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The Man Behind Erdogan’s Worst Spat With the West: QuickTake – BNN Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — Recep Tayyip Erdogan is leading Turkey toward the biggest showdown with key Western allies since the Turkish president assumed power two decades ago. At the heart of the row is a joint call by ambassadors from 10 countries — including the U.S. and Germany — on Turkey to free Osman Kavala, which Erdogan …

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Why is the road to The Hague accessible to Armenia/Azerbaijan but not to Cyprus/Turkey? | Cyprus Mail

As a resident of The Hague in the Netherlands, I have become familiar with the international courts which have transformed this historic Dutch city into an international center dedicated to peace and justice.  I have also been inspired by the humane culture of The Hague that reflects the civilized values espoused by renowned Dutch scholars.  These include Erasmus who believed that the value of justice is …

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Finance watchdog ‘grey lists’ Turkey in threat to investment | Reuters

ISTANBUL, Oct 21 (Reuters) – An international watchdog downgraded Turkey to a so-called grey list on Thursday for failing to head off money laundering and terrorist financing, a decision that could further erode foreign investment after a years-long exodus. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), set up by the G7 group of advanced economies to …

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‘Racist losers of Europe’: Turkish officials blast Wilders over derogatory Erdoğan cartoon – Daily Sabah

The xenophobic and Islamophobic Dutch politician Wilders shared a derogatory cartoon insulting President Erdoğan, and responses from Turkish officials were quick to come. Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders has come under fire for sharing a defamatory cartoon of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on social media, as the Turkish president himself, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and other …

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