Turkey blames EU for ‘Sophie Gate’ scandal
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Turkey blames EU for ‘Sophie Gate’ scandal

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey blamed Brussels for seating arrangements on Thursday, leaving European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen without a chair during a meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkish leaders have come under fire after photos of Tuesday’s meeting with Van der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel in Ankara went viral.

Turkey blames EU for ‘Sophie Gate’ scandal
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Turkey blames EU for ‘Sophie Gate’ scandal

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey blamed Brussels for seating arrangements on Thursday, leaving European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen without a chair during a meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkish leaders have come under fire after photos of Tuesday’s meeting with Van der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel in Ankara went viral.

Turkey blames EU for ‘Sophie Gate’ scandal
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Turkey sends 32 ex-servicemen to prison

ANKARA: A Turkish court on Wednesday sentenced 32 ex-servicemen to life in prison in a large-scale trial involving nearly 500 military defendants in 2016 in a failed attempt to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. One of the last ordeals to emerge from a bloody night in which Erdogan turned …

Turkey blames EU for ‘Sophie Gate’ scandal
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EU leaders are visiting Turkey to improve relations

ANKARA: Two top EU officials paid an extraordinary visit to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday to test their commitment to restoring ties. EU member states sent warships to support energy exploration missions in Cyprus and Greece’s claimed waters, but last summer the growing list of these issues was threatened by years of controversy.

Turkey blames EU for ‘Sophie Gate’ scandal
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EU leaders are visiting Turkey to improve relations

ANKARA: Two top EU officials paid an extraordinary visit to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday to test their commitment to restoring ties. EU member states sent warships to support energy exploration missions in Cyprus and Greece’s claimed waters, but last summer the growing list of these issues was threatened by years of controversy.

Turkey blames EU for ‘Sophie Gate’ scandal
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Turkey sends four people to jail

ISTANBUL: A Turkish court has sentenced four people to life in prison for a 2016 suicide bombing in the heart of Istanbul that killed 12 German tourists and charged Islamic State group jihadists. The blast occurred in January 2016 in Istanbul’s historic Sultanahit Square – one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions, near the

Turkey blames EU for ‘Sophie Gate’ scandal
World

Turkey sends four people to jail

ISTANBUL: A Turkish court has sentenced four people to life in prison for a 2016 suicide bombing in the heart of Istanbul that killed 12 German tourists and charged Islamic State group jihadists. The blast occurred in January 2016 at Istanbul’s historic Sultanahit Square – one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions, near the