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News Turkey: Turkey sees high stakes in Iraqi Kurds' independence vote

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/09/25/turkey-sees-high-stakes-in-iraqi-kurds-independence-vote.html
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey is strongly opposed to the referendum Iraqi Kurds are holding on whether their semi-autonomous region should seek independence from Baghdad. The Turkish government has threatened economic and military action. Here's what you need ...

News Turkey: How strongly is NATO ally Turkey pivoting to Russia and Iran?

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2017/0922/How-strongly-is-NATO-ally-Turkey-pivoting-to-Russia-and-Iran
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

September 22, 2017 Istanbul, Turkey—Setting aside years of increasing Turkey-US hostility, President Trump’s introductory remarks for the cameras were glowing as he met Turkey’s controversial President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan one-on-one, winding up a ...

News Turkey: Iraq, Turkey Threaten Kurdistan’s Oil Boom After Controversial Independence Vote

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/iraq-turkey-threaten-kurdistans-oil-boom-after-controversial-independence-vote-1506351245?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_asia
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum Monday has returned its renegade oil industry to the spotlight, prompting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to threaten to cut off the region’s petroleum exports and Baghdad to call for a de facto boycott ...

News Turkey: Turkey extends troops' deployment in Iraq and Syria

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/09/turkey-extends-troops-deployment-iraq-syria-170923232041669.html
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

Turkey's parliament has approved the extension of a mandate that allows the deployment of troops in Iraq and Syria if faced with national security threats. The move on Saturday came two days before an independence referendum in Iraq's semi-autonomous ...

News Turkey: Turkey will take two steps if Germany takes one to normalize relations - foreign minister

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey-minister/turkey-will-take-two-steps-if-germany-takes-one-to-normalize-relations-foreign-minister-idUSKCN1C01NG
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey, whose relations with Germany have soured in recent months, will take two steps to normalize bilateral relations if Germany takes one step, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in a television interview on Monday. He was ...

News Turkey: Syrian Activist and Her Daughter Are Fatally Stabbed in Turkey

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/22/world/europe/turkey-syria-activist-journalist-murder.html
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

ISTANBUL — A Syrian activist and her daughter, a journalist, have been found murdered in their apartment in Istanbul, family and friends reported on social media Friday. The activist, Orouba Barakat, 60, and her daughter, Halla Barakat, 22, were ...

News Turkey: Miss Turkey loses her crown over controversial tweet

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/23/europe/miss-turkey-2017-controversial-tweet/index.html
Publication date: Saturday 23 September 2017

(CNN)The winner of Miss Turkey 2017 has denied making political comments after being stripped of her crown because of a tweet she sent in July. Itir Esen, 18, was crowned Thursday, but a few hours later she lost the title after it emerged she had tweeted ...

News Turkey: Archaeologists home in on Homeric clues as Turkey declares year of Troy

News channel or source: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/sep/26/archaeologists-home-in-on-homeric-clues-as-turkey-declares-year-of-troy
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

Rüstem Aslan, Troy’s chief archaeologist, grows more animated as he enters the fenced-off area just beyond the southern gate of the ancient city’s ruins. To him it offers tantalising clues that may add to the evidence that this was the scene of the ...

News Turkey: Turkey Warns Iraq Kurds It Can ‘Close the Valves’ on Oil Exports

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-25/turkey-warns-iraq-kurds-it-can-close-the-valves-on-oil-exports
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

Turkey can choose to “close the valves” on oil exports from Iraq’s Kurdish region through the Turkish port of Ceyhan, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned as Kurds voted Monday in a referendum on independence from Iraq. The landlocked Kurdish ...

News Turkey: Turkey court orders journalist's release

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-ph/news/other/turkey-court-orders-journalists-release/vi-AAsteGa
Publication date: onday 25 September 2017

An Istanbul court orders the release of leading Turkish journalist Kadri Gursel in the controversial trial of staff from the Cumhuriyet opposition newspaper, but rules that four other detained suspects must stay in jail. Merkel's re-election overshadowed ...