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
A German tourist died on May 25 after falling from the balcony of a hotel where he was holidaying in the Mediterranean resort of Alanya, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
EU leaders Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk met President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on May 25 in an effort to rebuild ties amid tensions over Turkey's EU accession and human rights.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
A new-born zebra has become the mascot of a zoo in the Aegean province of İzmir, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on May 24.
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Turkey’s Economy Ministry on May 24 denied media claims that the country had imposed restrictions on imports of Russian agricultural products.
Two soldiers and a police officer have been killed in two separate clashes with outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the provinces of Ağrı and Şırnak, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported on May 25.
A note handed by a passenger to a flight attendant ahead of a flight to Nicosia from Istanbul sparked a bomb scare on May 24, Doğan News Agency has reported.
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The newly-inaugurated OrmaTurk company in the Aegean coastal city of İzmir will bring geothermal plant equipment know-how to Turkey’s geothermal industry, the U.S.-based parent company’s chief executive said on May 23.
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A Turkish aid agency on May 22 opened a shopping mall in the war-torn Syrian province of Idlib for families living in the region.
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Turkey delivered 22 tons of medicine and medical supplies to Libya on May 24, the Turkish Foreign Ministry has said.
Turkish security forces launched simultaneous operations on the night of May 24 throughout the country under the name of the “Turkey Security Peace-6” Inspection to “ensure the continuity of an environment of confidence,” Doğan News Agency has reported
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India’s cabinet on May 24 approved a long-awaited policy to boost local manufacturing of high-tech defense equipment and cut down reliance on expensive imports.
The Turkish government does not accept claims that the followers of the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, widely believed to have masterminded the July 2016 coup attempt, were not removed from politics, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said
A deputy speaker of Germany’s parliament stated on May 24 that a parliamentary delegation had scrapped long-standing plans to visit Turkey, after finding out at the last minute that it would not be able to hold talks with officials or visit the Turkish Parliament building
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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.