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By Hogir Al Abdo, Abby Sewell, Associated Press
Turkey’s leader, overseeing a nation encircled by regional disputes, used his speech at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday to shine a spotlight on Turkish maneuvering in conflicts that span from Syria to Ukraine.
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
World leaders have begun assembling in New York for the United Nations General Assembly. Among the leaders who sit at the crossroads of many issues of global importance is Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. From Ukraine, to Russia, to NATO, he…
By Judy Woodruff, Dan Sagalyn
Following elections in Sweden, a right-wing coalition with an anti-immigrant agenda has a narrow enough majority to form a government. The seismic shift in Swedish politics could have serious implications for dozens of Kurds in the country who fear extradition…
By Malcolm Brabant
Stoltenberg, who visited Washington this week, tweeted that he met with Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin while there and discussed “the need to address Turkey’s concerns and move forward” with the Finnish and Swedish membership applications.
By Associated Press
Turkey’s president has told journalists he still intends to block Finland and Sweden’s accession to NATO.
Speaking following a Cabinet meeting on Monday, Erdogan said the aim of the operation would be resume Turkish efforts to create a 30-kilometer (20 mile) safe zone along its border with Syria.
Erdogan called upon Sweden to lift defensive weapons export restrictions it imposed on Turkey over Turkey's 2019 incursion into northern Syria. Erdogan also said he expected Stockholm to take “concrete and serious steps” against the Kurdish Workers’ Party, or PKK,…
By Geoff Bennett, Juliet Fuisz, Andrew Corkery, Emine Yücel
A Turkish court last week sentenced activist and businessman Osman Kavala to life in prison for attempting to overthrow the government during 2013 protests. Kavala's sentencing is just another example of President Erdogan's crackdown on free speech. Ece Temelkuran, a…
By Suzan Fraser, Associated Press
Torrential rains that pounded the Black Sea coastal provinces of Bartin, Kastamonu, Sinop and Samsun on Wednesday caused the flooding. The missing include 12-yaer-old twins who were trapped with their grandparents inside an eight-story residential building.
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