Turkey has ordered the detention of 82 military personnel in an operation targeting suspected supporters of a Muslim preacher who Ankara accuses of masterminding a failed coup in 2016, according to state-owned Anadolu news agency. Operations targeting the network of United States-based religious leader and businessman Fethullah Gulen have continued[…]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the European Union for dialogue, warning the bloc not to become a “tool for enmities” during escalating tensions over the Eastern Mediterranean. Turkey’s deployment of a vessel to search for natural gas in waters claimed by Greece set off a fierce war[…]
Turkey has transferred conjoined twins from the Syrian town of Afrin to Mustafa Kemal Ataturk University Hospital in the Hatay province of southern Turkey to separate them, Anadolu Agency reported. The agency disclosed that the Syrian babies were born eight days ago in Afrin, weighing 4.2 kilograms, adding that a[…]
Rescue teams have ploughed through concrete blocks and the debris of eight collapsed buildings on Saturday in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey’s Aegean coast and north of the Greek island of Samos on Friday, killing at least 25 people. More than 800 people were injured[…]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the French president’s recent claims about Islam amount to a dangerous provocation. “[Emmanuel] Macron’s statement on ‘Islam is in crisis’ in a city where Muslims are the majority go beyond disrespect and are a clear provocation,” Erdogan told a gathering of mosque[…]
Turkish prosecutors have filed a second indictment against six Saudi suspects over the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, according to Turkey’s state news agency. Anadolu news agency said on Monday that two of the suspects were facing charges carrying aggravated life jail sentences.[…]
Turkey is experiencing the second peak of its novel coronavirus outbreak, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Wednesday, while the government announced new restrictions on weddings and other social gatherings as daily cases and deaths rise rapidly. Fatalities have jumped to their highest since mid-May, when lockdowns were in place,[…]
Turkey says its Oruc Reis exploration vessel will carry out seismic surveys in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean until September 12, provoking an angry response from neighbouring Greece. The two NATO allies vehemently disagree over claims to hydrocarbon resources in the area based on conflicting views on the[…]
Warring parties in north western Syria are using food as a weapon of war, endangering the lives of more than 4.1 million people that have been crowded into displacement camps after the biggest single exodus in Syria’s nearly decade-long conflict began in Idlib late last year. Syrian families living in[…]
Turkey’s parliament passed a controversial bill that gives the government greater control of social media, sparking concerns about freedom of expression in the country. Under the new law approved on Wednesday, social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter have to ensure they have local representatives in Turkey and to[…]
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