June 20, 2021

Khashoggi murder planned days ahead, says Turkey’s Erdogan

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From BBC The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was planned days in advance, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told MPs from his ruling party. He said Turkey had strong evidence Khashoggi was killed in a premeditated and “savage” murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October. He also called for the suspects […]

Turkey PM Ahmet Davutoglu to quit amid reports of Erdogan rift

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From BBC Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says he will stand down at an extraordinary congress of his ruling AK Party later this month. Mr Davutoglu is believed to have fallen from favour having disapproved of Mr Erdogan’s plans to move Turkey to a presidential system of government. But in a speech, Mr Davutoglu pledged […]