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.
Dec 12 2013 - 13:23
Dec 11 2013 - 21:10
Today Turkish EU Affairs Minister Egemen Bağış said that Turkey's accession to the EU is interfered with by stereotypes about the country. "One of the problems Ankara faces is lack of awareness on the part of the EU about Turkey, and this barrier must be overcome", Trend quotes the minister. He also noted that the forthcoming signing of an agreement on the abolition of visas for Turkish citizens can be considered as a major step in the negotiations between Turkey and the EU.
Dec 11 2013 - 19:55
In Turkey more than 90 flights have been canceled due to snowfall. In addition to domestic flights, flights to Brussels, Venice, Hamburg, Geneva, Leipzig, Moscow, St. Petersburg and Tunisia were also canceled, Trend reports. Earlier it was reported that due to inclement weather Turkish airlines had canceled 22 domestic flights. The flights have been canceled on December 11. According to weather forecasts, adverse weather in Istanbul will continue until the end of the week.
Dec 11 2013 - 17:45
The U.S. authorities have suspended the supply through Turkey of non-lethal military equipment to the north of Syria after the capture of storehouses controlled by the Free Syrian Army implemented by the "Islamic Front" rebel group, a spokesman for the U.S. State Department said. "As a result of recent developments the U.S. has halted all the supplies of non-lethal aid to northern Syria”, ITAR-TASS quotes the source.
Dec 11 2013 - 17:42
Damage to the economy of Turkey as a result of the mass protests in the middle of this year is estimated at 18 billion lire (about $9 billion), Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. According to Erdogan, the mass protests that took place in various cities of Turkey from the end of May for three weeks of antigovernment character strongly affected the economy of the country.
Dec 11 2013 - 10:51
Lightning has hit a Turkish Airlines passenger plane flying from Istanbul to Isfahan. The crew decided to land at the Esenboga Airport, Trend reports.A similar case happened two weeks ago when another jet was flying from Istanbul to Milan.
Dec 10 2013 - 09:24
A Turkish Airlines jet flying from Istanbul to Kazan has made a forced landing. The pilot said that the plane had technical problems, Trend reports.
Dec 9 2013 - 13:14
Four Turkish soldiers kidnapped after driving tests by militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Diyarbakir Province on the evening of December 8 have been rescued by the special forces, ITR-TASS reports.The air force took part in the search mission.