GROWINGYOURNEWSWEBSITE.COM: Latest News and Analysis 2019-06-22, 23:48

Turkey opposition seeks to repeat win in Istanbul redo vote

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Istanbul mayoral candidates have led their final campaign rallies heading into Sunday’s repeat election. The city election held March 31 saw opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu narrowly defeat former Prim...

Turkey opposition seeks to repeat win in Istanbul redo vote

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Turkey's AK Party candidate says opposition leading Istanbul vote count Turkey's AK Party candidate for Istanbul mayor Binali Yildirim said on Sunday his opposition rival Ekrem Imamoglu was ahead for now, offering his con...
2019-06-23, 19:32

Turkey’s President Suffers Stinging Defeat in Istanbul Election Redo Voters were outraged that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered a redo of the same election two months ago after his party lost control of Turkey’s ...
2019-06-23, 21:48

Turkey's opposition headed for big Istanbul win, in blow to Erdogan Turkey's main opposition headed for a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip ...
2019-06-23, 21:32

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul's re-run mayoral election according...
2019-06-23, 21:32

Blow to Turkey's Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul Turkey's main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erd...
2019-06-24, 05:48

Turkey's opposition leads based on initial results in Istanbul re-run Turkey's main opposition was leading with 53.6% of votes versus 45.4% for President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party in Istanbul's high-stakes re-run mayora...
2019-06-23, 19:32

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura...
2019-06-24, 05:48

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political te...
2019-06-24, 04:16

Opposition leads in Istanbul vote seen as test for Erdogan Turkey's main opposition appeared headed for victory on Sunday in a re-run of Istanbul's mayoral election, dealing one of the biggest blows to Presid...
2019-06-23, 19:32

Turkey: Erdogan’s party dominance tested in repeat poll Istanbul re-run: Voters in Turkey’s largest city return to the polls Sunday for a controversial repeat election called after the governing party suff...
2019-06-21, 10:16

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after...
2019-05-22, 04:00

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition’s candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win agai...
2019-05-22, 13:48

Opposition says 'injustice' will galvanize Istanbul voters The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul says he believes "the injustice" caused by the cancellation of his win in March will galvanize voters ...
2019-06-17, 17:16

Opposition says ‘injustice’ will galvanize Istanbul voters ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul says he believes “the injustice” caused by the cancellation of his win in ...
2019-06-17, 16:00

Spain's Socialists threaten repeat elections if opposition parties block Sanchez Spain's governing Socialists, who won an election in April but without a parliamentary majority, threatened on Monday to call a fresh ballot if oppos...
2019-06-10, 19:16

Turkey’s Erdogan faces challenge in Istanbul poll ISTANBUL (AP) — Polls have opened in a repeat election in Turkey’s largest city where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies c...
2019-06-23, 07:48

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip...
2019-06-24, 01:16

Opposition candidate repeats win in Istanbul mayor’s race In a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an opposition candidate declared victory in the Istanbul mayor’s race for a second time after th...
2019-06-23, 21:00

Trial begins against Istanbul head of opposition party ISTANBUL (AP) — The trial against the leader of an opposition party in Istanbul on numerous charges, including insulting the country’s presiden...
2019-06-28, 11:16

Turkey’s Erdogan's struggles to court Kurds in battle for Istanbul Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party is struggling to win over Istanbul’s Kurdish voters, a group it considers a key constituency in the e...
2019-06-20, 20:32

The Latest: Turkey’s Erdogan votes in Istanbul mayoral rerun Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has voted in a closely watched repeat election for the next mayor of Istanbul, a contest that could have a pol...
2019-06-23, 14:16

Turkey's President Erdogan refuses to give up Istanbul without a fight There's an old saying in Turkish politics: "Who wins Istanbul, wins Turkey." The country's biggest city and commercial heart is undoubtedly its bigge...
2019-05-22, 04:00

Erdogan says opposition candidate's alleged insult could bar him from Istanbul mayoralty Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a re-run election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be ba...
2019-06-19, 22:48

Opposition candidate wins rerun of Istanbul mayoral election The opposition candidate in the rerun of the mayoral race for Turkey's largest city claimed victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to President Recep Tayy...
2019-06-23, 22:48

UPDATE 1-Turkish lira firms after opposition wins Istanbul election The Turkish lira strengthened overnight after the opposition dealt a stinging blow to President Tayyip Erdogan by winning control of Istanbul in a re...
2019-06-24, 10:00

Istanbul election rerun: Opposition candidate wins key mayoral race Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu has taken the lead in a high-stakes rerun of Istanbul's mayoral race. The results deal a blow to President Erdoga...
2019-06-23, 21:16

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalo...
2019-06-23, 20:00

Erdogan's chief antagonist seeks a lasting victory in Istanbul Three months ago Ekrem Imamoglu was a little-known politician in a fringe Istanbul district who was attempting the near-impossible: to unseat Turkish...
2019-06-21, 19:48

Turkey's Economic Pain Casts Blow to Erdogan Ahead of Istanbul Rerun Turkey’s economy returned to growth in the first three months of 2019 but remained smaller than it was a year earlier, in a stain on President Recep ...
2019-06-02, 14:16

Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election. The post Opp...
2019-06-23, 19:16

Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul’s mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan’s ruling party The ruling party candidate, Binali Yildirim, conceded the race after preliminary results showed Ekrem Imamoglu leading with nearly 54 percent of the ...
2019-06-23, 19:32

Istanbul residents vote in mayoral re-run, in key test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan More than 10 million Istanbul residents will vote on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdoga...
2019-06-23, 04:48

Opinion polls show ousted Istanbul mayor leading ahead of re-run vote Istanbul's ousted opposition mayor is leading President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party candidate by three percentage points ahead of next month's re-run m...
2019-05-30, 18:32

Traffic gridlock as Turks rush back to Istanbul to vote in high-stakes poll A re-run of Istanbul's high-stakes mayoral election has kept Turkish airports, bus stations and main highways jam-packed over the weekend, as voters ...
2019-06-23, 19:32

Greek PM seeks Turkey condemnation by EU leaders ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is urging European Union leaders to condemn Turkey over its actions in a natural gas drilling dispute in the Eastern Med...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Turkey seeks 176 officers over links to US-based cleric Turkey’s state-run news agency says prosecutors have issued warrants for the detention of 176 serving military officers over suspected links to the U...
2019-07-09, 10:16

Turkey seeks jail terms for two Bloomberg reporters A Turkish court has accepted an indictment from the country's banking watchdog (BDDK) requesting a jail sentence for two Bloomberg reporters and 36 o...
2019-06-14, 13:48

US seeks to preserve alliance with Turkey, despite rift over Russian missiles CAN THIS MARRIAGE BE SAVED? The Pentagon is trying to salvage what’s left of a relationship torn asunder by Turkey’s defiance of U.S. warnings that a...
2019-07-18, 17:00

Ethiopia opposition see dangers if 2020 vote delayed Opposition politicians in Ethiopia are warning against a delay to national elections due in 2020 that would be the first under reformist Prime Minist...
2019-06-21, 19:48

Opposition rallies over exclusion to Moscow parliament vote More than a 1,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday protesting against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to t...
2019-07-14, 17:32

| Malawi opposition files suit against vote 'robbery' Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has rejected the result of last week's presidential election, saying he had launched a court battle to ha...
2019-05-31, 22:16

Albanians vote in mayoral polls boycotted by opposition Voting in Albanian mayoral elections that opposition parties are boycotting began calmly on Sunday after Western countries warned against violence, a...
2019-06-30, 13:48

Thai opposition leader Thanathorn defiant after losing out in PM vote In a DW interview, Thai opposition leader Thanathorn says he still hopes to become prime minister in the future despite legal cases that threaten to ...
2019-06-11, 21:48

Malawi opposition leader petitions to nullify vote results BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The Malawi opposition leader who placed a close second in the presidential election says he has petitioned the High Court to ...
2019-05-31, 17:48

Austria's Kurz triumphs with vote, opposition still calls for his head Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz strengthened his hand in his fight to save his job as his conservative party came far ahead of rivals in Sunday's ...
2019-05-27, 03:16

