May 17 2013 - 15:33
Dozens of demonstrators who gathered to protest against the Turkish government’s policy towards Syria in the wake of the weekend’s twin attacks that killed 52 in Reyhanli were raided by security forces armed with tear gas and water cannons today in Istanbul, Hürriyet Daily News reports.
May 15 2013 - 19:47
The Turkish capital Ankara has hosted the second meeting of the heads of diaspora organizations of the members of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States, the press service of the Azerbaijani State Committee for Work with the Diaspora told Trend.
May 14 2013 - 18:34
The Taliban has freed four remaining Turkish hostages, while no infornation about the Russian national abducted by the militants has been reported so far.
May 12 2013 - 10:32
The death toll from the explosions that hit the southern Turkish province of Hatay’s Reyhanli district on the Turkish-Syrian border has risen to 46, Hürriyet Daily News cites Turkish Deputy Prime Ministrer Beşir Atalay as saying today. More than 100 people were injured, 56 of whom are still being treated, the official is quoted as saying. The explosions at downtown Reyhanlı, which is hosting many Syrians fleeing the conflict in the country, occured at around 1:45 p.m. local time.
May 10 2013 - 15:20
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu is going to meet with the families of victims of the neo-Nazi Nationalist Socialist Underground group during his visit to Germany this weekend, Hürriyet Daily News cites the Turkish Foreign Ministry as saying in a statement.
May 3 2013 - 16:02
Some 500 Turks holding national flags and chanting slogans marched toward the Süleymanşah refugee camp in order to protest against clashes between Syrians and Turkish border police in the frontier district of Akçakale,
May 1 2013 - 15:41
20 protesters were arrested in Istanbul today during a leftist rally held on Taksim Square. Two policemen were injured in a fight, local TGRT TV channel reports.Protesters are now clashing with police and smashing street cafes and shops.
Apr 24 2013 - 19:05
Turkey's Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) has commemorated the 98th anniversary of the mass killing of Armenians in 1915, referring to it as “genocide.” The party also called for an official apology for the events, and suggested a parliamentary inquiry into the forced deportation of Armenians from Anatolia,