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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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
When the Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power, the result took even its leadership by surprise. AKP leaders did not have the cadres to rule the country, as they were rather anti-establishment; they joined hands with the Gülenists
During an unscheduled inspection on July 15, 2016 at the Army Aviation School Command, conducted after a tip-off from a “Major O.K.” to the National Intelligence Organization (MİT), Army Chief Gen. Salih Zeki Çolak asked School Commander Gen. Hakan Atınç whether an individual named Deniz Aldemir was in his contingent.
Thousands of olive trees in our country are at risk of being cut down because of a draft law submitted to parliament on May 17.
Important developments are happening in the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party). President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan wants to make changes, including a cabinet shuffle as soon as possible, and move on.
It was the night of May 4 when 7-year-old Muhammet and his 6-year-old brother, Furkan Yıldırım, went to bed at home when death caught them. The room they were sleeping in was smashed into by an armored police vehicle that went out of control
We refer to the inventor of something as the “father” of it when we know for a fact that the person is behind the invention.
On May 23, prosecutors demanded the arrest of two educators, Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça, who have been on a hunger strike for 76 days for ruining public order with a potential to trigger acts of terror.
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.
Göbeklitepe, the world’s oldest temple, is expected to be added permanently to the UNESCO World Heritage List next year. The ancient site is readying to have a new roof built for the protection of its artifacts
İzmir will host international dancers and musicians between June 1 and July 4 during the 31st International İzmir Festival
British actor Roger Moore, who won international fame playing secret agent James Bond, died on May 23 aged 89, his family said on the actor's official Twitter account.