Turkey ends missile deal talks with China
Middle East

Turkey ends missile deal talks with China

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says Turkey has ended negotiations with China on building a missile defense system. The Anadolu Agency, citing unnamed officials, said Sunday that Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu decided to abandon the missile tender over the possibility that Turkey may construct its own “national” defense system. The deal with … Continue reading

Product-labeling plan by Europe deepens Israel’s isolation
Middle East

Product-labeling plan by Europe deepens Israel’s isolation

JERUSALEM (AP) — The European Union’s decision Wednesday to start labeling Israeli products made in the West Bank delivered a resounding show of international disapproval over Israel’s expansion of Jewish settlements and raised the pressure on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to renew peace efforts with the Palestinians. Israel condemned the measure as unfair and discriminatory, … Continue reading