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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

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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

Turkey’s Erdogan compares coup defeat to medieval battle

Erdogan on Saturday led a large-scale celebration to commemorate the 946th anniversary of the 1071 Battle of Malazgirt.

27 Aug 2017 9:16 AM

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Iran defense chief in Turkey for 'unprecedented' talks on Syria crisis

General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri is due to meet Defense Min Nurettin Canikli and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his three-day visit.

15 Aug 2017 5:34 PM

Erdogan vows to behead 'traitors' on anniversary of failed Turkey coup

Erdogan said a decision would be made on Monday over whether to recommend extending the emergency by another three months.

16 Jul 2017 9:23 AM

Gulf standoff cannot be resolved in a day, says Qatar FM

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates say the counterterrorism agreement does not go far enough to end the dispute.

15 Jul 2017 1:05 PM

Erdogan slams CHP as opposition march nears Istanbul

The leadership of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party is based in the Qandil mountain of northern Iraq while the alleged coup mastermind.

01 Jul 2017 5:29 PM

Turkish, Qatari defence ministers meet amid crisis with Arab states

Turkey insists its troop deployment to Qatar aims to enhance regional security and is not aimed against any specific country.

30 Jun 2017 8:15 PM

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Gulf crisis: First Turkey ship carries aid to Qatar

Turkey’s Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said that it is not economical or sustainable to send food stuff by plane.

22 Jun 2017 3:38 PM

Turkey, Saudi Arabia to try to reduce tensions over Qatar on call

President Erdogan has backed Qatar in the crisis with Gulf nations that cut off relations with it accusing it of supporting terrorism.

22 Jun 2017 3:02 PM

1 killed, 4 hurt in gunfire and bomb attack in Turkey

One person was killed and four people were wounded in the attacks and one of the assailants was killed, officials said.

09 Jun 2017 8:36 PM

13 dead after Turkey military chopper crashes near Iraq border

The crash occurred in the border province of Sirnak, where Turkish troops are engaged in operations against Kurdish militants.

01 Jun 2017 9:33 AM

Turkey: 2 suspected Islamic State extremists killed in Ankara Police raid

After a tip-off from a suspect, this police operation was quickly planned as the two ISIS members were believed to be planning an attack.

21 May 2017 4:14 PM

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