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'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 19,029 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.

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 7,606 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 11,858 Views 27 Comments

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

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 9,185 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.

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 17,680 Views 47 Comments

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

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 6,148 Views 31 Comments

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

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 26,299 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.

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 29,258 Views 23 Comments

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

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 10,016 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 4,266 Views 0 Comments

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

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 10,935 Views 35 Comments

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

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 14,373 Views 36 Comments

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

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 21,707 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 822,884 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 8,875 Views 11 Comments

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

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 28,178 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 17,119 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 34,275 Views 79 Comments

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

'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 38,023 Views 46 Comments

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

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 45,220 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 21,480 Views 41 Comments

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

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 10,852 Views 12 Comments

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

As it happened: Liverpool v Chelsea, UEFA Super Cup From The42
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As it happened: Liverpool v Chelsea, UEFA Super Cup

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 8,942 Views 13 Comments

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

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 15,094 Views 14 Comments

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

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 6,998 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.

'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 11,606 Views 13 Comments

Turkey stunned the world champions in their Euro 2020 qualifier.

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 7,764 Views 10 Comments

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

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 33,703 Views 56 Comments

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

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 13,487 Views 18 Comments

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

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 23,778 Views 14 Comments

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

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 8,589 Views 12 Comments

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

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 27,701 Views 39 Comments

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

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 11,383 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 12,535 Views 53 Comments

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

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 11,510 Views 1 Comment

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

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 10,109 Views 37 Comments

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

Five Saudi officials face death penalty over Khashoggi murder
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Five Saudi officials face death penalty over Khashoggi murder

Nov 15th 2018, 11:54 AM 19,676 Views 39 Comments

Jamal Khashoggi died after being drugged and then dismembered.

Turkey says it shared recordings of Khashoggi killing with Saudi Arabia, Britain and US
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey says it shared recordings of Khashoggi killing with Saudi Arabia, Britain and US

Nov 10th 2018, 3:01 PM 12,323 Views 18 Comments

President Erdogan also told reporters that Saudi Arabia had to “act fairly” and disclose those responsible for the 2 October.

Dublin City University 'reviewing relationship' with Saudi university
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Dublin City University 'reviewing relationship' with Saudi university

Nov 4th 2018, 4:00 PM 19,371 Views 36 Comments

“Dublin City University is monitoring current developments related to Saudi Arabia and is reviewing its relationships in that context,” a DCU spokesperson confirmed this week.