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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

Turkey condemns US move to arm Syrian Kurds against IS

Turkey views the YPG as the Syrian extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).

10 May 2017 6:32 PM

Turkish court rejects Wikipedia’s appeal against ban

The telecommunications authority has said the ban would stay in place until the pages are removed.

05 May 2017 7:24 PM

Turkey’s Erdogan tells EU to open new chapters, warns of Brexit-like referendum

The ‘chapters’ are the policy areas that are being addressed in the long-running membership talks.

02 May 2017 8:18 PM

Turkey detains 412 Kurdish militant suspects

In addition, the statement said 131 Islamic State group suspects were detained in operations in 13 provinces in the past week.

13 Apr 2017 1:20 PM

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Explosion at vehicle facility was 'terror attack', 3 dead: Turkey

Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu did not say who was suspected of being behind the attack.

12 Apr 2017 1:39 PM

Turkey says tests confirm sarin gas in Syria chemical attack

Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag made the statement after after analysis of blood and urine samples of the casualties from the attack.

11 Apr 2017 7:47 PM

Turkey: 1 killed, many injured in workshop explosion in Diyarbakir

The blast in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir caused part of the workshop to collapse.

11 Apr 2017 3:35 PM

Rohingya group urges EU support for Myanmar probe

The European Rohingya Council expressed shock and concern about the EU's decision not to support the UN investigation.

13 Mar 2017 12:39 PM

Syrian military aircraft’s pilot found after long search, admitted

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that the cause of the crash was unknown, but pointed to poor weather conditions.

05 Mar 2017 3:59 PM

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Turkey criticises Merkel reaction to banned rallies

Ankara and Berlin have been locked in acrimony over the last few days after German towns blocked events.

04 Mar 2017 5:17 PM

Turkey accuses Germany of providing succour to its enemies

The comments by Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag reflected a broader souring of relations between the two NATO allies.

03 Mar 2017 8:23 PM

Turkey renames street after assassinated Russian ambassador

Ambassador Andrei Karlov was shot dead December 19 while speaking at the opening of a photo exhibition.

10 Jan 2017 5:25 PM

Erdogan clears first hurdle to be the ‘iron man’

Constitutional commission clears plans for executive presidential system, long sought by Erdogan and Turkey’s ruling AK Party.

31 Dec 2016 2:30 AM

Rescued Syrian Twitter star Bana meets Turkish PM

The young Syrian girl was one of thousands of people evacuated from Aleppo in the last days under a deal brokered by Turkey and Russia.

21 Dec 2016 6:15 PM

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'Don't forget Aleppo. Don't forget Syria': Turkish cop shoots dead Russian envoy

The attacker shouted 'Allahu Akbar' and then talked about pledging allegiance to jihad in Arabic.

20 Dec 2016 8:07 AM

Turkey PM withdraws controversial child sex conviction bill

The government said it would now submit the proposal for review to a parliamentary committee.

22 Nov 2016 1:59 PM

Turkey to scrap office of PM in new system: minister

The full blueprint is yet to emerge, but Erdoglu indicated that cabinet ministers would no longer be MPs.

17 Nov 2016 5:47 PM

Turkey cites Syria, says boots could land in Iraq

Turkish foreign minister says it will use resources to eliminate any threat.

26 Oct 2016 7:25 AM

8,000 more fired in latest Turkish purge

Turkey removed nearly 8,000 security personnel from duty, according to state media, as the purge continued of those suspected of links to the July-15 failed coup.

03 Sep 2016 6:41 AM

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