January 15, 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’s Erdogan says the US conviction of a Turkish banker is a CIA and FBI ‘political coup attempt’

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By Ali Kucukgocmen, Reuters From Business Insider ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday condemned a U.S. sanctions-busting case against a Turkish bank executive as a “political coup attempt” and a joint effort by the CIA and FBI to undermine Ankara. A U.S. jury last week convicted the executive of Turkey’s majority state-owned Halkbank […]