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Turkey fires more that 18,500 state employees in new decree

Turkish media dubbed decree as the 'last' with officials indicating state of emergency could end as early as Monday.

08 Jul 2018 2:25 PM

Tayyip Erdogan vows to lift state of emergency in Turkey if re-elected

The state of Emergency was put in place after a failed coup nearly 2 years ago

14 Jun 2018 6:15 PM

Nerve agent attack: Putin hopes chemical watchdog can end Skripal row

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent in the English city of Salisbury on March 4.

04 Apr 2018 4:37 PM

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

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

Iran president defies Trump, says will double country's nuclear programmes

Trump announced the major shift in US policy detailing a more confrontational approach to Iran over its nuclear programs.

14 Oct 2017 10:16 AM

Despite Saudi bloc's objections, Turkey to host Qatar emir in 1st foreign trip since crisis

Erdogan hosted the emir for the talks at his presidential palace in the capital Ankara, the Turkish presidency said in a statement.

15 Sep 2017 4:11 PM

Erdogan blasts 'scandalous demonstration' US indictment of bodyguards

Erdogan said in a televised address that the case was a 'scandalous demonstration of how American justice works'.

01 Sep 2017 2:25 PM