Turkey

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

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Angela Merkel blasts President Erdoğan for Nazi comparison insult in growing diplomatic spat

Merkel blasts Erdogan for Nazi slur as diplomatic tensions mount

Merkel blasts Erdogan for Nazi slur as diplomatic tensions moun

The German Chancellor fired back at the Turkish President amidst a growing diplomatic spat between the countries

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Bomb threat results in German town hall being evacuated

Bomb threat at German town hall hours after Turkish rally banned

Bomb threat at German town hall hours after Turkish rally banned

The city hall in Gaggenau - where a similar bomb threat resulted in a speech by the Turkish Justice Minister being cancelled - was evacuated this morning

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Suspected organiser of Reina nightclub attack is detained in Istanbul

Suspected organiser of Istanbul Reina nightclub attack detained

Suspected organiser of Istanbul Reina nightclub attack detained

A gunman opened fire on the nightclub during New Year celebrations, killing 39 and wounding 69, in an attack for which Islamic State claimed responsibility

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

BREAKING: Turkish media report armed man has taken hospital hostage in Istanbul

BREAKING: Turkish media report armed man has taken hospital staff hostage in Istanbul

Turkish media report an armed man has taken hospital staff hostage in Istanbul

Man has reportedly taken hospital staff hostage in unfolding situation

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

'Brexit is the biggest crisis UK has faced since WW2', says British Influence Chairman Peter Wilding

Brexit is biggest crisis UK has faced since WW2, says British Influence Chairman Peter Wilding

'Brexit the biggest crisis UK's faced since WW2', says British Influence

The thinktank's chairman, Peter Wilding, made the claim in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Germany Imams alert Turkish authorities to alleged supporters of Fethullah Gulen in schools

Turkish Imams 'spying on schools in Germany'

Turkish Imams 'spying on schools in Germany'

Local media are reporting that imams in Germany gathered intelligence for Turkey's official religious authorities on alleged supporters of the exiled cleric, several of whom are reportedly teachers in state schools

Barcelona footballer Arda Turan backs campaign to grant President Erdoğan more power

Barcelona football star Arda Turan backs campaign to grant President Erdoğan 'one-man' powers

Football star Arda Turan backs campaign to give more power to President Erdoğan

The Barcelona midfielder has thrown his support behind a campaign to grant the Turkish president more power in a referendum vote

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Izmir car bomb attackers shot dead - reports

Izmir car bomb attackers shot dead - reports

Attack on courthouse has left at least two dead and injured nine more

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Lily Allen creates shock in Twitter row with 'white male sexual assault claims'

Lily Allen creates Twitter uproar by claiming 'I've only been sexually assaulted by white males'

Lily Allen creates shock in Twitter row with white male sexual assault claims

The singer claimed she'd 'only ever been assaulted by white males' in a row with English Defence League co-founder Tommy Robinson on the social media site

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Turkey, hangovers and Katie Price - Caller James plays Dead or Alive

Turkey, hangovers and Katie Price - Caller James plays Dead or Alive

Turkey, hangovers and Katie Price - Caller James plays Dead or Alive

Jon Holmes likes to give his listeners the chance to win some meat, today James tried to win a turkey

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Andrei Karlov: 'If this is a crime or a blunder by the Turkish regime, the consequences are bound to be severe', says George Galloway

George Galloway asks if Turkish regime had anything to do with Andrey Karlov shooting

Andrey Karlov death: 'consequences will be severe', says George Galloway

Our host said the fallout will be severe because the Turkish Government has a legal duty to protect ambassadors

Andrey Karlov: 'Security services should have been taking precautions', Turkey analyst tells George Galloway - unfinished

Ankara shooting: It's ridiculous that Andrey Karlov had no protection, Turkish analyst tells George Galloway

Andrey Karlov: 'Security services should have been taking precautions'

Andrey Karlov, Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, was shot dead on Monday at an art gallery in Ankara

Ramadhan Foundation Chief Executive responds to caller who insisted UK needs 'its own Donald Trump' to fight against terrorism

