Turkey

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Turkey

Farmer under fire for 'meet your turkey' service says he 'didn't expect' to cause 'so much offence'

Farmer under fire for 'meet your turkey' service 'disappointed' at backlash

A farmer who received death threats for offering a service allowing consumers to meet, name and raise their Christmas turkey before slaughter, has said he "didn't expect to cause so much offence".

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Saudi’s version of events is ‘an insult to the intelligence of people’, says Turkey expert

Saudi’s version of events is ‘an insult to the intelligence of people’, says Turkey expert

Saudi’s explanation is ‘an insult to the intelligence of people’, says expert

The Economist’s Turkey Correspondent, Piotr Zalewski has said that Saudi Arabia’s explanation of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder was “an insult to the intelligence of people”.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish president claims Saudi officials planned to murder journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish president claims Saudi officials planned to murder Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has said Saudi officials planned to murder the journalist Jamal Khashoggi just days before his death in Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Protests staged at Downing Street as PM prepares to meet Turkish president

Protests staged at Downing Street as Theresa May prepares to meet Turkish president

Protests staged at Downing Street as PM prepares to meet Turkish president

Theresa May will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and says she will raise human rights issues with him

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Aweys Shikhey talked of attacking the Jewish community in Stamford Hill

Isis supporter who planned to attack London Jewish community guilty of terror offences

Isis supporter who planned to attack Jewish community guilty of terror offences

Aweys Shikhey secured a five-figure loan to fund his jihadi mission before eventually being arrested by Counter Terrorism officers as he prepared to board a flight to Turkey.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018

Rome bans protests as Turkish President Erdogan visits Pope Francis

Rome bans protests as Turkish President Erdogan visits Pope Francis

Rome bans protests as Turkish President Erdogan visits Pope Francis

It was feared some may cause unrest over Turkey's treatment of the YPG

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Two men handed life prison sentence for 'barbaric' murder of Syrian woman and baby

Two men handed life prison sentence for 'barbaric' murder of Syrian refugee and her baby

Two men jailed for life for killing Syrian refugee and her baby

The woman's husband has claimed the prison sentence is not severe enough

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Turkish President Erdogan promises to 'drown' new Syrian Kurdish border security force

Turkish President Erdogan promises to 'drown' new Syrian Kurdish border security force

President Erdogan promises to 'drown' new Syrian Kurdish border security force

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the US of creating a 'terrorist force' on Turkey's border

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Kirsten Shore was one of several people who complained

talkRADIO takes Tesco to task over dodgy turkey

talkRADIO takes Tesco to task over dodgy turkey

We're taking Tesco to task after customer Kirsten Shore told us her entire Christmas dinner had to be dinned due to the turkey

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

LGBT events banned in Ankara to 'protect public security'

LGBT events banned in Turkish capital to 'protect public security'

LGBT events banned in Ankara to 'protect public security'

Turkey has claimed LGBT events could cause tensions between different groups and damage rights and freedoms

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Germany moves Isis surveillance jets from Turkey to Jordan over dispute

Germany moves Isis surveillance jets from Turkey to Jordan due to 'Armenian Genocide' dispute

Germany moves Isis surveillance jets from Turkey to Jordan over dispute

Germany has also reduced the number of surveillance jets as it says the strength of the terror group has lessened

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Police arrest woman at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terror offence

Police arrest woman at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terror offence

Police arrest woman at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terror offence

The 22-year-old had just arrived on a flight from Turkey

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Jihadist content remains 'widely and easily accessible' in the UK, claims think tank representative

Jihadist content remains 'widely and easily accessible' in the UK, claims author of new report

Jihadi content is 'widely and easily accessible' in UK online, says think tank

Martyn Frampton, the co-head of security and extremism at Policy Exchange, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the think tank's report

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Human rights group claims Syrian refugee school aid budgets are missing millions

