Cyprus unveils eight point plan to punish Turkey
THE GOVERNMENT has adopted a package of eight measures with immediate effect in response to the continuing violation of the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus in its Exclusive Economic Zone by Turkey. The measures were announced by the Government ...
Iran state TV says death of journalist in Turkey is 'suspect'
ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranian television pointed the finger at Turkey on Monday over the death of a Lebanese-American journalist killed in a car crash while working for Iran's Press TV in Turkey near the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani. However, the governor of the Turkish province where the crash occurred dismissed the allegations as unfounded, saying an investigation was under way. Serena ...
Cyprus to block Turkey's EU bid over gas dispute
NICOSIA, Cyprus — European Union member Cyprus will oppose any progress in Turkey's ongoing talks to join the 28-nation bloc in response to a Turkish gas search in waters where Cyprus has already licensed companies to drill, an official said Tuesday.
Why Turkey Will Let Iraqi Kurds, But Not Turkish Kurds, Fight Extremists In Syria
ISTANBUL -- For weeks, Turkey has barred Turkish Kurds from crossing the border into Syria to defend their ethnic fellows in Kobani against the Islamic State’s wrath. As the predominantly Kurdish town burns within eyeshot, Kurdish rage has prompted mass ...
Turkey U-turn in ISIS battle
Turkey made a significant policy shift Monday when it announced it would allow Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq to travel through the Turkish territory to reinforce the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani in northern Syria.
Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters passage into Syrian city
For weeks, Washington has been nudging a reluctant Turkey to assume a more forceful role in President Obama's anti-militant coalition and come to the aid of Kurdish forces battling to push Islamic State fighters out of the besieged Syrian city of Kobani.
Turkey processing returns to normal operations after workers sickened [UPDATED]
WILLMAR — A Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Willmar has returned to normal operations after a medical situation Friday night caused a number of employees to be hospitalized. Jennie-O’s processing plant No. 4 in Willmar has returned to normal ...
Construction in Turkey - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018, New Report Launched
(ReleaseWire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of “Construction in Turkey – Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018” research report to their website http://www.MarketResearchReports.comLewes ...
Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria
SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Turkey said it was helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to support their brethren fighting Islamic State militants in a key border town, although activists inside embattled Kobani said no forces had arrived by Monday evening, raising questions about whether the mission was really underway.
Turkey is paying for decades of divisive politics as it fights to end its civil war
When armed conflict becomes a fact of everyday life, and generations grow up knowing nothing else, imagining life in a state of peace is hard work. The fragile state of Turkey’s negotiations with Kurdish… Alpaslan Ozerdem does not work for, consult to ...
Turkey helping Kurdish fighters cross into Kobani
In a significant shift, Turkey's top diplomat announced on Monday that his country is helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to "give support" to fellow Kurds defending the border town of Kobani from Islamic State militants.
US air drops, Turkey boost Kurd battle against jihadists
Mursitpinar (Turkey) (AFP) - Kurds battling jihadists for the Syrian border town of Kobane welcomed a first US airdrop of weapons Monday as neighbouring Turkey said it will help Iraqi Kurds to support the fight.
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