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  • US missions in Turkey halt visa services over security concerns

    US consulates in Turkey indefinitely halted all non-immigrant visa services on Sunday, the American embassy said, after one of the mission's Turkish staffers was arrested in the latest dispute between the Nato allies...

    The embassy said “recent events” had forced the US government to reassess Turkey's “commitment” to the security of US mission services and personnel in the country...

  • US missions in Turkey halt all non-immigrant visa services

    ANKARA: US consulates in Turkey indefinitely halted all non-immigrant visa services on Sunday, the American embassy said, after one of the mission’s Turkish staffers was arrested in the latest dispute between the Nato allies...

    The embassy said “recent events” had forced the US government to reassess Turkey’s “commitment” to the security of US mission services and personnel in the country...

  • Turkey hopes US will review decision to halt visa services

    Turkey's justice minister on Monday said he hoped the United States (US) would “review” its decision to suspend most visa services for Turkish citizens following the arrest of a US consulate employee in Istanbul that has deepened tensions between the two Nato allies...

    Reports say the employee is a Turkish citizen, and the prosecutor's office said his wife and child had also been detained for questioning...

  • Turkey, US discuss visa crisis in phone talks

    ANKARA: Turkey’s top diplomat and his American counterpart on Wednesday discussed the reciprocal suspension of visa services, in their first talks since the eruption of one of the worst crises between Washington and Ankara in years...

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke by telephone with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and they “discussed the mutual suspensions of visa services”, state-run Anadolu news agency reported,...

  • Turkey says will not submit to US ‘impositions’ in visa crisis

    ANKARA: Turkey’s foreign minister said on Wed­nesday Ankara would not submit to “impositions” from the United States to resolve a feud which has seen the two Nato allies stop issuing visas to each other’s citizens...

    However, President Tay­yip Erdogan’s spokesman struck a more positive tone, saying he expected the crisis to be resolved soon following the arrival in Turkey of a US delegation for talks on repairing bilateral ties... ...

  • Anxious Merkel warns Turkey over rights, visa-free travel

    ISTANBUL: German Chancellor Angela Merkel told President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday of her “deep concern” over the state of democracy in Turkey and voiced doubt that a plan to offer Turks visa-free travel to the EU would be implemented on time...

    The German leader took aim at a law that critics believe is aimed at evicting pro-Kurdish lawmakers from parliament and stressed to Erdogan that a democracy needed “an independent...

  • Erdogan says Turkey parliament will block EU migrant deal if no visa-free travel

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned the European Union that the Turkish parliament would block laws related to the landmark deal to stem the flow of migrants to Europe if Ankara was not granted its key demand of visa-free travel...

    The stark and unexpected warning from Erdogan came amid spiralling tensions between the Turkish strongman and the bloc over a string of issues ranging from existing accords and human rights as...

  • Visa-free travel could solve Turkey’s ‘Kurdish problem’

    Just why is the Sultan of Turkey so impatient to get hold of that visa-free EU travel for his people to visit Schengen Europe? If the EU doesn’t jump to it, he orated last week, the Turkish parliament would scupper the whole deal and — for this was the implication — let that army of Arab refugees set sail again across the Aegean for Greece...

    3bn) Turkey was promised?What few Europeans asked, however, was whether this travel stuff...

  • Give us EU visa freedom in Oct or abandon migrant deal, says Turkey

    BERLIN: The European Union should grant Turks visa-free travel in October or the migrant deal that involves Turkey stemming the flow of illegal migrants to the bloc should be put aside, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told a German newspaper...

    Asked whether hundreds of thousands of refugees in Turkey would head to Europe if the EU did not grant Turks visa freedom from October, he told Bild newspaper's Monday edition: “I don't want...

  • New Turkey visa law leaves 400 Syrians stranded in Beirut

    BEIRUT: Nearly 400 Syrians heading to Turkey via Lebanon spent the night at Beirut airport after new Turkish visa regulations left them stranded, authorities said on Friday...

    The group arrived in Beirut from Syria on Thursday, and had been set to board two Turkish planes for Istanbul, a security source told AFP...

  • US, Turkey put end to visa spat

    WASHINGTON: The United States and Turkey on Thursday turned the page on a visa crisis triggered nearly three months ago by the arrest of a staff member at the American mission in Ankara, but relations between the Nato allies remain tense...

    The two sides announced the resumption of full visa services for each other’s citizens, but their statements revealed lingering misgivings between the countries, who are partners in the fight...

  • Tribesmen asked to get visa for visiting Afghanistan

    LANDI KOTAL: The Khyber Agency political administration and Frontier Corps (Khyber Rifles) have issued notices to local residents, making it compulsory for them to acquire passport and visa for travelling to Afghanistan and coming back to Pakistan via Torkham border...

    “On the orders of assistant political agent and Khyber Rifles commandant, all Pakistanis are here by informed that no Pakistani national would be allowed to go to...

  • Jamrud traders without visa denied entry to Afghanistan

    LANDI KOTAL: Border guards at the Torkham border on Saturday stopped small-time Jamrud traders from crossing into Afghanistan for not having Afghan visa stamped on their passports...

    Sources said that a number of auto-parts dealers crossed the Torkham border into Afghanistan twice a week in connection with their business while carrying along their Pakistani passport and Computerised National Identity Card as per official requirement...

  • Pakistan, Turkey to work for peace in Afghanistan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Turkey on Tuesday vowed to work together for peace and stability in Afgha­nistan, said the Foreign Office here at the conclusion of Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif’s visit to Ankara...

    Mr Asif was in Turkey on the third leg of his outreach for consultations with like-minded countries in the region in the aftermath of the announcement of the new US policy on Afghanis­tan and South Asia...

  • Pakistan v Afghanistan: Afghanistan win the toss, opt to bat first

    Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan has won the toss and decided to bat first against Pakistan in their Asia Cup 2018 Super Four match in Abu Dhabi...

    Pakistan: 1 Imam-ul-Haq, 1 Fakhar Zaman, 3 Babar Azam, 4 Shoaib Malik, 5 Sarfraz Ahmed (capt, wk), 6 Asif Ali, 7 Haris Sohail, 8 Mohammad Nawaz, 9 Hasan Ali, 10 Usman Khan, 11 Shaheen AfridiAfghanistan: 1 Mohammad Shahzad (wk), 2 Ihsanullah Janat, 3 Rahmat Shah, 4 Hashmatullah Shahidi, 5...

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