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 …

Zakharova: Russia hopes those responsible for death of Karlov to be punished

Zakharova: Russia hopes those responsible for death of Karlov to be punished

Russia hopes that all those responsible for the killing of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, will be identified and brought to justice, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova …

Should Turkey expect early parliamentary elections again?

Should Turkey expect early parliamentary elections again?

Turkey may hold elections if a constitutional reform package expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers is not approved by parliament, an AKP lawmaker and head of parliament's constitutional …

Turkey to offer citizenship to investors and foreigners who buy property

Turkey to offer citizenship to investors and foreigners who buy property

Turkey will grant citizenship to foreigners who buy properties worth at least $1 million and invest a minimum of $2 million or deposit at least $3 million in a bank account for more than three years, according to a revised decree that was …

Russia and Turkey establish economic cooperation

Russia and Turkey establish economic cooperation

Russia and Turkey are normalizing relations, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexey Meshkov told journalists on the sidelines of the Gaidar Forum. "We are developing constructive cooperation with Turkey. …

 Turkey urges US to stop support extremists

Turkey urges US to stop support extremists

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin lashed out at the US military after it re-tweeted a statement by a Kurdish-dominated alliance it backs in Syria saying it had no links to Kurdish militants …

Russian ambassador’s assassin to be buried in paupers’ cemetery - media

Russian ambassador’s assassin to be buried in paupers’ cemetery - media

The assassin of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Mevlut Mert Altintas will be buried in a paupers’ cemetery in Ankara, APA reported with reference to the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet.   According to …

Turkish deputies brawl during debate in parliament

Turkish deputies brawl during debate in parliament

Scuffles have broken out at Turkey’s parliament amid debates over a controversial bill on constitutional amendments, which would expand the powers of the president. Turkish lawmakers got engaged in physical violence, pushing each …

Turkish parliament approves reduction of president#039s term

Turkish parliament approves reduction of president's term

The Turkish parliament's General Assembly accepted the fourth article, proposed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party), local media reports. The article dictates that the presidential elections and general elections …