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Bus hits pedestrians in Istanbul

A passenger bus crashed in pedestrians in one of the Istanbul districts. Several people have been injured as a result of the accident, TASS reported.  …

ISIS terrorist detained in Istanbul

Turkish police detained an ISIS member (the terrorist group banned in Russia) plotting a terrorist attack in Turkey in a counterterrorism operation in Istanbul, security sources said. The terrorist was caught by the Istanbul …

 Three people injured in Turkey earthquake

At least three people sustained minor injuries in the earthquake, which hit southwestern Turkey today. The government-run Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said the earthquake was centered in the town of Acipayam, in Denizli …

 Western Turkey hit by 5.5-magnitude earthquake

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck western Turkey this morning. According to Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), the earthquake struck the Acıpayam district at 9:34 a.m. local time at a depth of 11.3 …

Erdogan: Istanbul to never become Constantinople

Istanbul will never become Constantinople and Turks will never leave this city, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, commenting on the recent terrorist attack in New Zealand mosques against Muslims. According to …

Iran and Turkey to conduct operations against PKK

Iran will conduct joint military operations with Turkey against the militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Iranian Deputy Interior Minister Mohammad Hossein Zolfaghari said. According to him, the PKK is …

Turkey emerging as leader of a new Middle East bloc

In addition to existing pro and anti-Iranian camps in the Middle East, a third bloc with a Sunni Islamist orientation is also emerging, turning Turkey into a regional player, Hussein Ibish, a senior resident scholar at the Arab Gulf States …

Russian FM to visit Turkey

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Turkey, Trend reports referring to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. Lavrov’s visit is scheduled for March 18, the ministry said. The Russian foreign …