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24 killed, 318 injured after train derails in Turkey

Deputy PM Recep Akdag said that heavy rain had caused the ground under the rails to collapse, causing the crash.

09 Jul 2018 1:25 PM

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

Erdogan declared winner in Turkey presidential elections

Turkish voters had for the first time cast ballots for both president and parliament in the snap elections.

25 Jun 2018 11:48 AM

Three shot dead during election campaign visit by ruling party MP in Turkey

8 people were also wounded in the shooting at Suruc that broke out as MP Ibrahim Halil Yildiz visited small businesses in the town centre.

15 Jun 2018 1:44 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

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Turkey: 14 Cumhuriyet staff sentenced on terror charges

The convicted journalists were earlier indicted in July 2016 for sponsoring the PKK, FETO and other terrorist groups through media coverage.

26 Apr 2018 12:01 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

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

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‘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

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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

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

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