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Turkey backtracks on child bomber claim

Ankara says ‘no clue’ who was behind wedding attack.

24 Aug 2016 6:47 AM

14 dead after ‘Kurdish bombings’ in Turkey

Turkish authorities search outside the damaged building of the police headquarters after an explosion in Elazig, eastern Turkey. (Photo: AP)

19 Aug 2016 5:45 AM

Turkey reshuffles military after half of generals fired

Turkey’s top military commanders met Thursday to replace almost half of their generals in a radical shake-up after the failed coup, as authorities shut down dozens of media outlets in a widening crac

29 Jul 2016 4:57 AM

EU didn’t keep its promises on migrants’ influx in Turkey: Erdogan

Erdogan president said the EU had promised $3 billion, but so far only paid a nominal $1 million to $2 million.

26 Jul 2016 3:51 PM

Two Turkish generals serving in Afghanistan held in Dubai after coup

More than 13,000 people, including over 100 generals, have been detained so far.

26 Jul 2016 3:49 PM


Erdogan back in Ankara after coup, to chair Security Council meet

The crunch meetings come as controversy grows over the scope of the legal crackdown against coup plotters.

20 Jul 2016 12:34 PM

85 generals, admirals charged in Turkey coup attempt

Authorities rounded up thousands alleged to have been involved in the coup, which killed 208 govt supporters and 24 coup plotters.

19 Jul 2016 3:57 PM

Turkey coup: 3000 held; crackdown over suspected links to cleric Gulen

Gunfire and explosions had rocked both Istanbul and Ankara through the night after soldiers took up positions in both cities.

17 Jul 2016 11:54 AM

161 dead in coup bid, 3,000 held, says Turkish PM

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Saturday that 161 people were killed in the coup attempt against the government, with 2,839 soldiers now detained on the suspicion of involvement.

17 Jul 2016 7:38 AM

Turkey crushes coup bid

Troops clash with public, more than 250 killed

17 Jul 2016 7:12 AM


Iran indicts 3 dual nationals, Lebanese man

Iran’s judiciary has indicted three detained Iranian dual nationals and a Lebanese citizen also held in the Islamic Republic, the judiciary’s official news website Mizan said on Monday.

12 Jul 2016 7:12 AM

Turkey’s ties with Israel and Russia gain speed

Turkey and Israel will this week start the process of exchanging ambassadors after they signed a deal to restore ties following a bitter row in 2010, Ankara said on Tuesday.

29 Jun 2016 12:46 AM

Gaddafi’s jewelled ivory dagger seized in Istanbul

Turkish police have seized a jewel-encrusted ivory dagger said to have belonged to Libya’s late leader Muammar Gaddafi and which was going to be sold for millions of dollars on the black market, Anado

15 Jun 2016 2:23 AM

EU envoy to Turkey quits after row

The EU’s top diplomat in Turkey has stepped down after a row with Ankara over his criticism of the government’s conduct in a landmark migrant deal, his office said on Tuesday.

15 Jun 2016 12:52 AM

It was genocide: Germany

Armenian activists embrace outside the Bundestag after the German legislators voted to recognise the genocide. (Photo: AFP)

03 Jun 2016 7:27 AM


Turkey: 104 ISIS militants killed in air, land strikes

Turkey’s state-run news agency said US-led coalition airstrikes and Turkish artillery fire against the ISIS group in Syria have killed 104 militants.

29 May 2016 12:44 AM

Turkey’s new PM calls for presidential government

Turkey’s experienced transport minister Binali Yildirim, a steadfast ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was on Sunday named ruling party chief and was set to be also appointed as Prime Minister i

22 May 2016 11:50 PM

Turkey: 8 soldiers dead in clash with PKK, helicopter crash

The PKK, considered a terrorist organization by Turkey and its allies, has waged a three-decades-long insurgency against Turkey.

13 May 2016 3:58 PM

‘EU must fix pro-terror laws’

Erdogan wants visa-free travel for Turks to EU by October ‘at latest’

11 May 2016 6:45 AM

‘Turkey to develop EU policies in line with President remarks’

Turkey will develop the necessary policies on visa liberalisation with the European Union and execute them in line with President Tayyip Erdogan’s recent statements, the Turkish foreign ministry spoke

10 May 2016 6:43 AM