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Turkey turning its eyes to implementation of deals with US on Syria: Erdo?an
18 Feb 2018 at 7:08am
Ankara is now prioritizing the implementation of decisions made in recent meetings between the U.S. and Turkey, after heavy diplomatic traffic to address disagreements between the two sides over Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an has said.
US says Turkish use of chemical weapons in Afrin ?extremely unlikely?: State ...
18 Feb 2018 at 1:50am
The U.S. thinks it is ?extremely unlikely? that Turkey used chemical weapons in Afrin, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Feb. 18, citing a White House official.
President Erdo?an, MHP leader start meeting on election alliance
18 Feb 2018 at 6:55am
The leaders of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) met on Feb. 18 in order to finalize a weeks-long negotiation to formulate an alliance model for the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections.
US and Turkey to cooperate in Syria?s liberated zones: Mattis
18 Feb 2018 at 4:04am
The U.S. will work with Turkey on locals taking control of liberated areas in Syria, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Feb. 17, citing Secretary of Defense James Mattis.
Two soldiers missing amid floods in ?anl?urfa in Turkey?s south
18 Feb 2018 at 2:12am
Two soldiers were saved and two were reported missing after an armored military personnel vehicle got caught in a flooded river in the Akçakale district of the southern Turkish province of ?anl?urfa on Feb. 18, Do?an News Agency has reported.
Turkey?s genealogy service prompts spike in double citizenship enquiries
18 Feb 2018 at 2:08am
Many Turkish citizens have taken steps to try to obtain the second citizenship, upon discovering their ancestry traced back to other countries such as Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Turkish Foreign Minister Çavu?o?lu heads to Jordan to discuss regional develo...
18 Feb 2018 at 1:35am
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavu?o?lu will pay an official visit to Jordan on Feb. 18 and 19, upon the invitation of his Jordanian counterpart Ayman al-Safadi, Turkey?s state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Turkey belongs to Europe, which would suffer without Turkey: Council of Europ...
16 Feb 2018 at 1:01pm
Turkey belongs to Europe, and if Turkey were ever to be pushed away from Europe, the continent would suffer ?many more problems than it experiences today,? Council of Europe (CoE) Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland told daily Hürriyet on Feb. 16.
Syrian boy wandering on apron puts Istanbul airport on alarm
18 Feb 2018 at 6:22am
A 12-year-old Syrian boy who broke onto the apron of Istanbul?s Atatürk Airport was caught after being spotted by an airport security guard, daily Hürriyet reported on Feb. 18.
Turkish PM expects top-level meetings between Erdo?an, Merkel
18 Feb 2018 at 7:03am
Prime Minister Binali Y?ld?r?m on Feb. 18 said he expects top-level visits between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ?as a sign of improved relations between the two countries.?
More than 60 killed in commercial airplane crash in Iran?s south
18 Feb 2018 at 12:39am
The spokesman of Iran?s Aseman Airlines has told state TV that an airplane crash in southern Iran on Feb. 18 killed all 66 people on board.
Sharp rise in Dutch arrivals to Turkey despite diplomatic spat: Association
16 Feb 2018 at 2:00am
A nearly 20 percent increase in the number of Dutch tourists visiting Turkey is expected this year, despite diplomatic problems between the two countries, a sector association has announced.
Major operation against ISIL in Istanbul: 22 detained
18 Feb 2018 at 4:41am
Some 22 people, including 14 foreign nationals, were taken into custody by police in an operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Istanbul on Feb. 17.
Turkish court seeks to indict Syrian ISIL widow accused of bomb-making: Report
18 Feb 2018 at 4:30am
Turkish prosecutors are seeking the indictment of the widow of an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighter, who they accuse of making bombs with her late husband for the group in Syria, U.S. news source Voice of America (VOA) reported on Feb. 16, citing local authorities.
Over 1,610 ?neutralized? so far in Afrin operation: General Staff
18 Feb 2018 at 12:59am
The Turkish General Staff said in a statement on Feb. 18 that a total of 1,614 militants have been ?neutralized? since the start of ?Operation Olive Branch? in the northwestern Syrian district of Afrin.