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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey and the U.S. could end the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) if they collaborated against the group together, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.
British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson is to visit Ankara between Sept. 25-27 to express solidarity after the failed July 15 coup, according to a written statement issued by Turkish Foreign Ministry on Sept. 25.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) suicide bomber who carried out the Aug. 20 attack on a wedding in the southeastern province of Gaziantep was a 14-year-old child wearing a jersey bearing the name of star football player Lionel Messi.
Fikret Bila / Abdulkadir Selvi - UNITED NATIONS
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said that he asked U.S. Vice President Joe Biden about the arrest of Iranian-Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab, who was arrested in the U.S. on charges of money laundering and sanctions evasion in March, during his talks at the U.N. in New York
A commission set up by three political parties represented at parliament has agreed on a seven-article constitutional change, particularly on restructuring judicial bodies
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) government long knew about the threat posed by U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, who was accused of masterminding the attempted takeover on July 15, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
Fevzi Kızılkoyun – ANKARA
Police chiefs from 40 Turkish provinces, along with a number of bureau chiefs, are to be suspended from their duties as part of a forthcoming decree law, expected to be launched with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s arrival in Turkey, aiming to clear Gülen-linked police chiefs from public posts, according to information obtained from sources.
Ankara and Washington continue to be separated by two massive issues, the possible extradition of Fethullah Gülen and Syrian Kurdish fighters
Anonymous denunciations will be discarded in probes into the Fethullahist Gülenist Organization (FETÖ), believed to have masterminded Turkey’s July 15 failed coup attempt, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said, adding that “unjust treatment” was resulting from some of the testimonies.
Deniz Zeyrek - ANKARA
The leader of Turkey’s main opposition party has criticized the government for not touching politics and politicians as part of the ongoing probe in the aftermath of the July 15 failed coup attempt, including mayors who provided enormous financial support to the Gülenist network
Public workers with suspected links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) will be dismissed, Labor and Social Policies Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has announced