Muslim activist ridicules Donald Trump supporter after Berlin, Ankara atrocities

Muslim activist ridicules Donald Trump supporter after Berlin, Ankara atrocities

Mohammed Shafiq disputed caller Paul's suggestuion the UK needs 'its own Donald Trump' to defend against terrorism

Andrei Karlov death: 'Anti-Russian sentiment in Turkey has risen', says journalist

Andrey Karlov Ankara death 'wasn't much of a surprise to us' says Turkish journalist

Andrey Karlov death 'wasn't much of a surprise to us' says Turkish journalist

Sara Monetta, deputy news editor for TRT World in Istanbul, said anti-Russian sentiment has risen sharply in Turkey over Aleppo

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

Turkish police are seen in the aftermath of the shooting

Ankara shooting: Andrey Karlov could be the Franz Ferdinand of our times, says George Galloway

Andrey Karlov could be the Franz Ferdinand of our times, says George Galloway

George believes 'Russian revenge could be swift and brutal' if Turkey is found to be in any way culpable for today's assassination in Ankara

Turkey has witnessed sustained protests against Russia's involvement in the Syrian conflict

Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov dead after Turkey shooting

Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov dead after Turkey shooting

Karlov's precise condition is not known although he is thought to be seriously injured

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Turkey crackdown: 15 media outlets shut and thousands of civil servants dismissed over suspected links to Fethullah Gulen

Turkey crackdown: 15 Kurdish media outlets shut over suspected Fethullah Gulen links

Erdogan shuts 15 Kurdish media outlets over suspected Fethullah Gulen links

The government is trying to root out any opposition as part of an ongoing crackdown following the failed coup in July

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

'The start of WW3 was 9/11' - Colonel Richard Kemp disputes Turkish minister's World War Three warning

'World War Three has already started - it began on 9/11' says Colonel Richard Kemp

'WW3 has already started - it began on 9/11' says Colonel Richard Kemp

The former Commander of British Forces in Afghanistan dismissed a Turkish claim that the conflict in Syria will eventually lead to World War Three

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Ancient crossword puzzle discovered on a wall in Turkey

The world's first Sudoku? Ancient puzzle discovered on wall in Turkey

The world's first Sudoku? Ancient puzzle discovered on wall in Turkey

The puzzle was discovered in İzmir, which was once known as Smyrna, and is believed to date back 2,500 years

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016

German woman and her baby are freed from kidnappers in Syria

German woman and baby freed from kidnappers in Syria

German woman and baby freed from kidnappers in Syria

The woman and child have been released and safely crossed the border to Turkey, according to a German foreign office spokeswoman

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Turkish police shoot suspected attacker who tried to storm Israeli embassy

Turkish police shoot suspected attacker who tried to storm Israel embassy

The police shot the man after an attempted stabbing and he also shouted 'Allahu Akbar' according to reports

Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

Turkish police detain 40 people over supposed links to Isis

Turkish police detain 40 people over supposed links to Isis

Turkish police detain 40 people over supposed links to Isis

The country has seen a number of high-profile terror attacks from the militant group over the last year.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

Explosion rips through the Turkish city of Van

Explosion rips through Turkish city of Van near President Erdogan's party headquarters

Explosion rips through Turkish city of Van near President Erdogan's party HQ

'Many' reported injured and ambulances have been dispatched

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

'A deal has got to be done by the Russians and Americans' to control the Syria conflict, says head of RUSI Qatar

Russia and America 'must reach deal to stop Syria conflict and drive out Isis'

Russia and America 'must reach deal to stop Syria conflict and drive out Isis'

Researcher Michael Stephens says Moscow and Washington are the key players in ending the bloodshed

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

 member of the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) patrols the border town of Jarablus on August 31, 2016. The Turkish incursion into Jarablus is just another chapter in the messy and tragic saga in northern Syria

'Turkey's target in northern Syria is the Kurds, not Isis'

'Turkey's target in northern Syria is the Kurds, not Isis'

