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FBI targeting FETÖ in the US: Turkish FM
18 Dec 2018 at 12:00am
The FBI has launched nationwide operations against FETÖ, the terror group behind the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey, said Turkey?s foreign minister on Dec. 17.
Trump did not tell Erdo?an he would extradite Gülen: White House official
17 Dec 2018 at 9:50pm
President Donald Trump did not commit during a meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdo?an at the G20 summit two weeks ago to extradite a Muslim cleric based in the United States, a senior White House official said on Dec. 17.
US support for SDF not long-term: US Syria envoy
17 Dec 2018 at 9:54pm
U.S. Special Envoy for Syria James Jeffrey has said that Washington?s support for armed groups in northern Syria was temporary.
Turkish Red Crescent helping Afghan migrants returning back to home country
17 Dec 2018 at 1:30pm
Turkey has been helping Afghan migrants returning back to their country acquire a job or have their own business, as part of a project initiated by the Turkish Red Crescent (?K?z?lay? in Turkish).
Turkey vows to attract 70 million tourists by 2023
17 Dec 2018 at 10:48pm
Turkey is planning to double the number of foreign visitors and attract 70 million tourists by the year of 2023 with a $70 billion-worth profit, Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Ersoy has said.
Turkish man discovers ?all his life was a lie? devised by cheating wife
17 Dec 2018 at 11:53pm
More than two decades after getting married, a Turkish man has discovered that his three children were actually biologically another man?s as his wife had been cheating on him.
Top 11 artifacts in Turkey?s museums that you should see but probably missed
14 Dec 2018 at 11:31pm
From Asia to Europe, Turkey has been the host to many ancient civilizations for thousands of years. With its affluent sources of ancient ruins, Turkey is in the forefront when it comes to historical artifacts. Some of them are not as well-known by tourists as they deserve, like the history?s first love poem and a Viking graffiti in one of the greatest buildings ever built. Click through for the top 10 overlooked historical artifacts in Turkey...
Eski?ehir in central Turkey qualifies for final in global urban transformatio...
17 Dec 2018 at 12:44am
Eski?ehir, a Central Anatolian city, has beaten Turkey?s and the world?s largest metropolises by qualifying for the finals of the World Resources Institute?s WRI Ross Prize in urban transformation. Click through for the story in Alamy photos...
Turkish TV dramas enjoy widespread viewership in Sudan
16 Dec 2018 at 6:02am
Since they first appeared in Sudan in 2008, Turkish television dramas have become increasingly popular among Sudanese viewers.
Migrants Day: Turkey hosts largest number of refugees in the world
17 Dec 2018 at 11:09pm
Ankara says it has spent around $35 billion helping and sheltering refugees since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2011 while hosting some 3.5 million Syrians, more than any other country in the world.
Euro court orders Turkey to pay compensation to man shot by police officer
18 Dec 2018 at 4:01am
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Dec. 19 ordered Turkey to pay 68,000 euros in compensation to a man who filed an application with the court that a police officer had shot him without subsequently being punished. The court said the police had violated his right to life.
Sinjar in Iraq won't be new PKK stronghold: Turkish Defense Minister
18 Dec 2018 at 12:22am
Turkey's defense minister said on Dec. 18 that northern Iraq's Sinjar region will not be allowed to become ?a new stronghold for the PKK terror group.?
3 arrested over high-speed train crash
18 Dec 2018 at 1:11am
A Turkish court on Dec. 17 remanded three state railways employees in custody over last week?s high-speed train crash in the capital Ankara which claimed nine lives.
Turkey would back UN plan for new Syrian constitution: FM Çavu?o?lu
17 Dec 2018 at 10:31pm
Turkey supports an anticipated UN plan to form a commission on Syria to rewrite the war-torn country's constitution, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavu?o?lu said on Dec. 18.
Turkey's resort town of Bodrum hit by heavy rain, flash floods
17 Dec 2018 at 6:33am
The Aegean resort town of Bodrum in southwestern Turkey?s Mu?la province was pounded with heavy rains that flooded many houses and businesses and left the town underwater on Dec. 16.