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At least 100 detained suspected of having links with ISIS: Turkey

The operations are part of Turkey’s ramped up effort to clamp down on IS.

10 Nov 2017 4:14 PM

Turkey detains 61 people over suspected Islamic State links: Anadolu

Counter-terrorism police raided houses in Bursa, a northwestern province of Turkey.

29 Oct 2017 6:47 PM

World 'blind and deaf' to Rohingya muslims plight, says Erdogan

More than 3,000 had arrived in the past 3 days, as people told of how they fled for their lives from Myanmar's army, said UN refugee agency.

29 Aug 2017 10:44 AM

No-one has any interest in prolonging gulf crisis: Turkey's Erdogan

Crucially, Turkey is in the throes of setting up a military base in Qatar, its only such outpost in the region.

23 Jul 2017 2:10 PM

US calls Arab nations’ demands for Qatar ‘difficult’, Turkey rejects them

Turkey shipped suppliers and food via cargo planes to Qatar after its neighbours closed down air, land and sea routes.

26 Jun 2017 10:16 AM

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Turkey president Erdogan backs Qatar, says demand to shut base 'disrespectful'

Qatar had said that the ultimatum by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain was unreasonable.

25 Jun 2017 12:43 PM

Turkish woman assaulted, struck in face for ‘wearing shorts in Ramadan’

According to a women’s rights organisation, 173 women have been murdered in the first five months of 2017 and 328 in 2016.

21 Jun 2017 6:33 PM

Turkish soldiers hospitalized for suspected food poisoning in western Turkey

Local opposition MP Tur Yildiz Bicer posted pictures on Twitter of soldiers slumped on benches in the hospital and others on a drip.

18 Jun 2017 5:08 PM

Erdogan approves bill to deploy troops to Qatar

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan also approved another accord between Turkey and Qatar on military training cooperation.

09 Jun 2017 3:50 PM

Turkey: 20 killed, 11 injured after tourist bus plunges off road

The accident occurred in a hilly road and the bus plunged into a precipice after smashing through the crash barrier.     

13 May 2017 6:35 PM

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After ban by UK, US, Turkish Airlines to provide laptops to VIP fliers

The laptops would offer top security and protect the users' privacy by 'automatically deleting' all personal data after being shut down.

06 May 2017 4:39 PM

Turkish police fire tear gas at May Day demonstrators in Istanbul, detain 200

Protests were expected to be more subdued this year after unions said they would not attempt to march on Taksim Square.

01 May 2017 5:09 PM

Turkey expels more than 4,000 civil servants, bans TV dating programs

More than 47,000 people have been arrested and 100,000 have been purged for alleged connections to terror organisations.

01 May 2017 8:17 AM

Turkey Opposition cries fraud

International monitors question referendrum result as Erdogan celebrates win.

18 Apr 2017 2:49 AM

Erdogan wins Turkey referendum as opposition cries foul

As huge crowds of flag-waving supporters celebrated on the streets, Erdogan praised Turkey for taking a ‘historic decision’.

17 Apr 2017 7:58 AM

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Erdogan compares Dutch rally ban to Nazism as row spirals

His comments came after The Hague said it would refuse Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu's plane permission to land for a rally.

12 Mar 2017 1:28 PM

Turkish journalists and opposition protest against detention of reporters

According to journalists' associations, about 170 media outlets have been closed and nearly 800 press cards cancelled.

11 Mar 2017 8:45 PM

Erdogan says Dutch ban on minister's visit reminiscent of Nazism

Turkish politicians are keen to harness votes of the Turkish community in Europe before the April 16 vote on boosting Erdogan's powers.

11 Mar 2017 6:01 PM

Turkey PM says troops inside ISIS stronghold Al-Bab, capture imminent

Erdogan said it was "only a matter of time" before the allied forces took full control of the flashpoint town.

12 Feb 2017 5:44 PM

'I suffered from Syrian war': 7-yr-old writes open letter to Trump

She told Trump her school in Aleppo was destroyed by the bombing and some of her friends had died.

26 Jan 2017 9:39 AM

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