Modi's party consolidates big Indian vote win with opposition defections Three Indian opposition state assembly members and more than 50 municipal leaders from West Bengal joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party on Tue...
2019-05-28, 17:00

| Main opposition warns against rigging in close Malawi vote Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has warned against attempts to rig the country's election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tal...
2019-05-22, 22:32

Albanian mayoral vote boycotted by opposition unfolds peacefully Voting in Albanian mayoral elections boycotted by opposition parties went off calmly amid low turnout on Sunday after Western countries warned agains...
2019-07-01, 06:48

Czech opposition parties to challenge PM Babis in no-confidence vote Opposition parties said they will call a vote of no-confidence in Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis's government over alleged conflicts of interest, ...
2019-06-18, 12:48

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in ...
2019-05-28, 22:32

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to t...
2019-07-14, 23:32

Greek opposition Conservatives in lead in exit poll for EU vote The Greek opposition New Democracy conservative party held a lead over ruling leftist Syriza in European Parliament elections on Sunday, a joint exit...
2019-05-26, 19:16

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unioniz...
2019-06-13, 20:32

Rock star seeks to upstage comedian president in Ukraine vote Standing on stage in a black t-shirt, Ukrainian rock star Sviatoslav Vakarchuk turns to his massed ranks of fans and asks if they are fed up about ho...
2019-07-08, 10:16

Italy's 5-Star chief seeks confidence vote from supporters after EU election flop The leader of Italy's 5-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, said on Wednesday he will seek a confidence vote from party supporters after a bruising defeat ...
2019-05-29, 12:48

Sophie Turner Calls Game of Thrones Redo Petition "Disrespectful" Sophie Turner has a few choice words for Game of Thrones fans petitioning HBO to remake season eight. In a New York Times interview published Monday...
2019-05-21, 15:32

Sudan's military rulers, opposition to hold transition talks within 48 hours: opposition Negotiators from Sudan's ruling military council and main opposition coalition have made progress on the sticking points in discussions on the transi...
2019-07-31, 23:16

'Game of Thrones' star weighs in on petition to redo final season: 'That sucks' "That sucks," said "Game of Thrones" star Jacob Anderson (Grey Worm), after learning of a petition to remake the final season. The series ends Sunday...
2019-05-26, 20:48

Repeat after me: you don't need to get fit to get married A recent article advised women on how to ‘tone up’ and ‘eat right’ for their wedding day – another sign we just can’t winIf you think women can final...
2019-08-10, 01:00

Will I Get A Better Deal If I'm A Repeat Customer For The Dealership? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to ...
2019-08-02, 20:32

2020 Won’t Repeat the Mistakes of 2016, Whatever They Were Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania are an electoral Bermuda triangle for Democrats, with a pull so strong that they’re mentioned at events around t...
2019-07-18, 11:16

Sen. David Perdue: A 'no' vote on the budget deal is a vote for more spending When President Trump set out to negotiate a budget deal, he had two primary goals: continue to reduce discretionary spending as a percentage of the e...
2019-07-31, 20:32

UK Labour must back 'public vote' on Brexit after EU vote: McDonnell Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote on Brexit, Labour's finance chief John McDonnell said on Monday, after voters deserted...
2019-05-27, 10:32

UK PM May would not repeat criticism of London Mayor: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May would not retweet Katie Hopkins, whose criticism London Mayor Sadiq Khan was repeated by U.S. President Donald Tru...
2019-06-17, 17:32

| Springboks to repeat Wellington heroics? Bookies say NO The Springboks will not celebrate back-to-back successes at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington against the All Blacks on Saturday, if bookmakers are t...
2019-07-24, 13:48

Gym, eat, repeat: the shocking rise of muscle dysmorphia The idealised male body has become bigger, bulkier and harder to achieve. So what drives a generation of young men to the all-consuming, often danger...
2019-07-17, 09:16

A repeat debacle for Goldberg at SummerSlam should end his career Dolph Ziggler is next, but Goldberg needs to make sure this isn’t the last. The WWE Hall of Famer will step into the ring for the first time si...
2019-08-07, 18:32

Why Justin Rose is already talking FedEx Cup repeat Justin Rose believes he’s ready to win again. He won the Farmers Insurance Open in the winter and has contended in some big tournaments since, the En...
2019-08-10, 18:00

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a ...
2019-05-30, 07:16

Fear a Weak Yuan, but No Repeat of the Last China Crisis It’s rare that anything labeled as a psychologically important level in markets actually matters. But seven yuan to the dollar—breached on Monday—rea...
2019-08-05, 22:48

Haas F1 ready to rein in drivers after repeat clashes Haas are going to have to get tough with drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen after collisions between them in the last two races, team boss G...
2019-08-01, 18:32

England’s Lucy Bronze: We’ll go far if we can repeat Scotland first half • Bronze and Nikita Parris shone in opening victory• England face Argentina in Le Havre on FridayLucy Bronze swapped a hotel by the Mediterranean for...
2019-06-10, 23:48

Wolff: Mercedes can't repeat Monaco GP F1 tactical errors elsewhere Toto Wolff says it is important the Mercedes Formula 1 team learns lessons from the Monaco Grand Prix because it cannot afford to repeat its strategy...
2019-05-28, 12:01

Tee up, putt, repeat: Check out NYC’s coolest minigolf courses On the new ABC show “Holey Moley,” a dozen competitors putt it out on an obstacle-heavy minigolf course to win, among other prizes, $25,000. The cour...
2019-06-22, 05:16

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infi...
2019-07-12, 17:48

Ferrari needs to address F1 car issues "soon" to avoid 2020 repeat Ferrari needs to address any car shortcomings "very soon" to ensure its 2020 Formula 1 challenger does not suffer the same performance shortfall as t...
2019-05-24, 21:48

Hamilton pledges no repeat of Rosberg F1 feud with Bottas Given how dominant Mercedes has been in Formula One this season, it seems the only thing that could stop the Silver Arrows at this weekend's Spa...
2019-05-21, 15:32

Ricciardo: Renault can't afford to repeat mistakes made in Monaco Daniel Ricciardo says the Renault Formula 1 team "can't make these mistakes" after a poor strategy call meant he tumbled down the order at the 2019 M...
2019-05-27, 14:01

Mueller flustered, asking lawmakers to repeat questions at tense hearing Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller was frequently tripped up and forced to ask lawmakers to repeat their questions during his rapid-fire questioni...
2019-07-24, 19:16

UK police say they will prevent repeat of climate-change protest chaos Climate activists Extinction Rebellion will not be allowed to repeat the kind of disruption they caused in London earlier this year when they hold fr...
2019-07-18, 16:16

Miley Cyrus' "Slide Away" and More Breakup Songs to Play on Repeat Miley Cyrus' new song came in like a wrecking ball. The 26-year-old singer dropped her track "Slide Away" on Friday. The song came less than a week...
2019-08-17, 04:00

Man who attacked Tacoma immigration center was repeat assailant: authorities Authorities in Tacoma, Washington, have named a man who was killed after attacking an immigration detention facility, and court records showed he had...
2019-07-15, 05:00

Hagan, Torrence repeat winners in NHRA New England Nationals Matt Hagan and Steve Torrence were repeat winners at New England Dragway, both racing to victories at the NHRA New England Nationals   ...
2019-07-08, 03:16

Klopp: Liverpool have ‘no chance of beating City’ if they repeat Napoli performance "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said that his side \"don\u0027t have a chance\" of beating Manchester City in Sunday\u0027s Community Shield if t...
2019-08-01, 05:00

German businesses fear repeat of historic shutdown of Rhine river Climate change and the resulting heatwaves that are sweeping Europe are increasing the risk of making the continent's most important waterway impassa...
2019-08-01, 15:48

Hong Kong "Won't Be Repeat" Of Tiananmen Square Crackdown: Chinese Media Chinese state media vowed Friday there "won't be a repeat" of the Tiananmen Square crackdown if Beijing moves to quash Hong Kong's pro-democracy prot...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Toyota Takes Repeat 24 Hours of Le Mans Victory With a Dash of Drama From the outset of the world’s most important endurance race a day ago, it was pretty much a foregone conclusion that Toyota would take the win again...
2019-06-16, 23:16

