Orhan Coskun

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5 Nov 2018 | 6:40 PM

Saudis sent "clean-up" team to Turkey after Khashoggi killing, official says

ANKARA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia sent a two-man "clean-up team" to erase evidence of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing a week after he disappeared at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, a Turkish official said on Monday, calling it a sign top Saudi officials knew of the crime.

20 Oct 2018 | 7:57 PM

Investigators likely to discover what happened to Khashoggi body 'before long' - Turkish official

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish investigators are likely to find out what happened to the body of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi "before long", a senior Turkish official said on Saturday.

19 Oct 2018 | 5:31 AM

Turkish police search forest, coastal city for journalist's remains - sources

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish police are searching a forest on the outskirts of Istanbul and a city near the Sea of Marmara for remains of a Saudi dissident journalist who disappeared two weeks ago after entering the Saudi consulate, two Turkish officials said.

17 Oct 2018 | 9:21 PM

Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead; Turkey searches for remains

WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he presumes missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and that the U.S. response to Saudi Arabia will likely be "very severe" but that he still wanted to get to the bottom of what exactly happened.

10 Oct 2018 | 10:35 PM

Apple Watch, hired jet, mystery vehicle figure in search for missing Saudi dissident

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Jamal Khashoggi believed he was safe in Turkey.

6 Oct 2018 | 11:10 PM

Erdogan says closely following case of missing Saudi journalist

ANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was closely following the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after Turkish officials said they believed he had been killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

4 Oct 2018 | 8:52 AM

Turkish, Saudi officials diverge on whereabouts of prominent Saudi journalist

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Turkish and Saudi authorities gave conflicting accounts on Wednesday about the whereabouts of Saudi commentator Jamal Khashoggi, who moved to Washington last year fearing retribution for his views and has not been seen nearly 30 hours after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

13 Sep 2018 | 1:11 AM

Turkey reinforces military in Syria's Idlib after ceasefire call fails

ANKARA/AMMAN (Reuters) - Turkey is reinforcing its military posts inside Syria's rebel-held province of Idlib, Turkish and Syrian rebels sources say, seeking to deter a government offensive which it says would unleash a humanitarian disaster on its border.

23 Aug 2018 | 6:26 AM

Exclusive - U.S. disregard for Turkish legal process 'unacceptable': Erdogan spokesman

ANKARA (Reuters) - The spokesman for President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday slammed what he said was the United States' disregard for Turkey's legal process, adding Washington had made arbitrary comments and demands in the case of a detained pastor.

23 Aug 2018 | 6:16 AM

Exclusive - Bolton remarks proof U.S. targeting Turkey in economic war: Erdogan spokesman

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Wednesday remarks by the U.S. National Security Adviser regarding Turkey's economic situation were proof that the U.S. administration is targeting a NATO ally as part of an economic war.