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Five-meter shark caught in Turkey’s Canakkale

Local fishermen caught a five-meter sixgill shark in the Strait of the Dardanelles off the coast of Turkey’s Canakkale province, according to TRT Haber. Reportedly, fishermen for several hours could not pull the net on board. The …

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Ankara hit by 3.4-magnitude earthquake

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey’s Ankara Province at 22:11 local time, according to the Turkish media. The epicenter of the quake was located in the Kahramankazan district. The outbreak lay at a depth of 7.06 …

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Ukrainian-Turkish enterprise develops attack UAVs

Ukrspecexport, part of the Ukroboronprom State Concern, and Turkey's Baykar Defense company are developing a next generation unmanned aerial vehicle Akinci. "The new generation strike UAV Akinci is being developed in accordance …

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Turkish convoy crossed into Idlib's Khan Sheikhoun

  A Turkish convoy crossed into northwest Syria today to help insurgents in the town of Khan Sheikhoun fighting a government advance, Syrian state media said. Syrian army troops reached the edge of Khan Sheikhoun in …

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Three Turkish mayors fired for suspected PKK links

Turkish authorities fired mayors of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van for alleged ties to the PKK, a Kurdish group classified as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the country's Interior Ministry said. The pro-Kurdish …

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Turkish police detain 418 people in PKK probe

The police detained 418 people across 29 provinces in an investigation related to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terror group, according to the Turkish Interior Ministry. Four hundred and eighteen people have been detained …

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1 person killed as heavy rains flood Istanbul

Heavy rains in Istanbul on Saturday flooded several quarters, including the Grand Bazaar, authorities report the death of one person, News.am reported citing СBC. Rain began in the morning in some areas of the city and intensified by …

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Man drowns in Istanbul

Officials in Istanbul discovered the body of a man while clearing floodwaters following heavy downpours and flash flooding on Saturday, Ahval News reports with a reference to independent news site T24. The body was …

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Passenger bus overturns in Turkey, over 20 wounded

A passenger bus rolled over in Turkey's western Canakkale Province, leaving 26 injured, according to preliminary data,Trend reports referring to Turkish media. It is reported that one person was killed during the accident. All the …

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Turkey's Malatya hit by 3.1 magnitude quake

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit the Turkish province of Malatya today. The quake struck the Arguvan district at 03:12 local time at a depth of 3.3 kilometers, according to Turkish media. No damage or …

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