Spain’s Podemos offers to make concessions to avoid repeat elections Spain's far-left Podemos party is willing to make concessions to rescue stalled power-sharing talks with acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez' Sociali...
2019-07-16, 17:32

USWNT road to repeat: Thailand game offers chance to build momentum SportsPulse: The USWNT's World Cup journey begins against Thailand. USA TODAY's Nancy Armour tells you what you need to watch in the U.S.&a...
2019-06-10, 16:32

Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo relish repeat Nathan's hot dog eating titles Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo remain top dogs in a 103-year-old Fourth of July holiday tradition: Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest ...
2019-07-04, 23:32

Novak Djokovic Outlasts Roger Federer In Five-Set Marathon To Repeat As Wimbledon Champion Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 to repeat as Wimbledon champion, and win the tournament for the fifth time in his car...
2019-07-14, 22:00

Toronto Raptors hungry to repeat as champions, even without Kawhi Leonard: Fred VanVleet "Obviously, it was a great run, we had a good time. We won a ring. But your career doesn't stop because you win a championship. We're all hungry and ...
2019-07-25, 01:32

Marquez was wary of Austin crash repeat leading German MotoGP race Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez admits his relatively small German Grand Prix winning margin was down to him being conscious of avoiding a repe...
2019-07-08, 16:16

Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ dispute reignited as court hits repeat on copyright case Attorneys for Led Zeppelin are gearing up for another battle in the iconic band’s ongoing legal bout over whether or not they allegedly ripped off th...
2019-06-11, 06:48

Opinion: Clemson, not Alabama, now face of college football as it aims for national title repeat Clemson owns the spotlight in the ACC and all of college football as the Tigers look to defend last season's national championship.   ...
2019-07-18, 09:16

Explainer: What is at stake in Istanbul's election re-run? Voters in Istanbul will head back to the polls on Sunday to choose a mayor, after Turkey's election authority scrapped the results of a March vote in...
2019-06-20, 02:16

Federal agency recommends Kellyanne Conway be fired for ‘repeat’ violation of law prohibiting political statements WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agency recommends Kellyanne Conway be fired for ‘repeat’ violation of law prohibiting political statements. The...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Istanbul unprepared for next big deadly earthquake, say experts The question is not if — but when — a devastating earthquake will hit Istanbul. Experts say the city of 15 million people is unprepared for the next ...
2019-08-18, 17:48

Klopp wants Liverpool to create more Istanbul history "Jurgen Klopp is eager for his Liverpool charges to create more club history in Istanbul when they take on Chelsea at Besitkas\u0027 Vodafone Park on...
2019-08-13, 23:32

Klopp: Nobody will forget Istanbul 2005 but it's a new team now "Jurgen Klopp is hoping his side can draw inspiration from Liverpool\u0027s heroics in Istanbul in 2005 as they bid to add the UEFA Super Cup to thei...
2019-08-14, 16:00

Istanbul mayor's race: Taking on the establishment Ekrem Imamoglu rocked Turkish politics with his shock mayoral victory in Istanbul in March. But after the first vote was annulled over apparent irreg...
2019-06-22, 17:16

Former Turkish PM Davutoglu slams Erdogan's AKP after Istanbul defeat A former Turkish prime minister and close ally of President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday harshly criticized the ruling AK Party after a stinging electo...
2019-06-30, 17:32

The Latest: Istanbul’s mayor-elect cheers second victory ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s repeated mayoral election in Istanbul (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The opposition candidate for mayor of...
2019-06-23, 19:16

Istanbul police use tear gas to disperse gay pride march Police have used tear gas to disperse hundreds of people at a banned gay pride march in Istanbul. Activists had gathered to promote rights for gay an...
2019-06-30, 20:32

Erdoğan faces scrutiny once more as Istanbul goes back to the polls Losing Istanbul for a second time would be embarrassing for the president’s AKP partyMillions of people across Istanbul have returned to the polls fo...
2019-06-23, 18:16

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to re...
2019-06-27, 20:48

New Istanbul mayor a catalyst for change in old Erdogan stronghold Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul's Eyup district, where for ...
2019-06-27, 21:48

Germany wary as Istanbul votes under shadow of Erdogan As the re-run elections in Istanbul approaches, Germany — Turkey's top trading partner — has called for fair elections. Why is this election so signi...
2019-06-21, 21:48

Istanbul mayoral candidates face off in rare debate ISTANBUL (AP) — The two leading contenders for Istanbul mayor faced off in a political debate Sunday, a week before the city is set to hold a repeat ...
2019-06-16, 22:32

Review: Istanbul: The Dice Game rules the bazaar Enlarge (credit: Nate Anderson) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardbo...
2019-05-22, 08:16

Seafloor survey confirms earthquake risk near Istanbul By analyzing shifts in the seafloor, scientists were able to confirm, for the first time, the presence of significant tectonic strain along the North...
2019-07-10, 11:16

Istanbul mayoral election centers on fight against corruption Turkey's ruling party has been accused of using Istanbul city funds to benefit business contacts and the president's family. Now an opposition candid...
2019-06-13, 19:48

Istanbul candidates clash on TV before election test for Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March and their policy plans in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week be...
2019-06-17, 01:16

Istanbul Police Disperse LGBT Pride March With Tear Gas ISTANBUL — Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people Sunday before police dispersed the crowd at a pride ...
2019-06-30, 20:16

Istanbul police allow LGBT march remarks, launch tear gas ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people Sunday before police dispersed the crowd at a pride e...
2019-06-30, 18:00

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed fo...
2019-06-16, 23:32

In Crucial Test for Erdogan, Istanbul Voters Choose Mayor Turkish voters return to the polls in Istanbul for a rerun of the mayoral vote that could present the latest challenge to President Erdogan, nearly t...
2019-06-23, 13:00

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state pros...
2019-05-22, 04:00

| Erdogan's party loses controversial replay of Istanbul election The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to...
2019-06-24, 00:48

Istanbul mayor takes office days after crushing victory ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition Turkish politician Ekrem Imamoglu is formally taking office as mayor of Istanbul, four days after he won a repeat election...
2019-06-27, 18:32

Police fire tear gas at Pride parade activists in Istanbul Police allowed parade reps to make a short statement to reporters — and then cops in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd by macing them. Police dog...
2019-07-01, 11:16

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents voted on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies ...
2019-06-23, 15:00

Istanbul to re-do mayoral election after victory tossed out for Erdogan opponents Istanbul will hold a do-over of its mayoral election on Sunday, after authorities threw out the results of a March victory for opponents of Turkey...
2019-06-23, 09:00

The writing on the wall that could spell disaster for Erdoğan in Istanbul election A shock mayoral win in March led the regime to void elections. Polls suggest a new ballot on Sunday may boost the anti-government voteThe graffiti ap...
2019-06-23, 03:48

Turkish President Erdogan's Party Loses Istanbul Mayoral Elections The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to...
2019-06-23, 23:48

Istanbul's LGBT community holds small rally after march banned Istanbul's gay and transgender community gathered for a small rally that ended with tear gas and rubber bullets on Sunday after their annual march wa...
2019-06-30, 20:16

Frank Lampard set for hero's welcome as Chelsea seek to build on Istanbul display Leicester was the stage for the final domestic act of Maurizio Sarri's time as Chelsea manager so it is only right they should be the visitors for Fr...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Erdogan's Political House, Once Invincible, Shows Cracks Ahead of Istanbul Rerun The ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is gearing up for a rerun of the mayoral vote in Turkey’s biggest city Sunday, this time as underd...
2019-06-20, 16:32

Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar Strong rains in Istanbul on Saturday flooded several neighborhoods, as well as the Grand Bazaar, while officials said one person was found dead in th...
2019-08-18, 00:00

Uefa Super Cup 2019 highlights: Liverpool vs Chelsea in pictures - goals and action from Istanbul The Uefa Super Cup may not be a priority trophy for either Liverpool or Chelsea this season, but neither side will want to leave Istanbul on the losi...
2019-08-14, 22:00

Florida officials play 'Baby Shark' on repeat to keep homeless people out of local park West Palm Beach, Florida officials are playing "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos," on loop overnight in an effort to ward homeless people away.  ...
2019-07-18, 03:16

