Tag Archives: Turkey

16Apr/17

Turkish opposition complains of “illegal acts” in referendum

Turkey’s main opposition complains of “illegal acts” in the referendum as Diyarbakir election officials, under tight security, carry ballots to the electoral board for official canvassing.

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16Apr/17

Turkey referendum ‘Yes’ vote ahead in early poll results

The ‘Yes’ vote establishes an early lead as counting results are announced in Turkey’s referendum over whether to grant new powers to President Tayyip Erdogan.

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21Mar/17

U.S. restricts carry-on electronics from 10 airports, mainly in Middle East

Donald Trump’s administration imposes a ban on passengers carrying electronics larger than cell phones aboard flights coming to the United States from 10 airports in eight countries, including Turkey.

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28Jan/17

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez protest at JFK

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez join protesters at JFK airport to show their opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive orders regarding immigration.
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13Jan/17

Trump, European populists are a threat to human rights – Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch warns the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States and the rise of populist leaders in Europe poses a “extraordinarily dangerous threat” to human rights. Their yearly report also criticises Russia, China, and Turkey’s leaders for crackdowns on dissent and Syria’s al-Assad for targeting civilians.
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17Dec/16

TIMELINE-The battle for Aleppo

Syrian government forces control the major Syrian city of Aleppo for the first time since losing parts of the city in 2012. Continue reading

12Dec/16

Trump targets Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jet costs

Trump tweets Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jet costs are too high. Lockheed stock drops in early trading.

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