412 suspected PKK terrorists detained in Turkey

412 suspected PKK terrorists detained in Turkey

Anti-terror operations were conducted in 21 Turkish provinces, leading to the arrest of 412 suspects from the PKK terrorist organization and its umbrella structure, the KCK, the country's Ministry of the Interior said. Police also …

Turkish man gets $3 in compensation after 11 years in jail

Turkish man gets $3 in compensation after 11 years in jail

A Turkish man who served over 11 years in prison before being acquitted will receive just under 9 Turkish Liras (less than $3) in compensation, after the legal expert calculated the amount based on the minimum wage of the period when he was …

German reporter Yucel marries in Turkish jail

German reporter Yucel marries in Turkish jail

Journalist Deniz Yucel has married his girlfriend in a prison near Istanbul, where he is awaiting trial for inciting hatred and terrorist propaganda. Berlin and Ankara are locked in a struggle over his fate. …

Turkey considering bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Turkey considering bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the country is considering a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in the eastern provinces of Erzurum, Erzincan and Kars, News & Observer reported. Erdogan made the …

Dozens hospitalized in Turkey#039s Tekirdag textile factory blast (VIDEO)

Dozens hospitalized in Turkey's Tekirdag textile factory blast (VIDEO)

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Twenty nine people have been hospitalized in a textile factory explosion in northwestern Turkey, local television reported. A toxic leak is named as a preliminary cause of the 29 hospitalizations in Tekirdag province, according to the …

Erdogan gives death toll of Syria caign

Erdogan gives death toll of Syria campaign

Turkey’s seven-month operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria left 67 service personnel martyred, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a speech to supporters in the southeastern province of …

Turkey to enter a new phase of strengthened democracy

Turkey to enter a new phase of strengthened democracy

with a yes vote on April 16

 Powerful explosion hits Turkey#039s Diyarbakir - media

Powerful explosion hits Turkey's Diyarbakir - media

An explosion in a police compound in Turkey's southeastern city of Diyarbakir wounded several people, the Dogan news agency reported. A police source said the explosion appeared to have taken place in a vehicle repair section of the …

Cavusoglu: Syrian government has chemical weapons capacity

Cavusoglu: Syrian government has chemical weapons capacity

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that findings indicated that the Syrian government still possessed chemical weapons capacity. He urged for measures to prevent its potential usage. Speaking …

French diplomat killed in balloon accident in Cappadocia

French diplomat killed in balloon accident in Cappadocia

The French diplomatic mission in Turkey is mourning the death of Deputy Consul Vincent Caumontat, who was killed in a hot air balloon accident in the touristic area of Cappadocia in Central Anatolia on April 9. …

 Erdogan intends to bring Europe to account in week

Erdogan intends to bring Europe to account in week

Turkey will soon hold the Europeans to account for their unfair treatment of the country, the Turkish Presidet Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a rally in Izmir promoting a constitutional referendum. "I expect a high …

Cavusoglu: Russia must stop insisting on Assad#039s leadership in Syria

Cavusoglu: Russia must stop insisting on Assad's leadership in Syria

Turkey remains committed to a ceasefire in Syria, but Russia must stop insisting that Bashar al-Assad should remain as leader of the country, Ankara's foreign minister said on Sunday, Yeni Safak reports. …

Hot air balloon crashes in Turkey

Hot air balloon crashes in Turkey

A hot air balloon has crashed near a tourist destination in Turkey leaving one dead and 20 injured, according to the country's state-run media.  Several hot air balloons took off today but one hit a high-voltage power line …

Two earthquakes hit Turkey

Two earthquakes hit Turkey

Yesterday, 3.5 magnitude earthquake occured in the Turkish city of Adiyaman. Another earthquake was recorded in the city of Van. Its magnitude was 4.2 points. …

Aleksandrov ensemble reads total dictation in Istunbul

Aleksandrov ensemble reads total dictation in Istunbul

Total dictation at the Aydin University of Istanbul was read by the artists of Aleksandrov Academic Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Army, the soloist Mikhail Novikov said. According to him, it was a great honor for the ensemble …

Ankara develops new energy policy

Ankara develops new energy policy

Albayrak’s plan can help to reduce the country's dependence on foreign resources

Understanding Trexit: What Brexit means for Turkey?

Understanding Trexit: What Brexit means for Turkey?

Brexit will throw up many challenges for the UK’s trade with Turkey

US citizens tired of fighting wars like Syria for Riyadh, Ankara, Senator says

US citizens tired of fighting wars like Syria for Riyadh, Ankara, Senator says

US President Donald Trump must recognize the US public is tired of the country fighting wars for foreign states such as Saudi Arabia and Turkey like it is doing currently in Syria, State Senator …

PKK claims responsibility for attack on Turkish security forces

PKK claims responsibility for attack on Turkish security forces

Military wing of Turkey's Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) claimed responsibility for the attack on Turkish security forces in the east of the country, press release of the organization says. It is reported that on April 6, PKK …

 Cavusoglu: Turkey supports US strike on Syrian air base

Cavusoglu: Turkey supports US strike on Syrian air base

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu expressed Turkey's support for the US strike on an air base in the Syrian province of Homs.  "It is necessary to oust this regime as soon as possible from the …