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# turkey - Monday 11 November, 2019

British backer of Syrian White Helmets found dead in Turkey
# James Le Mesurier
# James Le Mesurier

British backer of Syrian White Helmets found dead in Turkey

Nov 11th 2019, 1:14 PM 19,826 Views 41 Comments

The precise details of James Le Mesurier’s death could not be confirmed.

# turkey - Monday 4 November, 2019

Tánaiste hopeful for breakthrough in Lisa Smith case 'within a few weeks'
# Turkey
# Turkey

Tánaiste hopeful for breakthrough in Lisa Smith case 'within a few weeks'

Nov 4th 2019, 12:40 PM 20,041 Views 143 Comments

Simon Coveney has said his primary concern is for Smith’s two-year-old daughter.

# turkey - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Explainer: What were the Armenian massacres and why is it controversial to describe them as a 'genocide'?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What were the Armenian massacres and why is it controversial to describe them as a 'genocide'?

Oct 30th 2019, 2:45 PM 26,623 Views 25 Comments

Recognition of the killings as ‘genocide’ is the subject of a dispute between Turkey and Armenia.

'A grave mistake': Turkey rejects US recognition of Armenian genocide
# Genocide
# Genocide

'A grave mistake': Turkey rejects US recognition of Armenian genocide

Oct 30th 2019, 8:27 AM 18,984 Views 27 Comments

The Armenians say the mass killings of their people from 1915 to 1917 amounted to genocide, a claim recognised by some 30 countries.

# turkey - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire
# White House
# White House

US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire

Oct 23rd 2019, 5:15 PM 7,567 Views 28 Comments

Donald Trump made the comment in an address at the White House today.

Russia and Turkey agree 'historic' deal to undertake joint patrols in Syria
# Foreign Powers
# Foreign Powers

Russia and Turkey agree 'historic' deal to undertake joint patrols in Syria

Oct 23rd 2019, 7:30 AM 11,838 Views 27 Comments

Under the deal, Kurdish forces are to be allowed withdraw from the border area.

# turkey - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Turkey vows to 'crush the heads' of Kurdish forces if they don't pull out of proposed safe zone
# Recep Tayyip Erdogan
# Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey vows to 'crush the heads' of Kurdish forces if they don't pull out of proposed safe zone

Oct 19th 2019, 5:33 PM 9,169 Views 20 Comments

The top figure on the Kurdish side said Turkey was preventing his forces’ withdrawal and trying to blame the deal’s collapse on the Kurds.

# turkey - Friday 18 October, 2019

Trump says Turkey and Kurds needed to fight 'like two kids'
# Cease Fire
# Cease Fire

Trump says Turkey and Kurds needed to fight 'like two kids'

Oct 18th 2019, 7:15 AM 17,663 Views 47 Comments

More than 500 people have been killed including dozens of civilians, mostly on the Kurdish side.

# turkey - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in Syria, Pence says
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in Syria, Pence says

Oct 17th 2019, 7:49 PM 6,134 Views 31 Comments

Pence spoke after he and other US officials met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

# turkey - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Grave effects of Trump abandoning Kurdish allies evolving at bewildering speed
# TOM CLONAN
# TOM CLONAN

Grave effects of Trump abandoning Kurdish allies evolving at bewildering speed

Oct 16th 2019, 6:20 AM 26,260 Views 69 Comments

Events in Syria appear to represent a major setback for the US and a major victory for Syria’s President Assad and his Russian and Iranian allies, writes Tom Clonan.

# turkey - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Donald Trump slaps US sanctions on Turkey and tweets about Napoleon protecting the Kurds
# Syria
# Syria

Donald Trump slaps US sanctions on Turkey and tweets about Napoleon protecting the Kurds

Oct 15th 2019, 7:07 AM 29,237 Views 23 Comments

The US will freeze assets on Turkish ministers and place tariffs on steel.

# turkey - Monday 14 October, 2019

EU agrees to suspend exporting arms to Turkey amid 'unacceptable' offensive against Kurds
# Syria
# Syria

EU agrees to suspend exporting arms to Turkey amid 'unacceptable' offensive against Kurds

Oct 14th 2019, 10:17 PM 9,998 Views 44 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the unanimous move is in response to Turkey’s “unacceptable unilateral military action in northeast Syria”.

