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Istanbul Photo Awards exhibition opens in Ankara

An annual international photography exhibition, the Istanbul Photo Awards 2021, kicked off in Turkey’s capital Ankara on October 11. A selection of 74 photographs covering major events around the world over the …

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Turkish police detains 41 FETO terror suspects

Turkish security units on Friday arrested 41 suspects linked to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey. A total of 66 suspects in the Gendarmerie Command were identified following …

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Ankara hit by magnitude 4.5 earthquake

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattled Turkey’s capital Ankara on Sunday, according to the country’s disaster management agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said on its website that the epicenter of …

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Turkish scientists develop 10-second COVID-19 test

Scientists at a university research centre in Turkey claim they have developed an ultra-rapid coronavirus test with 99% accuracy that can return results within 10 seconds - all without needing to take a nasal swab. The Diagnovir, …

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Turkish police detains 35 ISIS suspects in Ankara

Turkish police and intelligence service arrested 35 Iraqi nationals in the capital Ankara on Tuesday over their alleged links to the ISIS terror group (banned in Russia), according to security sources. The provincial police in Ankara …

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Turkey issues arrest warrants for 38 FETO suspects

Turkish authorities on Friday issued arrest warrants for 38 people, including on-duty and former military staff, over their suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey, …

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Kazakhstan and Turkey discuss resumption of flights

Ankara and Nur-Sultan discussed the possibility of resuming international flights between Kazakhstan and Turkey, the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry reported. "In Ankara, the Kazakh delegation headed by Deputy Prime …

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Face masks mandatory in 3 Turkish provinces

Turkey has made it mandatory for people to wear face masks in public in three more provinces as part of measures to curb spread of the virus. In separate statements, the Istanbul, Ankara and Bursa Governorships made the …

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Baku-Alanya passenger plane urgently lands in Ankara

Buta Airways flight departing from Baku made an emergency landing in Esenboga airport of Ankara instead of Alanya due to unstable weather conditions. The flight made a successful landing in Ankara at 11:08 Baku time. …

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Russia and Turkey discussed situation in Idlib

In Ankara, the delegations of Russia and Turkey discussed the situation in Syrian Idlib and steps to advance the political process in the country, the representative of the Turkish Foreign Ministry informed. “Ankara hosted …

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FETÖ-linked police members detained in Turkey

Police detained 40 former police over alleged links to the FETÖ, the group behind the 2016 defeated coup attempt in Turkey, security sources said. The expelled police members were detained in the Konya, Gaziantep, Kayseri, …

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