Syrian refugee school budgets are missing millions, claims human rights group

Syrian refugee school budgets are missing millions, claims human rights group

Human Rights Watch says problems of getting Syrian refugees into education are magnified by lack of funds

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Erdogan infuriated at Turkish bodyguards' assault indictment in Washington

Erdogan furious at Turkish bodyguards' assault indictment in Washington

Erdogan furious at Turkish bodyguards' assault indictment in Washington

The Turkish president reacted furiously to the decision to charge three security guards with assault relating to an incident involving Kurdish protestors in May

Friday, August 25, 2017

Friday, August 25, 2017

New purge in Turkey sees hundreds of officials sacked in ongoing coup fallout

New purge in Turkey sees hundreds of officials sacked in ongoing coup fallout

New purge in Turkey sees hundreds of officials sacked in ongoing coup fallout

The military coup of 2016 has seen thousands of people arrested or sacked in its wake

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

Smoke bomb hits Kurdish event in Germany injuring nine

Smoke bomb hits Kurdish event in Germany, injuring nine

Smoke bomb hits Kurdish event in Germany, injuring nine

The event was to do with the Kurdish region, which is a semi-autonomous area in Iraq, and its independence referendum

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

At least 20 dead in attack on restaurant in Burkina Faso

At least 20 dead in terror attack on restaurant in Burkina Faso

At least 20 dead in terror attack on restaurant in Burkina Faso

The attack occurred shortly after 9pm on Sunday, and the assailants were killed by security forces

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Thousands attend protest in Istanbul against security measures at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Thousands attend protest in Istanbul against Israel's security measures at Al-Aqsa mosque

Huge protest in Istanbul against Israel's security measures at Al-Aqsa mosque

Many of those protesting waved Palestinian and Turkish flags and chanted 'Istanbul and Jerusalem are arm-in-arm'

Turkey Coup: more than one thousand arrested in ongoing crackdown

Turkey Coup: more than 1,000 arrested in ongoing crackdown

Turkey Coup: more than 1,000 arrested in ongoing crackdown

Roughly 50,000 people have been detained since the failed coup in 2016

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Turkish President Erdogan claims Israel is trying to destroy Islamic character of Jerusalem

Turkish President Erdogan claims Israel is trying to destroy Islamic character of Jerusalem

President Erdogan says Israel is trying to destroy Jerusalem's Islamic character

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey 'cannot tolerate' Muslims being restrained during Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque

Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

Tourist says earthquake in Greece and Turkey was like 'being seasick on swaying boat'

Tourist says earthquake in Greece and Turkey was like 'being seasick on swaying boat'

Tourist says earthquake in Greece and Turkey was like 'being on swaying boat'

A earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 hit Greece and Turkey in the early hours of the morning and at least two people have died

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice, no matter how long it takes'

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice, no matter how long it takes'

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice'

Our host didn't hold back on the former Prime Minister in his opening monologue

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Swedish MPs file legal complaint against President Erdogan for genocide and crimes against humanity

Swedish MPs file legal complaint against President Erdogan for genocide and crimes against humanity

Swedish MPs file legal complaint against President Erdogan for genocide

Five lawmakers from Left and Green parties signed the complaint, thought to be the first of its kind in Sweden

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Turkish economy minister banned from Democracy and National Unity Day celebrations in Austria

Turkish economy minister banned from coup anniversary rally in Austria

Turkish economy minister banned from coup anniversary rally in Austria

Last year a failed coup took place in Turkey, now the anniversary is marked by Democracy and National Unity Day and some will be celebrating in Austria

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

European Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn (L) and Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik (R) attend a meeting to discuss Turkey's European Union membership bid on July 6, 2017, in Ankara

