Stories tagged: turkey
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 10:10 a.m.
Turkish prosecutors are seeking an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks player Enes Kanter, accusing him of membership in a terror organization.
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
A Seattle man has been sentenced to a year in prison for smuggling guns to Turkey – weapons that were ultimately intended for Kurdish fighters in Iraq.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the U.S. national security adviser of making “a very serious mistake” Tuesday by demanding that Ankara guarantee the safety of Kurdish fighters in northeastern …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Turkey is massing troops near a town in northern Syria held by a U.S.-backed and Kurdish-led force, a war monitor said as Turkish media reported Sunday new reinforcements crossing the …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, killing four people and injuring 43 others, …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 7:19 p.m.
Benjamin Franklin, the most colorful of America’s Founding Fathers, had a misunderstood, electric and ultimately homicidal relationship with turkeys.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 2:44 p.m.
Avoid all romaine lettuce, but don’t worry about your turkey.
Wed., Nov. 21, 2018
Local meat markets sell hundreds of turkeys in the days leading up to Thanksgiving.
Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 4:36 p.m.
In an annual Thanksgiving tradition, President Donald Trump used the power of his office Tuesday to save a pair of meaty turkeys from the holiday table.
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 8:47 p.m.
There’s no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
The Russian military said nearly 270,000 Syrian refugees have returned home in recent months, a fraction of the estimated 5.6 million Syrians who have fanned out across the world fleeing …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 8:21 a.m.
Jennie-O Turkey recalled packages of ground turkey in a salmonella outbreak, and regulators say additional products from other companies could be named as their investigation continues.
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 …