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Four workers killed in Istanbul factory fire

Four foreign national workers were killed June 22 in a factory fire in Istanbul, Istanbul's governorship said in a statement, Hurriyet Daily News reports. The fire broke out at a factory that produces …

 U.S. may impose new sanctions on Turkey in July - media

The U.S. administration is weighing three sanctions packages to punish Turkey over its purchases of the Russian S-400 missile-defense system. According to the sources, the U.S. could impose sanctions as early as July, the soonest Turkey …

 Shoigu and Akar discuss situation in Idlib

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar held telephone talks, the Turkish defense ministry said. The parties discussed issues of regional security, …

 Turkey's Ayvacik hit by 4.1-magnitude earthquake

A 4.1-magnitude earthquake struck the city of Ayvacik in Turkey’s Canakkale Province. The outbreak lay at a depth of 6 kilometers. Tremors were also felt in the neighboring provinces, the Turkish media reported. …