Turkey threatens more airstrikes on Syrian Kurds allied with U.S.

May 1, 2017

Turkey threatens more airstrikes on Syrian Kurds allied with U.S.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria, as U.S.-backed forces in Syria closed in on the last neighborhoods of a former stronghold of the Islamic State group. The U.S. views the ...

/ Apr 30, 2017

Turkey blocks Wikipedia access, bans TV dating shows

Turkey on Saturday blocked all access to Wikipedia and banned television dating shows, adding to fears of a crackdown after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory in a referendum on enhancing his powers. The government also dismissed almost 4,000 public officials in the latest wave ...

Pentagon now probing axed Trump aide Flynn's foreign payments

/ Apr 28, 2017

Pentagon now probing axed Trump aide Flynn's foreign payments

The investigations into President Donald Trump’s ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn intensified Thursday as the Pentagon’s watchdog joined lawmakers in scrutinizing the legality of payments he accepted from foreign sources including a Russian state-sponsored television network. Also, new documents released by the ranking ...

Apr 24, 2017

Erdogan accuses French researcher of 'inciting assassination'

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s lawyer has lodged a complaint against a former French diplomat, accusing him of inciting an assassination of the Turkish leader, the state-run news agency reported Monday. The move follows comments by Philippe Moreau Defarges about the outcome of the April ...