European Parliament votes to stop Turkey accession talks

European Parliament votes to stop Turkey accession talks

European Parliament has consistently tried to stop membership discussions

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

The Turkish vessel was reportedly asked to undergo a cargo check

Greek coastguard opens fire on Turkish cargo ship - reports

Greek coastguard opens fire on Turkish cargo ship - reports

Incident reportedly took place in Aegean Sea

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Israel expresses concern over Turkish influence in East Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel expresses concern over Turkish influence in East Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel expresses concern over Turkish influence in East Jerusalem

Right-wing Parliament members Rabbi Yehuda Glick and Shuli Maalem have called for a meeting of the foreign affairs and security committee

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Turkish agency expresses distaste with new German mosque

Turkey expresses fury at new German mosque

Turkey expresses fury at new German mosque

Diyanet oversees religious activity in Turkey, and it says the Ibn Ruschd-Goethe mosque is incompatible with Islam because men and women mingle

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Turkish President Erdogan has condemned the warrants

US issues arrest warrants against Turkish security agents accused of assaulting Kurdish demonstrators

Arrest warrants issued for security agents accused of assaulting Kurds in US

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will fight 'politically and judicially' against the arrest warrants

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

Kurdistan to hold Brexit-style referendum to decide independence from Iraq

Kurdistan to hold Brexit-style referendum to decide independence from Iraq

Kurdistan to hold Brexit-style referendum to decide independence from Iraq

The vote is scheduled to take place in the autumn

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Syrian peace talks have been postponed indefinitely, says a Kazakh Minister

Syria peace talks postponed indefinitely

Syria peace talks postponed indefinitely

The talks between Russia, Iran and Turkey in Astana have been put on hold

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Turkish court acquits two men suspected of aiding honour killing of their sister in Berlin

Turkish court acquits two men of aiding their sister's honour killing after she refused to wear headscarf

Turkish court acquits two men of aiding their sister's honour killing

Alparslan and Mutlu Surucu were acquitted of the killing of their younger sister Hatun in 2005

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

French authorities announced on Tuesday they had seized a large amount of Captagon in January and February

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Turkish authorities arrest 57 more people with suspected links to failed coup

Turkish authorities arrest 57 more people with suspected links to failed coup

Turkish authorities arrest 57 more people with suspected links to failed coup

The pro-government agency Anadolu reported the 57 had been planning an operation against the Istanbul Stock Exchange

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

White House endangers Turkish ties by authorising arms deployment to kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

Donald Trump has authorised the weapons and military support of Kurdish forces fighting Isis in Syria

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

British man suspected of Islamic State membership convicted of terrorism offence

Aine Davis: Briton suspected of Isis membership convicted of terror offence

British 'Isis leader' convicted of terror offence

33-year-old Aine Davis had been arrested in 2015 in Turkey, and is understood to be part of the cell which included 'Jihadi John'

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Euro 2024: Germany and Turkey told human rights are 'important' for bids to be considered

After Russia and Qatar World Cup awards, soccer tournament bidders told to focus on human rights

Germany and Turkey told human rights are 'important' for Euro 2024 bids

Specific criteria for human and labour rights, as well as anti-corruption measures, will be a deciding factor for who wins the hosting gig

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Russian warship crashes off coast of Turkey after hitting cargo freighter

Russian warship crashes off coast of Turkey after hitting cargo freighter

Russian warship crashes off coast of Turkey after hitting cargo freighter

Vessel reportedly crashed into cargo ship

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

At least one US citizen and two British nationals are said to be part of an exodus

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Turkey arrests 1,000 in connection with 2016 failed coup

Turkey arrests 1,000 in connection with 2016 failed coup

Turkey arrests 1,000 in connection with 2016 failed coup

The people were apprehended in raids on suspicion of being a part of a movement loyal to cleric Fethullah Gulen, who the government claims organised the coup

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Turkish state of emergency extended even as Donald Trump congratulates President Erdogan over election result

Turkish state of emergency extended as Trump congratulates Erdogan

Turkish state of emergency extended as Trump congratulates Erdogan

There's growing unrest as a number of bodies are claiming voting irregularities in how the ballots in Turkey's referendum were counted

