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Turkey

Turkey's views on Kashmir biased and factually incorrect: India

Turkish President Erdogan has been extremely critical of India while supporting Pakistan, after India revoked Article 370 last year

07 Aug 2020 12:10 PM

Turkey's new social media law will erode freedom of expression, says opposition

Over 408,000 websites are blocked in Turkey, and it also leads the world in Twitter removal requests, with 6,000 demands in 2019 first half.

29 Jul 2020 5:08 PM

Authoritarian regimes are using virus to silence its critics, ex-leaders warn

500 signatories, including more than 60 former leaders, wrote an open letter organised by Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance

25 Jun 2020 3:16 PM

Turkey resumes intercity train services as coronavirus curbs ease

The virus has killed more than 4,300 people in Turkey, from nearly 160,000 infections

28 May 2020 3:16 PM

Court rules Turkey violated freedoms by banning Wikipedia

Turkey blocked Wikipedia in April 2017, accusing it of being part of a “smear campaign” against the country

27 Dec 2019 10:38 AM

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Turkey says it captured dead IS leader Baghdadi’s sister in Syria

The Turkish official said the 65-year-old known as Rasmiya Awad is suspected of being affiliated with the extremist group.

05 Nov 2019 8:05 AM

US defence minister says troops, armoured vehicles going to Syria oil fields

Though Trump repeatedly says he is pulling out of Syria, the reality on the ground is different.

26 Oct 2019 1:14 PM

'Number of Syrian refugees crossing into Iraq from Syria has increased': UN

Turkey had launched the offensive on Oct 9 after US announced withdrawal of its troops from northern Syria.

26 Oct 2019 12:42 PM

Donald Trump lifts Turkey sanctions, quits ‘blood-stained’ Syria

Trump called the ceasefire, which allowed the Turkish takeover to proceed largely unopposed, a 'major breakthrough'.

24 Oct 2019 8:35 AM

Govt issues travel advisory for Turkey, asks travellers to 'exercise utmost caution'

Helpline numbers of the Indian Embassy and Consulate General of Istanbul have been mentioned for those requiring assistance.

23 Oct 2019 12:54 PM

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Meet Kianoush Nikkhah Kouchaksaraei

He makes a smashing comeback as a digital influencer.

20 Oct 2019 1:48 PM

Sanctions on Turkey no longer necessary: Trump

Terming it as an incredible outcome, Trump said that Turkey had a legitimate problem on the 22 mile (34 kms) strip for many years.

18 Oct 2019 11:42 AM

More US sanctions on Turkey if no ceasefire: US Treasury Secretary

The US withdrawal was seen as a green light from the White House for the Turkish offensive, creating a massive backlash for Trump.

17 Oct 2019 10:45 AM

‘I’m prepared to destroy its economy’: Trump orders sanctions on Turkey

Trump noted that since his first day, administration has worked tirelessly to preserve the safety and security of the US and its citizens.

15 Oct 2019 9:31 AM

Thousands in Europe march against Turkey’s Syria offensive

About 5,000 people marched to the Swedish parliament in Stockholm.

13 Oct 2019 1:49 PM

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'Turkey won’t stop Syria operation despite threats,' says Recep Tayyip Erdogan

'Whatever some may say, we will not stop this step that we have taken,' Erdogan said in a speech in Istanbul.

12 Oct 2019 11:44 AM

‘Deeply concerned’: India urges Turkey for restraint in Syria

The action also has the potential for causing humanitarian and civilian distress, the MEA said in a statement.

11 Oct 2019 9:33 AM

Syrian Kurds, facing Turkish offensive, ‘didn't help in normandy’: Trump

The Kurds 'are there to help us with their land, and that's a different thing,' said Trump.

10 Oct 2019 1:47 PM

Turkey opens ground assault on Syria's kurds; republicans turn on Trump

SDF fighters repelled a ground attack by Turkish troops in Tel Abyad, SDF spokesman Mustafa Bali said on Twitter.

10 Oct 2019 1:26 PM

Syria operation will be ‘proportionate, responsible’: Turkey tells UN

Turkey justified action under Article 51 of UN Charter, which covers individual or collective right to self-defense against armed attack.

10 Oct 2019 12:27 PM

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