Ankara

Ankara hit by 3.4-magnitude earthquake

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey’s Ankara Province at 22:11 local time, according to the Turkish media. The epicenter of the quake was located in the Kahramankazan district. The outbreak lay at a depth of 7.06 …

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More then 10 injured in Ankara road accident

A passenger bus crashed in Ankara, according to preliminary data, 16 people got injured at the accident. The accident happened when the bus driver lost control, as a result of which the bus crashed into a roadside barrier and …

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Fire in Ankara hotel, 10 injured

Ten people, including two minors, were injured as a result of a fire in a hotel in Ankara. According to media reports, the fire broke out in a sauna on the first floor of the hotel, after which it spread to the upper floors. …

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 First batch of S-400 delivered to Turkey

The delivery of the Russian-made S-400 missile systems to Turkey has begun, the Turkish Defense Ministry said in a statement today. "The first batch of components has been delivered to the Murted Air Base near Ankara in …

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AK Party condemns attack against Kilicdaroglu

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) officials condemned the attack against Main Opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu and wished him a speedy recovery. …

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Turkish opposition leader attacked near Ankara

Leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Kemal Kilicdaroglu was attacked at a soldier’s funeral in Ankara before security guards led him away. Kilicdaroglu had attended a funeral …

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Belarusian president leaves for Ankara

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko is set to travel to Ankara on an official visit today upon the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. All aspects of bilateral relations and the …

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New Ankara mayor takes office

Newly elected head of the municipality of Turkey’s Ankara city from the Republican People’s Party Mansur Yavas has taken office. Yavas received his certificate of election today from Turkey's Supreme …

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 Fire in Ankara building claims lives of five workers

Five people have died and 11 others have been injured in a fire that broke out this morning at a three-story building in the Altındağ district of Ankara, officials said. A large number of ambulances, firefighters and National Medical …

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Raids on FETO suspects underway in Turkey

Turkish security forces arrested 45 suspects, including serving soldiers, for their suspected links to Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), a security source said. Earlier, the Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office in Ankara issued …

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 Erdogan promises to build new canal in Ankara

A new canal with a length of 9.2 kilometers will be built in Ankara, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. He recalled that the Justice and Development ruling party pays close attention to the development of …

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Ankara holds rally in support of Maduro

A group of Turkish people on Saturday took to the streets in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Anadolu agency reports.  The demonstration was organized by Ankara Platform for the Freedom of Religion and the crowd met in …

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Forty-eight military pilots detained in Ankara

Turkish police detained 48 air force pilots in Ankara in an anti-terror investigation into the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO). Four lieutenants, three colonels and four majors are among the detainees. The pilots are …

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