Topic: erdogan

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — The news on October 26 that a Turkish court decided to release German human rights activist Peter Steudtner from prison, and even allow him to leave the country, was not[...]

By Ismail Akbulut I am sure that the very title I chose for this article will enrage some of my readers. Why on earth would one be grateful to a dictator? Indeed, that is a legitimate question. My answer is that I am grateful to Erdogan,[...]

By Tugce Ozsoy and Selcan Hacaoglu ISTANBUL (Bloomberg) — Markets in Istanbul tumbled after the US and Turkey stopped issuing visas for each other’s citizens in a spat related to last year’s failed coup against President Recep[...]

By Josh Lederman NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposal to let Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security guards buy $1.2 million in U.S.-made weapons, a congressional official said September 18,[...]

BERLIN — When Turkish authorities arrest German citizens they are not taking prisoners, but rather collecting hostages. What was mooted as a hypothesis months ago has been confirmed by the detention of two more individuals holding German[...]

Turkey’s rise in power is inversely proportionate with Armenia’s interest. And Turkey recently scored two breakthroughs which will enhance its position as a regional superpower. One achievement was on the domestic front and the other,[...]