David Petraeus: US-Turkish relations revolve around Syria

David Petraeus: "US-Turkish relations revolve around Syria"

US want to defeat Daesh as soon as possible, which requires greater involvement in Syria

Russia#039s agreement with Turkey on mutual assistance in criminal cases ratified

Russia's agreement with Turkey on mutual assistance in criminal cases ratified

Russia’s State Duma has ratified an agreement between Russia and Turkey on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Cases and Extradition. The document was signed in Ankara on December 1, 2014. Under the agreement, the sides are …

Baku, Tbilisi and Ankara to sign memorandum on defence cooperation

Baku, Tbilisi and Ankara to sign memorandum on defence cooperation

Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria met his Turkish counterpart Fikri Işık in Brussels yesterday. At the meeting the sides agreed to sign a trilateral memorandum of cooperation in the field of …

Pre-Geneva activation

Pre-Geneva activation

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In the context of a meeting between the Syrian government and the opposition, mediated by Russia, Turkey and Iran

Intra-Syrian talks start in Astana

Intra-Syrian talks start in Astana

The plenary meeting of the intra-Syrian talks started in Astana. The session is attended by the delegations from Russia, Turkey and Iran, as well as delegations from the Syrian government and opposition. The Syrian regime …

Binali Yıldırım assures: Turkey no less safe than other countries

Binali Yıldırım assures: Turkey no less safe than other countries

Turkey is no less safe than the US or European countries, the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said at the World Tourism Forum in Istanbul. “There is no safe country in the tourism industry in any part …

Turkey#039s General Staff  says Al-Bab operation completed - media

Turkey's General Staff says Al-Bab operation completed - media

The operation to liberate the northern Syrian town of al-Bab from ISIS terrorists has been completed and Turkish troops are working to clear mines and explosives, the Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar said. Akar …

Istanbul to host 5th Turkey-Azerbaijan-Georgia business forum

Istanbul to host 5th Turkey-Azerbaijan-Georgia business forum

The fifth Turkey-Azerbaijan-Georgia business forum organized by Azerbaijan Export and Investments Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) will be held in Istanbul on February 17, the press service of Economy Ministry said. The trilateral …

Another earthquake hits Turkey#039s Canakkale

Another earthquake hits Turkey's Canakkale

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 occurred in in the Turkish province of Canakkale, Anadolu agency reported. The earthquake’s epicenter was at a depth of 12.3 kilometers in the Ayvacık district. …

Erdogan: Turkey, Russia and Iran need peaceful Syria

Erdogan: Turkey, Russia and Iran need peaceful Syria

Peaceful Syria is of historical significance for the inhabitants of the country itself as well as Turkey, Russia and Iran, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. According to him, these three countries will play an important …

Turkey supports Syria #039safe zones#039 idea

Turkey supports Syria 'safe zones' idea

Ankara supports the idea of "safe zones" in Syria and pressed the need for them to be properly funded, the Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at the inauguration of a Turkish hospital which has been built in …

Turkey to bid to host Euro 2024

Turkey to bid to host Euro 2024

Turkish Football Federation will bid to host the Euro 2024 soccer tournament, the Federation head Yildirim Demiroren said. "On this occasion we believe both as a management board and a country that we deserve …

Responsible for terrorist attack in Istanbul airport to spend more than 3000 years in prison

Responsible for terrorist attack in Istanbul airport to spend more than 3000 years in prison

People accused of involvement in a shooting-and-suicide bombing attack at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport in June will be sentenced to several life terms in prison, according to an indictment cited by the state-run Anadolu …

Turkish police detains suspected mastermind of Reina attack

Turkish police detains suspected mastermind of Reina attack

Turkish police detained one of the masterminds of the ISIS-linked attack on Reina nightclub in Istanbul, which killed 39 people on New Year's Eve. According to a statement by the public prosecutor's office in southwestern …

Turkish ice hockey team suffers 42-0 defeat against Russia

Turkish ice hockey team suffers 42-0 defeat against Russia

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At the opening game for ice hockey at the European Youth Olympic Festival 2017 (EYOF) held in Turkey's northeastern city of Erzurum, Turkey suffered a 42-0 defeat against Russia. The first period ended in a 15-0 lead for Russia as a …

Yildirim: al-Bab largely under control of Syrian rebels

Yildirim: al-Bab largely under control of Syrian rebels

Turkey-backed rebels have largely taken control of the Syrian town of al-Bab from ISIS militants, the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said in Ankara. "Al-Bab has been largely taken under control. Our …

 Turkey seeks business opportunities in Gulf nations

Turkey seeks business opportunities in Gulf nations

President Erdogan kicks off Gulf tour with stops in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Qatar

 600 people detained in Turkey in operations targeting PKK - media

600 people detained in Turkey in operations targeting PKK - media

Turkish police detained almost 600 people in operations across Turkey targeting suspects linked with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, the Anadolu news agency reported. It said senior members of the group were among the …

Turkey to update on Syrian opposition#039s participation at Astana talks

Turkey to update on Syrian opposition's participation at Astana talks

Turkey is expected to provide information on the composition of its delegation and the armed Syrian opposition's participation at the latest round of ceasefire talks in Astana, the Kazakh foreign minister Kairat …

Turkish soldier killed in Syria, four injured

Turkish soldier killed in Syria, four injured

One Turkish soldier was killed and four others were injured in clashes during the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria's al-Bab, the military said. The injured soldiers were immediately taken to a nearby hospital for …