Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 | Last Update : 05:17 PM IST


Turkish socialite, friends among 11 killed as plane crashes in Iran

The private plane bringing the Turkish socialite, her friends home from a bachelorette party in Dubai crashed into Iranian mountainside.

12 Mar 2018 9:43 AM

Passenger plane skids off runway in northern Turkey, gets stuck on cliff edge

Pegasus Airlines confirmed there were no injuries among 162 passengers as well as two pilots and four cabin crew onboard.

14 Jan 2018 5:30 PM

Turkey sacks over 2000 public sector workers for terror group links

According to 2 govt decrees published in the Official Gazette, those dismissed in the new wave of purges include 637 military personnel.

24 Dec 2017 2:44 PM

‘No peace or stability’ unless Jerusalem recognised as capital: Palestinian Prez

‘Jerusalem is and will forever be the capital of the Palestinian state,’ Mahmud Abbas said.

13 Dec 2017 4:20 PM

Istanbul police detain dozens protesting Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Istanbul police frequently crack down on leftist anti-government protests.

10 Dec 2017 1:34 PM

Turkish capital bans LGBTQ cinema, exhibitions

The move is likely to deepen concern among rights activists and Turkey’s Western allies about its record on civil liberties.

19 Nov 2017 5:41 PM

Deadliest earthquake in Iran kills 530, injures more than 8000

Iran said on Tuesday that rescue operations had ended.

15 Nov 2017 2:17 PM

Over 450 killed as Iran ends rescue operations, battles to shelter quake survivors

Iran said on Tuesday that rescue operations have ended in areas hit by a powerful weekend earthquake that killed at least 450 people.

14 Nov 2017 10:00 AM

At least 100 detained suspected of having links with ISIS: Turkey

The operations are part of Turkey’s ramped up effort to clamp down on IS.

10 Nov 2017 4:14 PM

Turkey detains 61 people over suspected Islamic State links: Anadolu

Counter-terrorism police raided houses in Bursa, a northwestern province of Turkey.

29 Oct 2017 6:47 PM