All of the rescued Russian naval personnel on board of an intelligence ship that sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on April 27 after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock, have returned to Russia by plane, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
A 30,000-square-meter green area by the sea in Istanbul’s coastal Büyükçekmece district, known as Albatros Park, has been sold to two companies that bid through a joint venture in a tender on April 11.
A museum director in Kars has said the Russian soldier whose skeleton was found inside an unearthed coffin was a captain
The U.S. State Department said it was “deeply concerned” over the Turkish air strikes on the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria, adding that the raids were putting the U.S. soldiers on the field at risk.
Turkey’s Supreme Election Board (YSK) published the official results of the April 16 referendum on constitutional amendments in the Official Gazette on late April 27.
The Turkish military responded to mortar fire from an area controlled by the Syrian Kurdish Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG) in Syria on April 27, killing three militants
A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on April 27 after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock, Turkey’s Coast Guard said, noting that all 78 personnel on board were evacuated
The ruling AKP is planning to hold an extraordinary convention on May 21 to elect President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as its chairman in line with constitutional amendments that now permit the head of the nation to retain links with his political party
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will attend a European Union meeting in Malta on April 28
The United States is committed to helping Turkey be strong and also democratic, despite differences on key policy issues, U.S. Ambassador to Ankara John Bass said on April 27 ahead of face-to-face talks next month between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and U.S. President Donald Trump.
Turkey possesses a major opportunity to diversify its gas portfolio, the chief of the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said while commenting on the steps that Turkey could take regarding energy.
An Istanbul court on April 27 accepted a prosecutor’s indictment against 30 former Zaman Media Group employees, including editors and columnists
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Turkey and the U.S. will continue to build on their successful energy cooperation as the U.S. views Turkey as an important energy hub, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said on April 27.
Some 9,103 Turkish police officers were suspended late on April 26 for their alleged links to the Gülen movement, which is accused of masterminding the July 2016 coup attempt
An Ankara police officer working at parliament as a security officer committed suicide using his service pistol late on April 26, shortly after finding out that his name was among the thousands of officers suspended as part of a major operation
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The West has ignored the plight of 14 million people facing famine in Africa, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on April 26.
The Fetullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) is a global terror organization, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has told representatives from African countries at the Turkey-Africa Agriculture Ministers Meeting and Agribusiness Forum in Antalya, warning about the presence of FETÖ in African countries.
A total of 16 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants have been “neutralized” in the eastern province of Tunceli over the past two days, the Tunceli Governor’s Office announced on April 27
Turkey’s hotel occupancy rates rose in March after months of decline thanks to a surge in the number of business meetings and the sharp rise in the number of Iranian tourists visiting Turkey during the Nevruz holiday.
Turkish officials have launched a bird flu investigation in a Central Anatolian town, one day after authorities confirmed an incident in the country’s north, quarantining a village.
Almost two-fifths of Turks who died in 2016 perished due to diseases of the circulatory system, according to a study by the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK).
Ankara has offered condolences to Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani over the killing of Peshmerga troops in a Turkish airstrike on April 26, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
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It has been revealed that both the American and the Russian military attachés were called to Turkish military headquarters in Ankara a short while before Turkish jets hit outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) positions on Sinjar Mountain in northern Iraq and northern Syria at 2 a.m. on April 25.
Advocating Turkey’s membership of the European Union used to be a strategic vision of all past U.S. administrations - both Democratic and Republican – especially since late 1980s. The U.S. pushed the view that Turkey’s loyalty to the West during the Cold War needed to be rewarded with deeper European integration, taking on board some Atlanticists in high places in Europe in promoting this idea
When in August 2013, in his capacity as chief foreign policy advisor to then prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, today’s Presidential Spokesman İbrahim Kalın tweeted: “It is wrong to claim ‘Turkey has been left alone in the Middle East.’
Leaving behind the recent constitutional referendum, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan can now take a deep sigh of relief and deliberate on what kind of strategy he will adopt for the next presidential election, which will be his next political test.
The third indictment written concerning the assassination of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink on Jan. 19, 2007, has revealed horrendous facts.
In our relations with Europe, are we rational and moderate or are we excessively sentimental? Maybe we should say epic/heroic instead of sentimental…
The nightmare scenario starts with the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) submitting a proposal to parliament to reinstate the death penalty.
I recently wrote an article about the sophisticated propaganda machine of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).
Coral-munching crown-of-thorns starfish can be safely killed by common household vinegar, scientists revealed April 27 in a discovery that offers hope for Australia’s struggling Great Barrier Reef
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The State Theaters deputy director says he is pleased with the sharp rise in the number of theatergoers in the country, up to 1.7 million in the first eight months of the year
A Saudi novelist has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, becoming the third author in 10 years from the kingdom to grab the Arab world’s most prestigious literary award
Another movie adaptation of Turkey’s popular TV series and a leading export item to the Arab world, “Valley of the Wolves” (Kurtlar Vadisi), is slated to be released in September, with its director and main actor giving a tiny spoiler that it will touch on last year’s foiled coup attempt
‘Peace Envoys’ is a documentary aiming to break the notion of ‘being a stranger,’ and to reminisce a nation’s memory. The documentary debuted on the 90th anniversary of the April 23 Children’s Day
Turkey’s 21st Yapı Kredi Afife Theater Awards were presented at a ceremony at the Haliç Congress Center on April 24, Doğan News Agency has reported.
The Turkish Super League’s defending champions, Beşiktaş, narrowly beat cellar-dweller Adanaspor late on April 24 to increase its cushion over its closest follower, Medipol Başakşehir, to seven points, just a week before the duo meets for a crucial clash.
Turkey’s Religious Affairs (Diyanet) Foundation plans to repair dozens of mosques in Syria that have been heavily damaged by the country’s ongoing war, according to the head of foundation