Turkish hacker behind cyber heists gets 8 years in U.S. prison

Turkish hacker behind cyber heists gets 8 years in U.S. prison

A Turkish hacker was sentenced to eight years in a U.S. prison on Friday for his role as one the masterminds behind three cyber attacks that enabled $55 million to be siphoned from automated teller machines globally, Reuters reported. …

Erdogan to visit Moscow and Kiev soon

Erdogan to visit Moscow and Kiev soon

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Ukraine and Russia in the near future, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at a joint briefing with the Ukrainian Foreign Minister …

 Turkish Deputy PM comments on Russia#039s airstrike against Turkish servicemen

Turkish Deputy PM comments on Russia's airstrike against Turkish servicemen

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus described the incident with the killing of three Turkish soldiers in Syria as an accident. He said it was important that Russian President Vladimir Putin …

Peskov: Putin expresses condolences over death of Turkish servicemen

Peskov: Putin expresses condolences over death of Turkish servicemen

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over an accidental Russian airstrike that had killed Turkish soldiers in Syria, the Kremlin spokesman …

 Erdogan ratifies amendments to Turkish constitution

Erdogan ratifies amendments to Turkish constitution

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ratified amendments to the country’s Constitution, according to the website of the Turkish presidential administration. Parliament approved the constitutional …

Turkish PM calls on US to extradite Gulen

Turkish PM calls on US to extradite Gulen

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim reiterated the country's demand for US cooperation on the extradition of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen in a meeting with new US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) …

Turkey delivering on its promise to resettle refugees

Turkey delivering on its promise to resettle refugees

It steps up efforts to provide larger lists of resettlement candidates

Guterres starts his first tour in Ankara

Guterres starts his first tour in Ankara

UN Secretary-general Antonio Guterres will travel to Istanbul, Turkey on Thursday where he is scheduled to hold separate meetings with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali …

Lavrov voices key issue for preservation of Syria

Lavrov voices key issue for preservation of Syria

The Kurdish issue is pivotal to preservation of the Syrian statehood, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. The minister noted that the Russian side is making efforts to establish mutual understanding between …

 Turkish Foreign Minister meets with Poroshenko

Turkish Foreign Minister meets with Poroshenko

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed bilateral cooperation, a statement on the presidential website says. "Petro Poroshenko and …

Pence and Yildirim discuss Turkish-US cooperation

Pence and Yildirim discuss Turkish-US cooperation

US Vice President Mike Pence told the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim it was a "new day" in Turkish-US relations in a phone call on Thursday to discuss cooperation in the fight against terrorism, …

CIA chief Pompeo arrives in Turkey

CIA chief Pompeo arrives in Turkey

CIA chief Mike Pompeo has arrived in Turkey to discuss the fight against the ISIS terrorist group. Pompeo — who is making his first overseas trip since taking office — is scheduled to meet with his Turkish …

Turkish police seizes 24 suicide belts in Gaziantep

Turkish police seizes 24 suicide belts in Gaziantep

Four ISIS suspects have been arrested after the discovery of 24 suicide belts in Gaziantep, Anadolu news agency reports. The alleged terrorists, who have now been detained in Turkey, are reported to have been planning a …

Azerbaijan ready to discuss new transport corridors with Turkey

Azerbaijan ready to discuss new transport corridors with Turkey

Azerbaijan has accepted Turkey's proposal to discuss the China – Europe corridor and the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars line, TRACECA National Secretary from Azerbaijan Akif Mustafayev said. Turkey proposed to …

Russian and Turkish FMs discuss Syria

Russian and Turkish FMs discuss Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed on Thursday the situation in Syria during a phone conversation, the Turkish NTV broadcaster reported, citing a …

 Turkey to hold referendum on constitution on April 16

Turkey to hold referendum on constitution on April 16

Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said the date for the referendum on whether to boost the executive branch will most likely be held on April 16.  “The claims that the president will rule the country …

 US VP Pence to speak with Yildirim

US VP Pence to speak with Yildirim

Vice President of the US Mike Pence will hold a phone conversation with the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım today. According to a statement by the White House, the two officials are expected …

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Syria

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Syria

Two Turkish soldiers were killed and 15 were slightly wounded in clashes with ISIS militants in northern Syria on Wednesday morning, Turkey's armed forces said in a written statement. Syrian rebels, supported by the Turkish …

Trump promises Erdogan to take Gulen extradition request seriously

Trump promises Erdogan to take Gulen extradition request seriously

US President Donald Trump assured the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he would take the issue of extradition of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused of staging the coup in Turkey, …

Cavusoglu names Raqqa next target of Turkish army

Cavusoglu names Raqqa next target of Turkish army

The operations to liberate the Syrian town of al-Bab had made important progress and the next target would be Raqqa, the de facto capital of ISIS, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told a news conference in the …