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UK sold at least £11m of arms to Saudi Arabia in weeks after Khashoggi murder

Added: 17.05.2019 14:45 | 0 views | 0 comments

The UK government approved arms sales totalling at least £11.4m in the weeks after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Export licences for military vehicles, combat aircraft, ammunition and electronic warfare equipment were issued despite international condemnation of the killing. One £9.1m shipment of “patrol/ assault craft” was waved through just three days after the prominent journalist disappeared while visiting the Saudi consulate in Turkey on 2 October. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Subscribe now The exports continued as it was reported that Mr Khashoggi had been tortured, killed and...

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U.S. House members criticize Turkey over Russia ties

Added: 15.05.2019 22:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Senior Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives called on Turkey on Wednesday to cancel its planned acquisition of a Russian S-400 missile defense system, the latest effort by U.S. lawmakers to discourage Ankara from pursuing the deal.

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Early version of U.S. House bill seeks to bar F-35 from Turkey

Added: 14.05.2019 23:11 | 0 views | 0 comments

A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday released an early version of a spending bill that seeks to prevent the shipment of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, as U.S. officials press Turkey not to buy a Russian S-400 air defense system.

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Worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights

Added: 14.05.2019 16:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights, according to a new assessment from the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association.

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The Latest: Cyprus seeks EU support against Turkey drilling

Added: 09.05.2019 11:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Latest on the European Union summit in Romania (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades is seeking support from other European Union leaders at an informal summit in Romania against Turkey's bid to drill for hydrocarbons in waters where the Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights.

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Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor after opposition victory

Added: 06.05.2019 21:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a revote for Istanbul's next mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency. The country's Supreme Election Council [YSK] announced its 7-4 decision on Monday, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party lost that race by a razor thin margin.

Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal

Added: 05.05.2019 11:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defense systems, Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday regarding a deal that has strained ties between the NATO allies.

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Turkey calls international community to act on 'disproportionate actions' by Israel

Added: 04.05.2019 22:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey called on the international community to act on the "disproportionate actions" by Israel in Gaza, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Sunday, after Israeli air strikes hit a building where Turkey's Anadolu state news agency is located.

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Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office

Added: 04.05.2019 19:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Israeli forces had targeted a building in Gaza where the offices of Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency are located, and added that the attacks were a crime against humanity.

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NASA traced a meteorite back to its original home in deep space

Added: 04.05.2019 12:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

An impact in the inner asteroid belt 22 million years ago was responsible for a meteorite shower over Turkey in 2015

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