Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat a fight-for-all Turkey 98-77
Russian President Vladimir Putin urged the EU on Sept. 1 to show 'common sense' and not to engage in mutually destructive sanctions
A tanker carrying disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude oil reappeared Sept. 1 on satellite tracking near Texas, days after having gone silent with a $100 million cargo
Turkish national basketball team started the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup with a hard-fought win over New Zealand 76-73 in Group C game in the Spanish city of Bilbao
Host Spain and titleholder the United States are among the favorites for the 2014 Basketball World Cup title, while Turkey is also hopeful
There has recently been a boom in the number of foreign couples choosing Istanbul as the setting of their marriage
Category: VERDA ÖZER
Most of the convictions on the ISIL have proven to be false so far, which has urged the West and regional powers to revisit their strategies toward Iraq and Syria
Farzad Shafai, an Afghan refugee, arrived in Turkey four years ago. Against all odds, he managed to make it into university. Unending bureaucracy stands between him and his future
A tanker near Texas loaded with $100 mln of disputed Kurdish crude 'has disappeared'
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has become Turkey's 12th President after a parliamentary ceremony that was boycotted by the main opposition. There was also a warm farewell from outgoing President Abdullah Gül. Here are the live updates as they happened throughout the day
Iraqi warplanes have begun targeting jihadists besieging the Shiite Turkmen town of Amerli amid growing fears for the safety of thousands of residents short of food and water and facing a "massacre".
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Turkey on Aug. 28 before embarking on a mini-tour of Europe
Iran supplied weapons and ammunition to Iraqi Kurdish forces, Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) President Masoud Barzani said
Turkmenistan, holder of the world’s fourth-largest natural gas reserves, signed a $1.7 billion deal with a Turkish-Japanese consortium on Aug. 26 to build a gas-to-liquids plant
A hypersonic weapon being developed by the U.S. military was destroyed four seconds after its launch from a test range in Alaska early on Aug. 25
Turkey’s chronic disease, the current account deficit, was $24 billion in the first half of 2014, a 35 percent decline on the figure of $37 billion from the first half of 2013.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkey is about to enter a new stage of politics with the presidency of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan with Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu as the next PM he preferred to see.
Violence reverberated across Gaza on Monday with four Palestinians killed in Israeli air strikes as Egypt proposed a new ceasefire that would open key crossings into the blockaded territory.
Tehran will 'accelerate' arming Palestinians in retaliation for Israel deploying a spy drone over Iran, which was shot down, a military commander said on Aug. 25
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on September 1 in Brussels to agree a framework for renewed nuclear talks, Iran said
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