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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

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