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23 Kurdish rebels killed in clashes in Turkey: reports

Reports say thousands of police and soldiers were deployed to the towns.

17 Dec 2015 3:01 PM

US Embassy in Turkey reports security threat

An embassy spokeswoman said the limited operations would continue.

14 Dec 2015 4:40 PM

Turkey says its patience with Russia ‘has a limit’

Tensions have been escalating between the countries after downing of a Russian warplane...

14 Dec 2015 2:59 PM

Turkey promises legal status to minority Muslim community

Davutoglu also sought opposition parties' support for a new constitution.

10 Dec 2015 4:57 PM

Turkey halts sending Army to Iraq

Turkey has halted a deployment of troops to northern Iraq, but will not obey Iraq’s request to withdraw those already there, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, insisting they had been sent with Ira

09 Dec 2015 5:38 AM


Iran arrests 53 for running ISIS websites

Iran’s cyber police chief said on Monday officers had arrested 53 people for running websites supporting the ISIS, Tasnim news agency reported.

08 Dec 2015 6:11 AM

‘Astonished’ by Iranian charges of ISIS: Turkey

Turkey on Sunday said it was “astonished” by Iranian accusations that Ankara is supporting ISIS and involved in oil dealing with the jihadists in Iraq and Syria.

07 Dec 2015 4:31 AM

German recon planes to arrive in Turkey

Legislators on Friday approved plans for Germany to take on a direct role in the battle against ISIS in Syria, answering France’s appeal for help after the deadly Paris attacks.

05 Dec 2015 6:01 AM

PM says Turkey cannot be 'brought to its knees' by Russia

Davutoglu insisted Turkey did not know the nationality of the plane it downed.

04 Dec 2015 3:45 PM

Turkey dismisses ‘Soviet-style propaganda’ over ISIS claims

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu dismissed Russian allegations that Turkey was buying oil from ISIS as “Soviet-style propaganda” on Thursday and said the Nato member was doing all it could to se

04 Dec 2015 6:19 AM


Turkey to hand over body of dead Russian pilot to Moscow: Prime Minister

Turkey's military said the Su-24 bomber was shot down by two of its F-16s

30 Nov 2015 1:31 PM

Erdogan seeks ‘face to face’ meet with Putin

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he wanted to meet Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the climate summit in Paris after the downing of a Russian warplane.

28 Nov 2015 5:42 AM

Moscow confirms warplane downed on Syria border was Russian

A plane exploded in the air and the fireball fell on a Turkmen mountain

24 Nov 2015 2:46 PM

Paris terror attacks: French police widen hunt as ninth suspect emerges in video

Footage showed a third man in a car used in one of the attacks on bars and cafes

18 Nov 2015 9:29 AM

ISIS jihadist blows himself up at venue

A suspected ISIS jihadist blew himself up in southeastern Turkey near the Syrian border during a police raid, injuring five officers, one seriously, officials said Sunday.

15 Nov 2015 11:35 PM


UK says wrong to rely on allies in tackling ISIS

It is wrong for Britain to rely on allies to protect it from ISIS militants, defence secretary Michael Fallon said, calling on lawmakers to consider the case for extending airstrikes to Syria from Ira

07 Nov 2015 5:31 AM

Turkish police detain 20 IS suspects in Antalya ahead of G20 summit: report

Barack Obama is among G20 leaders who will be at the summit on November 15-16

06 Nov 2015 12:41 PM

Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeks statute change for President powers

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday for a new Constitution that would give him greater powers, despite Opposition fears it could lead to authoritarian rule.

05 Nov 2015 2:00 AM

Tayyip Erdogan eyes more powers after landslide win

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his dauhgter Sumeyye Erdogan (second left) with supporters at Eyup Sultan Mosque in Istanbul on Monday. — AFP

03 Nov 2015 4:51 AM