Audio evidence related to the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi contains appalling details of the crime, the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has said, as he continues to pile pressure on the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman.
Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily. It’s almost Thanksgiving, which means turkeys everywhere will soon be in ovens, and amateur chefs everywhere will soon be nervously staring into said ovens for hours on end.
When planning your Thanksgiving turkey situation, you most likely focus on the recipe, and don’t give a ton of thought to what happens after you remove the glorious, perfectly-roasted bird from the oven.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has given recordings related to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi to Germany, France and Britain, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, seeking to maintain international pressure on Riyadh over the Saudi journalist’s death.
The announcement this week that Tesco is to stock “bleeding” vegan burgers in UK stores was welcomed as an ingenious move by some but dismissed as a food crime by others.
For all the Trump administration’s tough talk about Iran, on Nov. 5, it handed the country a little relief. In remarks at the White House, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo granted a special exemption to allow Turkey to continue purchasing oil from Iran despite the return of sanctions.
We're testing popular Thanksgiving recipes on Kitchn all month long, and between its five-star rating and Ina Garten's reputation for perfection, Ina's roast turkey is, arguably, the most popular bird on the internet.
TURKEY’S president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, spent the early part of this year repeatedly insulting his NATO allies, partly with the aim of stimulating nationalist sentiment at home in order to win a constitutional referendum giving him nearly autocratic powers.
ANDREI KARLOV, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, was only moments into his speech at an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey’s capital, on December 19th when the man standing behind him, disguised as a member of his security team, fired the first bullet into his back.
AT THE start of its offensive against Kurdish insurgents in Syria’s Afrin province last month, Turkey’s prime minister, Binali Yildirim, held a morning briefing with more than a dozen editors of the country’s leading news outlets.
THESE have been testing times for Emin Taha and his Turkish transport company. The war against the so-called Islamic State has reduced much of Mosul, Iraq’s second city and a big market for Turkish goods, to rubble.
AMERICA’S relations with Turkey have sunk to their lowest point in over four decades.
AT ISTANBUL’S naval museum, around the corner from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s residence, reminders of one of Europe’s biggest geopolitical rivalries are everywhere.
SEVENTY-TWO Turkish fighter jets cut through the skies above north-west Syria on January 20th, dropping bombs on the Kurdish enclave of Afrin, while thousands of Turkish troops massed at the border.
Turkey says it is getting ready to launch a massive assault on Kurdish forces inside Syria - potentially putting it in direct conflict with its Nato ally, the United States. This could be a significant new development in the Syrian civil war, which is now almost seven years old.
Germany says it has received 136 asylum requests from Turks holding diplomatic passports since the July coup attempt against the Turkish president. The figure is a total for the period August 2016 to January 2017, German media report.
SINCE the 1960s, whenever Turkey’s meddlesome generals have seized power, Turks have accused America of being responsible. After the botched coup attempt on July 15th by a cabal of mid-ranking generals and junior officers, the old reflex appeared again.
HATAY, Turkey — One is a NASA scientist who was vacationing with relatives in Turkey. Another is a Christian missionary who has lived in Turkey for 23 years. Others include a visiting chemistry professor from Pennsylvania and his brother, a real estate agent.
THE refugee camp on the outskirts of Kahramanmaras, in Turkey’s south, glows as brightly as the local officials singing its praises. The air-conditioned container-unit houses, home to 24,000 displaced Syrians and Iraqis, are spotless.
Turkey has signed a controversial deal with Russia to arm its forces with Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missiles. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara had already paid the deposit on the deal, estimated to be worth $2.5bn (£1.9bn).
TO NATO officials, it must have seemed like a bad joke. Earlier this autumn, Turkey’s state-run news agency published an infographic on the S-400 missile-defence system, which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government is buying from Russia.
The days of July 15 and 16 have marked one of the most critical and significant landmarks in the history of Turkey. The nation was threatened with an extremely serious assault as a group from within the Turkish Armed Forces attempted a coup on that Friday evening.
ISTANBUL — The Turkish government expanded its crackdown on dissent and free expression over the weekend, purging nearly 4,000 more public officials, blocking access to Wikipedia and banning television matchmaking shows.