Turkey claims it wants to flush Islamic State out of northern Syria. But there is scant proof, says Kurdish blogger

Monday, August 22, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Gaziantep Attack: Terrorism expert explains why ISIS are most likely responsible for Gaziantep suicide bomber

Gaziantep massacre: Isis most likely responsible, says terror expert

Isis most likely responsible for Gaziantep massacre, says terror expert

A suicide bomber killed 51 and injured 69 people in Gaziantep on Saturday night

LGBT protest in Istanbul brings hundreds of activists together over murder of transgender woman

Hande Kader protest: Transgender murder sparks huge LGBT demo in Istanbul

Transgender murder sparks huge LGBT protest in Istanbul

Hundreds gathered to protest the murder of Kader, whose burned body was discovered in a forest

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016

'There are a host of implications for the people' - Professor explains Turkey's state of emergency

Turkey: 'Erdoğan repression not healthy' - Expert explains country's state of emergency

Turkey: State of emergency explained

Professor Tahir Abbas examines the 'host of implications for the people' as the government crack down on rebels

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

'It's starting to look like a wider power grab, a crackdown on all forms of opposition' - Journalist on the Turkey post-coup purge

Turkey: 'It's starting to look like a wider power grab, a crackdown on all opposition'

Turkey: 'It looks like a power grab, a crackdown on all opposition'

Foreign correspondent Patrick Kingsley explains how 50,000 arrests have sparked fears for the future

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Turkey: political economist discusses attempted coup and president Erdoğan's upcoming challenges

Turkish Coup: 'It'll be brutal. The aim was to kill Erdoğan and end his regime', says political economist

Turkish Coup: 'It'll be brutal. The aim was to kill Erdoğan and end his regime'

Political economist Mehmet Erman Erol explains the challenges facing the country's president after facing down attempted uprising

Monday, July 18, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

'People have died to defend their democracy' - Commentator explains Turkey's coup

'People have died to defend their democracy' - Commentator explains Turkey's coup

Commentator explains Turkey's attempted coup d'état

Zeynep Jane Louise Kandur told Julia Hartley-Brewer 'people have died to defend their democracy'

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Thursday, June 30, 2016

'The Turkish government of President Erdogan played the role of Dr Frankenstein', says George Galloway

'The Turkish government of President Erdogan played the role of Dr Frankenstein', says George Galloway

'The Turkish government of President Erdogan played the role of Dr Frankenstein'

George Galloway opens his show with a passionate monologue

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Ataturk Airport Attack: Population 'still very much shaken,' says Istanbul journalist

Ataturk Airport Attack: Population 'still very much shaken,' says Istanbul journalist

Ataturk Airport Attack: Population 'still very much shaken'

Freelance journalist Lance Santos highlighted how the already ailing tourism industry in Turkey will be affected by the bombings

Ataturk Airport Attack: 'This is always going to be a constant vulnerability,' says security expert

Ataturk Airport Attack: 'This is always going to be a constant vulnerability,' says security expert

Ataturk Airport Attack: 'This is always going to be a constant vulnerability'

Security expert Will Geddes explained how departure terminals are weak areas following the attack, which has left 36 people dead and 140 injured in Istanbul

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

'The Brexit campaign is trying to use Turkey to stir up fear over immigration' says Associate Fellow of Chatham House

'Brexit campaign is trying to use Turkey to stir up fear over immigration,' says Associate Fellow of Chatham House

'The Brexit campaign is trying to use Turkey to stir up fear over immigration'

Associate Fellow of Chatham House Fadi Sakura claims Turkey is not interested in EU membership

Monday, May 23, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

Fears over Turkey joining the EU are a 'classic Nigel Farage tactic', claims Damien Green MP

Brexit: Fears over Turkey joining the EU are a 'classic Nigel Farage scare tactic', claims MP Damian Green

Brexit: Turkey fears a 'classic Nigel Farage tactic', claims MP Damian Green

Concerns over high rate of Turkish immigration are just scaremongering, says minister of state for criminal justice

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