Istanbul nightclub attack suspect captured

Istanbul nightclub attack suspect captured

Turkish police have arrested the main suspect in the New Year's Eve attack on an exclusive nightclub in Istanbul after a huge manhunt. Abdulkadir Masharipov (Ebu Muhammed Horasani) is believed to have mounted the …

Turkish parliament adopts constitutional reform in first round

Turkish parliament adopts constitutional reform in first round

Turkey's parliament has voted in favor in a first round ballot on a constitutional bill that will extend President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers. …

Colonels detained in Cyprus for links to FETO

Colonels detained in Cyprus for links to FETO

Nine Turkish army colonels have been detained in Nicosia, capital of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, as part of the ongoing operation against the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ), military sources said on Sunday. Two …

Two earthquakes hit Turkey#039s Canakkale province

Two earthquakes hit Turkey's Canakkale province

Two consecutive earthquakes occured in Turkey's Canakkale province this night. Their magnitude was 4.7 points at 01:38 and 3.2 points at 01:42. …

9 injured after blast at fireworks factory in Turkey#039s Cankiri

9 injured after blast at fireworks factory in Turkey's Cankiri

A blast occured at the fireworks factory in Turkish province of Cankiri. Nine factory workers were injured as a result, they were taken to the hospital. …

Rosatom returned in 2016 to active work on construction Akkuyu NPP in Turkey

Rosatom returned in 2016 to active work on construction Akkuyu NPP in Turkey

Russian nuclear state corporation Rosatom returned in 2016 to active work the project of construction the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey, Rosatom’s CEO Alexey Likhachev said on Saturday. …

Russia invites Trump administration to Syria talks

Russia invites Trump administration to Syria talks

Russia has invited the incoming Trump administration to Syrian peace talks it is sponsoring this month with Turkey and Iran, part of a process from which President Barack Obama's administration has been excluded. U.S. participation, …

2016 border security measures in Turkey includes 330 km of walls

2016 border security measures in Turkey includes 330 km of walls

Turkey last year erected 330 kilometers (205 miles) of walls along its borders with Syria and Iraq to fight illegal crossings, the Turkish military said Saturday. According to a Turkish General Staff press statement on border incidents …

Turkey neutralizes over 2,000 terrorists in Syria

Turkey neutralizes over 2,000 terrorists in Syria

The Turkish Armed Forces have neutralized 2,085 terrorists in northern Syria since the start of the “Euphrates Shield” operation, says a message on the website of the Turkish General Staff, Trend reports. Of them, 1,775 were …

Iran unhappy over Russia#039s and Turkey#039s rapprochement on Syria

Iran unhappy over Russia's and Turkey's rapprochement on Syria

Iran is concerned about Russia's and Turkey's rapprochement on the Syrian issue, a source in the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs who wished to remain anonymous said. According to him, after the crisis with Russian Su-24 was …

2 soldiers killed, 2 injured in anti-terror operations against PKK

2 soldiers killed, 2 injured in anti-terror operations against PKK

Two soldiers were killed; two others were injured during counter-terror operations against the PKK terrorists in eastern Bitlis province on Saturday, Daily Sabah reports. According to a statement released by the Bitlis Governorate, two …

Municipalities launch caigns to help Istanbul#039s stray cats survive winter

Municipalities launch campaigns to help Istanbul's stray cats survive winter

As Istanbul have experienced the coldest days for almost 10 years, municipalities have already started to launch campaigns to protect the city's famous stray cats from freezing weather. Local jurisdictions have increased their …

Building collapses in Istanbul - media

Building collapses in Istanbul - media

An empty building collapsed in Istanbul's Zeytinburnu district on Friday, killing at least one pedestrian while injuring five others. Zeytinburnu District Governor Ali Taşkın Balaban said that one person was killed in the …

Worker killed due to explosion at plant in Turkey (VIDEO)

Worker killed due to explosion at plant in Turkey (VIDEO)

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One worker was killed and 15 were injured due to an explosion at a factory in the Marmara province of Kocaeli. The explosion occurred in a steel pit at a rolling plant in an industrial site in the province’s Dilovasi district at …

Erdogan and Rouhani discuss regional issues

Erdogan and Rouhani discuss regional issues

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan exchanged views on a range of issues, including the latest developments in Syria and the demise of the former Iranian president …

Cavusoglu to pay visit to Israel

Cavusoglu to pay visit to Israel

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will pay a visit to Israel. According to a source in the Turkish Foreign Ministry, his visit is scheduled for the late January - early February. He also …

Sharp Fall in Asylum Seekers

Sharp Fall in Asylum Seekers

The closed Balkan route and the E.U.-Turkey migration deal significantly helped stem the flow of migrants

Turkey-Russia relations will not affect NATO ties

Turkey-Russia relations will not affect NATO ties

Turkish defense minister says NATO should fulfill its commitments to Turkey

Turkey#039s parliament approves key articles of presidential system reform

Turkey's parliament approves key articles of presidential system reform

Turkey's parliament approved key articles of a constitutional reform overnight which would allow the president to be a member of a political party and issue decrees, bringing a step closer the executive presidency sought …

Russia, Turkey agree to coordinate airstrikes against terrorists in Syria

Russia, Turkey agree to coordinate airstrikes against terrorists in Syria

Russian and Turkish military officials on Thursday agreed to coordinate airstrikes against terrorist targets in Syria and signed a memorandum on combat flight safety during missions in Syrian airspace, the Russian Defense Ministry said, Sputnik …