Stories tagged: turkey
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 1:26 p.m.
The order to kill Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi came from the highest level of the Saudi government, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday, adding that the international community had …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of a premeditated killing, and his body was dismembered before being disposed …
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 11:22 a.m.
Turkey on Friday intensified its demands for Saudi Arabia to extradite 18 suspects in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a call that is likely to be met with resistance …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 2 p.m.
My colorful, culture-rich travels in Turkey begin in exotic, mosque-graced, spice-hypnotizing Istanbul and end near the Aegean Sea in the fabled ancient ruins of Troy (where, history buffs will remember, …
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 8:47 a.m.
A Turkish official said Friday that investigators are looking into the possibility that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s remains may have been taken to a forest outside Istanbul or to …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
President Donald Trump welcomed American pastor Andrew Brunson to the Oval Office on Saturday, celebrating his release from nearly two years of confinement in Turkey that had sparked a diplomatic …
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 2:16 p.m.
The disappearance of journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate in Turkey has thrown the large number of diplomatic vacancies under President Donald Trump into the …
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 11:44 a.m.
A Turkish court on Friday convicted an American pastor of terror links but released him from house arrest and allowed him to leave the country, a move that’s likely to …
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 9 a.m.
Turkey said on Tuesday it will search the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a missing Saudi contributor to the Washington Post, a …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
It’s a question that’s plagued Spokane homeowners for years.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey met in a high stakes summit in Tehran on Friday to discuss the future of Syria as a bloody military operation looms in …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 10:48 a.m.
Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies. Officials said …
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
Turkey’s president said Saturday his country will stand strong against an “attempted economic coup” amid heightened tensions with the United States.
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018
It’s never a good idea to negotiate with a hostage-taker, but when it’s a NATO ally, there isn’t much choice.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
A detained American pastor has become a symbol of a growing rift between Turkey and the United States, but problems in the Cold War-era alliance as well as Turkey’s own …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating trade and political dispute with the United States – an indication that they are ready to endure …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
Turkey announced Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on imports of certain U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Turkey’s central bank took action Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis sparked by concerns over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s economic policies …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Turkey’s president on Saturday blamed the country’s economic downturn on the United States and other nations that he claims are waging “war” against his country.
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 8:06 a.m.
A financial shockwave ripped through Turkey on Friday as its currency nosedived on concerns about its economic policies and a dispute with the U.S., which President Donald Trump stoked further …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Turkey’s president said Saturday the country will freeze the assets of two United States officials in retaliation for sanctions against Turkey’s justice and interior ministers over the detention of an …
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 11:44 a.m.
The U.S. will impose sanctions on two Turkish officials over a detained American pastor who is being tried on espionage and terror-related charges, the White House announced Wednesday.
Sat., July 28, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has spoken to his Turkish counterpart about an American pastor detained on terrorism and espionage charges.
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 9:39 a.m.
The United States threatened NATO ally Turkey with sanctions Thursday over a detained American pastor held on terror and espionage charges.
Wed., July 18, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
As Turkey’s two-year state of emergency comes to an end, the government is set to introduce new anti-terrorism laws it says are needed to deal with continued security threats. The …
Mon., July 9, 2018, 11 a.m.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in Monday under a new governing system that grants him sweeping executive powers, which critics say give him far too much control.
UPDATED: Sun., June 24, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
Polls closed Sunday in Turkey’s high-stakes presidential and parliamentary elections, which could consolidate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s grip on power or curtail his vast political ambitions.
Tue., June 5, 2018, 12:27 p.m.
An American-backed Syrian Kurdish militia said Tuesday it will leave the strategic town of Manbij under a delicate U.S.-Turkey deal that could ease tensions between the NATO allies and force …
Fri., May 18, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Turkey has called on Muslim nations to stand with Palestinians and to work to stop countries joining the United States in relocating their Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Wed., May 9, 2018, 5:24 p.m.
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