President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Silver: Kanter’s Assassination Fears Taken Seriously by NBA

London (AFP) – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver insisted he takes the issue of player safety “very seriously” following New York Knicks star Enes Kanter’s decision to miss his team’s game in London amid fears he would be killed for his political views.

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Enes Kanter

Turkey Reportedly Refuses to Give Khashoggi Audio to CIA Chief

CIA Director Gina Haspel is currently in Turkey to investigate the death of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, but Turkish authorities reportedly refused to let her listen to an audio recording that supposedly captured Khashoggi’s violent death at the hands of Saudi agents.

Saudis deny permission to search consulate well: report

Trump and Erdogan Demand Answers from Saudis for Khashoggi Killing

U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan both pronounced themselves unsatisfied with the answers Saudi Arabia has given for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi embassy in Istanbul three weeks ago. Both of them said the Saudis must be more forthcoming about who ordered the operation that ended with Khashoggi’s death, followed by crude efforts to create an alibi and dispose of his body.

Erdogan demands punishment for all behind 'planned Khashoggi murder'

Turkish President Erdogan Calls for Boycott of American Electronics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out against the United States on Tuesday and called for a boycott on American electronics to retaliate against the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel. It was not clear from Erdogan’s remarks if he plans to implement a government ban on U.S. electronics imports or merely wants Turks to refrain from buying them.

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Kew: Time for Trump to Recognize the Armenian Genocide

People around the world paused to commemorate Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day on Tuesday, a remembrance of the more than 1.5 million Armenians who were systematically exterminated between 1915 and 1923 under the Ottoman Empire.

The mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War One remains a highly sensitive issue.