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Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes Turkey's western coast

A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake off the western coast of Turkey and between the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chinos shook buildings from the Aegean Turkish province of Izmir to the Greek capital of Athens. The epicentre of the quake …

 Seven-year-old Russian girl dies in Turkey’s Antalya

A seven-year-old Russian girl died after she fell off a hotel’s balcony in the Mediterranean province of Antalya, Doğan News Agency reported. Mirra Boraday had come to Turkey from Russia with her family to spend their holiday in …

Azerbaijan and Turkey hold joint drills in Nakhchivan

Joint tactical exercises involving troops of the armed forces of Azerbaijan and Turkey started in Nakhchivan. The drills will last until June 16, the press service of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said. The drills are being held in …

Istanbul accident injures 32 people

Two metrobuses collided head-on in Istanbul Sunday, injuring 32 people including three in critical condition. The accident took place at the Söğütlüçeşme stop on the city's Asian side district of Kadıköy …

Mass marches to be held in Turkey

Mass marches will be held in Turkey on the anniversary of the military coup attempt in the country, AzerNews reported citing Turkish media outlets. The marches will take place in all major Turkish cities. It is expected that …

Turkey's FM: Qatar row should be solved peacefully

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Saturday supported a peaceful solution to Qatar row and said Turkey would continue to take “constructive” steps over the resolution of the crisis, APA reports quoting Anadolu, APA …

Car bomb in Turkey wounds three people

At least three people were wounded when a car bomb in Turkey's southeastern province of Batman targeted a gendarmerie station on Friday, police and hospital sources said. Two soldiers and one civilian were wounded by the blast, at a …

Turkey ready to meet Qatar demand for food and water

Turkey's main exporting industry body said it was ready to meet food and water supply demands from Qatar, after a Qatari official said Doha was in talks with Iran and Turkey to ensure trade disruptions did not create shortages, local media …