Suleyman Soylu

Death toll rises in Istanbul building collapse

Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca on Saturday said the death toll in the residential building collapse in the Turkish city of Istanbul had risen to 18, Ahval reports with a reference to the pro-government daily Sabah.  An …

Rize police chief killed in Turkey by another officer

Rize police chief Altuğ Verdi has died and two others wounded in shooting believed to have been carried out by a police officer at Rize Police Department in northeastern Turkey. Verdi was taken to the hospital in critical condition …

Turkey to take census of Syrian refugees

Turkey will take a census of Syrian refugees, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said. The minister said that the presence of Syrian refugees in Turkey is a very complex issue and should be thoroughly examined, …

Ankara to retaliate against US sanctions

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu demanded that the United States reverse its decision to impose sanctions over detention of Pastor Andrew Brunson and threatened to retaliate.  …