Turkish government’s candidate for Istanbul mayor concedes defeat after first results from rerun election are reported ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish government’s candidate for Istanbul mayor concedes defeat after first results from rerun election are reported. The pos...
2019-06-23, 19:16

'Fast & Furious' spinoff 'Hobbs & Shaw' beats out 'Scary Stories' to repeat at No. 1 Dwayne Johnson's 'Fast & Furious' spinoff 'Hobbs & Shaw' cruised past 'Scary Stories,' 'Dora,' 'The...
2019-08-12, 02:00

What is Turkey doing in Libya? Several international players, including Turkey, are involved in the ongoing civil war in Libya. Ankara supports the internationally recognized Libya...
2019-07-07, 18:48

Can Turkey be trusted with U.S. nukes? The decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to choose Russia’s S-400 air defense system over America’s best weapons, including the vaunted...
2019-07-19, 06:48

Syria says it does not want to fight with Turkey Syria does not want to see fighting with Turkey, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, after Turkey said one of its posts in Syria's Idlib region was...
2019-06-18, 10:16

Turkey Was Just Booted Out of the F-35 Program The American government has given Turkey the boot, officially removing the country from the F-35 Lightning II program. The two countries are at odds ...
2019-07-18, 21:32

Turkey: Babies behind bars Hundreds of children are locked up in Turkish prisons alongside their mothers. Authorities have said they now want to create more family-friendly liv...
2019-06-23, 21:16

S-400 missile system: What is it and why does Turkey want it? Turkey is set to become the first and so far the only NATO member to use Russia's advanced S-400 missile system. What is so special about this weapon...
2019-07-13, 08:32

Turkey, Cyprus and gas deposits: What you need to know A storm may be brewing off the coast of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea: Turkey has sent two drilling ships to waters claimed by Cyprus and the EU ha...
2019-07-17, 02:16

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to ca...
2019-07-10, 00:16

Rwanda's disappearing opposition Disappeared or dead - Rwanda's opposition party Forces Democratiques Unifiées is mysteriously "losing" members. The fate of the government critics is...
2019-08-05, 15:00

Turkey says second ship set to drill off Cyprus A second Turkish drillship will begin drilling for oil and natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean within a week, Turkey's energy minister said, in ...
2019-07-06, 22:32

Trump thanks Turkey for release of US scientist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is thanking Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (REH’-jehp TY’-ihp UR’-doh-wahn) for th...
2019-05-30, 19:48

‘The Era of People Like You Is Over’: How Turkey Purged Its Intellectuals For more than a century, one school of political science dominated the education of Turkey’s governing class — until the Erdogan regime set about des...
2019-07-24, 13:16

Trump says 'not fair' that U.S. can't sell F-35s to Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is "not fair" to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dol...
2019-07-17, 00:00

U.S. to Withhold F-35 Fighters From Turkey, Trump Says President Trump said the U.S. would withhold an order of F-35 stealth jet fighters to Turkey after Ankara received a new air-defense missile system f...
2019-07-17, 07:32

Trump Says "Not Fair" That US Can't Sell F-35s To Turkey US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is "not fair" to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dolla...
2019-07-17, 01:16

Turkey’s Erdogan Goes His Own Way as Distrust With U.S. Grows Three years after a failed coup, the decision to buy the Russian S-400 missile system underscores the Turkish leader’s desire to hedge his alliances....
2019-07-17, 00:16

US removes Turkey from F-35 program after S-400 fiasco In a widely-expected move, the White House has formally begun the process to remove Turkey from its advanced fighter jet program. Turkey has opted fo...
2019-07-18, 01:16

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started d...
2019-06-17, 01:16

Turkey cannot have both F-35 and Russia's S-400: Trump nominee U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense re-stated that Turkey cannot have the F-35 advanced stealth fighter jet...
2019-07-16, 18:00

Turkey offers to mediate between US, Iran ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is willing to mediate between the United States and Iran to ease tensions over Iran&#...
2019-07-04, 12:00

No need to take EU steps against Turkey seriously: foreign minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contac...
2019-07-16, 12:16

U.S. Ejects Turkey From F-35 Fighter Program The Trump administration formally ejected Turkey from the American-led F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program over Ankara’s decision to purchase a Russian...
2019-07-18, 03:48

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect "Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passpor...
2019-06-10, 16:00

| Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped again The chairperson of Cameroon's main opposition party, Ni John Fru Ndi, has been kidnapped again in the English speaking Northwest Region, two months a...
2019-06-29, 22:32

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morga...
2019-05-27, 19:16

Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested Former Pakistan President Asif Zardari was arrested on Monday on longstanding money-laundering charges in a move opponents of the government said was...
2019-06-10, 18:00

What Is RTI Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It: 5 Points The Lok Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Right To Information (RTI) Act amid allegations from opposition parties that it was being diluted. The...
2019-07-22, 17:48

Opposition rallies again to get Albanian PM to quit Supporters of Albanian opposition parties rallied on Saturday to ask Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit and pave the way to fresh polls, dispersing afte...
2019-06-09, 03:00

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader ...
2019-05-24, 12:32

| Zimbabwean opposition MP charged with treason Zimbabwean MP Job Sikhala, vice-chairman of the opposition MDC party, has been charged with treason for allegedly saying he wanted to overthrow the p...
2019-07-10, 02:16

PNG opposition says new defections mean it has enough support to oust PM Opponents of Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister Peter O'Neill said on Friday they had mustered enough support in parliament to oust him over a ran...
2019-05-24, 10:48

Turkey says it has not agreed with U.S. on Syria safe zone New U.S. proposals for a safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday, adding that an agreemen...
2019-07-24, 14:48

Turkey Calls US Bid To Remove It From F-35 Jet Programme Unfair The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara...
2019-07-18, 05:32

RPT-Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russia...
2019-07-03, 13:32

Turkey crosses “red line,” gets booted from F-35 partnership Enlarge / Turkey's planned purchase of F-35A Joint Strike Fighters has been vetoed in the wake of the Turkish purchase of Russian anti-air defenses. ...
2019-07-18, 10:48

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey Turkey’s Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the countr...
2019-07-12, 10:32

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while h...
2019-05-22, 11:16

U.S. ends Turkey's partnership in F-35 fighter jet program The United States confirmed it has removed Turkey from NATO's F-35 fighter jet program after it received delivery of a Russian missile defense system...
2019-07-18, 12:00

There’s hope for democracy in Turkey – but it needs help | Umut Özkırımlı The political awakening of the Istanbul mayoral election is like dew: it is beautiful but could easily evaporateI have never been an exile in the str...
2019-07-24, 11:48

Turkey is turning its back on Syrians fleeing war Bahaa, a 33-year-old Syrian textile worker, has a new morning commute. Every day, he makes his way to a workshop in the outskirts of Istanbul, avoidi...
2019-08-08, 07:00

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ...
2019-07-14, 23:32

Turkey receives first S-400 missile delivery from Russia First components of Russian-made S-400 missile system have arrived in Ankara, Turkish officials said. The US had threatened sanctions, sparking a row...
2019-07-12, 20:00

Trump laments U.S. prohibition on selling F-35s to Turkey President Donald Trump on Tuesday signaled reluctance to punish Turkey over its acquisition of a Russian air defense system, saying it was "not fair"...
2019-07-16, 20:48

U.S. has not taken up offer to create S-400 working group, Turkey says The United States has not yet taken up Turkey's suggestion of creating a joint working group to try to defuse tensions over Ankara's purchase of the ...
2019-06-10, 19:16

Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defen...
2019-06-10, 15:16

Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russia...
2019-07-03, 08:16

EU, Cyprus condemn Turkey’s 2nd offshore gas drilling bid The European Union joined Cyprus in condemning a second attempt by Turkey to drill for gas in waters off the east Mediterranean island nation’s coast...
2019-07-08, 20:32

Turkey: Families seek their abducted relatives More than 100,000 people lost their jobs in the aftermath of the attempted coup in Turkey in 2016. Some of them are believed to have been abducted an...
2019-08-05, 08:48

