The United States is dropping a $500 million Pentagon program to train Syrian rebels fighting the administration of President Bashar al-Assad, the New York Times reported
Turkey will send troops to Armenia on Oct. 11 in compliance with an international treaty, the Turkish General Staff has stated
Turkey is concerned about the potential for a fresh wave of Syrian migrants arriving at its border as a result of Russian air strikes in Syria, foreign ministry spokesman Tanju Bilgiç said.
Transfer of four separate defense system equipment Turkey demands from the United States is still pending, amid different approaches between the two NATO allies towards regional issues, particularly Syria
Turkey’s European Union accession process will “advance rapidly” if main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will come to the government after the Nov. 1 snap election, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said in an interview Oct. 9.
State Department Spokesperson John Kirby has called on Turkey to respect media freedoms and due process
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş made a visit to the building of daily Hürriyet on Oct. 8 to express his support to the daily in the wake of recent attacks on the daily and one of its leading journalists.
The consul generals of four EU countries have visited Hürriyet journalist Ahmet Hakan in his Nişantaşı apartment, where he is recovering from injuries after being subjected to a violent attack last week.
The European Union is seeking to accelerate Turkey’s almost stalled accession negotiation process by annexing a set of priorities and concrete recommendations to its soon-to-be released progress report, seen as a short-term road map for the next government to be formed after Nov. 1 elections.
NATO has said it was prepared to send troops to Turkey to defend its ally after violations of Turkish airspace by Russian jets bombing Syria and Britain scolded Moscow for escalating a civil war that has already killed 250,000 people
A Turkish court has sentenced a man, who initially faced a total of 150 years in prison for drugging and sexually abusing two 14-year-old girls and one 15-year-old girl after faking his ID, to 10 years in jail due to his "respectable attitude" at the hearings.
Fresh water has reached northern Cyprus through a pipeline project from Turkey as part of a “peace project” to provide the arid island with a source of water, Turkish Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroğlu has said
ISTANBUL - Doğan News Agency
The U.S. dollar opened the day under 2.9 Turkish Liras on Oct. 9 and declined to around 2.89 liras, the lowest level in the last 1.5 months, as the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) gave signals that it would wait further before raising interest rates
Şebnem Turhan - ISTANBUL
Global Finance magazine has lowered the rank of Turkish Central Bank Governor Erdem Başçı from B+ to C, ranking him as one of the worst performers this year.
MOSCOW - Reuters
Russia's Gazprom has declined to provide Turkey with an additional 3 billion cubic metres of gas via the existing Blue Stream pipeline, chief executive Alexei Miller said on Oct. 8
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
Security forces seized a total of 4.5 kilograms of explosive material placed inside a pressure cooker under a suspension bridge in Istanbul on Oct. 8
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
Iran on Oct. 9 declined to confirm a claim by a US official that Russian missiles targeting rebels in Syria crashed in its territory this week.
ALEPPO, Syria – Anadolu Agency
Anadolu Agency photojournalist Saleh Mahmoud Laila was killed in a suicide car bomb attack in Syria on Oct. 8.
ANKARA - Reuters
An Iranian Revolutionary Guards general has been killed near Aleppo, where he was advising the Syrian army on their battle against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters, the guards said in a statement on Oct. 9
JERUSALEM - The Associated Press
Jerusalem's mayor, caught on video this week with a gun slung over his shoulder while visiting a Palestinian neighborhood, is making no apologies for the display of force. He says he's helping keep his city safe.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
French warplanes carried out a second wave of strikes overnight on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets in Syria, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Oct. 9.
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
Four Russian cruise missiles aimed at targets in Syria crashed in Iran, a US official said Oct. 8, as regime troops backed by Lebanon's Hezbollah pressed a "vast offensive" against rebels in the war-torn country's west
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“Have a friend like a Russian, have an enemy like a Russian.”
Neither Turkey nor its NATO allies got the Russian message, conveyed through Syria, when a Turkish military reconnaissance aircraft was shot down, apparently in Syrian airspace over the Mediterranean in June 2012.
Daron Acemoğlu, Turkey’s best shot at the Nobel Economics Prize, and Murat Üçer, who knows the Turkish economy better than anyone else, published the paper, “The ups and downs of Turkish growth, 2002-2015: Political Dynamics, the European Union and the Institutional Slide,” on Oct. 5.
If, in this country, we could convert the energy we spend on absurd discussions to, for instance, electricity, most probably we would not have the need for Russia to build a nuclear power plant for us.
Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Central Committee member (who is also running for Diyarbakır’s deputy position) Galip Ensarioğlu revealed a true, psychopathic incident.
The Russian desire to reach the “warm waters” of the Mediterranean goes back to before the First World War
The reputation of journalists has been growing in the negative direction for quite a long time.
A Turkish-born scientist made the headlines yesterday for winning the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, while also raising the question whether it would be possible had he stayed in Turkey instead of moving to the United States
Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Oct. 9 for its contribution to building democracy after the Jasmine Revolution in 2011, the Nobel Committee said.
Erospolis takes a break from lively social life and reflects on the international and local corporate world with its acronyms, euphemisms and cultural traps.
Pluto has blue skies and patches of frozen water, according to the latest data out Oct. 8 from NASA's unmanned New Horizons probe, which made a historic flyby of the dwarf planet in July.
Kayseri’s Kültepe mound was the trade hub of the Middle East. New excavations hope to provide more information on this ancient hub
Istanbul’s BLOK art space is hosting a new exhibition by South African artist Nicky Broekhuysen, “The Stonebreakers.”
Istanbul Bilgi University will today host Kevin (Kal) Kallaugher, the political cartoonist of The Economist and the daily newspaper The Baltimore Sun.
Following the gathering of cinema lovers in different countries, a Kiev-based young team’s short film food festival project, “Food Film Festival World,” will take place at the TÜRVAK Cinema Museum.
Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature Oct. 8 for works that the prize judges called "a monument to suffering and courage."
The 35th International Istanbul Boat Show, Turkey’s first where vessels are being displayed on water, will run until Oct. 11 and showcase 200 boats worth a total of 250 million euros.
Turkey is continuing talks with NATO and its bilateral partners to enhance its defense capabilities, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç said Oct. 9, noting the discussions include Patriot missiles
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