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Turkey summons Swedish ambassador over Erdogan puppet protest in Stockholm | Reuters

[1/3]  A puppet of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is hung by its feet during a demonstration in Stockholm, Sweden, January 12, 2023, in this image obtained from social media. Twitter @realrojkom/via REUTERS ISTANBUL, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Turkey summoned Sweden’s ambassador to Ankara on Thursday, a diplomatic source said, over a demonstration in Stockholm in …

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Turkey-Greece conflict: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the brink of triggering war – NZ Herald

He’s trashed Turkey’s economy. He’s locked up all opposition. He’s playing a deadly game standing between East and West. Now President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on the brink of triggering a war to boost his re-election chances. It’s the centenary of Turkish democracy. On June 23, the nation that sits at the crossroads of Europe, …

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Debate on the reporting of refugees by SPIEGEL: The case of Maria – DER SPIEGEL

The Maria case – The Reappraisal In the summer, SPIEGEL published several articles about refugees at the border river Evros. We reported that a Syrian child had died because Greece had not provided assistance. After doubts arose, we went deep into the research again. 30/12/2022, 18:24 In the summer of 2022, DER SPIEGEL published three …

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How Universities on Cyprus Have Joined the Human Trafficking Game – InfoMigrants

Even though the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) has a population of merely 326,000, it boasts 21 universities which are largely only recognised by itself and by its big brother, Turkey.

The universities try to attract foreign students with degree programs, which often only serve as a pretext to get people much closer to the external borders of the EU.

Some Turkish Banks Are Now Literally Giving Out Free Money – BNN Bloomberg

Asli Kandemir and Beril Akman, Bloomberg News The cost of commercial loans in Turkey fell below the interest rates on lira deposits for the first time since 2019, as the world’s most aggressive easing cycle and new regulations make loans for businesses cheaper. Nice Credit If You Can Get It in Turkey’s Micromanaged Economy The …

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Chairman Menendez Delivers Floor Speech Condemning Erdogan’s Threat to Attack Athens with Ballistic Missiles – US Foreign Relations Commitee

“I come to the Floor today to condemn the recent actions of the Turkish President which are not only disturbing—they are totally unacceptable.” WASHINGTON – Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) today delivered remarks on the Senate Floor following Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s threatened missile strike on Athens, Greece. Menendez called on the United …

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Sisi said ‘stop’ to Blue Homeland in the eastern Mediterranean – Turkish Minute

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s warm handshake with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi during the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar is likely to accelerate the process launched in 2021 to restore diplomatic relations between the two countries, which had been downgraded to the level of chargé d’affaires in 2013. However, el-Sisi …

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