Meeting between FC Anji and Turkish club ends with fight

Meeting between FC Anji and Turkish club ends with fight

Today, Turkey hosted a control match between FC Anji and the local club of the second division, Elazığspor. The meeting was interrupted at the end of the first half by a brawl between the players. The score at that time was 1: 0 in favor of …

Turkish Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Iran

Turkish Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Iran

Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul to Vietnam was forced to make an emergency landing in Iran’s southeastern city of Zahedan Saturday due to an in-flight medical emergency, a local official said, Tasnim agency reports. The …

Police fire at suspicious minivan at Istanbul airport

Police fire at suspicious minivan at Istanbul airport

Turkish police opened fire at a suspicious minivan outside Istanbul's Ataturk Airport early Saturday and launched a manhunt after the vehicle fled away, Global Times reported citing local media.  Police fired at the wheels of a …

Mexico, Turkey agree to speed up negotiations on free trade agreement

Mexico, Turkey agree to speed up negotiations on free trade agreement

Amid looming collapse of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Mexico has intensified talks with its partners on creation of new free trade zones. Mexican and Turkish authorities have agreed to step up the negotiations …

Erdogan to visit several Arab countries next week

Erdogan to visit several Arab countries next week

Next week Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is going to visit several Arab countries. According to Daily Sabah, he will be visiting Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar between Feb. 12-15 During meetings with …

Beşiktaş fans blame Arda Turan for being racist

Beşiktaş fans blame Arda Turan for being racist

A Beşiktaş fan group has sent a letter to Barcelona club about its player Arda Turan, who supported a “yes” campaign prior to a referendum in which people will vote constitutional amendment draft that proposes …

Ankara to ask Moscow to abolish entry visas for Turkish businessmen and politicians

Ankara to ask Moscow to abolish entry visas for Turkish businessmen and politicians

Ankara will ask Moscow to abolish entry visas to Russia for certain categories of Turkish citizens," Turkey's ambassador to Russia, Huseyin Dirioz said. "First of all, we will raise the issue of the …

 Erdogan: Islam and terror cannot be associated

Erdogan: Islam and terror cannot be associated

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rebuked German Chancellor Angela Merkel for using the expression “Islamist terrorism”, saying the phrase was not correct and saddened Muslims. Speaking …

Turkish parliament submits constitution reform bill to Erdogan

Turkish parliament submits constitution reform bill to Erdogan

A bill to change the Turkish constitution has been formally presented to the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a procedural step that will pave the way for an April referendum. The Constitutional Amendment Draft, …

Angela Merkel arrives in Turkey

Angela Merkel arrives in Turkey

German Chancellor Angela Merkel started her official visit to Turkey, local media reported. Merkel is due to hold talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim …

Turkey is finding itself a place in the new world

Turkey is finding itself a place in the new world

Whilr the U.S. and Britain are cooking up their new alliance, they are also saving a slot for Turkey

Turkish army kills 51 ISIS militants in Syria

Turkish army kills 51 ISIS militants in Syria

Turkish warplanes killed 51 ISIS militants in the Euphrates Shield operations over the last 24 hours, the military said in a statement. Warplanes destroyed 85 ISIS targets in the areas of …

Merkel to meet Erdogan, Yildirim

Merkel to meet Erdogan, Yildirim

During her visit to Turkey tomorrow German Chancellor Angela Merkel is going to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, German government spokesman …

Armed officer barricades himself in Istanbul psychiatric unit

Armed officer barricades himself in Istanbul psychiatric unit

An armed police officer receiving psychiatric treatment at an Istanbul hospital barricaded himself into a room and attempted to commit suicide, causing panic, officials have said. Earlier media reports had said the man had taken doctors …

Russian delegation plans to visit Syria on February 6

Russian delegation plans to visit Syria on February 6

A 14-member Russian delegation including lawmakers plans to visit Syria next Monday, with a likely meeting with the country's President Bashar Assad, a Syrian parliament source said. "The visit will begin on …

Moscow welcomes normalization of Turkey-Iraq relations

Moscow welcomes normalization of Turkey-Iraq relations

Russia welcomes the emerging normalization in ties between Ankara and Baghdad amid Turkey's Mosul troops deployment, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at the opening of the Russian-Arab Cooperation …

Russia#039s Federation Council ratifies agreement on Turkish Stream

Russia's Federation Council ratifies agreement on Turkish Stream

Russia’s Federation Council has approved the law on ratification of the agreement between Russian and Turkish governments on the construction the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline. According to Deputy Energy Minister …

 Turkish and Russian lawmakers to jointly visit Syria

Turkish and Russian lawmakers to jointly visit Syria

Several representatives of largest Turkish political parties said they welcome a Russian proposal to visit Syria together with Russian lawmakers. The proposal has been put forward by the chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of …

Turkey to built artificial islands in Marmara Sea

Turkey to built artificial islands in Marmara Sea

Three artificial islands will be built in the Marmara Sea and the Black Sea with excavation from the construction of Istanbul’s controversial Kanal Istanbul project, aiming to build a “second Bosphorus,” the Habertürk …