Tuesday, 21 February 2017
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Lindsay Lohan: I Was Profiled While Wearing Headscarf

Added: 21.02.2017 13:55 | 2 views | 0 comments

Lohan had been returning from Turkey, where she recently met President Erdogan, and was wearing the headscarf out of 'personal respect.'

From: www.nbcnews.com

Turkey puts 47 on trial for 'coup plot to kill Erdogan'

Added: 20.02.2017 23:15 | 0 views | 0 comments


One of the nearly 50 suspects in an alleged plot to assassinate Turkey's president admitted involvement in the botched July 15 putsch bid as the mass trial opened Monday. Forty-four suspects, mainly soldiers, are under arrest over the alleged plot to kill Recep Tayyip Erdogan, while three others still on the run are being tried in absentia at the court in the southern city of Mugla. Onlookers heckled the accused as they stepped out of the buses that took them from prison, shouting "we want the death penalty!" and "Allahu Akbar" ("God is Greatest").

Royal Caribbean latest cruise line to cancel Turkey ports of call

Added: 20.02.2017 19:18 | 5 views | 0 comments

All calls to Turkey will be replaced by alternate ports-of-call for the 2017 European cruise season.

26 people detained after Turkey car bomb attack

Added: 20.02.2017 19:16 | 0 views | 0 comments


ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish officials say 26 people have been detained following a car bomb attack, which killed two people in the southeast of the country.

Turkish soldiers accused of Erdogan assassination attempt go on trial

Added: 20.02.2017 10:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

MUGLA, Turkey (Reuters) - The trial of more than 40 Turkish soldiers accused of attempting to assassinate President Tayyip Erdogan during last year's failed coup started on Monday, with prosecutors seeking life sentences, according to the indictment obtained by Reuters.

Syrian rebels say army attacks wrecking ceasefire efforts

Added: 19.02.2017 18:44 | 1 views | 0 comments


Syrian rebel groups who have participated in peace talks said on Sunday that an upsurge in Syrian army shelling and bombing was wrecking the prospects of maintaining a ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey. The rebel groups, mostly backed by Turkey, have attended two rounds of talks in the Kazakh capital Astana. Mohammad Alloush, the head of the Astana talks delegation, said the rebel groups who signed a shaky ceasefire deal late last year that was meant to end bombing of civilians were ready to go back to "all out war".

Turkish PM, U.S. vice president discuss improving ties: sources

Added: 19.02.2017 10:13 | 3 views | 0 comments

ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim that Washington was keen for a new start in relations between the two countries, sources in Yildirim's office said, after ties soured during the Obama administration.

Turkish Airlines flight to Toronto evacuated after note seen

Added: 18.02.2017 14:47 | 5 views | 0 comments

A Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul has been evacuated after a suspicious note was discovered in one of its bathrooms.

From: www.foxnews.com

Turkey detains 26 people after car bomb, governor says PKK responsible

Added: 18.02.2017 8:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish authorities detained 26 people over a car bomb attack in the southeastern town of Viransehir, the provincial governor's office said on Saturday.

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