Oct 20 2014 - 09:38
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmed Davutoglu said that Turkey could have been in a much worse condition than Syria if it were destabilised. He emphasized that the government was doing all it could to enforce stability in the country, Trend reports.
Oct 19 2014 - 14:42
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned the United States against providing Kurdish troops fighting against the Islamic State with arms, Associated Press reports.
Oct 18 2014 - 20:31
The leaders of Turkey's opposition parties have slammed an Istanbul prosecutor's decision to abort the massive corruption investigation that has been dogging the government for months,
Oct 18 2014 - 15:12
New US ambassador to Turkey John Bass arrived in the Turkish capital of Ankara today, RIA Novosti reports. Right after his arrival the diplomat held a press briefing, during which he noted that the United States and Turkey "are long-term strategic partners."
Oct 18 2014 - 13:49
An informed diplomatic source in Tehran has denied reports that Iranian Ambassador to Turkey Alireza Bigdeli has been summoned by the country’s Foreign Ministry, Iran's state-run media outlet Press TV reports on Saturday.
Oct 17 2014 - 20:56
The Istanbul prosecutor has decided not to proceed against 53 graft suspects, among them former ministers' sons, ex-manager of Halkbank and an Iranian-Azeri businessman. With this decision, the final part of a scandal that has been dogging President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's inner circle since late 2013 has been buried, while the snail-paced parliamentary inquiry continues,
Oct 17 2014 - 19:28
The Turkish Foreign Ministry has summoned Iranian Ambassador to Turkey Alireza Bigdeli over several statements from Iranian officials criticizing policies of Ankara on Syria,
Oct 17 2014 - 08:27
Major-General Walter Piatt, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army in Europe, said that Turkey can stop potential infiltration of ISIS from Syria without NATO assistance, TASS reports.The general clarified that the Turkish government had a similar opinion. In his words, Turkey asked the NATO to help control the Turkish-Syrian border.