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Ephesus excavations canceled

Diplomatic tension between Austria and Turkey has brought about an early halt to this year’s archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Ephesus, which are carried out by the Austrian Archaeology Institute, Hurriyet Daily News …

Three Turkish police officers killed in Diyarbakır

Three police officers were killed and one officer was wounded on Friday when the anti-terror officers raided a hideout of the PKK terror organization in Turkey's southeastern Diyarbakır province. One of the injured officers …

Yildirim’s convoy was fired during coup

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim’s convoy was fired at by an alleged gendarmerie vehicle in the Kastamonu province, when Yildirim was on his way to Ankara, from where he intended to control the emergency situation …

Curfew introduced in provinces of Turkey, Novruz canceled

Interior Minister of Turkey, Efka Ala, has informed about introduction of curfew in the center of Şırnak and seven provinces of the country. Also, as TASS writes, some Turkish cities have canceled festivities in connection with spring …

Turkish authorities name new chief of Ankara police

55-year-old Mahmut Karaarslan has been appointed the new chief of the Ankara police, the Turkish authorities announced. He has worked in the law enforcement bodies in the south-east of the country. The post of the Ankara ...

CIA warns Turkey of terrorist attacks on Russian tourists

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has warned the Turkish government of a possible terrorist attack targeting Russian tourists staying in the country, planned by three Palestinians, Haber Turk reports. According to the CIA, they and a …