Explained: Why Turkish President Erdogan is backpedaling in diplomatic row
28 October 2021 | 10:45 am
Turkey's president has adopted a more moderate tone in his recent diplomatic spat with Western ambassadors. The expulsion of 10 envoys now no longer seems likely.
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Lagos state government says thirty five passengers resident in Lagos, who came with the airline that brought the italian with the coronavirus into Nigeria, are yet to be found, because they gave wrong information while filling forms, on the flight.
16 Mar 2020
Yilmaz S., a lawyer working with the German Embassy in Ankara, was arrested by Turkish authorities in September 2019. The prosecution fits a pattern.
12 May 2020
A man suspected of carrying out attacks on Turkish shops in Bavaria was a follower of the Islamic State (IS) armed group, local authorities have said. He had several pipe bombs in his bag when the police arrested him.
30 Jul 2020
A cluster of COVID-19 cases broke out Wolfgangsee, a popular holiday destination for German and Austrian holidaymakers. Concerns are growing over outbreaks at holiday spots across Europe.
13 Aug 2020
The Turkish currency has hit record lows against the euro and US dollar, despite efforts by its central bank to stop the rot. The fall comes as the effects of the global pandemic and poor economic policy converge.
14 Sep 2020
Greece welcomed the vessel's departure, saying it would ease tensions over energy exploration rights in the eastern Mediterranean. Turkey has been threatened with EU sanctions for its exploration in the contested waters.
25 Jan 2021
The Gulf of Guinea, where the attack took place, is considered the most dangerous sea in the world for piracy. One crew member was killed and 15 others were taken hostage after a struggle on board.
13 Mar 2021
The assassination of Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink in 2007 shocked Turkey and the world. Dozens have since been charged with being involved. The verdict is due on Friday but the family has few expectations.
29 Jun 2021
Visitors are trickling back to the Turkish resort of Bodrum, a lavish holiday destination for celebrities, jetsetters and sun-seeking foreigners, but the number of visitors still pales in comparison to the resort's pre-coronavirus glory.
16 Jul 2021
Five years after the attempted coup in Turkey, artists and culture creators are being increasingly targeted by the government.
25 Jul 2021
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine lay a wreath at a memorial for the victims of the July 15th, 2016 failed coup against him. That night, a rogue faction in the military tried to take over the country, using warplanes and tanks to attack government buildings. Some 250 people, in addition to at least 24 plotters, died and more than 2,000 were injured in the ensuing chaos as Erdogan rallied his supporters out on the street.
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