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Road accident in Turkey kills 8 people

A passenger bus has overturned in Turkey’s Afyonkarahisar province, local media reported. As a result of the accident, eight people were killed and 28 people were injured. It was reported that the accident took place …

Forest fire breaks out in Turkey's Antalya

A forest fire has broken out in Turkey’s Antalya province. Fire helicopters, as well as fire brigades are involved in localizing and extinguishing the fire, Turkish media reported. The cause of the fire is not yet …

Erdoğan-Putin to meet in Sochi for Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will meet on Sept.17 in Black Sea resort of Sochi in Russia and discuss developments …

Police detain 4 IS members in Ankara

Four members of the “Islamic State” (IS) terrorist group have been detained during a special operation carried out by police in Ankara, the police said in a message Sept. 14, Trend reports. Work is underway to detain another …

Turkey appoints new ambassadors

Turkey's Foreign Ministry appointed new ambassadors to Russia and some European and Latin American countries, a diplomatic source said on Thursday, Anadolu agency reported. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called …

Forest fire breaks out in Turkish province

A forest fire has broken out in Iskenderun district of Turkey’s Hatay province, Trend reported citing Turkish media. The fire covered a forest area of five hectares. The work is underway to localize the fire. Fire …

Kazakh president to visit Turkey on Thursday

Kazakh president will pay an official visit to Turkey on Thursday, according to Kazakh presidential sources, Anadolu agency reported. Nursultan Nazarbayev will meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan …

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks Turkey’s Antalya

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake rocked the Antalya province on the southwestern Mediterranean coast of Turkey on Wednesday, according to Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency, Yeni Safak reported. Theearthquake hit the …

Shooting in Istanbul: people wounded

Three people have been injured as a result of the shooting in Istanbul's Beylikduzu district, Trend reported citing Turkish media. The shooting has taken place between two groups of unknown people. Other details of the incident have …