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Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey, no injuries

Ankara governor’s office said six shots were fired from a moving white car towards the embassy compound at 5:30 am (2:30 GMT).

20 Aug 2018 3:21 PM

Will get Samsung, boycott iPhone: Turkey prez in retaliation to US sanctions

Erdogan said Turkey was facing an 'economic attack' and a 'bigger, deeper operation' but showed no sign of making concessions to US.

14 Aug 2018 3:54 PM

24 killed, 318 injured after train derails in Turkey

Deputy PM Recep Akdag said that heavy rain had caused the ground under the rails to collapse, causing the crash.

09 Jul 2018 1:25 PM

Erdogan declared winner in Turkey presidential elections

Turkish voters had for the first time cast ballots for both president and parliament in the snap elections.

25 Jun 2018 11:48 AM

Three shot dead during election campaign visit by ruling party MP in Turkey

8 people were also wounded in the shooting at Suruc that broke out as MP Ibrahim Halil Yildiz visited small businesses in the town centre.

15 Jun 2018 1:44 PM

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Turkey: 14 Cumhuriyet staff sentenced on terror charges

The convicted journalists were earlier indicted in July 2016 for sponsoring the PKK, FETO and other terrorist groups through media coverage.

26 Apr 2018 12:01 PM

Turkish socialite, friends among 11 killed as plane crashes in Iran

The private plane bringing the Turkish socialite, her friends home from a bachelorette party in Dubai crashed into Iranian mountainside.

12 Mar 2018 9:43 AM

‘No peace or stability’ unless Jerusalem recognised as capital: Palestinian Prez

‘Jerusalem is and will forever be the capital of the Palestinian state,’ Mahmud Abbas said.

13 Dec 2017 4:20 PM

Istanbul police detain dozens protesting Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Istanbul police frequently crack down on leftist anti-government protests.

10 Dec 2017 1:34 PM

Turkish capital bans LGBTQ cinema, exhibitions

The move is likely to deepen concern among rights activists and Turkey’s Western allies about its record on civil liberties.

19 Nov 2017 5:41 PM

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At least 100 detained suspected of having links with ISIS: Turkey

The operations are part of Turkey’s ramped up effort to clamp down on IS.

10 Nov 2017 4:14 PM

Turkey detains 61 people over suspected Islamic State links: Anadolu

Counter-terrorism police raided houses in Bursa, a northwestern province of Turkey.

29 Oct 2017 6:47 PM

World 'blind and deaf' to Rohingya muslims plight, says Erdogan

More than 3,000 had arrived in the past 3 days, as people told of how they fled for their lives from Myanmar's army, said UN refugee agency.

29 Aug 2017 10:44 AM

No-one has any interest in prolonging gulf crisis: Turkey's Erdogan

Crucially, Turkey is in the throes of setting up a military base in Qatar, its only such outpost in the region.

23 Jul 2017 2:10 PM

US calls Arab nations’ demands for Qatar ‘difficult’, Turkey rejects them

Turkey shipped suppliers and food via cargo planes to Qatar after its neighbours closed down air, land and sea routes.

26 Jun 2017 10:16 AM

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Turkey president Erdogan backs Qatar, says demand to shut base 'disrespectful'

Qatar had said that the ultimatum by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain was unreasonable.

25 Jun 2017 12:43 PM

Turkish woman assaulted, struck in face for ‘wearing shorts in Ramadan’

According to a women’s rights organisation, 173 women have been murdered in the first five months of 2017 and 328 in 2016.

21 Jun 2017 6:33 PM

Turkish soldiers hospitalized for suspected food poisoning in western Turkey

Local opposition MP Tur Yildiz Bicer posted pictures on Twitter of soldiers slumped on benches in the hospital and others on a drip.

18 Jun 2017 5:08 PM

Erdogan approves bill to deploy troops to Qatar

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan also approved another accord between Turkey and Qatar on military training cooperation.

09 Jun 2017 3:50 PM

Turkey: 20 killed, 11 injured after tourist bus plunges off road

The accident occurred in a hilly road and the bus plunged into a precipice after smashing through the crash barrier.     

13 May 2017 6:35 PM

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