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Terrorism and Crime

Turkish journalist had secret talks with Erdoğan’s point man, a partner to one-time al-Qaeda financier

Abdullah Bozkurt   Turkish journalist Ahmet Hakan Coşkun, 53, engaged in secret talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s point man, who was partnering with...

Secret wiretap reveals Turkish health minister facilitated medical treatment for family members of one-time al-Qaeda financier

Nordic Monitor   Fahrettin Koca, Turkey’s health minister and the owner of the Medipol group of private hospitals, in 2013 coordinated medical treatment for Yasin...

Erdoğan’s men hushed up news on vehicular manslaughter involving son of Istanbul district mayor

Abdullah Bozkurt   Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s point man in a major Turkish media outlet suppressed a news story about vehicular manslaughter committed by...

Foreign Policy

Erdoğan government believed Muslim Brotherhood would make a huge comeback in Egypt in few years

Abdullah Bozkurt   The office of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan predicted that the Muslim...

Turkish ambassador to Qatar assisted one-time al-Qaeda financier with citizenship applications

Nordic Monitor   Secret wiretaps have revealed that Fikret Özer, the Turkish ambassador to Qatar...

Asylum applications filed by Turks in European countries increased some 9 percent in 2019

Nordic Monitor   Asylum applications filed by Turkish citizens with European countries continue to rise...

Turkey will not receive EU funds during 2021-2027 period: EU Commissioner Várhelyi

EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Olivér Várhelyi made clear once again that...

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