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Turkey sentences UN judge on 'terrorism' charges

Turkey has sentenced a UN war crimes judge Judge Aydin Sedaf Akay to 7 years and six months in prison on charges of "membership in a terrorist organization", an international court in the Hague said. Akay …

 Turkey builds wall on Syrian border

Turkey has finished the construction of a 700-kilometer wall along its border with Syria to block terrorist infiltration into the country, Turkey's Defense Minister Fikri Işık said, adding a similar wall would be built on the …

Yildirim to arrive in Greece on June 19

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will visit Athens on June 19, Yildirim’s chancellery said. During Yildirim’s visit, he expected to discuss the development of bilateral relations and regional …

Two killed in Ankara factory blast

Two people were killed and three others were injured today in a factory blast in central Turkey's Ankara. The explosion occurred in the Ivedik Organized Industrial Zone in Ankara's Yenimahalle district at a an auto spare parts …

Ankara ready to support Doha

Turkey is ready to render any support to Qatar, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said. According to him, Ankara sees the Qatari crisis as misunderstanding between members of the same family. Today, …

Cavusoglu to visit Qatar and Saudi Arabia

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will visit Qatar today. During the visit, he is expected to meet his Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani and the country's …

Turkish court remands FETO suspects in custody

A total of 34 suspects were remanded in custody on Tuesday as part of an investigation into publishing company Kaynak Holding, which was reportedly linked to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) before it was seized in the wake of the coup …

Turkey stands up for Qatar

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized the sanctions imposed against Qatar, describing them as inhumane and non-Islamic, and calling on Gulf and Arab countries to solve the issue.