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Turkey: Bomb rips through riot police headquarters in mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir

Turkey: Bomb rips through riot police HQ in mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir

Turkey: Bomb rips through riot police HQ in mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir

At least four people have been reported to be wounded in the blast in Turkey

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Turkish media reports autopsy shows chemical weapons were used in Syria Idlib attacks

Turkish media: autopsy shows chemical weapons were used in Syria Idlib attacks

Autopsy shows chemical weapons were used in Idlib, claims Turkish media

More than 70 people died in two attacks on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun, and a Turkish minister has confirmed the use of chemical weapons

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

BBC presenter Simon Reeve on his new TV series about Turkey

BBC presenter Simon Reeve on his new TV series about Turkey

BBC presenter Simon Reeve on his new TV series about Turkey

The BBC presenter's new BBC Two series, 'Turkey with Simon Reeve', explores the country in a series of instalments

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

'Electronics ban is not about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas', says former bomb disposal officer

'Electronics ban isn't about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas'

'Electronics ban is about what’s not being done overseas'

Major Chris Hunter, a former bomb disposal officer who served in Iraq, spoke to Paul Ross about the new electronics ban on inbound UK flights from six Middle East and North African countries

President Erdogan warns Europeans they will not be safe if Europe's current attitude continues

Erdogan threatens Europe: 'Carry on like this and your people won't be safe on the streets'

Erdogan threatens Europe: 'Carry on like this and your people won't be safe'

President Erdogan has called on countries to respect democracy, human rights and liberties, whilst talking at an event for local journalists

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries

The move comes after America implemented a similar policy via Donald Trump's executive order on Tuesday

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Pro-Erdogan hackers deface top accounts as crisis with Turkey escalates

Justin Bieber and Borussia Dortmund Twitter accounts defaced with Nazi slur by pro-Erdogan hackers

Justin Bieber Twitter account defaced with Nazi slur by pro-Erdogan hackers

There's been tension between Turkey and a number of EU member states after several rallies supporting him in the upcoming election

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Netherlands: Mark Rutte tells Geert Wilders 'there's a big difference between tweeting from the couch and running the country'

Dutch elections: Mark Rutte mocks far-right rival Geert Wilders for 'tweeting from the couch'

Far-right Dutch election candidate Geert Wilders mocked for Trump-style tweeting

Rutter hit out at Wilders during a live TV debate, after he claimed the Dutch borders should be closed

Holland-Turkey Crisis: Dutch ambassador banned as situation intensifies

Holland-Turkey Crisis: Ankara bans Dutch ambassador as situation intensifies

Holland-Turkey Crisis: Ankara bans Dutch ambassador as situation intensifies

Turkey has banned the ambassador from returning and also suspended high-level diplomatic relations with the Netherlands

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Wilders will be hoping the Turkey affair will bring him a surge in support in this week's election

Holland-Turkey mess could play right into Geert Wilders’ hands

'Holland-Turkey mess could play right into Geert Wilders’ hands'

Dutch politician and academic Henk Overbeek says crisis was entirely avoidable - and could have far-reaching consequences

France blasted for allowing Mevlut Cavusoglu to campaign in Metz for Turkish election

France blasted for allowing Turkish leader Erdogan's right-hand man to campaign in Metz

France blasted for allowing Erdogan's right-hand man to campaign in Metz

The French Government authorised Turkey's Foreign Minister to campaign in Metz amidst growing tension in Europe over the Turkish election

Turkish President Erdogan furiously vows Netherlands 'will pay price' after Rotterdam incidents

Turkey-Holland crisis: Furious Erdogan vows Netherlands 'will pay price'

Turkish President Erdogan furiously vows Netherlands 'will pay price'

The diplomatic crisis between Turkey and the Netherlands is escalating quickly after a minister was refused entry to the country's consulate in Rotterdam

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