Category: MURAT YETKİN
There are currently eight Russian warships massed off of Syria confronting seven NATO ships, according to Turkish military sources.
An Istanbul prosecutor has unearthed files which show that Trabzon police intelligence had known about Ogün Samast, the hitman in Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink’s murder, before the incident took place
Despite an apparent divide between the two NATO allies on the role of Kurdish militias fighting jihadists in Syria, Turkish President Erdoğan sounded confident that Washington would side with Ankara over any wrongdoing by Russia - including any possible controversy over Kurdish fighters in Syria.
President Erdoğan, angered by Russian incursions into Turkish air space, has warned Russia there are other places Turkey could get natural gas and other countries that could build its first nuclear plant.
Five former police officers recently detained on the charge of “negligence on public duty” have been released, and four others under arrest have been cleared of charges of “committing deliberate murder,” “forming an illegal organization,” and “membership of an illegal organization to commit crime”
Political factors will not affect the agreement between Russia and Turkey over the proposed Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline, Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller vowed on Oct. 7.
Seven former police officers have been detained on charges of “negligence on public duty,” as fresh evidence surfaced in the case into the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink.
Russia is Turkey’s northern neighbor and a serious military confrontation between the two has recently broken out on Turkey’s southern border with Syria.
At least 83 people, including a police officer, have been detained for issuing fake gun licenses in a vast police operation that centered on the northwestern province of Sakarya
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has blamed the recent violence between the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and security forces, which have led to the over 200 killings, on the previous ruling party after the June 7 elections
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has announced its manifesto for the Nov. 1 elections, keeping promises to focus on a new constitution and a presidential system together with bold and assertive pledges on the economy.
Russia requires construction licenses for at least two lines of the proposed Turkish Stream pipeline project, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Oct. 2
A 3,000-year-old underground city that was discovered in 1988 in the northern province of Bayburt needs attention to attract more tourists
Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has decided former Education Minister Hüseyin Çelik and three bureaucrats to pay compensation to a former provincial education head of the Giresun province on grounds of not applying a court order, which had ruled for the latter’s return of duty
Police officer Muhittin Zenit, who had been in contact with a key informant in murder of Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink, has said he was prevented from giving testimony in the slaying by former police intelligence chiefs Ramazan Akyürek and Ali Fuat Yılmazer
As Italian coach Pereira settles issues with Dutch star Robin van Persie, Fenerbahçe goes to Beşiktaş with high morale.
AKP Deputy Chair Şahin has claimed that Turkey could do a better job than Saudi Arabia at organizing the Hajj pilgrimage, hours before President Erdoğan condemned "aggressive attitude" toward Saudi Arabia.
Russia’s defense ministry said Sept. 24 that it will hold naval drills in the “east Mediterranean” in September and October, as the West frets over a military buildup by Moscow in Syria.
Plans for a new gas pipeline between Russia and Turkey remain intact despite "difficulties", the Kremlin said on Sept.23, days after Ankara said talks on the deal were frozen.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is expected to attend the opening ceremony of the newly reconstructed Moscow Central Mosque this week.
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