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Turkey desires ‘peaceful’ Black Sea, says Erdogan

The Turkish president on Saturday called for a de-escalation of tension in Ukraine and said that his country desires a “peaceful” Black Sea, Anadolu agency reports. “Our main goal is that the Black Sea continues to be …

Six Russians injured in road accident in Turkey

Of the 26 Russian tourists who were involved in today’s accident in Turkey, 19 people did not receive serious injuries, the condition of six people is being clarified, the Rostourism informed in a statement. "According to …

Military jet trainer crashes in western Turkey

A Turkish military jet trainer crashed on Friday in the Aegean Sea, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said. According to a ministry statement, the two pilots of the KT-1 type plane that crashed during its regular training flight …

Turkish Foreign Ministry summons Italian envoy

Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Thursday summoned the Italian ambassador to condemn the Italian premier's remarks on the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. According to a statement, the ambassador was told that Italian …

Landmine explosion kills 4 Turkish soldiers in Syria

A landmine ripped through a group of Turkish soldiers in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah, killing four and wounding seven others, a war monitor reported. The landmine exploded in the area between the villages of Qashqai and …

Judo Grand Prix moved from Azerbaijan to Turkey

The International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) Judo Committee has moved its Grand Prix competition in Baku to Antalya due to COVID-19 restrictions. Despite the switch to Turkey, the event will still be organised by the National …