Turkey: U.S. Embassy Suicide Bomber Was Leftist Released from Jail PDF Print E-mail
2013-02-01 15:56:43
(Photo: Burhan Ozbilici, AP)
ISTANBUL, Turkey — The suicide bomber who attacked the U.S. Embassy on Friday in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing one Turkish security guard along with the bomber, was a member of an outlawed leftist group, the Turkish government said. The explosion went off at the entrance used by embassy personnel and their visitors, after a lone suicide bomber passed through the X-ray machine, Turkish news media reported.
Last Updated ( 2013-02-01 15:59:32 )
Turkish-US Ties to See Hectic Times in Obama's Second Term PDF Print E-mail
2012-11-08 06:11:37
Image Relations between Turkey and the United States are expected to enter a new and intensified hectic period amid ongoing regional crises, such as Syria’s turmoil and Iran’s controversial nuclear drive, amid Democrat Barack Obama’s victory in the U.S. presidential elections.

Last Updated ( 2013-01-24 13:15:58 )
Governor of the U.S. State of Rhode Island recognizes Azerbaijani National Day PDF Print E-mail
2012-05-23 20:51:25
Image On May 16, 2012, as a result of the Pax Turcica annual action to recognize the 94th anniversary of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, the Governor of the State of Rhode Island, Lincoln D. Chafee, issued a formal proclamation (citation) greeting the people of Azerbaijan and the Azerbaijani community in Rhode Island. This recognition by the Rhode Island Governor was received by and due to the efforts of Azerbaijani-American Council (AAC) representative in Rhode Island and a long-time Pax Turcica activist,  Zikret Hasan.
Last Updated ( 2012-05-23 21:04:18 )
Turkish, US Presidents Meet in Chicago PDF Print E-mail
2012-05-23 15:52:51
Image Turkish President Abdullah Gul and his US counterpart, Barack Obama, met in Chicago on Monday on the sidelines of NATO Summit but they failed to make progress on the sale of armed drones. Turkey seeks to buy armed drones from the United States, but the request has been controversial, with some in Congress refusing to sell the aircraft to Turkey given Ankara's deteriorating relations with Israel, a close US ally. The US administration, on the other hand, is reportedly willing to sell the drones to Turkey and is trying to persuade Congress not to block the sale.

Last Updated ( 2012-05-23 15:54:21 )
Turkey's U.S. Ambassador Tan Responds to Harsh Criticisms of Rep. Berman on Cyprus PDF Print E-mail
2012-04-25 02:12:50
Image Turkey's Ambassador to the United States, Namik Tan, responded to harsh criticisms of U.S. Representative Howard Berman on Cyprus in a letter the latter sent to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently. "Having read your letter to the U.S. Secretary of State, the Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, regarding Cyprus, I would like to take this opportunity to answer the allegations and concerns expressed in your letter, which was made public through various American-Greek organizations and news outlets," Tan told Berman in a letter sent.
Last Updated ( 2012-04-25 02:16:00 )
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