France to summon Turkish envoy over Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 'insults'
Erdogan repeated an expression Macron had used to describe NATO to hit back at the French leader over his criticism of fellow NATO member Turkey's intervention against Kurdish forces in Syria.
When plain-speaking Trump(s) diplomatese
With straight-talking leaders, gratuitous obfuscation is in danger of extinction.
Exercise utmost caution while visiting Turkey: Indian Embassy
Indian embassy in Ankara has asked the Indian tourists to exercise the utmost c...
Turkey threatens to 'crush' Kurds in case they fail to withdraw
Mike Pence and Mike Pompeo flew to Ankara, to attend a meeting with the Turkish President and brokering a 120-hour long ceasefire deal aimed at allowing Syrian Kurdish forces to retreat to a distance of about 30 km from the Syrian-Turkish border.
Turkish President Erdogan binned Trump's letter on Syria: Reports
In the October 9 letter sent after US troops were pulled out of Syria, Trump told Erdogan: "Don't be a tough guy. Don't be a fool!" "History will look upon you favourably if you get this done the right and humane way," Trump wrote in the letter.
Pakistan not likely to be blacklisted at FATF plenary meeting
The Financial Action Task Force is likely to keep Pakistan in the grey list to keep a check on terrorism financing. Allies in favour of Pakistan comprise Malaysia, Turkey and China that make sure Pakistan stays out of the more stringent black list.
Donald Trump threatens to wipe out Turkey's economy
"I will wipe out his economy if that happens," Trump replied when asked if he was concerned Erdogan who will wipe out the Kurds.
Turkey building naval warship for Pakistan: Erdogan
Turkey is one of 10 countries worldwide able to build, design, and maintain warships using its own national capabilities, President Erdogan said.
Malaysian PM says India 'invaded, occupied' Kashmir at UNGA
In his address to the 74th UNGA, Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad said: "Now, despite the UN resolution on Jammu and Kashmir, the country has been invaded and occupied."
India firms up moves against Turkey cosying up to Pakistan
India's statement was significant as the east Mediterranean island was split in a Turkish invasion in 1974, with Ankara occupying the northern part.
Resolve Kashmir issue through dialogue and not through collision: Erdogan
Turkey is the only Muslim country to have supported Pakistan after India revoked Article 370 of the Constitution, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir on August 5.
PM Modi meets Turkish President in Japan; holds talks on counter-terrorism, defence
Modi held bilateral and plurilateral meetings with many leaders, including US President Donald Trump, Russian president Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping.
Turkey could play 'mediator role' in Russia-Ukraine crisis: Erdogan
Ankara's often brittle relations with Moscow have flourished since mid-2016 in a rapprochement that has sometimes troubled the West. Turkey is working closely with Russia on the Syria conflict and is also purchasing sophisticated Russian air defence systems.
Turkish lira slides as Erdogan calls for lower interest rates
The lira was 3 per cent lower at 6.5377 per dollar at 12:41 pm in Istanbul, after touching 6.5574.
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