Giroud on target against Turkey but France forced to wait on Euro 2020 qualification spot
# Euro 2020
From The42
# Euro 2020

Giroud on target against Turkey but France forced to wait on Euro 2020 qualification spot

Oct 14th 2019, 10:13 PM 4,249 Views 0 Comments

Olivier Giroud put France ahead at the Stade de France but Kaan Ayhan nodded in an equaliser.

# turkey - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Families of Islamic State supporters escape Syria displacement camp, officials say
# Escaped
# Escaped

Families of Islamic State supporters escape Syria displacement camp, officials say

Oct 13th 2019, 12:01 PM 10,913 Views 35 Comments

The displacement camps host some 12,000 foreigners – 8,000 children and 4,000 women.

# turkey - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Kurdish people in Ireland and Europe protest against Turkey's Syria offensive
# Kurds
# Kurds

Kurdish people in Ireland and Europe protest against Turkey's Syria offensive

Oct 12th 2019, 7:57 PM 14,251 Views 36 Comments

Kurdish people in Dublin held a rally on O’Connell Street outside the GPO.

# turkey - Friday 11 October, 2019

Turkish Ambassador to Ireland: There's no 'threat' to send 3.6 million refugees to EU
# Syria
# Syria

Turkish Ambassador to Ireland: There's no 'threat' to send 3.6 million refugees to EU

Updated Oct 11th 2019, 10:22 PM 21,638 Views 48 Comments

The Turkish President yesterday said the country could do just that if the EU doesn’t support the country.

Poll: Would you support sanctions against Turkey over its assault in Syria?
# Syria
# Syria

Poll: Would you support sanctions against Turkey over its assault in Syria?

Oct 11th 2019, 10:00 AM 820,879 Views 64 Comments

France has said the EU is to consider the action.

First Turkish soldier killed in offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

First Turkish soldier killed in offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Oct 11th 2019, 8:01 AM 8,866 Views 11 Comments

Seven civilians including a nine-month-old baby were killed in Turkish border towns and nearly 70 people were injured.

# turkey - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle?
# Syria
# Syria

Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle?

Oct 10th 2019, 1:02 PM 28,143 Views 49 Comments

The US made the surprise decision to pull troops out of northern Syria, leaving Turkey to enter.

British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody
# Kurds
# Kurds

British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody

Oct 10th 2019, 7:46 AM 17,096 Views 27 Comments

The US has moved some Islamic State prisoners amid fears they could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria.

Trump defends Syria decision saying Kurds 'didn't help us with Normandy'
# Syria
# Syria

Trump defends Syria decision saying Kurds 'didn't help us with Normandy'

Oct 10th 2019, 7:08 AM 34,260 Views 78 Comments

The Kurdish forces are “fighting for their land,” Trump said.

# turkey - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'Deeply troubled': Tánaiste urges Turkey to refrain from assault on Syrian Kurdish forces
# Kurds
# Kurds

'Deeply troubled': Tánaiste urges Turkey to refrain from assault on Syrian Kurdish forces

Updated Oct 9th 2019, 7:31 PM 38,000 Views 46 Comments

The US has been accused of abandoning Kurdish troops as Russia warns that the ‘whole region could be ignited’.

# turkey - Monday 7 October, 2019

Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' Turkey's economy if it does anything 'off-limits' in Syria
# Turkey Shoot
# Turkey Shoot

Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' Turkey's economy if it does anything 'off-limits' in Syria

Oct 7th 2019, 6:12 PM 45,200 Views 105 Comments

The US President cited his “great and unmatched wisdom” in deciding what is “off limits”.

In a major shift, US to remove troops as Turkey set to invade Syria
# White House
# White House

In a major shift, US to remove troops as Turkey set to invade Syria

Oct 7th 2019, 7:53 AM 21,465 Views 41 Comments

This move would result in an uncertain fate for the Kurdish fighters allied with the US.

# turkey - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Ex-Liverpool striker Sturridge finds a new club in Turkey
# Free Agent
From The42
# Free Agent

Ex-Liverpool striker Sturridge finds a new club in Turkey

Aug 21st 2019, 5:45 PM 10,807 Views 12 Comments

The 29-year-old England international has agreed to join Trabzonspor on a three-year deal.

