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  1. News - World - TURKEY

    Kurdish militants stop withdrawal from Turkey

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 04:47pm

    ... Reuters in Diyarbakir Kurdish guerrillas called a halt to withdrawal from Turkey after complaining the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan failed to keep to peace process agreements Kurdish ... of rebels leaving Turkey, mostly women and children. Turkey, the United States and European Union all call the PKK a terrorist organisation. The group originally took up arms to carve out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1306980/kurdish-militants-stop-withdrawal-turkey
  2. News - World - PROTESTS

    Erdogan claims bankers and foreign powers behind unrest in Turkey and Brazil

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 11:10am by AP, Reuters, Agence France-Presse

    ... in Turkey and Brazil Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has blamed a wave of anti-government protests in Turkey on a foreign-led plot to destabilise his government, suggested that protest-hit ... has called to shore up his political support. The protests in Turkey erupted three weeks ago after riot police brutally cracked down on peaceful environmental activists who opposed plans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1267182/turkey-police-break-renewed-protests-erdogan-lambasts-opponents
  3. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkish police detain 20 demonstrators in raids

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 06:50pm by Associated Press in Ankara

    ... Associated Press in Ankara Turkey’s state-run agency says police have raided homes in the capital Ankara, detaining at least 20 people involved in anti-government protests. The Anadolu ... three weeks of protests that swept Turkey. The protests began in Istanbul on May 31 and quickly turned into widespread demonstrations against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s leadership ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1268735/turkish-police-detain-20-demonstrators-raids
  4. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkey arrests four over bombings near Syrian border

    Posted May 16th 2013, 02:11pm by Reuters in Istanbul

    ... Reuters in Istanbul Four suspects were arrested in Turkey late on Wednesday in connection with car bombings that killed 51 people in a town near the Syrian border at the weekend, state-run Anatolian news agency reported. The two bomb blasts in Reyhanli fanned fears that Syria’s civil war is dragging in neighbouring states. Damascus has denied Turkish allegations it was involved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1238901/turkey-arrests-four-over-bombings-near-syrian-border
  5. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkey’s Erdogan signals talks with Kurdish militants possible

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 02:49pm by Reuters in Istanbul

    ... and will continue. But beside this there is a diplomatic, socio-economic and psychological dimension,” he said. Erdogan spoke after Turkey’s main pro-Kurdish party called for the resumption of talks between the state and the PKK to prevent a further escalation of violence. Clashes in recent months between Turkey’s armed forces and militants from the PKK- considered a terrorist organisation by Ankara, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1048581/turkey%E2%80%99s-erdogan-signals-talks-kurdish-militants-possible
  6. News - World - TURKEY

    Migrant boat sinks off western Turkey, at least 58 drown

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 07:53pm by Reuters in Ankara

    ... Reuters in Ankara At least 58 people died and many were missing after a boat carrying illegal migrants sank off Turkey’s western Aegean coast on Thursday morning, Turkish media reported. ... the boat’s captain and his assistant who have both been arrested. Those rescued were in good health, it said. Turkey’s location as a bridge from Asia to Europe, as well as its wealth compared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1030960/migrant-boat-sinks-western-turkey-least-58-drown
  7. News - World - SYRIAN CRISIS

    US slams Syria for 'depraved' shelling of Turkish town

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 09:50am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... following what is a “dangerous” situation. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other US officials voiced solidarity with Turkey and anger with the Syrian regime over shells that hit the town of Akcakale. The dead included a mother and her three children. The incident marked the first time Turkey’s citizens were killed by cross-border fire from its war-torn neighbour, but American officials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1053582/us-slams-syria-depraved-shelling-turkish-town
  8. Sport - Soccer - UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

    Arsene Wenger blasts referee after goalless draw in Turkey

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 10:27am

    ... Agence France-Presse Aaron Ramsey sent off in Champions League qualifier Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger acknowledged that his side’s goalless draw with Besiktas in a Champions League play-off in Istanbul Tuesday was a fair result for a “difficult” game but ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1577547/arsene-wenger-blasts-referee-after-goalless-draw-turkey
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Erdogan must steer towards the middle as Turkey's president

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and Europe are strained. His vision of transforming and modernising Turkey's economy laid the foundations for his victory. It includes the country's first high-speed train network, a third bridge over the Bosphorous and a huge new airport in Istanbul. It is called Target 2023 after the centenary of the foundation of a secular modern Turkey by the great Ataturk. Erdogan repeatedly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1573106/erdogan-must-steer-towards-middle-turkeys-president
  10. News - World - TURKEY

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the man with future of Turkey in his hands

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 07:49pm by Reuters

    ... of Turkey in his hands Turkey's ruling party began deliberations on the shape of the next government yesterday after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan secured his place in history by winning ... fear will herald an increasingly authoritarian rule. Turkey’s next premier will govern in Mr Erdogan’s shadow STRATEGIST NICHOLAS SPIRO In the coming weeks, Erdogan will for the last time chair ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571469/recep-tayyip-erdogan-man-future-turkey-his-hands

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