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  • The previously-preferred Chinese company has been dragging its feet on technology transfer.Asia-Pacific,Europe,Middle East,U.S.,China,China Precision Machinery Export-Import Corporation,Eurosam,Missile defense,NATO,Raytheon,Recep Tayyip Erdogan,Russia,Syria,Turkey,United States,Michael Lerner

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a speech in Ankara, Turkey, February 24, 2015. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
  • Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gives a press conference on February 4, 2015 after his meeting with the European parliament president at the European Parliament in Brussels. The euro held its gains on February 4 after a surge driven by growing optimism that Greece will hammer out a debt deal and avoid a possible default. AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL DUNAND

    Greece supports the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline but wants more benefits, leverage with Europe.Europe,Azerbaijan,European Union,Gazprom,Greece,natural gas,pipeline,Russia,South Stream,Southern Gas Corridor,Syriza,TANAP,TAP,Turkey,Turkish Stream,Vladimir Putin,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Feb 04, 2015, 2:30 PM EST
  • Unlike striking workers in Turkey on June 6, 2013, metal workers will not be able to strike. BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images

    Erdogan's govermment sides with employers, invoking national security to delay a strike 60 days.Middle East,Ankara,Arbitration,Collective bargaining,High Board of Arbitration,Recep Tayyip Erdogan,Soma mine,strike,Turkey,union,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Feb 03, 2015, 10:55 AM EST
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    However, given the president’s current momentum, time may be running out.Europe,Abdullah Gul,Ahmet Davutoğlu,Fethullah Gulen,Justice and Development Party (AKP),Recep Erdogan,Turkey,Lara Vergnaud

    Published Date : Dec 30, 2014, 6:47 PM EST
  • Smoke rises above buildings after Islamic State militants hit Syrian town of Kobani with a mortar fire on October 19, 2014 in Sanliurfa, Turkey.

    The U.S. military said it had air-dropped arms to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants near Kobani in what appeared to be the Pentagon's first public acknowledgment it has provided lethal aid to the rebels.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 20, 2014, 1:11 AM EDT