Stories tagged: turkey
Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 10:01 a.m.
ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey’s highest court on Wednesday began considering an appeal by Wikipedia aiming to reverse the Turkish government’s more than two-year ban on the online encyclopedia. Turkey blocked …
Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 11:58 a.m.
In his final words, slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi urged his killers not to cover his mouth because he suffered from asthma and could suffocate, according to Turkey’s Sabah newspaper.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Khris Middleton’s free throws late save U.S., as Americans top Turkey in World Cup.
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
In a show of burgeoning security ties between Russia and Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the opening of an annual Russian air show as a guest of President …
Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 11:33 a.m.
Airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy inside a rebel-held part of northwestern Syria on Monday, killing three civilians and wounding 12 others, the Turkish Defense Ministry said. Syria, however, said …
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 12:27 p.m.
A strong earthquake hit western Turkey on Thursday, damaging homes, causing residents to run into the streets in panic and injuring over 20 people.
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Globe Raid: Washington State’s Mike Leach continues to scratch his itch to travel during the football offseason
This summer, like many of those in the past, WSU’s globe-trotting coach made the most of his time off by adding more ink to what might be the most interesting …
Thu., July 18, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
A passenger accused of severe misbehavior on a Jet2 flight that had to return to London’s Stansted Airport in June has received a huge bill from the airline.
Thu., July 18, 2019, 12:08 p.m.
The U.S. decision to exclude Turkey from an American-led fighter jet program goes against the “spirit of alliance,” the Turkish government said Thursday, and called on its NATO ally to …
Tue., July 16, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
President Donald Trump says the U.S. is not going to sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey after Ankara decided to buy a missile defense system from Russia.
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
Turkey hopes to co-produce high-tech weaponry systems with Russia in the future, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, further defying its NATO ally the United States, which has warned the …
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 6:03 p.m.
The United States is edging closer to crisis with NATO ally Turkey, now that it has started receiving components of a Russian-made air defense system in defiance of Trump administration …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
The U.S. envoy to NATO said Tuesday that Turkey will be axed from the high-tech F-35 fighter jet program if it goes ahead with plans to buy Russian S-400 air …
Sun., June 23, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul has celebrated a landmark win in a repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip …
Thu., June 20, 2019, 11:55 a.m.
A Turkish court has sentenced 128 people accused of being among the ringleaders of the failed military coup in 2016, to life terms in prison, according to Turkish media.
Mon., June 17, 2019, 12:41 p.m.
A boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off the Turkish coast on Monday, leaving at least 12 migrants dead, Turkey’s coast guard said.
Fri., June 7, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
The Pentagon has notified Turkey that it is canceling its purchase of F-35 fighter jets if the Turkish government goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian missile defense system.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland center Enes Kanter, whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to …
Fri., April 12, 2019, 1:21 p.m.
Europe’s human rights watchdog is urging Turkey to respect voters’ decisions after electoral authorities blocked some newly elected district mayors from taking office despite winning local elections on March 31.
Wed., April 10, 2019, 5 p.m.
Two male turkeys put on a show for a rather disinterested hen on Sunday. Cindy Miller took this photo along the Spokane River near Mead.
Mon., April 1, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Because of his fondness for sleeping in, my brother-in-law has never hunted turkeys.
Sun., March 31, 2019, 10:08 p.m.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party is leading in mayoral elections but has suffered setbacks as the opposition has regained hold of the capital Ankara and made significant inroads …
Tue., March 5, 2019, 11:17 a.m.
The top U.S. commander for Europe says he would recommend the United States not sell its high-tech F-35 fighter jet to Turkey, if Ankara moves ahead with plans to buy …
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 11:49 a.m.
A U.N. human rights expert said Thursday that Saudi Arabia undermined Turkey’s efforts to investigate the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which she described as a “brutal and premeditated killing” …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 12:43 p.m.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sat down for Syria-focused talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Wednesday as their governments bargain over zones of influence in the war-torn country.
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, …