At nine o’clock on the night of July 15th, General Hulusi Akar, the chief of the Turkish Army’s general staff, heard a knock on his office door in Ankara, the nation’s capital. It was one of his subordinates, General Mehmet Dişli, and he was there to report that a military coup had begun.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has accused a senior US diplomat of backing Kurdish militants and said he should be sent home. He said Brett McGurk, the US envoy to the coalition against so-called Islamic State, was "definitely" supporting the YPG in Syria and the separatist PKK.
SINCE TURKEY JOINED THE U.S.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Germany it cannot scare Ankara with threats, in a growing row over the arrest of six human rights activists. Germany had said it is reviewing all arms deals with Turkey, saying it must consider human rights when making export decisions.
BODRUM, Turkey — The number of Syrians and others fleeing Turkey for Greece is growing rapidly once again as an agreement reached months ago to curb the flood of refugees into Europe seems to be on the verge of collapse.
BERLIN — Germany said on Wednesday that it would withdraw its forces from a military base in southern Turkey after the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refused to guarantee visits to forces there by German lawmakers, deepening a rift between the NATO allies.
THE Turkish government’s repression of civil society is increasingly affecting countries far from Turkey itself. On August 19th the Spanish police arrested Dogan Akhanli, a Turkish-German writer, on an Interpol “red notice”, an international arrest warrant, issued by Turkey.
Western leaders could destroy Islamic State by calling on Erdoğan to end his attacks on Kurdish forces in Syria and Turkey and allow them to fight Isis on the ground In the wake of the murderous attacks in Paris, we can expect western heads of state to do what they always do in such circums
TREAD carefully through the building sites that litter Paphos, testament to the city’s preparations for its stint as 2017 European Capital of Culture, and you eventually find your way to the enclave of Mouttalos.
VideoAndrey G. Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, at an art gallery in Ankara on Monday, moments before he was shot. A man believed to be the gunman is behind him at left.
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey and Russia promised on Wednesday not to go to war over the downing of a Russian military jet, leaving Turkey’s still-nervous NATO allies and just about everyone else wondering why the country decided to risk such a serious confrontation.
TWO women in their 60s, one boasting a shock of bleached hair, the other in a loose headscarf, are dancing alongside a teenage girl in a white tube top. Families crowd behind tables weighed down by narghile pipes, glasses of overpriced beer and plates of sliced carrots and cucumbers.
The military is the last Turkish institution to see the ban removed. It has long been seen as the guardian of Turkey's secular constitution. Turkey has a secular constitution dating from the days of Kemal Ataturk, founder of the modern republic, who did not like women covering their heads.
During the last few decades, a curious plague came to afflict Turkey: British luxury-travel websites or, as they were known in the tourism industry, “specialist tour operators.” The most notorious was Exclusive Escapes (a.k.a. Hidden Turkey).
There is a photograph, famous in Turkey, taken at the wedding of one of the nation’s greatest footballers, a Uefa Cup winner who played in a World Cup semi-final. In the picture, Hakan Sukur is next to two witnesses, the nation’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and the cleric Fethullah Gulen.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she respects local leaders' decisions to cancel Turkish political rallies, despite Turkish government anger. There was a bomb scare at the town hall in Gaggenau after officials withdrew permission for Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag to address a rally.
DONALD TRUMP’S first meeting with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was always bound to be tense.
Following Turkey’s incursion into Syria, the once unthinkable prospect of a direct clash between Turkish and American soldiers has become alarmingly real. Turkey’s current fight, against U.S.-backed Kurdish troops in the northwestern Syria territory of Afrin, is destabilizing enough.
ISTANBUL — Turkey continued its diplomatic fence mending on Monday, apologizing for downing a Russian jet near its border with Syria last year. In a letter to President Vladimir V.
ISTANBUL — When the army cut off traffic in Istanbul on Friday night by shutting two bridges in the opening moments of a coup, the municipality ordered ferries to work overtime. City trucks blocked roads near army barracks.
VideoTurkish officials have released few details about the gunman who killed 39 people at a crowded nightclub on New Year’s Day.Published OnCreditCreditBulent Kilic/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesISTANBUL — Turkish officials accused the United States of abetting a failed coup last summer.
The former commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, retired US Army General John F. Campbell, was the mastermind behind the failed military coup in Turkey, the Yeni Safak daily has reported, citing sources close to investigation.