Turkey says all parties should cooperate in eastern Mediterranean Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on all parties in the eastern Mediterranean to cooperate with Turkey to solve problems in the area....
2019-08-05, 11:48

Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said it was "never possible" for Turkey to positively consider the $50 billion U.S. peace plan for the Middle East, ...
2019-07-01, 06:48

Turkey's Erdogan says S-400 systems will be delivered within 10 days: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S-400 missile defense system would take place within 10 days, broadcaster NTV...
2019-07-01, 06:48

Is NATO's future at risk over US-Turkey rift? No one is arguing against Turkey's right to buy an air defense system anywhere it wants. But the price of the Russian S-400 may be higher than Ankara...
2019-06-14, 21:48

Activists fight deforestation in Turkey's Ida mountains Activists are protesting the construction of a Canadian gold mine in Turkey's Ida mountains. They say the project will harm one of the country's last...
2019-08-06, 01:16

Turkey says it will ensure Morsi’s death is not forgotten ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to ensure that the “drama” surrounding former Egypt...
2019-06-20, 12:16

Turkey won’t bow to US ‘ultimatums’ on Russia missile system Turkey’s foreign minister says his country won’t bow to “ultimatums” after the United States warned Turkey it is excluding it from the F-35 fighter j...
2019-06-13, 16:32

Turkey says has not agreed with U.S. on Syria safe zone New U.S. proposals for a safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey and the two countries have not agreed on removal of Kurdish militants from th...
2019-07-24, 14:00

Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wed...
2019-06-13, 06:32

Cyprus: EU to take tougher stance on Turkey over drilling NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ president says he believes the European Union will take a tougher line against Turkey over its bid to drill for ...
2019-06-18, 16:32

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 fighter jet program The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a pl...
2019-06-07, 20:00

Turkey says U.S. letter on F-35s not in line with spirit of alliance Turkey on Wednesday criticized a letter from Washington on Ankara's eventual removal from the F-35 fighter jet program, saying the language used did ...
2019-06-12, 13:00

Volkswagen To Build New Plant In Turkey - Report German carmaker Volkswagen is planning to build a multi-brand production plant in Turkey, a German trade magazine reported on Friday without citing s...
2019-07-12, 15:00

Turkey draws EU ire over oil drilling off Cyprus' coast Turkey has sent a second ship to search for oil and natural gas in maritime waters that Cyprus claims as its own. The move is set to draw a sharp EU ...
2019-06-20, 21:32

Opinion: Take Turkey's threats to invade Syria seriously A Turkish invasion of Syria appears to be imminent. But a new military offensive could have self-destructive consequences for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ...
2019-08-11, 02:32

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike, heeding a call from jailed militant leader Abdull...
2019-05-26, 16:32

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian miss...
2019-07-19, 07:16

EU penalizes Turkey over Cyprus offshore drilling Brussels is to impose punitive measures on Ankara over its offshore gas drilling activities near Cyprus. "Targeted measures" on transport and bank le...
2019-07-16, 03:16

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara ...
2019-06-08, 17:32

Prominent columnist in Turkey is released from prison ISTANBUL (AP) — A prominent Turkish journalist sent back to prison Wednesday in connection with convictions for terror charges handed last year to an...
2019-05-29, 21:32

UN urged to act over 'purge' of Turkey's lawyers by Erdoğan Law Society leads alert over ‘systematic undermining’ of judiciary system and fair trialsTrust in Turkey’s justice system is being undermined by the ...
2019-07-19, 01:00

Khartoum banks shuttered on second day of opposition strikes Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum were closed on Wednesday on the second day of strikes organized by protest and opposition groups to pressure m...
2019-05-30, 00:16

No time to chicken out: Hungary’s opposition gets creative Given just five minutes to present their European Parliament election campaigns on Hungary’s state media, opposition parties have been using their me...
2019-05-22, 13:32

"Why Is PM Mum?" Opposition Wants Discussion On Trump's Kashmir Claim Amid a massive controversy over US President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, the opposition...
2019-07-23, 08:32

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia's opposition leader Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia's new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday....
2019-05-27, 11:48

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violen...
2019-05-25, 19:16

Uruguay opposition posts big win in presidential primaries Uruguay's conservative opposition has posted a big win in presidential primaries, firing a warning at the ruling coalition ahead of national election...
2019-07-01, 14:32

AP Interview: Albania PM says opposition ruining EU chances Albanian prime minister says the opposition’s main goal in its ongoing political contest is to disrupt the country’s efforts to launch full membershi...
2019-06-21, 23:32

Albanian opposition resume protest to oust PM Albanian opposition supporters rallied on Monday in their tenth national protest since February to pressure Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit over what...
2019-07-09, 01:48

The Latest: Exit polls: Danish opposition likely to win The Latest on Denmark's general election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Exit polls in Denmark say that the opposition bloc that includes the center-lef...
2019-06-05, 23:32

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit...
2019-06-02, 21:00

| Malawi opposition rally against election 'robbery' Malawian opposition supporters have marched through the capital Lilonge and burst into government offices to protest against alleged fraud in electio...
2019-06-05, 00:00

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two s...
2019-06-30, 07:00

Venezuela Withdraws From Planned Talks With Opposition Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro pulled his government out of negotiations with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s political crisis a...
2019-08-08, 11:00

Erdogan Dismisses Governor of Turkey's Central Bank President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed the governor of Turkey’s central bank, sparking fresh investor concerns over the independence of an inst...
2019-07-07, 09:48

Turkey Gets First Shipment of Russian Missile System, Defying U.S. The purchase of the sophisticated S-400 antiaircraft equipment was fiercely opposed by NATO and by Washington, which is expected to respond with sanc...
2019-07-12, 13:16

Turkey frees former NASA scientist from prison: ruling Turkey has released Turkish-American, former NASA scientist Serkan Golge from jail with conditions, according to a court ruling seen by Reuters on We...
2019-05-30, 00:16

Turkey’s Long, Painful Economic Crisis Grinds On Turkey remains stuck in perilous proximity to economic crisis, as households and businesses defer spending and investment in the face of weak growth....
2019-07-08, 18:32

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The ide...
2019-07-08, 17:32

Turkey Ignores US Warnings Over Russian S-400 Missile Deployment Turkey ignored US warnings as it continued Saturday to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defence system near Ankara, a defence minstry statemen...
2019-07-14, 06:16

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signa...
2019-05-31, 19:01

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and esca...
2019-07-12, 17:32

Turkey’s Erdogan meets head of Libya’s UN-supported gov’t Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Fayez Sarraj of Libya’s UN-recognized government, following heightened tensions between Turkey an...
2019-07-06, 15:16

EU threatens Turkey with sanctions over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cy...
2019-07-11, 18:00

Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus will not affect Ankara's determination ...
2019-07-16, 10:48

What Is the S-400? The Russian Missile System in Turkey That Irks the Pentagon Turkey’s purchase of the S-400 missile defense system could give Russian technicians access to technology in U.S. warplanes that Turkey wants to buy....
2019-07-12, 23:32

Turkey rejects claims it is drilling illegally for gas off Cyprus Ankara hits back at Greek and EU officials and vows to press ahead with offshore operationsTurkey has hit back at Greek and EU officials, denying cla...
2019-07-11, 09:00

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey despite US warning Turkey's Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the countr...
2019-07-12, 13:32

Turkey’s President Removes Head of Central Bank Differences between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the bank’s governor, Murat Cetinkaya, had deepened as the bank held its benchmark interest rate at 24 pe...
2019-07-06, 23:00

First parts of Russian S-400 system delivered to Turkey: ministry The first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defense system were delivered to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Turkish defense ministry said, a develo...
2019-07-12, 10:48

U.S.: Turkey's purchase of Russia air defense system 'disappointing' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense called Turkey's decision to buy Russia's S-400 air defense system "disa...
2019-07-16, 18:00

S-400, Russia's High-Tech Air Defence System Sent To Turkey Turkey on Friday received the first deliveries of Russia's S-400 missile defence systems despite Washington threatening the NATO member with sanction...
2019-07-12, 14:00

