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Europe must support Turkey more: Mogherini

Confident that Ankara will soon get $3.2 billion refugee aid despite delay

26 Jan 2016 5:52 AM

Turks ‘watch’ Russia forces near border

Turkey is “closely watching” Russian troop movements in Syria near its border, a government source in Ankara said on Friday, after reports that Russian servicemen had deployed in the Syrian border tow

23 Jan 2016 6:40 AM

Blast at Turkish school injures at least 5 children: report

Authorities are enforcing a 24-hour curfew as the security forces press ahead with large-scale operations to rout out the militants.

22 Jan 2016 1:29 PM

Iran: Nuclear deal economic turning point

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the nuclear deal, sealed with world powers last year and paving the way for Saturday’s lifting of most US, European, and UN sanctions, could be a turning point fo

18 Jan 2016 6:14 AM

Turkey detains 12 academics accused of signing ‘peace declaration’

Turkey has seen some of the worst violence for decades after the collapse of a ceasefire with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party.

15 Jan 2016 2:34 PM


Turkey shells ISIS in Iraq and Syria, kills 200

Turkish tanks and artillery have bombarded Islamic State (ISIS) positions in Syria and Iraq over the past 48 hours, killing almost 200 of its fighters in retaliation for a suicide bombing in Istanbul,

15 Jan 2016 1:06 AM

Five killed, 39 wounded in bomb attack in southeast Turkey

The attack targeted the police station in the town of Cinar.

14 Jan 2016 10:26 AM

Turkey PM convenes emergency security meeting after Istanbul blast

Those taking part in the meeting include powerful Interior Minister Efkan Ala and spy chief Hakan Fidan, say reports.

12 Jan 2016 3:49 PM

18 migrants drown off Turkey

At least 18 migrants drowned when their overcrowded bo-at sank in the Aegean Sea on Thursday on the way to the Greek island of Lesbos in the latest tra-gedy involving refugees seeking to enter Europe.

25 Dec 2015 2:37 AM

Turkey pushes for lifting Gaza curbs in Israel talks

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Tuesday talks on restoring ties with Israel were continuing and Ankara was insisting on its demands for compensation and for “lifting restrictions” on Ga

23 Dec 2015 4:55 AM


Turkish troop pullout from Iraq to continue

Turkey said it would “continue” to pull its troops out of northern Iraq after US President Barack Obama urged President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to do so in order to deescalate tensions with Baghdad over

21 Dec 2015 3:10 AM

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