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August 23, 2018 9:53 AM Gunmen attack checkpoint in western Libya, killing four

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - At least four people were killed in a gun attack by suspected militants on a checkpoint east of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Thursday, a local official and a resident said. The attack took place between the towns of Zliten and Khoms on the coastal road leading from Tripoli to the port city of Misrata, Zliten mayor Miftah Hamadi said. Islamic 34

August 21, 2018 11:00 AM Russia to start delivering S-400 defense system to Turkey in 2019: Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will begin delivering its advanced S-400 missile defense system to Turkey in 2019, the Interfax news agency cited Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport as saying on Tuesday. The United States has expressed concern that NATO member Turkey’s planned deployment of the Russian-made S-400 could risk the security of several 44

August 15, 2018 7:38 PM Turkey says ready to discuss issues with U.S. without threats

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is ready to discuss its ongoing issues with the United States as long as there are no threats, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday, amid a widening dispute between the NATO allies that has sent the Turkish currency plunging. Speaking to ambassadors in Ankara, Cavusoglu also said Turkey’s relations with the European 35

August 15, 2018 9:00 AM Court rejects appeal for American pastor's release from detention, Turkish media says

In this July 25, 2018 photo, evangelical pastor Andrew Craig Brunson, center, arrives at his house in Izmir, Turkey. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul) Turkey on Wednesday rejected the U.S.' appeal for an American pastor's release from detention, Turkish media reported. Pastor Andrew Brunson's lawyer renewed an appeal on Tuesday for Brunson’s release from house 212

August 14, 2018 6:18 PM U.S. official warns of more actions against Turkey if pastor not freed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is warning more economic pressures may be in store for Turkey if it refuses to release a jailed American pastor, a White House official said on Tuesday, in a dispute that has further strained relations between the NATO allies. The tough message emerged a day after White House national security adviser John Bolton 63

August 14, 2018 4:49 PM Greek PM welcomes release of soldiers by Turkey

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the release of two Greek soldiers in custody by Turkey was an ‘act of justice’ which would help foster closer relations between the two neighbors frequently at odds. A Turkish court released two Greek soldiers pending their trial on espionage charges, state-run news agency Anadolu 46

August 13, 2018 9:16 PM Trump aide Bolton met Turkish envoy to discuss U.S. pastor: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House national security adviser John Bolton met on Monday with Turkey’s ambassador to the United States to discuss Turkey’s detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson, the White House said. “At the Turkish ambassador’s request, Ambassador John Bolton met with Ambassador Serdar Kilic of Turkey (on Monday) in the White House 40

August 12, 2018 3:30 PM Erdogan says U.S. set deadline for pastor's release

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The United States gave Turkey a deadline until last Wednesday, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, to release an American pastor being tried by a Turkish court. The case of Andrew Brunson, an evangelical Christian, is one of a series of disputes that lies at the heart of deteriorating ties between the two NATO allies 56

August 8, 2018 6:58 PM Italy's PM Conte sees no rush for Libyan election

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday that it is not vital for Libya to vote this year, signaling doubts about a French-led push to hold elections in December to stabilize and unify the North African country. Italy and France are competing for influence in war-torn Libya, an oil and gas rich country which has been staging 66

August 8, 2018 6:36 PM US, Turkey meet without apparent resolution of pastor's case

WASHINGTON – High level meetings in Washington between senior U.S. and Turkish officials concluded Wednesday without an apparent resolution to the case of a detained American pastor. The State Department said Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal met in a bid to ease the crisis in relations caused by Turkey's 42