Iran will be invited to participate in talks in Vienna on Oct. 30 to discuss ending the conflict in Syria, a dialogue aimed at finding a framework for political transition in Damascus, the U.S. State Department said on Oct. 27.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and business leaders are due to return on Oct. 28 evening from a week-long tour of Central Asia after striking business deals worth more than $26 billion.
Voting for the snap elections on Nov. 1 has started at Turkey’s representatives in foreign countries and at border gates across the country.
Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry has revealed a new support program to overcome sector losses mainly due to economic problems in Russia and neighboring countries
An international seminar held recently in Kazakhstan with the participation of leading historians and archaeologists provided information about findings in the Altay Mountains
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
The first phase of the joint U.S.–Turkey program to train and equip fighters to combat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has ended in a scandalous failure.
Hulusi Akar, the new general chief of staff, is coming to transform the Turkish Armed Forces, says a former member of the army. He is facing four challenges, including the fights against ISIL and the PKK, according to Metin Gürcan, a retired major
Kyrgyzstan became Aug. 6 the fifth member of a Moscow-backed economic bloc of former Soviet countries, a move firmly linking the Central Asian state to Russia at the risk of disrupting trade with China
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The existence of both BRICS and the SCO as challengers to U.S. dominance in international politics are being discussed widely. Yet, varying interests and divergent priorities of member states, as well as the lack of a cooperative culture among them, clearly limit their ability to balance the U.S.
Nuclear-armed rivals Pakistan and India will start the process of joining a security bloc led by China and Russia at a summit in Russia later this week, a senior Chinese diplomat said on July 6, the first time the grouping has expanded since it was set up in 2001.
Israel and Pakistan have expressed deep condolences on the death of former Turkish President Süleyman Demirel, who received a state funeral on June 19
Four people were detained in a Kayseri-based police operation early on June 3 over an allegation of fraud in a military school examination, where the detainees allegedly gave candidates copies of the exam
Turkish citizens living in Italy, UK, Russia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia have begun casting their votes to participate in Turkey's general election, boosting turnout with more votes from abroad.
Uzbekistan has declared its presidential ballot valid after more than the required third of voters turned out in an election that 77-year-old strongman incumbent President Islam Karimov is almost certain to win.
Three Saudi Arabian citizens and one Russian citizen were arrested on March 25 in the southeastern province of Gaziantep province before entering Syria, local officials have said.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Today, on the day of Nevruz, or Newroz as Kurds call it, the attention of millions in Turkey is focused on a message that will be conveyed to hundreds of thousands of people awaiting it in the predominantly Kurdish southeastern city of Diyarbakır.
An expected, 8,000 people will take part this week (March 14-18) in an historic World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan.
Boston will revisit the horror of the 2013 Marathon bombings on March 4 when the 21-year-old accused of carrying out the worst attack on US soil since the September 11 strikes goes on trial
The first ever direct China-Spain freight train - which started its journey from Yiwu, a major trading hub south of Shanghai - travelled an epic 13,000 kilometers in 21 days, reaching Madrid in December 2014.
Turkey has taken the chair of the TRACECA (Transport Corridor Europe Caucasus Asia) Intergovernmental Commission for a year during the body’s 11th annual meeting Jan. 29 in Istanbul.
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