Parliament Speaker Ismail Kahraman taken to intensive care

Parliament Speaker Ismail Kahraman taken to intensive care

Turkish Parliament Speaker Ismail Kahraman was taken back to an intensive care unit at hospital in the Turkish capital Ankara on Jan. 9 after undergoing an operation. The Parliament Speaker’s Office has issued a …

Bosphorus closed in Turkey

Bosphorus closed in Turkey

Heavy snowfall in Istanbul paralysed traffic for a third straight day Monday with the Bosphorus closed to shipping traffic and hundreds of flights cancelled again. With freezing temperatures and heavy winds, the Bosphorus, one of …

380 flights canceled in Istanbul

380 flights canceled in Istanbul

The Turkish Airlines put off 380 international and domestic flights from Ataturk Airport and Sabiha Gökçen Airport because of heavy snow, the company said. Meanwhile, Istanbul’s Bosphorus was closed to all …

 Turkish army kills 48 ISIS militants in Syria

Turkish army kills 48 ISIS militants in Syria

Turkish-led air and ground operations in Syria killed 48 ISIS militants on Sunday while Turkish warplanes destroyed 23 buildings and shelters used by the jihadists, Turkey's armed forces said in a statement on Monday. "Turkish …

Turkish Airlines cancels all domestic flights due to heavy snowfall

Turkish Airlines cancels all domestic flights due to heavy snowfall

Turkish Airlines has announced the cancelation of all domestic flights scheduled until 5 p.m. on Jan. 8 due to heavy snowfall in Turkey, Hurriyet news agency reported. Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport remains crowded due …

Turkish Energy Minister says US hackers attack country’s power network

Turkish Energy Minister says US hackers attack country’s power network

Turkey’s Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak said that the country’s power supply network has been recently subject to intense cyber-attacks, which are supposed to be conducted from the US, TASS …

Turkish media name perpetrator of NYE nightclub massacre

Turkish media name perpetrator of NYE nightclub massacre

Turkish police has released the name of the Islamic State terrorist behind the deadly New Year shooting at the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, local media report. Turkey’s most wanted, known so far under his alias, has been named as …

Azerbaijan-based PASHA Bank to enter SME market

Azerbaijan-based PASHA Bank to enter SME market

The bank plans to provide finances for SMEs

Snow causes nearly 400 flight cancellations in Istanbul

Snow causes nearly 400 flight cancellations in Istanbul

As a weekend of snowstorms prepares to grip Istanbul, a total of 395 flights have already been cancelled at Istanbul's Atatürk and Sabiha Gökçen Airports, affecting many passengers' weekend plans, Daily Sabah writes. …

Russia and Turkey’s Iran problem in Syria

Russia and Turkey’s Iran problem in Syria

Iran bristles at the burgeoning Russia-Turkish alliance suspicious of being squeezed out of its winnings in Syria

Turkey could become strategic mediator between East and West

"Turkey could become strategic mediator between East and West"

German political scientist Heiko Langner believes

School bus accident in central Turkey kills 2 students, injures 42 others

School bus accident in central Turkey kills 2 students, injures 42 others

A bus carrying 44 students overturned across a terminal in the Chinabeyli district of Turkey's central province of Konya due to ice, killing two students and injuring 42 others on Friday morning. The injured students were …

Turkey arrests 18 after Izmir bomb attack and alleges Kurdish PKK responsible

Turkey arrests 18 after Izmir bomb attack and alleges Kurdish PKK responsible

Kurdish militant group the PKK is responsible for a gun and car-bomb attack outside a court building in the city of Izmir that resulted in the death of two people, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said. Bozdag …

Cavusoglu: Cyprus talks can succeed

Cavusoglu: Cyprus talks can succeed

Ankara is optimistic about the upcoming Geneva talks on the reunification of Cyprus, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said after a meeting with the new UN Secretary General António …

Morocco cracks down on schools allegedly linked to Turkish cleric Gulen

Morocco cracks down on schools allegedly linked to Turkish cleric Gulen

Morocco is closing down several schools that allegedly promote the ideology of FETO (Fethullah Terrorist Organization), which Ankara blames for the July coup attempt, the Moroccan Interior Ministry announced in a statement. According …

People’s lifestyle under guarantee in Turkey, Erdoğan says

People’s lifestyle under guarantee in Turkey, Erdoğan says

Claims regarding the lifestyles of people in Turkey aim to polarize society, Erdogan

Three people wounded in blast in Turkey#039s Izmir

Three people wounded in blast in Turkey's Izmir

A suspected car bombing has struck a court in the Turkish city of Izmir, followed by a gun battle between police and two suspected terrorists. At least three people were injured by the blast, with a large number of judges and lawyers at …

 Turkey to detain 380 businessmen in Gulen investigation

Turkey to detain 380 businessmen in Gulen investigation

Turkish prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 380 businessmen accused of providing financial support to the network of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of orchestrating July's failed coup, media reports …

 Links of Istanbul nightclub attacker established

Links of Istanbul nightclub attacker established

The gunman who killed 39 people in an attack on an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day is probably Uighur and Turkey has established his possible locations and links, the Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak said …

Will Turkey forbid US from using Incirlik air base?

Will Turkey forbid US from using Incirlik air base?

Turks are questioning the presence of US-led coalition forces at the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak said, reflecting frustration at what Ankara sees as a lack …