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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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Georgian PM pays official visit to Ankara

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia arrived in Turkey today, according to the Georgian Prime Minister’s press service. High-level meetings are planned in Ankara within the visit, Sputnik Georgia …

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Russian and Turkish military discuss joint plans in Syria

Russian and Turkish military officials met in Ankara yesterday to discuss joint plans in Syria under agreements reached during earlier talks between the leaders of the two states, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense said in a statement. …

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Bus rams into bus stop in Ankara: three killed

Three people were killed and at least three were injured today in Turkey when a public bus rammed into a bus stop in Ankara’s Mamak district. The accident happened at 2:00 p.m. local time in front of a mosque in Mamak. Many …

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Ankara hit by 3.5-magnitude earthquake

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey’s Ankara Province at 21:42 local time, according to the Turkish media. The epicenter of the quake was located in the Yenimahalle district. The outbreak lay at a depth of 7 …

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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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More then 10 injured in Ankara road accident

A passenger bus crashed in Ankara, according to preliminary data, 16 people got injured at the accident. The accident happened when the bus driver lost control, as a result of which the bus crashed into a roadside barrier and …

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Fire in Ankara hotel, 10 injured

Ten people, including two minors, were injured as a result of a fire in a hotel in Ankara. According to media reports, the fire broke out in a sauna on the first floor of the hotel, after which it spread to the upper floors. …

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 First batch of S-400 delivered to Turkey

The delivery of the Russian-made S-400 missile systems to Turkey has begun, the Turkish Defense Ministry said in a statement today. "The first batch of components has been delivered to the Murted Air Base near Ankara in …

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Ex-head of Ankara Intelligence Department detained

Former head of the Intelligence Department of Ankara Sabri Uzun was detained in Turkey. According to the news reports, he is accused of supporting and promoting terrorism.  Other details of the operation …

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