Then they stopped inviting us. Why? He says Erdogan orchestrated the coup as a pretext to purge all his opponents and pave the way for his undisputed leadership. Two days earlier, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim dismissed the latest round of criticism from EU countries by maintaining that European standards do not apply to Turkey , while promising that Ankara will not be intimidated by EU threats.
But she also said that the campaign ahead of the German elections in fall 2017 would be unlike any other she has fought in an increasingly polarized country. Merkel said. Germany's first female chancellor and its first from the formerly communist East has been weakened by a populist backlash against her policy of allowing nearly 1 million refugees to enter Germany previous year, a decision that fueled backing for the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany.
Sgt. John Perry was one of four Americans - two USA soldiers and two contractors - killed in the 12 November 2016 suicide bomb attack at an airbase in Bagram, Afghanistan. The father of a fallen soldier says he was stunned with the way he was treated while trying to bring his son's body back home. "I was really shocked that adult men and women - from elderly to mid-20s - would behave that way", said Perry, a former Marine who lives in Stockton.
The preliminary 7.4-magnitude natural disaster struck offshore at 6 a.m., about 150 miles north of Tokyo , leaving buildings swaying throughout the capital. Tepco said on its website that the magnitude-7.4 quake suspended the cooling system at around 6:10 a.m., but the system was restarted at 7:47 a.m. Also, a woman in her 70s was reported injured in the town of Yabuki, Fukushima Prefecture, suffering cuts to the back of her head when dinnerware fell from a cupboard.
Unveiled on October 21, the album contained several references to the artist's declining health with songs like "Leaving the Table", which opens with "I'm out of the game", and " You Want It Darker " the chorus of which states "I'm ready my lord".
Trump planned to meet Thursday in NY with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his first get-together with a world leader as president-elect. The divisions laid bare by this election run deep but please listen to me when I say this. "If Trump is serious about seeking unity, the first thing he should do is rescind his appointment of Steve Bannon ", Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said.