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News Turkey: Turkey-backed rebels await 'zero hour' to attack Syria's Manbij

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/turkey-backed-rebels-await-zero-hour-attack-syrias-120516384.html
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

JARABLUS, Syria (Reuters) - Rebel commander Adnan Abu Faisal and his army are encamped near the frontline in northern Syria, waiting to launch an offensive on his home city of Manbij. But they are not ...

News Turkey: Turkey deports Dutch journalist, alleges link to al Qaeda offshoot

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/turkey-deports-dutch-journalist-over-security-related-concerns-083055734.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 16 January 2019

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Turkey on Thursday deported a 31-year-old journalist working for a leading Dutch financial daily newspaper, accusing her of links to the militant Nusra Front, an al Qaeda offshoo...

News Turkey: Turkey deports Dutch journalist over alleged links to terror organization

News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/turkey-deports-dutch-journalist-over-alleged-links-to-terror-organization
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

A Dutch journalist was deported from Turkey on Thursday over alleged links to a terror organization, according to the newspaper she worked for. Johanna "Ans" Boersma became the latest journalist to be ...

News Turkey: Turkey sentences detained judge who won human rights award to 10 years, Anadolu says

News source: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/turkey-sentences-detained-judge-who-won-human-rights-award-to-10-years--anadolu-says-11141758
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

ANKARA: A Turkish court sentenced a judge who previously won an award for human rights to 10 years in prison over links to the network Ankara says orchestrated an attempted coup in 2016, the state-own...

News Turkey: Boris Johnson Claims He 'Didn't Say Anything About Turkey' In The Brexit Referendum – But He Did

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/boris-johnson-claims-he-didnt-say-anything-about-turkey-in-the-brexit-referendum-%e2%80%93-but-he-did/ar-BBSpNcr
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

Boris Johnson has been accused of being a “bare-faced liar” after he claimed to have never mentioned Turkey during the EU referendum – even though he did. In a speech criticising Theresa May’s Brexit ...

News Turkey: Turkey says it deported Dutch journalist on tip from Dutch police

News source: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/turkey-says-it-deported-dutch-journalist-on-tip-from-dutch-police-11134670
Publicated on: Wednesday 16 January 2019

AMSTERDAM: Turkey said on Thursday it had deported a journalist working for the largest Dutch financial newspaper, Het Financieele Dagblad, after it received information from Dutch police that she had ...

News Turkey: Turkey’s growing esports community crowned by new venue

News source: http://hurriyetdailynews.com/turkeys-growing-esports-community-crowned-by-new-venue-140609
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

Europe’s largest esports venue is to open its doors in Istanbul’s Ataşehir district on Jan. 19, crowning the rapidly growing esports activities in Turkey. Considering the country’s estimated 12 millio...

News Turkey: Boris Johnson under attack over Turkey claim

News source: https://uk.news.yahoo.com/boris-johnson-under-attack-over-145130061.html
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

Boris Johnson has come under fire after claiming that he did not issue warnings over immigration from Turkey during the 2016 EU referendum. The former foreign secretary was put on the spot by Channel ...

News Turkey: Turkey eyes warrant for Knicks’ Kanter

News source: https://businessmirror.com.ph/turkey-eyes-warrant-for-knicks-kanter/
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

Turkish prosecutors accuse Enes Kanter of being a member of a terror organization. ANKARA, Turkey—Turkish prosecutors are seeking an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks player Enes ...

News Turkey: Turkey To Become Main Market For Afghanistan’s Saffron

News source: https://www.tolonews.com/business/turkey%C2%A0%C2%A0become-main-market-%C2%A0afghanistan%E2%80%99s%C2%A0saffron
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

Officials said Turkey is working on a plan to remove the 30 percent tariffs on Afghanistan’s saffron. Turkey which reportedly needs up to 300 tons of saffron a year will turn into a major customer of ...

News Turkey: Turkey is Not Reliable Partner in Syria - Ex-US Envoy to Coalition

News source: https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201901181071610790-us-envoy-daesh-turkey/
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Former US Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to defeat the Daesh* terror group Brett McGurk said in a column on Friday that Turkey is not a reliable partner in Syria as the ...

News Turkey: Boris Johnson falsely claims he ‘didn’t say anything about Turkey’ in the referendum campaign

News source: https://www.channel4.com/news/factcheck/factcheck-boris-johnson-falsely-claims-he-didnt-say-anything-about-turkey-in-the-referendum-campaign
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

Boris Johnson has tried to distance himself from controversial claims made by the Vote Leave campaign about Turkey’s attempts to join the EU. The former foreign secretary was making a speech on Brexit ...