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Turkish President Erdogan, Saudi king discuss case of missing journalist

The leaders discussed 'issue of shedding light' on Jamal Khashoggi case and emphasised the 'importance of creating a joint working group'.

15 Oct 2018 11:41 AM

US, Turkey press Riyadh to explain fate of missing journalist

President Trump was more forceful in his call for answers from Saudi Arabia but said he would not jeopardise arms sales to the close ally.

12 Oct 2018 12:34 PM

Photos surface of 15-member assassination squad who may have killed Jamal Khashoggi

Report by Sabah newspaper, which is close to Turkish President Erdogan, published images of the men apparently taken at passport control.

10 Oct 2018 2:29 PM

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi ‘killed’ inside consulate in Istanbul

A Saudi source at consulate denied that Khashoggi had been killed at the mission and said in a statement that accusations were baseless.

07 Oct 2018 6:09 PM

Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey, no injuries

Ankara governor’s office said six shots were fired from a moving white car towards the embassy compound at 5:30 am (2:30 GMT).

20 Aug 2018 3:21 PM

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Turkish forces to continue counter-terrorism ops in Iraq, Syria: President

Turkish troops, along with various Syrian opposition groups took part in several military ops, mostly against Kurdish militants in Syria.

19 Aug 2018 3:21 PM

Will get Samsung, boycott iPhone: Turkey prez in retaliation to US sanctions

Erdogan said Turkey was facing an 'economic attack' and a 'bigger, deeper operation' but showed no sign of making concessions to US.

14 Aug 2018 3:54 PM

24 killed, 318 injured after train derails in Turkey

Deputy PM Recep Akdag said that heavy rain had caused the ground under the rails to collapse, causing the crash.

09 Jul 2018 1:25 PM

Turkey fires more that 18,500 state employees in new decree

Turkish media dubbed decree as the 'last' with officials indicating state of emergency could end as early as Monday.

08 Jul 2018 2:25 PM

Erdogan declared winner in Turkey presidential elections

Turkish voters had for the first time cast ballots for both president and parliament in the snap elections.

25 Jun 2018 11:48 AM

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Three shot dead during election campaign visit by ruling party MP in Turkey

8 people were also wounded in the shooting at Suruc that broke out as MP Ibrahim Halil Yildiz visited small businesses in the town centre.

15 Jun 2018 1:44 PM

Tayyip Erdogan vows to lift state of emergency in Turkey if re-elected

The state of Emergency was put in place after a failed coup nearly 2 years ago

14 Jun 2018 6:15 PM

Turkey: 14 Cumhuriyet staff sentenced on terror charges

The convicted journalists were earlier indicted in July 2016 for sponsoring the PKK, FETO and other terrorist groups through media coverage.

26 Apr 2018 12:01 PM

Nerve agent attack: Putin hopes chemical watchdog can end Skripal row

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent in the English city of Salisbury on March 4.

04 Apr 2018 4:37 PM

Turkish socialite, friends among 11 killed as plane crashes in Iran

The private plane bringing the Turkish socialite, her friends home from a bachelorette party in Dubai crashed into Iranian mountainside.

12 Mar 2018 9:43 AM

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Passenger plane skids off runway in northern Turkey, gets stuck on cliff edge

Pegasus Airlines confirmed there were no injuries among 162 passengers as well as two pilots and four cabin crew onboard.

14 Jan 2018 5:30 PM

Turkey sacks over 2000 public sector workers for terror group links

According to 2 govt decrees published in the Official Gazette, those dismissed in the new wave of purges include 637 military personnel.

24 Dec 2017 2:44 PM

‘No peace or stability’ unless Jerusalem recognised as capital: Palestinian Prez

‘Jerusalem is and will forever be the capital of the Palestinian state,’ Mahmud Abbas said.

13 Dec 2017 4:20 PM

Istanbul police detain dozens protesting Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Istanbul police frequently crack down on leftist anti-government protests.

10 Dec 2017 1:34 PM

Turkish capital bans LGBTQ cinema, exhibitions

The move is likely to deepen concern among rights activists and Turkey’s Western allies about its record on civil liberties.

19 Nov 2017 5:41 PM

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