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Overnight Defense: Pentagon chief expects Turkey to drop purchase of Russian missile system | Dems counter Trump's proposed cuts with $51B spending boost | Lawmakers press Perry on nuke work with Saudis | TheHill

Overnight Defense: Pentagon chief expects Turkey to drop purchase of Russian missile system | Dems counter Trump's proposed cuts with $51B spending boost | Lawmakers press Perry on nuke work with Saudis | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-04-03 01:51

Overnight Defense: Pentagon chief expects Turkey to drop purchase of Russian missile system | Dems counter Trump\'s proposed cuts with $51B spending boost | Lawmakers press Perry on nuke work with Saudis | TheHill - Thehill

European rights body urges Turkey to respect voters’ choice

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 13:34
ANKARA,— Europe’s human rights watchdog is urging Turkey to respect voters’ decisions after electoral authorities blocked some newly elected district mayors from taking office despite winning local elections on March 31. The Council of Europe on Friday a ...

Human Rights Watchdog Urges Turkey To Drop Charges Against Gezi Park Protesters - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-04-06 23:33

Congress urges Turkey to recount votes without interference

ANF - 2019-04-05 17:18
“We look to Turkey to ensure that the adjudication of these electoral challenges will be conducted fairly and honestly fully in accordance with the rule of law and the democratic choices made by the Turkish people.” ...

Denmark donation to ridding Iraq of explosive remnants

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-05 16:16
Article Denmark donation to ridding Iraq of explosive remnants Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Turkey's purchase of Russian missile system 'defies Nato' | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-04-04 22:03

Guardiola: Manchester City cannot afford to drop any points in Premier League run-in

Waar Media - 2019-04-04 11:22
WAAR_DUHOK City returned to the top of the table on Wednesday after a 2-0 win over Cardiff City at the Etihad Stadium, the three points moving them back above Liverpool. One point separates the two sides after 32 matches of the 2018-19 campaign, and Guar ...

Mike Pence warns Turkey over its purchase of Russian missile system - CNNPolitics

CNN - 2019-04-03 23:49

Pence warns Turkey over its purchase of Russian missile system :: WRAL.com

WRAL - 2019-04-03 22:55

ENKS Urges Turkey to Pressure Rebels in Afrin to End Violations

BAS News - 2019-04-02 23:24
ERBIL - The Kurdistan National Council of Syria (ENKS) has called on Turkey to put pressure on Ankara-backed Syrian rebels in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria to stop violations against citizens. According to a statement by the council, a c ...

Washington Expects Ankara to Opt for US Patriot Instead of S-400s: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-02 22:02
ERBIL - Washington has expected Turkey to shift from Russia's S-400 missile defense system to purchasing US's Patriot systems which will also resolve the F-35 related disputes between the two NATO allies, acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told ...

US Senators Try to Block Sale of F-35 to Turkey

BAS News - 2019-03-28 23:01
ERBIL - A legislation was proposed by a number of senators on Thursday in hopes of blocking the sales of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey as tensions in this regard have arisen over the latter's determination to buy Russia's S-400 missile defense system. "Tur ...

ECHR orders Turkey to compensate owner of closed Kurdish newspaper

Reuters - 2019-03-12 13:36
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ordered Turkey on Tuesday to compensate the owner of a Kurdish newspaper that was shut down in 2016, after finding that criminal proceedings had been "systematically opened" against it. ...

HDP: AKP remains indifferent to the demand of hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-03-07 19:07
The AKP Government remains indifferent to this rightful and legal demand that invites Turkey to comply with its laws and international conventions to which it is a signatory. ...