MOSCOW — The downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey threatened to lead to a wholesale breach in the countries’ relations on Thursday, with the Kremlin preparing to sever economic ties and Turkish officials saying they had no reason to apologize. Prime Minister Dmitri A.
If the attempted coup in Turkey came as a surprise, there was good reason: The event went against decades of research on how, when and why coups happen. Friday night’s uprising appeared to diverge wildly from the usual patterns.
PARIS — When the bodies of Islamic State fighters are recovered on the Syrian battlefield, the passports found on them have often been stamped in Turkey, which thousands of recruits pass through on their way to join the terror group.
Hours after celebrating the new year, Turkey witnessed its 15th attack claimed by the Islamic State since 2014. This time, the target was Reina, a famous upscale nightclub on the shores of the Bosporus.
ISTANBUL — After the deadliest terrorist attack in modern Turkish history, world leaders, including the pope, President Obama, Queen Elizabeth II and others, offered condolences to a grieving nation.
IN DECEMBER last year Vladimir Putin used a surprise visit to Syria to declare that Russia’s mission there was “basically accomplished”. His troops had saved the regime of Bashar al-Assad. And Russia had played the decisive part in a conflict that America had failed to control.
CUNGUS, Turkey — The crumbling stone monastery, built into the hillside, stands as a forlorn monument to an awful past. So, too, does the decaying church on the other side of this mountain village.
Conspiracy theories about Western plots to undermine Turkey run so deep in the nation’s collective psyche that only the language of psychology is suitable to understanding them.
ISTANBUL — Baris Dede, a game design student, had a question: How easily did Viking longboats glide through the water? Dilara Diner, a psychologist, wanted to double-check a symptom of hysteria. But these Turks were not able to quickly find out what they wanted.
LONDON — Akin Ipek, one of Turkey’s richest men, was staying in the Park Tower Hotel in London when the police raided his television network in Istanbul. The raid was national news, so Mr.
WHEN a Serb gunman shot an Austrian archduke in the summer of 1914, the nations of Europe tumbled into war with all the grace of bowling pins.
THE Syrian consulate in Istanbul’s elegant Nisantasi quarter is a busy spot. Men huddle outside in the cold, waiting for their turn to slip through the building’s ornate doors. The rest of the neighbourhood is, however, unusually subdued.
ISTANBUL — Russia’s ambassador to Turkey was assassinated at an Ankara art exhibit on Monday evening by a lone Turkish gunman shouting “God is great!” and “don’t forget Aleppo, don’t forget Syria!” in what the leaders of Turkey and Russia called a provocative terrorist attack.
ISTANBUL — A car filled with explosives blew up in a public square in the heart of Ankara, the Turkish capital, on Sunday evening, killing more than 30 people in the latest of a string of terrorist attacks that have destabilized the country.
ISTANBUL — Ebru Umar, a Dutch journalist, wrote a column last week critical of Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and his government’s growing crackdown on freedom of expression. She later took to Twitter, criticizing supporters of Mr. Erdogan and using a profanity.
After a decade in power, Turkey’s ruler presides over a new form of democracy that the west neither likes nor understands: an authoritarian regime that exalts the will of the majority by The village headman, or muhtar, is the plankton in the food chain of Turkish politics.
The city's most unexpectedly romantic attraction, the Basilica Cistern, offers an insight into the complicated system that once brought drinking water into Istanbul from Thrace (an area of the south-east Balkans now constituting Turkish land n the European mainland, and a chunk of Bulgaria).
ATHENS — Turkey’s president made a landmark visit to Greece on Thursday, but any expectation for diplomacy was quickly deflated by his call for changes to an international treaty that defines the borders between the rivals.
VideoCrowds gathered in Istanbul to protest against curfews and clashes in southeast Turkey, where the military has ramped up operations against Kurdish militants.
ISTANBUL — A slim majority of Turkish voters agreed on Sunday to grant sweeping powers to their president, in a watershed moment that the country’s opposition fears may cement a system of authoritarian rule within one of the critical power brokers of the Middle East.
Government ministers admit they fully expected to be killed by army rebels, but plotters blundered by attacking parliament, alienating potential supporters 13.33 EDT Last modified on Tuesday 19 July 2016 11.