6 die in car crash in Turkey
A bus crashed killing six people and injuring twelve in the Turkish province of Tokat, Trend reports.
The surviving victims were taken to the nearest hospital.
Apr 18 2015 - 19:31
Terrorists from Germany and Turkey have been arrested in Greece.
Apr 17 2015 - 19:43
Ferhat Yildiz has been sentenced to 11 years and 8 months of jail for plotting the assassination of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (the then prime minister) in May 2014, RIA Novosti reports. Yildiz was planning to shoot Erdogan with an improvised pistol in the Sultangazi District of Istanbul during an event of the ruling Justice and Development Party. His gun did not shoot when he approached the prime minister and pulled the trigger. Prosecutors had demanded 20 years of imprisonment for Ferhat Yildiz.
Apr 17 2015 - 15:56
An aircraft of Turkish Airlines, flying from Istanbul to Basel, has returned due to the threat of a terrorist attack.This is the second time in April that Turkish Airlines has made an emergency landing due to the threat of a terrorist attack.A plane of Turkish Airlines, flying on the Istanbul-Lisbon route in early April, had to return to the departure airport due to information received about an explosive device on board.
Apr 17 2015 - 11:33
Turkey's intelligence service prevented a series of terrorist attacks, which the far-left Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) planned to carry out in Turkey.
Apr 16 2015 - 16:00
Turkish Airlines announced that it has cancelled all flights to Yemen until June 1."Flights to Aden and Sana'a are suspended until June 1," RIA Novosti cited the message.
Apr 16 2015 - 12:02
Sea voyages have been cancelled in Istanbul due to the dense fog.No information has been provided about the postponement date of the voyages, Trend reports.
Apr 16 2015 - 11:13
The European Parliament's resolution, calling on Turkey to recognize the 'Armenian genocide', has the potential to harm relations between Ankara and Brussels, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said.
Apr 16 2015 - 10:41
The European Parliament adopted a resolution which declared the 24th of April as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day.