giftedviz.com
giftedviz.com September 21, 2017


Turkish foreign minister says wants US envoy McGurk changed

20 May 2017, 02:38 | Darnell Patrick

The letter to Erdogan comes one day after Rep. Ed Royce (D-California) wrote a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging them to investigate the violence and determine whether criminal charges are warranted against any of the bodyguards. He then "exited the vehicle and looked directly toward the melee feet away".

Just days after a brutal fight outside the Turkish embassy in Washington, DC, that left at least a dozen people injured, video footage has surfaced showing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calmly watching the violence near his auto.

John McCain (R-Ariz.) called for the expulsion of Turkey's ambassador to the United States.

Top congressional Republicans are demanding the Trump administration take swift and severe action against the Turkish government in response to violence involving members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail, with one saying the U.S.

Police barricaded the perimeter to separate the groups. Video shows men wearing dark suits and others hitting and kicking protesters.

The minister said Trump's new USA administration seems more understanding about Turkey's security concerns.

West Indies 146-6 at tea vs Pakistan in decisive 3rd test
Younis leaves as Pakistan's most prolific batsman, with 10,099 Test runs at an average of more than 52. While he ended as one of the greats of the game, rating Younis as a captain is not easy.


Swedish prosecutor drops rape investigation of Assange
American authorities have prepared charges to seek Arrange's arrest, CNN reported, citing US officials familiar with the matter. Friday was the deadline for the Swedish prosecution to send a request to Stockholm District Court in the Assange case.


Russian FM mocks US media over intelligence-sharing reports
Trump during that Oval Office meeting with Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak last week. They are also the names of two long-running newspapers in Russian Federation .


"This kind of thing cannot go un-responded to diplomatically", said McCain, suggesting that the USA sue the Turkish government if the bodyguards responsible for the violence can't be identified.

Supporters of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, including his government security forces and several armed individuals, violently charged a group of protesters outside the Turkish ambassador's residence here on Tuesday night in what the police characterized as "a brutal attack". In all, nine people were hurt. Video shows Erdogan supporters and bodyguards flooding through the police line and beating protesters on American soil. He later exits the vehicle and peers toward the chaos.

The Turkish Embassy in Washington released a statement Wednesday that made no mention of any role played by the presidential guards but said that a group of Turkish American citizens who had gathered to greet Erdogan "responded in self-defense" to a "provocative demonstration". "It would be beneficial for this person to change", Cavusoglu said, referring to McGurk, adding that Turkey "would not meddle in the domestic issues of another country".

In its protest against Trump's decision, Turkey's foreign minister demanded Thursday that Trump dismiss the US envoy in charge of the anti-IS coalition, Brett McGurk.

"We weren't doing anything wrong", said pro-Erdogan demonstrator Mustafa Dikilitas. "We are already telling you in advance, our rules of engagement give us this authority, we will take such a step and we won't discuss it or consult with anyone".

The PKK is considered a terror group by the US and Turkey's Western allies.



Other News

Trending Now

Ferrexpo Plc (FXPO) Insider Sells £20385.39 in Stock
Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock of Patriot National Inc (NYSE:PN) earned "Mkt Perform" rating by JMP Securities on Friday, March 10.

Iran votes in first presidential election since nuclear deal
Some 350,000 members of the security forces were deployed around the country to protect the election, state television reported. He is a leading expert on Iran and U.S. foreign policy, a businessman and president of the International American Council.

Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF)
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Axiom Securities restated a "sell" rating on shares of Cliffs Natural Resources in a research note on Tuesday, January 31st.

Rep. Justin Amash First Republican to Raise Impeachment for President Trump
First, Comey says the president asked for his loyalty. "Asking FBI to drop an investigation is obstruction of justice ". It takes a majority of the House to impeach a president and a two-thirds vote of the Senate to remove him from office.

The Hill: Four candidates interviewing for Federal Bureau of Investigation director job Saturday
Trey Gowdy , a South Carolina Republican who oversaw the House Benghazi Committee also withdrew his name from consideration. Cornyn and Gowdy likely would have faced a hard confirmation process given their partisan backgrounds.

Suns fall 2 spots, will pick 4th in NBA Draft
Who won big and who left disappointed? But they are still very much underdogs to the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers. King will probably be mocked once again a year from now, when the Celtics - again - get Brooklyn's first-round pick.

Google's Plan to Make Voice Control Work When All Devices Have Microphones
During the annual developer conference held by Google, the eighth version of the Android operating system (OS) was announced. You will be able to use the Google Assistant to send money to friends and more, you can see more details about this below.

'Nice to show our muscle' at Kansas - Blaney
Blaney's season started with a second-place finish at Daytona and he recorded two more top-10 finishes over the next four races. He was eighth at Atlanta before winning the following week at Las Vegas, then ran fourth a couple weeks later at California.

Where's the drama? Blowouts the rule in these NBA playoffs
Leonard missed the rest of the game and Golden State's comeback, then he missed the Game 2 blowout loss and may miss Game 3 . Spurs coach Gregg Popovich lambasted Pachulia, deeming the close-out "dangerous" and "unsportsmanlike". "It's fun to watch".

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs from Friday
Draisaitl scored the first playoff hat trick for the Oilers since Bill Guerin and Doug Weight did the deed against Dallas in 2000. And - perhaps even more alarmingly for the Anaheim Ducks - that lead was built without Connor McDavid even registering a point.