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Michael Flynn.

Michael Flynn’s lawyers cite ‘misunderstanding,’ say he is not joining a new lobbying firm

In addition to drawing scrutiny over his Russia ties, former national security adviser Michael Flynn was also under a separate FBI investigation over his lobbying work for the Turkish government.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.

The Turkish lira jumps after Erdogan’s election victory

The Turkish lira climbed on Monday following news of another election victory for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a parliamentary majority for an alliance led by his party.
How Turkey celebrated its first F-35.

Turkey held a bizarre ceremony to celebrate its F-35s — but it might not even get them

If Turkey owns the F-35 and a Russian air defense system, it could blunt a key NATO advantage over Russia: the next-generation capabilities of the most expensive weapons system every built.

The Turkish lira is rallying after its central bank hiked rates to 17.75%

The Turkish lira rose against the dollar Thursday as the country's central bank hiked rates more than expected to 17.75%.
Migrants try to stay afloat after falling off their rubber dinghy during a rescue operation by the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship in the central Mediterranean in international waters some 15 nautical miles off the coast of Zawiya in Libya, April 14, 2017.

At least 44 migrants drowned off the coasts of Tunisia and Turkey

At least 1,178 migrants have died worldwide in 2018 through May 28.
Israel's first F-35A Lightning II fighter jet is revealed during a ceremony.

The US denied Turkey F-35 sales — and now it may turn to Russia in a nightmare for NATO

If Turkey owned the F-35 and the S-400, it would give Russia a window into NATO's missile defense network and the F-35's next-generation capabilities.
Turkish President Erdogan speaks during a meeting of the ruling AK Party in Ankara

The Turkish lira is plunging after an emergency rate hike

The Turkish lira continued sinking early Thursday as investors blew off an emergency interest rate hike.
Turkish President Erdogan greets his supporters during a ceremony in Istanbul

The Turkish lira is in ‘complete freefall’ amid concerns of Erdogan’s influence on its central bank

The Turkish lira plummeted to a record low versus the US dollar Tuesday as investors pull cash out of the country ahead of a presidential election next month.
US mechanized infantry troops at an official opening ceremony for joint US-Georgian exercise Noble Partner 2015 at the Vaziani training area outside Tbilisi, Georgia, May 11, 2015.

These are the 15 countries with the most troops ready to fight right now

Head-to-head comparisons of countries' armed forces have to compensate for a variety of factors, but the number of troops a country can commit to combat right away is a key factor in its military strength.