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Passenger plane skids off runway in Turkey's Trabzon

A Trabzon-bound passenger plane from Ankara dangerously skid off the runway as it was landing at Trabzon Airport, Yeni Şafak reports. The Pegasus plane, which had 162 passengers on board, was left dangling precariously off a …

Plane skids off runway in northern Turkey

An airplane on Jan. 14 has skidded off the runway after landing in the Black Sea province of Trabzon, causing panic among passengers aboard, Hurriyet Daily News reported citing Anadolu Agency. All 162 passengers and crew on board were …

Turkey against 'privileged partnership' with EU

Turkey will not accept a "privileged partnership" with the EU, the country's EU Minister Omer Celik has said, Anadolu Agency reports. "If we are offered a privileged partnership, we will not even consider it, and …

 Turkey to establish new ministry - media

Turkey may establish a car manufacturing ministry, local media outlets reported. The  ministry will be created within the framework of the program for the creation of Turkish cars. It will control the production of domestically …

 Ankara reveals number of terrorists killed last year

Turkey's Armed Forces killed 7016 terrorists in 2017, according to the annual report on the country's fight against terrorism. According to the report, 7016 terrorists were killed last year in security operations, of whom …

Turkey sets up refugee tent camp in Syria's Idlib

A Turkish aid agency set up an accommodation center in Syria's northern Idlib countryside for Syrians fleeing ongoing violence and airstrikes in eastern Hama, a foundation official said. The Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH), one …

ISIS 'agriculture minister' arrested in Turkey

ISIS co-called agriculture minister was arrested today during an anti-terror operation across Turkey, local media reported. Ten ISIS terror suspects were arrested in  counter-terrorism operation in Turkey's Kayseri …

Turkey warns its citizens against travelling in US

Turkey's Foreign Ministry has warned its citizens against travel to the United States, saying they face the risk of arbitrary arrest and should take precautions if they do decide to travel. "Turkish citizens traveling to …

Nine Iraqi nationals die in Turkey road accident

Nine people have been killed and 28 have been wounded in a bus accident in the southeastern district of Silopi in Sirnak. The bus carrying Iraqi nationals had been moving from Turkey to Iraq, the Dogan News Agency reported. …