1. teosgirl

    ISIL chief threatens Turkey

    In March, just before the coup, the US evacuated hundreds of military families from Turkey, stating at the time 'security threats'. U.S. military dependents ordered to leave Turkey Earlier this week the Istanbul consulate staff families were told to leave Turkey. Families of US consulate...
  2. K

    Gazprom threatens Turkey??

    Can we look forward to higher gas prices? Gazprom price hikes to 'pressure' Turkey: ex-BOTAS head | Economy | Worldbulletin News
  3. tykatem

    N Korea threatens US

    North Korea threatened the United States on Thursday with a preemptive nuclear strike, raising the level of rhetoric while the U.N. Security Council considers new sanctions against the reclusive country. North Korea warns U.S. of preemptive nuclear strike | Reuters I think the only thing...
  4. tykatem

    Iran threatens to block Strait of Hormuz

    Iran seems to be pumping up its chest yet again:- Iran says it may close a vital oil-trade route if the West imposes more sanctions over its controversial nuclear programme. Vice-President Mohammad Reza Rahimi warned that "not a drop of oil will pass through the Strait of Hormuz" if sanctions...
  5. bickern

    Turkey threatens to 'freeze' EU ties over Cyprus

    It is hotting up now UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said last week that he expected the two sides to overcome their differences by October. (hmm) also Turkish Cypriot leader Derviş Eroğlu met with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso in Brussels on yesterday to discuss recently...
  6. Yogi

    Iran threatens Olympic boycott...

    You couldn't make it up........... Iran has threatened to boycott the London 2012 Olympics unless organisers agree to change the design of the logo. The Iranian government has lodged a formal protest with the International Olympic Committee over the four-year-old logo, claiming that it must...
  7. teosgirl

    And Turkeys the backward state that threatens the EU?

    I often listen to people criticise Turkey. I believe that because I originate from the U.K they assume I'll be secretly loathing the country, waiting for a chance to drag it's image further down, and may even be able to relate some horrific tale of how backward and 3rd world country-like the...
  8. ceemac

    Adana mayor threatens Turkish newspaper

    The mayor of the southern city of Adana has threatened daily Vatan for reporting on an argument between the mayor and his former right-hand man, who has brought corruption allegations against the public official. Here C
  9. SuperBogs

    Pakistani Taliban threatens attack on White House

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan – The commander of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility Tuesday for a deadly assault on a Pakistani police academy and said the group was planning a terrorist attack on the White House that would "amaze" the world. Baitullah Mehsud, who has a $5 million bounty...
  10. S

    Turkish army threatens to invade Iraq

    Friday morning this was on the front page of my (Belgian) newspaper. So I give a rough and short translation...... Turkey fears the erecting of a Kurdish state in Iraq, and this would ecourage the Turkish Kurds to get a separation. It was general Yasar Buyukanit (someone we have often heard of...
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