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Turkish prosecutor removed amid spy agency row

Turkish prosecutor removed amid spy agency row

Turkey's state prosecution service has removed a prosecutor responsible for summoning the head of the spy agency from the case, state media said on Saturday, in an apparent attempt to resolve a row between the government and the judiciary.

February 12, 2012 2:36
Turkey plans new Syria initiative after UN “Fiasco”

Turkey plans new Syria initiative after UN “Fiasco”

Turkey is preparing a new initiative with those countries who oppose the Syrian government, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, describing a veto by China and Russia of a UN resolution on Syria a "fiasco".

February 7, 2012 3:44

Biden, Erdogan discuss Iraq, Iran -official

US Vice President Joe Biden pledged support in fighting Kurdish PKK separatists during a meeting on Saturday with Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, but did not specifically push for tougher sanctions on Iran, a senior US official said.

December 4, 2011 9:59

Earthquake hits Turkey, up to 1,000 possibly killed

Quake was magnitude 7.2, says Turkish observatory; Up to 1,000 may have been killed; Prime Minister Erdogan to visit affected region; Dozens of buildings collapse in Ercis district

October 23, 2011 5:28

Turkey looks east as EU accession prospect recedes

Cold-shouldered by the European Union it wants to join, NATO member Turkey is turning east politically and economically for the respect it feels it lacks in the West.

October 13, 2011 10:50

Turkey PM returns home with top half of Hercules

The top half of a 1,800-year-old marble statue of the Greek demigod Hercules was bought home to Turkey by the country's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday after it was handed back by a Boston museum.

September 26, 2011 2:09
Turkish PM throws weight behind Arab cause

Turkish PM throws weight behind Arab cause

Turkish PM backs Palestinian UN bid; Says Israel has lost legitimacy; Tells Arab leaders to embrace democracy

September 14, 2011 3:25

Turkey’s Erdogan slams WikiLeaks cables as ‘slander’

Turkish Prime Minister claims cables are propaganda aimed at damaging diplomatic international relations

December 5, 2010 3:40