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Jul 20, 2017

Dutch Muslims speak out after mosque incident

Mosque official in southern town of Veghel insists Muslims are ‘open to communicating’ An official from an under-construction Dutch mosque targeted by far-right activists over the weekend has told Anadolu Agency his congregation remained “open to communication with everyone”. Mehmet Imamoglu, spokesman of the Selimiye Mosque in the southern town of Veghel, said: “I wish […]

Jul 20, 2017

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Jul 12, 2017

Turkey builds hybrid ferries for Norway: shipbuilder

So far 9 ferries built and delivered to Nordic country, according to board member of Turkish shipbuilding company. Turkey has so far built nine hybrid ferries for Norway, which is one of the world’s leading maritime nations, deputy board chairman of Yalova-Altinova Shipbuilders Inc. said Wednesday. “Norway is looking to replace [a part of] its […]

Jul 12, 2017

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Jul 11, 2017

Dutch court fines school over Eid class photo

Elementary school to pay compensation to 2 Muslim girls for organizing class photo during key Islamic holiday A Dutch court on Monday ruled that an elementary school in The Hague has to pay compensation to two Muslim schoolgirls who missed a class photo because it was organized on an important Islamic holiday. The two sisters […]

Jul 11, 2017

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Jul 06, 2017

EU lawmakers back calls to suspend Turkey accession

Turkey maintains policy of full EU membership despite non-binding vote in European Parliament The European Parliament has backed a report calling on EU member states to suspend Turkey’s accession talks if constitutional changes endorsed in an April 16 referendum go ahead. Lawmakers on Thursday overwhelmingly approved the 2016 Commission Report on Turkey, voting 477 to […]

Jul 06, 2017

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Jul 06, 2017

Protest by PVV leader Geert Wilders

People hold a banner during a protest against the appointment of Ahmed Marcouch as new mayor of Arnhem, organised by Dutch leader of the far right party Party for Freedom (PVV) Geert Wilders, in Arnhem, Netherlands on July 5, 2017. Edwin Wagensveld (not seen), Dutch leader of PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the […]

Jul 06, 2017

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Jul 04, 2017

US to lift ban on laptops from Turkish Airlines flights

Passengers go through security checkpoint at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey on July 04, 2017 Washington is set to lift a ban on large electronic devices from U.S.-bound flights of Turkish Airlines, Turkey’s transport minister said on Tuesday. Ahmet Arslan said that U.S. security officials will review arrangements at Turkish airports on Wednesday, after […]

Jul 04, 2017

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Jul 04, 2017

Turkey focuses on win-win in Africa

South Africa’s National Black Business Caucus head eyes stronger economic ties with Turkey Turkey’s attitude towards African countries is different from other countries’, as it focuses on a win-win policy, said the head of a leading South African business association. “I am very impressed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s attitude towards Africa,” Danisa Baloyi, executive […]

Jul 04, 2017

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Jul 02, 2017

EU has treated Turkey unfairly: Hungarian FM

Peter Szijjarto says EU must respect Turkey’s fight against terrorism in wake of last July’s failed coup As Hungary understands the impact of last year’s failed coup in Turkey, it sees EU criticism of Turkey’s fight against terrorism as unfair and unfounded, according to its foreign minister. “Hungary does not welcome the criticism the EU […]

Jul 02, 2017

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Jun 30, 2017

Turkish Airlines inks deal with Chinese leasing company

New aircraft in Turkish Airlines fleet is eighth plane financed by CMB Leasing company Turkey’s national flag-carrier Turkish Airlines signed a financial leasing agreement with Shanghai-based CMB Financial Leasing company, it announced on Friday. The Boeing 777-300ER plane became the latest aircraft to join the Turkish Airline fleet, and the eighth plane financed by CMB Leasing under the […]

Jun 30, 2017

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Jun 30, 2017

Qatar ‘grateful’ for Turkey’s support during blockade

‘The crisis should end with a political solution by the participation of international actors,’ al-Sani says Qatar is “very thankful and grateful” for Turkey’s support during its current diplomatic crisis with neighboring Gulf states that began earlier this month, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdurrahman Al-Sani said Thursday. Turkey has always had a long […]

Jun 30, 2017
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