The 22-year-old man who carried out the Manchester concert suicide bombing that left 22 people dead transited through Istanbul airport ahead of the attack, a Turkish official said
One of the victims of the May 22 terror attack in Manchester that killed 22 people and wounded many others was half-Turkish.
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu has claimed two educators who were arrested on the 78th day of their hunger strike were members of the outlawed DHKP-C
President Erdoğan meets leading members of the EU in an effort to restart Turkey’s accession bid to the bloc after a period of bad blood
The release from detention of Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş’s son-in-law Ömer Faruk Kavurmacı, who was previously detained over alleged links with Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), has sparked a war of words between opposition parties and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, the chief suspect behind Turkey’s July 2016 military coup attempt, had the appeal against the removal of his official passport denied on May 25, a judicial official has said.
A former Ankara judge who controversially ordered the release of Adil Öksüz, one of the prime suspects in the July 2016 coup attempt, has confessed to being a follower of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, according to a news report in daily Habertürk on May 25.
The company that previously won the tender for the preparation, engineering and consultancy services of the Three-Story Grand Istanbul Tunnel Project, Yüksel Project International, will soon start work on the project, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on May 25.
NATO will join the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levnat (ISIL), alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said on May , before a summit with President Donald Trump
The founding family members of Turkey’s Koç Holding and some non-management members of the family of another leading conglomerate, Sabancı Holding, have decided to sell stakes in the firms.
Six soldiers, a police officer and a village guard have been killed in four separate clashes with outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the provinces of Van, Hakkari, Ağrı and Şırnak, media reports said on May 25.
The editor-in-chief of a now shut-down weekly magazine, who was sentenced to over 22 years in jail on May 22 for “inciting an armed uprising against the Turkish government,” was arrested on May 24 in Edirne
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Senior U.S. lawmakers want the House of Representatives to formally condemn Turkish security forces’ violent response to a street protest in Washington during a recent visit by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
An immersed tunnel and a bridge will be built in the Aegean province of İzmir, Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan said on May 24, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
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A total of 1,494 Pakistani military personnel have received military education in Turkey since a bilateral agreement was signed in March 2001, according to a Turkish military source.
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Asmiling Donald Trump offered European Union chiefs assurances on security in Brussels on May 25 but EU officials did not conceal lingering differences with the U.S. president over Russia, trade and climate change
Two Turkish professional footballers, Başakşehir club’s Emre Belözoğlu and Fenerbahçe’s Volkan Şen as well as former manager Tayfun Havutçu gave testimonies on May 25 in Istanbul as part of an ongoing probe into the illegal import of luxury cars, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Officials from the Islamic Development Bank and the Turkish Islamic Banks’ Association (TKBB) signed a cooperation deal for financing infrastructure projects on May 25, Reuters has reported.
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OPEC decided on May 25 to extend cuts in oil output by nine months to March 2018, OPEC delegates said, as the producer group battles a global glut of crude after seeing prices halve and revenues drop sharply in the past three years.
Brazilian soldiers deployed on May 24 to defend government buildings in the capital Brasilia after protesters demanding the exit of President Michel Temer smashed their way into ministries and fought with riot police.
The Chinese government charged on May 25 that a U.S. warship had entered its waters in the South China Sea “without permission”, prompting Beijing’s navy to warn the vessel to leave.
As probe deepens into the suicide bomb attack on a concert hall in Manchester, which claimed at least 22 lives, the UK is furious by repeated leaks of material shared with the US police
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The nightmare scenario did not happen. The ties between Turkey and the European Union were not severed as a result of President Tayyip Erdoğan’s discussions in Brussels on May 25 at the NATO summit there.
A number of key sectors with strong ties to Russia – including the agricultural, construction and tourism sectors - are eyeing the complete removal of Russian economic sanctions on Turkey
The presidential elections in Greek Cyprus are ever more interesting for various reasons. Three camps have already formed.
The last couple of weeks have been quite busy for those closely following the Turkish-Israeli normalization process. The two countries seem to agree on shifting the gears in terms of economic cooperation and cultural exchange to lay a stronger foundation for bilateral ties
Journalist Fehmi Koru was the lead writer for years in the publication outlet of the Gülen community.
In Istanbul, the sun is trying to find its way through cotton-like clouds that are all covering the sky. The sun is trying to find itself a path in the sky
The media mostly missed it (or chose to ignore it as a piece of meaningless rhetoric), but Donald Trump proclaimed a new doctrine in his speech to the assembled leaders of the Muslim world in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan’s discussions in Brussels on May 25 are likely to be one of the most important series of talks in the last few years regarding Turkey’s relations with the West – particularly Europe – because of their dual nature
In our first review we spoke about two films at Cannes this year (“Sea Sorrow” and “Jupiter’s Moon”) focusing on one of the main themes of this year’s festival: The migration crisis. This is only part of the overall crisis in today’s Europe, which includes the degeneration of the political and economic system as well as of human values.
Twelve treasure hunters have been detained in the Central Anatolian province of Eskişehir after attempting to sell an ancient tomb with cross motif for $4 million
Excavations at the Yeşilova mound show remains of a luxurious life in İzmir 5,000 years ago, with ancient locals using all opportunities to make their lives comfortable
As I contemplated a visit to Istanbul this year, I was confronted with multiple warnings of danger there
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A “healthy” team at the start of the Euroleague playoffs was vital to Fenerbahçe’s Euroleague title, coach Zeljko Obradovic has said.
Anatolia’s camel culture dates back to the 300s B.C., but has died out with modern times. The Antalya Provincial Culture and Tourism Directorate is now producing a book to document this heritage
After seven years of restorations and arrangements, an ancient gallery grave unearthed in Mardin’s ancient city of Dara is now open to visitors. People who believed they would resurge one day are buried in the grave
Veteran actress Perran Kutman received an honorary award at the 20th Flying Broom International Women Films Festival on May 23 at the State Opera and Ballet Hall in Ankara.