to Europe—appears to be on the point of collapse after Turkey suspended the readmission agreement with Greece. According to a report in the Turkish Hurriyet Daily newspaper, Foreign Minister Mevlut... 

Turkey threatens to buy Russian Su-57 Jets if US won't deliver F-35 over S-400

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Ankara is likely to buy Russian Su-57 fighter jets if Washington decides to suspend the delivery of F-35 jets in response to the purchase of Russian S-400 anti-missile systems, the Yeni Safak newspaper reported Sunday. According to sources, the Russian-Turkish cooperation on military software and technology exchange discussed during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Turkey on April... 

Erdogan calls Europe "Failed Democracy" for allegedly Mistreating Turkish immigrants

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The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is complaining how evil racist and Islamophobes are the Europeans for allegedly mistreating and discriminating against his Turks but are the Europeans really that evil when governments like the German one for example is throwing their own citizens behind bars for criticizing the ongoing Muslim invasion of Europe? How evil are the Europeans when they are trying... 

Netanyahu's son posts controversial Instagram image: F Turkey

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son, Yair, made a controversial Instagram post which read “F*ck Turkey,” amid the diplomatic row between the two countries over Monday’s ‘massacre’ in Gaza. Yair Netanyahu posted an image of the text that looked like the Turkish flag, which is red with a white star and crescent, to his Instagram story. In Yair’s image, the crescent replaced... 

Turkey wants to quit the United Nations and start a new Muslim Alliance

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on May 16 said the United Nations has “finished” and “collapsed” in the face of Israeli brutality in the Gaza Strip. “The U.N. is finished, ended, collapsed. At this moment I cannot reach the U.N. secretary general despite having a good friendship [with him],” Erdoğan said at a fast-breaking dinner in Ankara. “We will never allow Jerusalem to... 

Turkey angered, may leave NATO over US blackmail

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Turkey is seriously considering withdrawing from NATO, as the relationship with the alliance continues to worsen. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu warned of retaliatory actions if the American bill about sanctions against Turkey becomes law. At the end of last week, US lawmakers published information about the annual funding of defence in the amount of $717 billion. The document temporarily... 

Turkish Prosecutors Seek 55,000 Years in Prison for Alleged Coup Conspirators

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Turkish prosecutor Bulent Karakus called Wednesday for multiple life sentences, totaling some 55,880 years in prison, to be handed down to senior members of a group suspected of orchestrating the 2016 coup attempt in the country. The trial, the first in a series of what will be many trials of individuals accused of taking part in the attempted coup in July 2016, is underway at the 17th Heavy Penal... 

Netanyahu calls Erdogan 'a butcher' in war of words over Gaza violence

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Insults and veiled threats have been exchanged between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Benjamin Netanyahu. The Israeli PM branded the Turkish leader “a butcher” after Erdogan called him “a terrorist” over the IDF’s use of force in Gaza. The hostility between Netanyahu and Erdogan culminated on Sunday, when the Turkish president accused the Israeli prime minister of being “a... 

Netherlands to Recognize 1915 Armenian Genocide

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On Thursday, the Tweede Kamer, the lower house of the bicameral Netherlands parliament, approved two motions recognizing the atrocity known as the Armenian genocide of 1915. One of the motions states that Tweede Kamer “recognizes the Armenian genocide,” while the other motion states that the Dutch minister or Dutch Secretary of State will attend an upcoming genocide commemoration in Armenia... 

Turkish Foreign Minister Says Ankara at Critical Stage in Ties With Washington

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The Turkish foreign minister said that Erdogan and Tillerson held constructive talks in Ankara and agreed to normalize relations. “We are agreed on normalising relations again,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said after talks with US counterpart Rex Tillerson in Ankara, saying that ties were at a “critical phase” and vowing to create “mechanisms” to discuss... 

Turkish Military Helicopter Shot Down During Op in Syria's Afrin

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A Turkish military helicopter was shot down during Ankara’s military offensive against Kurdish troops in northern Syria, Anadolu state news agency reported. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed the downing of the helicopter, according to Turkish media. “A little earlier, one of our helicopters was shot down,” he told reporters, adding that those who are responsible for... 

Russia Prepares Norway Blitzkrieg As Turkish Troops Ready Attack On US Forces

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The large deployment of personnel – including engineers and sappers from the Russian Navy’s Baltic Fleet – detonated huge bombs during a mock beach landing at the Khmelyovka training ground in Kaliningrad. Pictured: A huge blast at the training site on 10 January 2018. A foreboding new Ministry of Defense (MoD) report circulating in the Kremlin today states that President Putin has... 

Turkey: Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is ‘red line’ for Muslims

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would be a “red line” for Muslims. He also warned that such a step would force Ankara to cut diplomatic ties with the Jewish state. In a speech before the Turkish parliament, Erdogan also said he would call for a meeting with the Organization for Islamic Cooperation to oppose any move recognizing... 

Turkey angrily tells USA: "We don't need you!"

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Washington of “sacrificing” relations with Ankara, and has blamed the ongoing diplomatic dispute on a US ambassador “who doesn’t know his place.” “Let me be very clear, the person who caused this is the ambassador here. It is unacceptable for the United States to sacrifice a strategic partner to an ambassador who doesn’t know... 

Turkey angry on USA for suspending visas, vow Retaliation

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Top Turkish officials have lashed out at the US, stating that Turkey “is not a tribal state” and does not need Washington’s permission to detain and prosecute suspects. The Turkish prime minister promised to “retaliate” over the suspension of non-immigrant visas. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has strongly criticized the US decision to suspend issuing visas to Turkish citizens, following... 
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