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Turkey to launch initiatives in UN to annul US? Jerusalem move: Erdo?an
15 Dec 2017 at 4:36am
Turkey is launching initiatives in the United Nations to annul Washington?s ?disgraceful? decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel?s capital, President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an said on Dec. 15.
Police foil planned PKK attack on Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit ...
15 Dec 2017 at 4:33am
Police foiled a planned bomb attack by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers? Party (PKK) on the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Istanbul earlier this week.
CHP leader cites seven problems in Middle East
15 Dec 2017 at 5:49am
The main opposition Republican People?s Party (CHP) introduced seven problem areas and related solutions for the current unrest in the Middle Eastern countries, defining the basic problem as a lack of education, adding that the diversification of economic sources of income and changes in the social structure into a more ?competitive and productive? manner could make way for a solution.
?Y? Party suggests alliance in second round of 2019 presidential election
15 Dec 2017 at 5:59am
The ?Y? (Good) Party has suggested an alliance between opposition parties in the second round of the 2019 presidential elections may happen in order to reduce President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an?s chances of winning.
Turkey?s indigenous TFX fighter jet to fly twice the speed of sound by 2023
15 Dec 2017 at 2:00am
Turkey?s indigenous fighter jet TFX is set to fly at twice the speed of sound in 2023, daily Habertürk reported on Dec. 15.
365 women killed in Turkey in first 11 months of 2017: Report
15 Dec 2017 at 5:37am
A total of 365 women were killed by men in the first 11 months of 2017, according to data compiled by the ?We Will Stop Femicide? women?s rights activist platform based on news reported in the media.
Three Zarrab aides arrested in Turkey
14 Dec 2017 at 11:02pm
Three of aides of Turkish-Iranian businessman Reza Zarrab were arrested in Istanbul on Dec. 15 on charges of ?espionage,? accused of trying to send documents to a New York court handling the case into a former Turkish banker accused of taking part in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions.
US? McMaster pledges cooperation with Turkey amid row
15 Dec 2017 at 1:42am
President Donald Trump?s National Security Advisor has vowed to remain in lockstep with Turkey in the fight against terror groups, just days after his comments sparked a row with Ankara.
Turkey, Russia, Iran back Syria?s territorial integrity: Russian FM
15 Dec 2017 at 5:14am
Russia, Turkey and Iran have ?full understanding? of countering terrorism and preserving Syria?s territorial integrity, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Dec. 15.
Sultans? bath discovered in Topkap? Palace
15 Dec 2017 at 2:07am
A Turkish hamam used as a bath by five Ottoman Sultans has been uncovered during restorations in Topkap? Palace?the first and most famous of the sultans? residences and administrative centers in Istanbul.
Court arrests man who fired shots at Atatürk busts in Turkey?s Adana
15 Dec 2017 at 12:47am
A local court in the southern province of Adana has ordered the arrest of a man who fired shots at the busts of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Turkey?s founding leader, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Dec. 15.
Viking statue seized from man traveling from Bodrum to Istanbul
15 Dec 2017 at 5:23am
Gendarmerie forces on Dec. 14 seized a historic Viking statue from a man traveling on a bus on the Söke-Milas highway in western Turkey.
Bride handcuffs groom during wedding ceremony in central Turkey
13 Dec 2017 at 11:57pm
Eyebrows were raised at a wedding in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, after the bride handcuffed her husband-to-be as part of their wedding ceremony, Do?an News Agency reported on Dec. 13.
75,000 Syrians have returned to lands liberated from ISIL, YPG: Turkish PM
15 Dec 2017 at 2:30am
Some 75,000 Syrians have returned to lands liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the People?s Protection Units (YPG) after operations led by the Turkish army, Prime Minister Binali Y?ld?r?m said on Dec. 15.
Parliament speaker to intervene over visit restrictions for jailed HDP MPs
15 Dec 2017 at 6:20am
Parliament Speaker ?smail Kahraman will hold meetings with Turkey?s justice minister, prime minister and other government officials to convey complaints from jailed Peoples? Democratic Party (HDP) deputies about restrictions on prison visitations.