Turkish and U.S. leaders consider creating 'security zone' in Syria

World Jan 15, 2019

Turkish and U.S. leaders consider creating 'security zone' in Syria

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. counterpart Donald Trump mooted Monday the creation of a "security zone" in north Syria as tensions rose over the fate of Kurdish fighters in that country. In a telephone conversation, the leaders "discussed the idea of creating a ...

World / Politics Dec 29, 2018

Turkey probes prominent TV anchor who suggested 'peaceful protests'

A Turkish prosecutor on Friday launched an investigation into a prominent TV news presenter less than two weeks after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lambasted the journalist, local media reported. The prosecutor's office said it was investigating Turkey's Fox Haber channel's Fatih Portakal for "openly inciting ...