Stories tagged: turkey
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
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
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
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
Because of his fondness for sleeping in, my brother-in-law has never hunted turkeys.
Sun., March 31, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
There’s no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
It’s a question that’s plagued Spokane homeowners for years.