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism c...
2019-05-31, 19:32

Reporters in Turkey adopt a new beat: Imprisoned journalists Three years ago, a failed coup in Turkey led to a media crackdown. Since then, journalists have banded together to document the cases of reporters im...
2019-07-15, 10:32

UPDATE 1-Trump laments U.S. prohibition on selling F-35s to Turkey President Donald Trump on Tuesday signaled reluctance to punish Turkey over its acquisition of a Russian air defense system, saying it was "not fair"...
2019-07-16, 22:32

Pentagon looks for new vendors to replace F-35 parts made in Turkey The Defense Department is seeking new parts suppliers for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to replace those coming from Turkey should it bu...
2019-05-21, 16:00

| Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthro...
2019-06-21, 01:32

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute go...
2019-05-25, 12:32

Turkey's lira weaker, shares at 2-yr low on U.S. ties concern Turkey's lira slid nearly 1% on Wednesday and shares hit a two-year low on investor concerns about strains with Washington over Ankara's push to purc...
2019-05-22, 16:32

Turkey to buy Russian S-400 missiles, undeterred by US sanction threat The US has urged Turkey to drop its purchase of Russia's S-400 missile defense system. But Turkey has refused to back away from the deal, saying Turk...
2019-05-22, 21:32

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G2...
2019-05-23, 07:00

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washingt...
2019-05-23, 07:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. has not taken up offer to create S-400 working group, Turkey says The United States has not yet taken up Turkey's suggestion of creating a joint working group to try to defuse tensions over Ankara's purchase of the ...
2019-06-10, 19:16

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect to soccer team Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passport...
2019-06-10, 18:00

Fenerbahce’s Victor Moses: ‘The atmosphere here in Turkey is amazing’ Frozen out at Chelsea, Victor Moses took a gamble with a loan move to Turkey and is happy with the way things have turned out in IstanbulMoving abroa...
2019-05-23, 12:32

Up to two million Syrians could flee to Turkey if clashes worsen: U.N. Up to 2 million refugees could flee to Turkey if fighting intensifies in northwestern Syria as aid funds run dangerously low, the United Nations said...
2019-06-10, 14:16

Mayoral rivals to hold Turkey's first TV debate in nearly two decades Istanbul's ousted main opposition mayor Ekrem Imamoglu and his AK Party rival Binali Yildirim will hold a televised debate on June 16, party official...
2019-06-10, 14:16

Turkey to take delivery of Russian missile systems in July Turkey’s president says the country expects to take delivery of Russia’s S-400 missile defense systems in the first half of July, despite U.S. object...
2019-06-20, 17:16

Turkey launches new gas drillship amid tensions with Cyprus Turkey is launching a second drillship that it says will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus despite European Union warnings to stop such “illegal a...
2019-06-20, 14:32

Turkey's Erdogan says believes U.N. will look into death of Egypt's Mursi Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he believed the United Nations will look into the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi ...
2019-06-20, 11:48

Turkey: 9 missing, 31 rescued after migrant boat sinks ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s coast guard says it has rescued 31 migrants after their boat sank off the Turkish coast and is searching for an ...
2019-06-17, 10:16

U.S., Turkey remain in dialogue over S-400, F-35 dispute: top NATO general U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar remain in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air de...
2019-06-18, 12:48

U.S. and Turkey in close touch on S-400/F-35 dispute: NATO commander Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar are in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defen...
2019-06-18, 20:32

UPDATE 3-Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defence systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defence systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wed...
2019-06-13, 02:16

Turkey says it strongly endorses U.N. report on Khashoggi murder Turkey strongly endorses the U.N.'s recommendations regarding the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a report by a U.N. rights investigato...
2019-06-19, 14:32

China's persecuted Uyghurs live 'freely' in Turkey Members of the Uyghur community in Turkey say they escaped a brutal crackdown in China and now continue to rally for missing relatives believed to be...
2019-05-22, 04:00

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey...
2019-06-15, 15:00

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Turkey's southwest: observatory An earthquake of 5.7 magnitude rocked Turkey's southwestern city of Denizli on Thursday, the country's monitoring service said, sending about two doz...
2019-08-08, 16:32

Turkey’s Erdogan claims ex-Egyptian president was killed ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi did not die of natural causes ...
2019-06-19, 16:16

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian g...
2019-05-22, 08:48

Turkey's Erdogan claims ex-Egyptian president was killed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi did not die of natural causes but that he was killed...
2019-06-19, 16:32

Turkey has 'no patience left' with U.S. on Syria safe zone Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday that new U.S. proposals for a safe zone in northern Syria fall short and Turkey was runni...
2019-07-24, 17:16

Lockheed: 'No problem' finding new F-35 buyers after US blocks Turkey Lockheed Martin, the defense contractor building the F-35, expects no problem finding other buyers for the stealth fighters Turkey planned to purchas...
2019-07-23, 22:16

Turkey expresses 'unease' to US over its removal from F-35 program: CNN Turk President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman expressed "unease" on Thursday in a telephone call with U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton over Washingt...
2019-07-18, 17:16

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey ISTANBUL (AP) — A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imp...
2019-05-26, 14:32

Trump says no decision yet on Turkey sanctions over its Russian purchase U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration has not ruled out imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air def...
2019-07-18, 21:48

Official: Turkey ready against Libyan fighter’s threats Turkey’s defense ministry has said it is ready to retaliate against any attacks on Turkish vessels and interests by the forces of Libya’s Khalifa Hif...
2019-06-30, 15:32

Trump Says He's Looking at Resolving Russian Missile Dispute With Turkey President Trump said he is considering ways to resolve a problematic situation borne out of Turkey’s decision to purchase advanced Russian air-defens...
2019-06-29, 10:32

Turkey arrests 45 in connection with failed 2016 coup At least 45 people have been arrested for alleged links to a group associated with the failed 2016 coup on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and...
2019-07-02, 20:32

Greek minister says Turkey’s drilling tests EU’s credibility Greece’s new defense minister says Turkey’s illegal gas drilling off Cyprus is testing the European Union’s credibility as a guardian of its members’...
2019-07-19, 22:32

Turkey Says US Will Not Impose Sanctions Over Russian S-400 Missile Deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, af...
2019-06-29, 22:00

US cuts Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile deal Last week, Turkey accepted delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, that is said to pose a risk to the NATO allian...
2019-07-18, 07:00

France voices support for Cyprus in gas standoff with Turkey NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior French senator says his country is sensitive to Cyprus’ “difficulties” with neighboring Turkey and ...
2019-06-28, 15:32

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
2019-07-19, 11:16

In Libyan War, Turkey Takes Sides Against Mideast Rivals Turkey is providing military assistance to Libyan authorities that has allowed the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli to contain the advance of a powe...
2019-07-03, 00:32

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in ...
2019-06-08, 16:32

Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey would retaliate against what it called an unacceptable threat of U.S. sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defenses, its ...
2019-07-22, 17:32

Twenty-two Poles injured after bus crash in southern Turkey At least 22 Polish citizens were injured, including three seriously, after a bus crashed down a wooded slope near the southern Turkish resort of Keme...
2019-07-24, 11:32

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" so far as part ...
2019-06-08, 13:32

Halkbank executive returns to Turkey after serving U.S. sentence A Turkish bank executive who served a 32-month jail sentence in New York for helping evade U.S. sanctions against Iran returned to Istanbul on Wednes...
2019-07-24, 15:32

Israeli navy boards ship from Turkey that was set on fire JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says naval forces boarded a cargo ship off the coast that had been set on fire. The military says it was alerte...
2019-06-09, 15:48

Merck Seeks More Deals Merck & Co. is searching for small and midsize deals, including more transactions aimed at expanding its portfolio of cancer treatments beyond the co...
2019-06-19, 12:32

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture...
2019-05-31, 04:16

Maduro Representatives, Opposition Discussed Early Elections Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s top lieutenants discussed the possibility of early presidential elections in talks with the opposition in Norwa...
2019-05-31, 05:01

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls SARANDA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to preven...
2019-06-19, 16:16

"Forget Numbers": PM Reaches Out To Opposition Before Parliament Session Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underscored the constructive role of the opposition in a healthy democracy as the 17th Lok Sabha began. Speaking t...
2019-06-17, 09:32

