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Five Things to Watch For at the G-20 Summit

The G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Friday and Saturday could be the scene of a few momentous encounters as world leaders meet – or refuse to meet – and major strategic conflicts play out. Here are five things to watch for as the summit unfolds.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump discussed the cooperation agreement between their countries in Manbij, which is held by a US-backed Kurdish militia that Turkey deems a terrorist group

Trump Ropes Turkey’s Erdogan into Russia-Ukraine Sea Dispute

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan offered himself as a potential mediator between Russia and Ukraine on Thursday after reportedly discussing tensions between the two countries with President Donald Trump this week.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames Fethullah Gulen (seen) -- a cleric he once regarded as an ally -- for the July 15, 2016 coup plot that saw 250 killed, not including the plotters

Turkey, U.S. Dismiss Report Tying Cleric Gulen to Khashoggi Killing: ‘No Relation’

The U.S. State Department and officials in the government of Turkey both rejected reports Thursday suggesting that Ankara is attempting to tie the investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to its crusade against Islamic cleric Fethullah Gülen, who has resided in the United States for decades.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh on October 23, 2018. - Saudi Arabia is hosting the key investment summit overshadowed by the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi that has prompted a wave of policymakers and corporate giants to …

Saudi Arabia Clears Crown Prince of Involvement in Khashoggi Murder

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had absolutely no involvement in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom’s public prosecutor said Thursday, adding that five Saudi officials face the death penalty if found guilty of the crime.

A demonstrator dressed as Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (C) with blood on his hands protests outside the Saudi Embassy in Washington, DC, on October 8, 2018, demanding justice for missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. - US President Donald Trump said October 10, 2018 he has talked to …

Saudi ‘Kill Team’s’ Luggage Contained Syringes, Scissors: Report

Istanbul – Luggage carried by a 15-member Saudi team dispatched to Istanbul included scissors, defibrillators and syringes that may have been used against journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in the Saudi consulate, a pro-government Turkish daily said Tuesday.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a signing ceremony ahead of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on May 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO AND POOL / JASON LEE (Photo credit should read JASON LEE/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkish Ambassador: Turkey and China Share ‘Common Fate’

Turkish Ambassador to China Abdulkadir Emin Onen declared Turkey and China share a “common fate” and ‘common future” in an op-ed published by China’s state-run Global Times on Sunday. Last week, Turkey’s Andalou news agency signed a cooperation agreement with China’s Xinhua.

"If Iran wants to have good relations with Saudi Arabia, it has to change its policies. It has to respect international law," Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said

‘Hysterical’: Saudi FM Slams Global Outcry over Brutal Khashoggi Murder

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s top diplomat said Saturday that the global outcry and media focus on the killing of a Saudi journalist earlier this month has become “hysterical” as he urged the public to wait for the results of an investigation before ascribing blame to the kingdom’s top leadership.

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Istanbul to Unveil New Airport, Seeks to be World’s Biggest

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has held plenty of grand opening ceremonies in his 15 years at Turkey’s helm. On Monday he will unveil one of his prized jewels — Istanbul New Airport — a megaproject that has been dogged by concerns about labor rights, environmental issues and Turkey’s weakening economy.

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Police Chief: Turkey Fueling Islamic State Pipeline to Iraq

The government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is helping the Islamic State (ISIS) rebuild a clandestine terror network inside Iraq that poses an ongoing security threat, according to Iraqi National Police Brigadier General Aref al-Zebari.