# turkey - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

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# turkey - Monday 24 June, 2019

Istanbul mayoral election re-run: Opposition wins again in major defeat for Erdogan's party
# Istanbul
# Istanbul

Istanbul mayoral election re-run: Opposition wins again in major defeat for Erdogan's party

Jun 24th 2019, 7:24 AM 8,929 Views 13 Comments

The re-run took place after a new election was ordered following the opposition’s victory in March.

# turkey - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election
# Turkey
# Turkey

Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election

Updated Jun 23rd 2019, 5:45 PM 15,076 Views 14 Comments

Election authorities annulled the first vote in March after Erdogan’s ruling party alleged corruption.

# turkey - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Deschamps defends Mbappe after intense criticism
# Out Of Sorts
From The42
# Out Of Sorts

Deschamps defends Mbappe after intense criticism

Jun 11th 2019, 12:11 AM 6,970 Views 0 Comments

The PSG man was below his usual standard on Saturday, but he was no worse than his French team-mates, insists the World Cup-winning coach.

# turkey - Sunday 9 June, 2019

'I don't remember the last time we were so bad' - Pogba at a loss to explain shock French defeat
# Je Ne Sais Pas
From The42
# Je Ne Sais Pas

'I don't remember the last time we were so bad' - Pogba at a loss to explain shock French defeat

Jun 9th 2019, 6:49 PM 11,567 Views 13 Comments

Turkey stunned the world champions in their Euro 2020 qualifier.

# turkey - Monday 1 April, 2019

Turkey local elections: Setback for President Erdogan as party set to lose capital
# AKP
# AKP

Turkey local elections: Setback for President Erdogan as party set to lose capital

Apr 1st 2019, 7:21 AM 7,740 Views 10 Comments

The AKP party also risks defeat in the country’s economic hub Istanbul.

# turkey - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Australia furious as Turkey's president refers to Gallipoli after Christchurch mosque attack
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Australia furious as Turkey's president refers to Gallipoli after Christchurch mosque attack

Mar 20th 2019, 1:32 PM 33,682 Views 56 Comments

Scott Morrison warned he would consider “all options” in reviewing ties between the two countries.

# turkey - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China
# US
# US

US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China

Mar 5th 2019, 7:44 AM 13,474 Views 18 Comments

Certain products from the two countries will no longer be imported to the US duty-free.

# turkey - Friday 1 March, 2019

FSAI recalls batch of sliced turkey meat over Listeria fears
# FSAI
# FSAI

FSAI recalls batch of sliced turkey meat over Listeria fears

Mar 1st 2019, 10:29 PM 23,760 Views 14 Comments

Symptoms of Listeria infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness.

# turkey - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

US-backed soldiers among 15 killed in suicide attack in Syria
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

US-backed soldiers among 15 killed in suicide attack in Syria

Jan 16th 2019, 3:12 PM 8,576 Views 12 Comments

Nine civilians and five US-backed fighters are among the dead.

# turkey - Monday 14 January, 2019

Trump warns he will 'devastate Turkey economically' if it attacks the Kurds
# Syria
# Syria

Trump warns he will 'devastate Turkey economically' if it attacks the Kurds

Jan 14th 2019, 7:54 AM 27,693 Views 39 Comments

The US assault on Isis in Syria has been spearheaded on the ground by Kurdish fighters.

# turkey - Monday 24 December, 2018

On chef duty this year? Here's everything you need to know to cook a perfect turkey (safely)
# Get Stuffed
# Get Stuffed

On chef duty this year? Here's everything you need to know to cook a perfect turkey (safely)

Dec 24th 2018, 11:00 AM 11,371 Views 9 Comments

Chef Adrian Martin has some top tips on how to cook a delicious Christmas roast.

Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit
# War
# War

Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit

Dec 24th 2018, 9:04 AM 12,516 Views 53 Comments

The announcement that US troops would leave the war-racked country has shocked global partners and American politicians alike.

# turkey - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Seven killed and 46 injured in early-morning train crash in Turkey
# Ankara
# Ankara

Seven killed and 46 injured in early-morning train crash in Turkey

Updated Dec 13th 2018, 8:28 AM 11,495 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened at around 6.30am near the Turkish capital Ankara.

# turkey - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Street by Saudi US embassy could be renamed 'Jamal Khashoggi Way'
# Washington D.C.
# Washington D.C.

Street by Saudi US embassy could be renamed 'Jamal Khashoggi Way'

Dec 1st 2018, 11:46 AM 10,096 Views 37 Comments

Journalist Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October.