Hungary opposition gets 680,000 backers for anti-graft plan A Hungarian politician says 680,000 people have signed an appeal meant to pressure the government into joining a fledgling European anti-corruption b...
2019-06-05, 18:48

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow c...
2019-07-01, 09:32

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries had been wary of lengthy d...
2019-07-12, 05:16

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how...
2019-06-18, 22:32

Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, Norway's foreign ministry said on Thursday, after a top Socialist Party leader...
2019-07-12, 00:16

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operati...
2019-06-18, 04:48

Cambodia targets 140 opposition figures to silence dissent: U.N. Cambodian authorities have questioned, summoned or detained more than 140 members of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in an escalatin...
2019-06-19, 14:32

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown ki...
2019-06-10, 11:00

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
2019-06-02, 01:16

U.N. details Venezuela torture, killings to neutralize opposition A United Nations report said on Thursday Venezuela's security forces had arrested and shot young men, planted drugs and arms on them and manipulated ...
2019-07-04, 18:32

Uruguay protests role of Venezuela’s opposition at gathering A representative for Uruguay has walked out of a meeting of regional countries in Latin America in protest over the participation of diplomats appoin...
2019-06-28, 02:16

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts MOSCOW (AP) — The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan’s presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a ris...
2019-06-14, 19:32

OAS meeting ends in disagreement over Venezuela opposition delegation Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) ended two days of meetings on Friday without a clear plan for increasing pressure on embattled V...
2019-06-29, 03:48

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guai...
2019-06-12, 03:48

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom while a government minister defended the nation’s potent array of se...
2019-06-12, 08:32

Albanian opposition supporters scuffle with police before elections Albanian opposition supporters scuffled with police outside vote-counting centres on Wednesday and burned voting equipment at three locations in a di...
2019-06-19, 22:48

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long...
2019-07-05, 17:48

Swiss police use tear gas on Cameroon opposition protesters BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say officers used tear gas to disperse Cameroon opposition protesters trying to reach a Geneva hotel where the Central Afr...
2019-06-29, 18:32

Congolese paying tribute to late opposition leader KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Tens of thousands of Congolese are descending on a stadium in the capital to pay their respects to the late opposition leader ...
2019-05-31, 15:16

"Kapalabhati For 10 Years": Ramdev's Stress-Relief Tip For Opposition Soon after Narendra Modi took oath as Prime Minister again for a second consecutive term on Thursday, yoga guru Ramdev took a potshot at opposition l...
2019-05-31, 08:48

Russian opposition activists sentenced to 15 days in jail MOSCOW (AP) — An ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in jail on the day he was to be released. A Moscow co...
2019-06-10, 15:48

Russian Police Detain Nearly 800 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyu...
2019-08-04, 01:00

Nicaraguan opposition slams government’s no show at talks Nicaragua’s political opposition says President Daniel Ortega has “killed negotiations” by not sending representatives to a meeting aimed at restarti...
2019-08-01, 06:48

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its maj...
2019-05-23, 21:48

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the lar...
2019-08-11, 00:00

Thai PM faces first opposition challenge as he sets out plans Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha faced opposition questions in parliament for the first time on Thursday as the former junta leader set ou...
2019-07-25, 08:16

Prominent Russian opposition figure Navalny arrested again Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition figure, has been detained by police and his lawyer says he has been charged with unlawfully organi...
2019-07-24, 16:32

Taiwan opposition party picks mayor to run for president Taiwan’s main opposition party has picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often ...
2019-07-15, 05:32

"Accept Defeat With Grace," BJP Tells "Demoralised" Opposition The BJP Tuesday condemned opposition parties for questioning the credibility of Electronic Voting Machines and asked them to accept their defeat with...
2019-05-21, 21:00

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional ...
2019-05-24, 10:16

Opposition rallies as Venezuela blackout eases in some areas Venezuela’s opposition seeks to harness anger over a massive blackout that deepened hardship nationwide, but turnout at opposition rally is relativel...
2019-07-24, 00:48

Nicaragua opposition says open to resuming talks on standoff Nicaragua’s political opposition says it is willing to resume dialogue with President Daniel Ortega’s government over resolving the country’s politic...
2019-07-06, 03:16

After Modi’s stunning win, a grim future for India’s opposition For the storied Indian National Congress, which governed the country for much of its post-independence history, there were no silver linings to Thurs...
2019-05-24, 23:16

Trump says NRA could soften opposition to gun reforms after mass shootings U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition t...
2019-08-10, 00:32

Four killed in renewed Sudan protests, opposition medics say At least four protesters were killed and many injured by gunfire in the Sudanese city of Omdurman on Thursday, opposition medics said, as hundreds of...
2019-08-01, 19:32

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping pol...
2019-08-03, 06:16

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days MOSCOW (AP) — A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned pr...
2019-05-22, 23:48

Russian Police Detain Nearly 700 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist L...
2019-08-03, 23:16

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally la...
2019-05-23, 01:32

Russian police detain nearly 100 opposition protesters in Moscow Russian police on Saturday detained nearly 100 people attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sob...
2019-08-03, 16:00

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it will push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday after talk...
2019-05-28, 01:01

Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail No sooner had he walked out of a Moscow jail than activist Ilya Yashin was detained for a third time, accused of urging mass protests. Several opposi...
2019-08-19, 02:48

Maduro halts talks with opposition to protest US sanctions Venezuela’s government says it will not attend a planned round of talks with the opposition this week to protest the Trump administration’s freezing ...
2019-08-08, 04:00

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between...
2019-08-03, 09:32

Greece scraps no-go areas at universities; opposition fumes Greek lawmakers on Thursday scrapped regulations making universities a no-go zone for police, a move authorities say will tackle lawlessness but whic...
2019-08-08, 21:00

May Lays Out New Brexit Plan Seeking More Opposition Support British Prime Minister Theresa May laid out a fresh plan to get Parliament to back her Brexit divorce package, dangling the prospect of a second Brex...
2019-05-22, 05:48

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party...
2019-05-28, 15:48

Argentina opposition set to defeat Macri after big primary upset Argentine voters soundly rejected President Mauricio Macri's austere economic policies in primary elections on Sunday, casting serious doubt on his c...
2019-08-12, 13:32

Zetsche's elevation to Daimler chairman faces opposition Investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche responsible for falling profits, a costly European diesel emissions recall and re...
2019-07-18, 16:32

Thai court accepts complaints against PM, opposition leaders Thailand’s Constitutional Court has accepted complaints against the prime minister and two opposition party leaders in cases that could see them disq...
2019-07-19, 17:32

All 5 VVPATs Should Be Counted First: 22 Opposition Parties To Poll Body Opposition parties turned out in strength at the Election Commission today with a list of demands that they said were "confidence-building measures" ...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Albanian opposition rally renews call for PM to quit Albanian opposition supporters took to the streets again on Saturday in a mostly peaceful protest, the sixth national one in three months, calling on...
2019-05-26, 03:48

EU urges Albania’s opposition to hold peaceful protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to av...
2019-05-25, 20:16

Russian opposition activists picket for free elections Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters d...
2019-08-17, 18:32

Fears of violence as Zimbabwe’s opposition plan protests Government warns of reprisals as protests and strikes planned in country crippled by debtZimbabweans are bracing for fresh violence and unrest after ...
2019-08-14, 08:00

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests ...
2019-05-25, 21:48

VP Pence says he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Guaido U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido by phone on Wednesday and called again for Venezuelan Presi...
2019-05-30, 00:16

RTI Amendment Bill Passed; Dilutes Transparency Law, Says Opposition The bill to amend the landmark transparency law, the Right to Information Act, was passed by the Lok Sabha today amid opposition allegations that it ...
2019-07-22, 15:00

Pawan Chamling Says He Is Ready To Carry Out Role Of Opposition After serving Sikkim as chief minister for over 24 years, Pawan Kumar Chamling on Saturday said he respects the mandate of the people and is ready to...
2019-05-25, 17:32

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on I...
2019-07-13, 13:32

India's Opposition Faces Up to Modi's Dominating Victory After suffering a landslide victory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, two of India’s leading opposition figures offered their resignations. Th...
2019-05-26, 21:32

