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Turkey seeks cleric’s arrest over Russian envoy’s killing

ANKARA, Turkey /April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court has issued arrest warrants for a U.S.-based Muslim cleric and seven other people for their alleged involvement in the killing of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey. An off-duty police officer fatally shot Ambassador Andrei Karlov at a photo exhibition in Ankara on … Continue reading Turkey seeks cleric’s arrest over Russian envoy’s killing

Turkey: US trial of Turkish banker ‘legal disgrace’

ANKARA, Turkey/January 04, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Turkey has slammed the conviction in New York of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade sanctions as a “legal disgrace,” and says it hopes the decision will be overturned. Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a deputy general manager of state-run Halkbank was convicted on five counts on Wednesday, including conspiracy to … Continue reading Turkey: US trial of Turkish banker ‘legal disgrace’