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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said that he asked U.S. Vice President Joe Biden about the arrest of Iranian-Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab, who was arrested in the U.S. on charges of money laundering and sanctions evasion in March, during his talks at the U.N. in New York
Turkish singer Ebru Gündeş has filed for divorce from Iranian born Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab, who was arrested in Miami on charges of money laundering and sanctions evasion in March.
The death toll from an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) suicide bomb attack on a street wedding in the Şahinbey district of the southeastern province of Gaziantep has risen to 57, nearly two months after the attack, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Turkey has condemned the recent attacks carried out by the Syrian regime and “its supporters” against Aleppo, which killed over 300 civilians, injuring hundreds more, the country’s Foreign Ministry has said in a written statement.
The leader of Turkey’s main opposition party has criticized the government for not touching politics and politicians as part of the ongoing probe in the aftermath of the July 15 failed coup attempt, including mayors who provided enormous financial support to the Gülenist network
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) suicide bomber who carried out the Aug. 20 attack on a wedding in the southeastern province of Gaziantep was a 14-year-old child wearing a jersey bearing the name of star football player Lionel Messi.
Ankara and Washington continue to be separated by two massive issues, the possible extradition of Fethullah Gülen and Syrian Kurdish fighters
School has started for close to 18 million children in Turkey, but upward of a million of their peers are currently engaged in child labor, according to a number of new reports
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Sept. 20 ordered Turkey to pay compensation to a couple from the eastern province of Ağrı who had filed a complaint over their son’s death during his compulsory military service
The U.N.’s torture expert on Sept. 21 criticized Turkey’s decision to postpone his visit, saying it sent “the wrong message,” amid a crackdown following the July 15 failed coup attempt.
Greenpeace Turkey’s Sail to the Sun Campaign, which aims to promote the use of solar energy in Turkey, kicks off in Bodrum before heading to Seferihisar, İzmir and Istanbul
Kırşehir’s bird paradise at Seyfe Lake has completely dried up over the summer, as officials are called to take urgent measures
The party plaintiff lawyers in the case of a controversial mine construction in the Black Sea province of Artvin demanded recusal and abandoned the hearing room on Sept. 19 amid intense security precautions
A court in the southeastern province of Gaziantep has handed down an aggravated life prison sentence to a man who beheaded a 14-year-old Syrian child.
A children’s playground area constructed near the mausoleum of the Republic of Turkey’s founding father Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in the capital Ankara has prompted anger on social media, with many complaining of “disrespect.”
Police in the southeastern province of Gaziantep have taken extensive measures upon intelligence of a possible bomb attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targeting Friday prayers, Doğan News Agency reported on Sept. 23
An Istanbul court ordered the arrest of author and prominent journalist Ahmet Altan on Sept. 23 as a part of the investigation into the Gülen movement, which was accused of orchestrating the failed coup attempt of July 15, hours after his detainment for the second time as part of the investigation.
Three different official reports, reportedly prepared regarding a key figure in the July 15 failed coup attempt, believed to have been masterminded by the followers of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, have revealed contradictory information.
Daily Hürriyet has accessed details shedding light on events concerning the prime suspect of the July 15 coup attempt, Adil Öksüz, and the Akıncı military base from which the coup attempt was orchestrated
Turkey and Russia have established a direct military line between the countries’ chief of General Staffs, as part of measures to prevent a repetition of incidents over Syria such as Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet on Nov. 24, 2015
The Turkish and Russian top soldiers held extensive discussions in Ankara on a wide range of issues, including the ongoing turmoil in Syria, in the first top level military-to-military meeting since the two countries resolved a crisis
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will call on world leaders to pursue a joint stance in the fight against terror without distinguishing between terror groups and to act in solidarity in addressing growing refugee problems during his meetings at the United Nations General Assembly