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Erdogan: Turkey considers S-500 systems

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said talks have been held with Russia on the S-500 system. He also noted that there was no problem with Turkey’s planned purchase of S-400 surface-to-air …

Turkey accelerates Idlib military deployment

Turkey is accelerating its military buildup around Idlib with the deployment of more units and drones to determine surveillance points in the Syrian province, Arab News reported. The deployment is part of the de-escalation deal brokered …

Operations against drug dealers resumed in Istanbul

Istanbul police have resumed operations against drug dealers, the city police said in a statement today. The operations against drug dealers have started at 06:00 (GMT +3). There are detainees whose names are not …

 Blast at Turkey's Tupras refinery kills four

An explosion in a storage tank at a Tupras refinery in the western Turkish province of Izmir killed four people but had no impact on production, the company said. The blast occurred on Wednesday during maintenance work on a product tank …

Iceland and Serbia qualify for World Cup 2018

Serbia reached the World Cup with a 1-0 home win over Georgia, thanks to substitute Aleksandar Prijovic’s 74th-minute goal on Monday. It is the second time Serbia have reached the finals as an independent nation, having been …

 Roman burial ground discovered in Turkey's Kutahya

Remains of buried Romans have been found during excavation for Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project in Domanic district of Turkey's western Kutahya province.  The project will start transporting natural gas from …

Turkish Airlines jet makes emergence landing in Vienna

Turkish Airlines jet, flying from Istanbul to Brussels, made an emergency landing in the Austrian city of Vienna at 12:00 am (MSK) due to smoke. The plane is actually in Vienna now, local media reported, adding that no one has been …