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What will Putin and Erdogan discuss in Ankara?

Syria and Jerusalem will be the main topics of today's talks between Russian and Turkish Presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, the deputy head of the Council of the Russian Diplomats Association, Andrey Baklanov, and …

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 Gulen's nephew detained in Ankara - media

Turkey's police detained 47 Gulenist Terror Group (FETO) suspects, including U.S.-based leader Fetullah Gulen's nephew, Salman Gulen, in operations targeting the group's 'Gaybubet' houses used as hideouts …

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 Jordan’s King to visit Ankara tomorrow

Jordan’s King Abdullah II will visit Turkey's Ankara on December 6 on an invitation from the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The king's visit will mark the 70th anniversary …

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Lapis Lazuli to provide incentive to develop region

Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey signed a major international trade and transport corridor deal on the sidelines of the 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA-VII) in Ashgabat, which was …

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More than 100 ISIS suspects detained in Anakra

A total of 101 ISIS terror suspects were arrested in Ankara today, according to police sources. Ankara Police Department's anti-terrorism branch launched an operation with the participation of 1,500 officers after arrest warrants …

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Mustafa Tuna becomes new Ankara mayor

Mustafa Tuna has been elected as the new mayor of Ankara, as the former mayor Melih Gökçek recently resigned. The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) announced on Nov. 5 that its …

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Ankara Mayor Melih Gökçek officially resigns

Melih Gökçek, the mayor of Turkey's capital Ankara, has announced his resignation on Saturday after serving for 23 years, amid the rejuvenation bid in the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) prior to …

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Turkey arrests 49 IS-linked suspects in Ankara

Turkey on Saturday arrested 49 suspects linked to Islamic State organization in the capital Ankara, according to police officials, the Peninsula Qatar reports. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions …

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Turkey and Greece to mull regional issues

Greek Foreign Minister Nikolaos Kotzias will visit Ankara on October 24. Kotzias is expected to meet his Turkish counterpart Melvut Cavusoglu in Ankara, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said. The …

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Yildirim urges Ankara mayor to resign

Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim urged Mayor of Ankara Ibrahim Melih Gokcek to resign. The PM also expressed hope that Gokcek fulfills the government’s demand, Turkish media outlets …

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Will Ankara mayor resign?

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party rejected claims about resignation of long-time mayor of capital Ankara, Melih Gokcek.   "None of the media reports about the resignation of …

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Gunman opens fire on people inside car in Ankara

Nine people were injured after a gunman opened fire on people sitting inside his car in Turkish capital Ankara on late Sunday, Daily Sabah reports. The attacker targeted a group of people sitting on a roadside in Ankara's Şenlik …

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 Five dead in bus crash in central Turkey

At least five people died, many others were injured in a bus accident in Eskişehir-Ankara highway in Turkey early Thursday. The accident reportedly took place when the bus crashed into a pier on the highway. The cause of the …

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Iranian chief of staff arrives in Ankara today

Iranian Chief of Staff Gen. Mohammad Hossein Bagheri will arrive in Ankara today to meet Turkish officials amid efforts to bring the two sides to a common understanding to collaborate on the Syrian and Iraqi crises despite some …

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 Four dead in bus crash on Ankara-Konya highway

At least four people have been killed and many have been injured after a bus crashed on the Ankara-Konya highway early Monday. According to reports, the crash took place after the driver lost control of the vehicle and rolled over. …

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