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No IMF in Turkey?s future: Erdo?an
21 Feb 2019 at 6:44am
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will never have a role in the future of the Turkish economy, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an has said, also criticizing the main opposition party on the issue.
Euro parliament report calling for suspension of Turkey?s accession unaccepta...
21 Feb 2019 at 12:12am
Turkey?s Foreign Ministry has condemned a vote by the European Parliament?s Foreign Affairs Committee calling for the suspension of EU accession negotiations with Ankara.
Turkey sticks to S-400 deal despite US pressure
20 Feb 2019 at 10:32pm
Turkey cannot accept the current criteria of a U.S. proposal for the procurement of the Patriot surface-to-air missile (SAM) system, a Turkish official has said, noting that Russia will deliver the first batch of the S-400 air defense systems to Turkey in July.
Turkey set to begin oil and gas drilling off Cyprus
21 Feb 2019 at 5:04am
Turkey is about to start offshore drilling with two vessels around the island of Cyprus, Turkish foreign minister said on Feb. 21.
ISIL on brink of defeat in Syria enclave
21 Feb 2019 at 4:53am
Remaining civilians are expected to be evacuated from ISIL?s final enclave in eastern Syria, the YPG said, clearing the way for them to wipe out the last vestige of jihadist rule that once straddled Syria and Iraq.
Top Euro rights court reject application concerning dam construction on Hasan...
21 Feb 2019 at 6:13am
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has dismissed an appeal against Turkey concerning the construction of the Il?su dam in the southeastern Batman province?s archeological site of Hasankeyf.
Sinkholes in central Turkey raise fears among locals
26 Sep 2018 at 3:36am
Three new sinkholes have been formed in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, raising fears among the locals. Click through for the story in photos...
Turkish man declared ?sane? after killing girlfriend with sword
19 Feb 2019 at 11:55pm
A Turkish man could be jailed for life after a team of medical experts found that he had criminal capacity when killing his girlfriend with a sword.
5.0-magnitude earthquake strikes Turkey's west
20 Feb 2019 at 10:24pm
A 5.0-magnitude earthquake hit Turkey's west late Feb. 20, the disaster authority said.
Turkish rap artist Ezhel acquitted in second drug case
21 Feb 2019 at 4:18am
Popular Turkish rapper Sercan ?pekçio?lu, better known by his stage name Ezhel, was acquitted by a court in Istanbul in the second case in which he was accused of encouraging drug use.
Turkey remembers deaths of Jewish refugees in Black Sea
21 Feb 2019 at 6:34am
Turkey on Feb. 21 commemorated a World War II attack in the Black Sea where 768 people died when a vessel carrying Jewish refugees was torpedoed.
Former CHP leader Baykal takes oath in parliament after 8 months
21 Feb 2019 at 5:21am
Former main opposition Republican People?s Party (CHP) leader Deniz Baykal, who has suffered from an illness and undergone medical treatment, took the parliamentary oath on Feb. 21, eight months after elections in June last year.
Three arrested over mine collapse in Turkey?s Milas
21 Feb 2019 at 1:24am
A court in the Aegean district of Milas on Feb. 20 ordered the arrest of the owner and two officials of a company in connection with a mine disaster which killed three workers and severely injured one.
Interior Minister Soylu defends police officer accused of groping female prot...
21 Feb 2019 at 2:09am
Turkey?s Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu has defended a police officer who was caught on camera groping a female protester while detaining her, saying he would not allow anyone to ?intimidate? the police officer.
Foreigners sell Turkish equities and government bonds
21 Feb 2019 at 5:54am
Non-resident investors sold $63 million worth of Turkish equities in the week ending Feb. 15, data from the Central Bank showed on Feb. 21.