Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Tag Archives: ISTANBUL

Erdogan wants Istanbul trial over ‘planned’ Khashoggi murder

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called for the trial in Istanbul of the Saudi suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a crime that he said was intricately planned days in advance. Erdogan had promised that his speech in Ankara would give the “naked truth” about ...

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Turkey’s Erdogan rebuffs NATO apology over ‘enemy poster’

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday batted back an apology from the NATO military alliance after his name appeared on an “enemy poster” at a drill, saying such disrespectful behaviour could not be so easily forgiven. “You have seen the disrespectful behaviour at the NATO drill yesterday. There are ...

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Teenage girl charged with ISIS related terror offences in London

LONDON: A 17-year-old girl has been charged with terrorism offences, the Metropolitan Police Force has said. She is accused of communicating with a person in so-called Islamic State, possessing a flight booking to Istanbul with the intention to travel to Syria, and self-radicalising. The offences allegedly occurred between 1 January ...

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Dutch to pay price for barring ministers: Erdogan

ISTANBUL:  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the Netherlands it would pay a price for preventing top ministers from holding rallies ahead of a referendum on expanding his powers, as a crisis escalated with Turkey’s key EU partners. Erdogan renewed hugely controversial accusations that the Netherlands – occupied by the ...

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