All posts tagged Turkey

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November 26, 2015, by VOANews

Tensions remained heated between Ankara and Moscow Thursday following Turkey’s shooting down of a Russian warplane near the Turkey-Syria border earlier in the week. In an interview with CNN, Turkish […]

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Turkey braces for economic repercussions after downing of Russian jet

November 26, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

The news that a Turkish fighter jet downed a Russian plane Tuesday could signal a further slump in Turkey’s already sluggish economy. The countr ...

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Lavrov: Turkey downing jet ‘planned provocation’ but not going to war

November 25, 2015, by VOANews

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday that Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane “looks like a planned provocation,” ...

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Bulgarian political parties’ reactions to Turkey’s downing of Russian SU-24 follow predictable lines

November 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Reaction by Bulgaria’s political parties represented in Parliament to the shooting down of a Russian SU-24 military bomber by the Turkish Air Fo ...

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    NATO backs Turkey but seeks to lower tensions with Russia
    November 24, 2015, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    NATO says it stands with Turkey following an emergency meeting in Brussels of its 28 ambassadors requested by Ankara to discuss the downing a Russian warplane Tuesday by Turkish jets […]

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    Bulgarian PM: Tension between Nato, Russia ‘not good’
    November 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on November 24 that the downing of a Russian military plane by Turkish fighter jets was likely to have consequences and would not “lead […]

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    Human Rights Watch: Syrians pushed back at Turkish border
    November 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Turkey has all but closed its borders to Syrian asylum seekers and is summarily pushing back Syrians detected as they try to cross, Human Rights Watch said on November 23. Syrians described Turkish […]

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    Greek jihadist arrested in Turkey
    November 20, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A 40-year-old Greek Muslim from Thrace was arrested by the Turkish authorities and deported to Greece, where he was delivered to the authorities. According to information from sources in the […]