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Georgian PM pays official visit to Ankara

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia arrived in Turkey today, according to the Georgian Prime Minister’s press service. High-level meetings are planned in Ankara within the visit, Sputnik Georgia …

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Russian and Turkish military discuss joint plans in Syria

Russian and Turkish military officials met in Ankara yesterday to discuss joint plans in Syria under agreements reached during earlier talks between the leaders of the two states, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense said in a statement. …

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Bus rams into bus stop in Ankara: three killed

Three people were killed and at least three were injured today in Turkey when a public bus rammed into a bus stop in Ankara’s Mamak district. The accident happened at 2:00 p.m. local time in front of a mosque in Mamak. Many …

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Ankara hit by 3.5-magnitude earthquake

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey’s Ankara Province at 21:42 local time, according to the Turkish media. The epicenter of the quake was located in the Yenimahalle district. The outbreak lay at a depth of 7 …

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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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Ex-head of Ankara Intelligence Department detained

Former head of the Intelligence Department of Ankara Sabri Uzun was detained in Turkey. According to the news reports, he is accused of supporting and promoting terrorism.  Other details of the operation …

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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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