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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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Dozens injured as bus overturns in Ankara

A  passenger bus has overturned in Ankara due to snowfall, Turkish media reported. According to preliminary information, three people were killed and 20 people received various injuries, Haberturk reported. It …

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Twenty injured in fatal bus accident in Turkey

A passenger bus collided with a truck in Turkey’s Yozgat province, the Turkish media reported. According to the preliminary data, one person was killed and 20 people were injured as a result of the crash. The injured …

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Rouhani arrives in Ankara for talks

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in the Turkish capital Ankara yesterday evening to meet officials. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Rouhani will attend the 5th Meeting of the …

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 Death toll from train crash in Ankara increases

Nine people were killed and 48 injured after a high-speed train crashed into a locomotive in Ankara, Turkish Transport Minister Cahit Turhan said, adding that three of those killed were operators of the train.  …

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