Two-year-old girl is caught after falling from window in Turkey – video A teenager catches a two-year-old girl after she fell from a second-floor window in Istanbul, Turkey. Feuzi Zabaat, 17, who was working nearby, says ...
2019-06-27, 21:32

Turkey's S-400s to be loaded on planes Sunday in Russia -Haberturk The first of the Russian S-400 defence systems that Ankara has purchased will be loaded on to cargo planes on Sunday and arrive in Turkey some time n...
2019-07-05, 09:32

Russia to deliver controversial missile system to Turkey ‘within two months’ Turkey is close to receiving the cutting-edge anti-aircraft missiles from Russia that the United States has threatened to block Turkey from getting t...
2019-06-08, 02:32

Syrians displaced in the northwest call on Turkey to open border Camped on the Turkish border to escape bombardment by Russian and Syrian government forces, many displaced Syrians are angry and frustrated that Turk...
2019-05-22, 15:48

U.S. cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from F-35 programme -Turkish defense official The United States cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme as the partnership agreement does not allow it, Turkey's head...
2019-06-21, 11:16

Turkey could face consequences if it doesn't change tack, says Greece Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday Turkey could face consequences from Europe if it persisted on a course of action challenging Cypru...
2019-06-21, 14:16

Pompeo expresses disappointment over Turkey's acquisition of Russian missiles U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Turkey's Foreign Minister on Saturday and expressed disappointment over the country's acquisition of t...
2019-07-20, 21:16

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian ...
2019-06-04, 17:48

U.S. starts withdrawing Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a pl...
2019-06-07, 21:48

Turkey requires broadcast licenses for online media providers Turkey is extending its internet clampdown to media providers. The country now requires that all online content companies obtain broadcast licenses ...
2019-08-04, 22:16

In Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power begins to crumble The ruling AKP's loss in Istanbul's local elections was the worst political defeat Turkey's president has ever suffered, and it could be symbolic of ...
2019-06-27, 18:48

Turkey's First Lady Spotted Carrying $50,000 Handbag, Criticized: Report Turkey's First Lady Emine Erdogan recently attracted criticism after she was spotted carrying a handbag that was priced USD 50,000 during her trip to...
2019-07-03, 07:00

Turkey starts filling huge Tigris river dam, activists say Turkey has started filling a huge hydroelectric dam on the Tigris river, a lawmaker and activists said, despite protests that it will displace thousa...
2019-08-02, 20:16

Turkey says national team treated badly at Iceland airport ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials have condemned the treatment its national soccer team endured upon arrival in Iceland ahead of a European Cha...
2019-06-10, 12:01

How Brexit is playing into Erdoğan’s hands in Turkey | Elçin Poyrazlar Turkey is losing its champion in Europe, just as the president distances himself from the EU – and democracyIn the early hours of 4 October, 2005, Ja...
2019-06-05, 19:32

UPDATE 2-Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey would retaliate against what it called an unacceptable threat of U.S. sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defences, its ...
2019-07-22, 15:16

Turkey says six Turks held by Haftar in Libya, demands release Turkey said on Sunday that six of its citizens were being held by eastern Libyan forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, and that the militia would become a ...
2019-06-30, 20:16

Wikipedia Asks European Rights Court to Lift Turkey Ban The foundation that runs Wikipedia said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights to lift Turkey's two-year block on th...
2019-05-24, 15:00

Turkey says defense firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet program but the industry will em...
2019-07-18, 17:16

Trump kicks Turkey out of F-35 program in historic NATO rupture President Trump is kicking Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over the NATO ally’s insistence on purchasing Russian-made anti-aircraft defens...
2019-07-18, 01:16

Turkey says observation post in Syria's Idlib attacked, no casualties A Turkish observation post in the Idlib region of northern Syria was attacked by mortar fire launched from territory controlled by Syrian government ...
2019-06-29, 22:32

The US laid out its plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program if it buys Russia's S-400 Reuters The US has laid out a plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program over Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 air-defense system. The US has al...
2019-06-08, 01:00

Turkey, US work to create buffer zone in northern Syria Turkey and the United States have agreed on the creation of a buffer zone in northern Syria. Details of the agreement remain sketchy, however, and Sy...
2019-08-13, 22:32

Turkey slams alleged Cypriot arrest warrants against crew Turkey says it would not hesitate to give the “necessary response” to Cyprus following reports that Greek Cypriot authorities had issued internationa...
2019-06-10, 17:48

US Gives Turkey Till End Of July To Backtrack On Russian Missile Deal The United States on Friday gave Turkey until the end of July to abandon its purchase of a major Russian missile defense system, which Washington con...
2019-06-08, 06:48

China says Turkey president offered support over restive Xinjiang Turkey recognizes the fact that the people of China's Xinjiang lead happy lives, Chinese state media on Tuesday cited Turkish President Tayip Erdogan...
2019-07-02, 15:48

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with r...
2019-05-23, 16:48

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal U.S. President Donald Trump said there will be no U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey over its decision to purchase Russian missile defence systems, Tur...
2019-06-29, 11:32

U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected ...
2019-07-18, 00:16

Turkey slams Iceland over treatment of national football team Members of the Turkish national team were subject to strict security checks upon their arrival to Iceland. Turkey is set to play Iceland in a qualifi...
2019-06-10, 14:32

US sets Turkey deadline to give up Russian missile deal Turkey has until July 31 to "unwind" a deal to buy an S-400 missile defense system from Russia, the US has warned. The ongoing dispute between the tw...
2019-06-08, 11:16

Turkey has deported hundreds of Syrian migrants, advocates and refugees say After being detained, the refugees reportedly have been sent back to areas in northern Syria that are plagued by instability and violence, including ...
2019-07-22, 22:01

UPDATE 1-Erdogan pledges return to low interest rates in Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he remains opposed to the country's tight monetary policy and pledged a "definitive solution" to so...
2019-06-20, 16:48

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadlin...
2019-06-17, 23:32

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally a...
2019-07-12, 22:32

Press union: Turkey think tank study is 'blacklisting document' The list mostly targets foreign media, including DW, for alleged bias against the Turkish government. The journalists' union has said that the list i...
2019-07-07, 18:48

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day a...
2019-07-10, 01:32

Turkey says Syrian government forces attacked its observation point Syrian government forces have attacked a Turkish observation point in Syria's Idlib province, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, in what it ...
2019-06-13, 12:00

Turkey confirms Russia S-400 missile deal, ignores US warning Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes the US would not decide to scrap the F-35 fighter jet program as a result of its air defense deal with R...
2019-06-12, 23:48

Cyprus confident of tougher EU stance against Turkey in offshore gas dispute Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday he was confident the European Union would take a tougher stance toward Turkey in an escalating d...
2019-06-18, 12:48

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib ISTANBUL (AP) — Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts thei...
2019-06-01, 08:48

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib pro...
2019-06-18, 21:01

UPDATE 1-U.S. and Turkey in close touch on S-400/F-35 dispute -NATO commander Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar are in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defen...
2019-06-18, 20:32

Turkey urges Greek Cypriots to accept oil drilling plan Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has urged the Greek Cypriot government to accept a cooperation plan on drilling. The discovery of gas in the easter...
2019-07-14, 23:16

Turkey: Erdogan influence bars mayors-elect from office Istanbul, where the mayoral vote is due to be rerun after presidential pressure, isn't the only place where local election results remain contested. ...
2019-06-01, 16:16

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the t...
2019-06-01, 17:16

Greece and Cyprus call on EU to punish Turkey in drilling dispute War of words as Turkish vessel begins offshore operations in eastern MediterraneanGreece and Cyprus have urged the European Union to take punitive me...
2019-06-18, 19:48

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter pr...
2019-06-07, 22:48

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's n...
2019-06-13, 05:32

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training Turkey's defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO object...
2019-05-22, 09:48

Syria: Turkey and US reach deal to manage tensions over Kurds Joint operation centre agreement follows Ankara threats to launch offensive against YPGTurkey and the US have agreed to establish a joint operation c...
2019-08-07, 21:00

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials sa...
2019-06-20, 00:00