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Turkey's Russia missile deal raises difficult questions: Germany The German government on Wednesday said Turkey's decision to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defense systems raised difficult questions for NATO and that it would welcome Ankara reconsidering the decision.
Reuters | 3 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run ISTANBUL (AP) The opposition's candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey's electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid.
The Daily Sentinel | 4 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Nacogdoches, Texas
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In Turkey, the opposition to Erdogan remains optimistic even though victory is unlikely. Why the opposition campaign for Istanbul mayor is optimistic in a race thats anything but.
Washington Post | 4 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and purchase U.S. Patriot missile systems instead.
Reuters | 6 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Useful Enemies by Noel Malcolm review learning from the Turks This well-judged book, which centres on Western thinkers identifying positive aspects of Ottoman rule, complicates the idea of OrientalismIn 1534 an Ottoman delegation was in Paris to discuss a plan to unite France and Turkey against their shared enemy, t
The Guardian | 6 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets.
Reuters | 8 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Turkey's defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO objections to Ankara's decision to purchase the Russian technology.
The Daily Sentinel | 8 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Nacogdoches, Texas
Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with U.S., but preparing for potential sanctions: minister Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said he sees an improvement in talks with the United States over the purchase of Russian S-400 defense systems and U.S. F-35 fighter jets, but added that Ankara was also preparing for potential U.S. sanctions.
Reuters | 9 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said.
Reuters | 9 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Sources: Turkey to Reduce US Import Tariffs This Week Turkey's Trade Ministry will implement a reciprocal reduction in tariffs on U.S. imports after the United States halved tariffs on Turkish steel imports last week, two Turkish sources said on Tuesday. The White House last week terminated Turkey's eligibil
Voice of America | May 21, 2019 3:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend