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Germany Grants Asylum to Turkish Military Personnel

BERLIN (AFP) – Germany has granted political asylum to numerous Turkish military personnel and their families holding diplomatic passports, German media reported Monday, amid strained relations between the two NATO allies. The German interior ministry was not immediately available for comment, but

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Erdogan to Meet Trump in May: Minister

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet Donald Trump in May, the Turkish foreign minister said Wednesday, after the US president congratulated the Turkish leader for winning a referendum on enhancing his powers.

Dutch-Turks Start Voting in Erdogan Referendum

THE HAGUE (AFP) – Turkish voters based in The Netherlands started casting early ballots Wednesday in a referendum which could boost President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s powers, amid an ongoing diplomatic spat between Ankara and Europe.