07
Mar 2019
'Turkey always safe and friendly for Germans'

Turkey has always been friendly for Germans and it remains a safe destination for German tourists, Turkey's culture and tourism minister said on Thursday.   Speaking to reporters at the ITB Berlin tourism fair, Mehmet Nuri Ersoy dismissed recent...

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07
Mar 2019
Turkey seeing to own interests in buying S-400, says VP

Turkey is protecting its own interests in purchasing the Russian S-400 missile defense system, Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Thursday. "Turkey is doing what is necessary for its own interests regarding the S-400 missile defense system, it is making its...

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07
Mar 2019
'Turkey committed to moving women forward in all areas'

Turkey is committed to moving women forward in all areas, the nation's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. 'We are committed to moving our women, whom we hold dear, forward in all areas while we pursue our 2023 [centennial] goals with...

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05
Mar 2019
Turkey deals big blow to Daesh in February

Turkey has dealt a big blow to Daesh terrorist group, as the country's security forces 'neutralized” at least 22 terror suspects and arrested 212 others, including senior figures, in nationwide operations in February. According to the data compiled...

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05
Mar 2019
EU-Turkey meeting to be held in Brussels

The EU-Turkey Association Council meeting will be held in Brussels on March 15, according to diplomatic sources on Tuesday. The meeting of Association Council -- the highest decision-making body between Turkey and the EU -- will take place after an interval...

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05
Mar 2019
Turkish navy drill 'extremely successful, satisfactory'

Turkey's largest navy drill, Blue Homeland 2019, is "extremely successful" and its results are "satisfactory", said the country's defense minister on Tuesday. "Turkey had the opportunity to show the power of its naval forces to both itself and all...

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27
Şub 2019
Turkey kicks off largest navy drill in its history

Turkey is holding the largest navy drill in its history with over 100 vessels on all three seas surrounding the country. The four-day drill, dubbed "Blue Homeland 2019," began Wednesday with the participation of 103 navy ships in the Black Sea, the Aegean...

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27
Şub 2019
Pakistani premier offers dialogue to India amid tension

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday offered a dialogue to India to quell the mounting escalation between the two countries. In a televised address to the nation, Khan said his country was forced to take action against Indian jets as 'no...

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27
Şub 2019
More people displaced now than World War II: Turkish FM

Some 70 million people are displaced today worldwide due to wars and conflicts, more than during World War II, said Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu on Wednesday. Speaking to students, scholars, and the media at a conference organized by TOBB University...

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22
Şub 2019
Survivor of Syrian regime prisons recounts ordeal

A former inmate of Syrian regime prisons recounted the torture and abuse she faced during her detention. Speaking exclusively to Anadolu Agency, Lula Halilaga -- a pseudonym to protect her identity -- recalled the torture and sexual violence she had to endure...

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22
Şub 2019
Nearly 200,000 terror, drug raids in Turkey in 2018

Turkey conducted nearly 130,000 operations against terror groups and just shy of 148,000 against drug trafficking in 2018, the country's interior minister said Friday.  Suleyman Soylu said the value of drugs seized in is around 3.5 billion Turkish...

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22
Şub 2019
US, Russian envoys for Afghanistan meet in Turkey

Russian and U.S. special representatives for Afghan reconciliation met Friday in the Turkish capital Ankara. The meeting between U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and his Russian counterpart Zamir Kabulov was held in the Russian Embassy. Russian's Ambassador...

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17
Şub 2019
UK: Karl Marx memorial vandalized for second time

The tomb of German philosopher and the number one ideologist of communism Karl Marx has been vandalized for the second time in London's Highgate Cemetery. The vandals sprayed on the memorial 'Doctrine of Hate” and 'Architect of Genocide”...

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17
Şub 2019
Trump urges Europe to 'take back' Daesh terrorists

U.S. President Donald Trump late Saturday urged European states to "take back" hundreds of foreign Daesh terrorists captured in Syria and prosecute them. "The United States is asking Britain, France, Germany and other European allies to take back over 800...

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17
Şub 2019
Acting chief says Pentagon undecided yet on border wall

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday Pentagon has not decided yet on the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall which stands out as President Donald Trump's most controversial pledge during his campaign and presidency.   'Very...

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11
Şub 2019
No consensus on Syria's return: Arab League chief

Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit said Monday that no consensus has been reached regarding the return of Syria to the pan-Arab body.  "I have not seen any conclusions that lead to consensus," Abul-Gheit told reporters when asked about Syria's...

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11
Şub 2019
Turkish scientist conducts studies to understand Mars

Materials in the frozen wastelands of Antarctica could advance our knowledge of the Martian landscape, according to a Turkish scientist who is collecting them. 'Collected samples will be subjected to chemical analysis at the ITU Geological Engineering...

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11
Şub 2019
Turkish, Russian officials to discuss Syria in Ankara

Russian defense minister will arrive in Turkey on Monday to discuss Syria with his Turkish counterpart, according to Turkish National Defense Ministry sources. Russia's Sergey Shoygu will pay a visit to the capital Ankara upon the invitation of Turkey's...

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08
Şub 2019
US forces to leave Syria by end of April: WSJ

The U.S. military is planning to withdraw all American troops from Syria by the end of April, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Former and current U.S. officials told the newspaper that with U.S.-backed fighters poised to seize the final Syrian sanctuaries...

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08
Şub 2019
Seized FETO terrorist audio shows 'parallel state' goal

Newly seized audio of the FETO terrorist leader reveals him telling his followers to infiltrate strategic positions in the Turkish state to replace it with a 'parallel state,” according to a court indictment. "Our dedicated, virtuous friends have to...

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08
Şub 2019
Another rescued from Istanbul building collapse

A teen has been saved Friday from rubble two days after an apartment building collapsed in Istanbul, a Turkish official said. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu told reporters that the rescue team saved a 16-year-old boy from the debris of the building. On...

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05
Şub 2019
Turkish army hits PKK shelters, arms depots in N.Iraq

Turkish jets destroyed munition depots and shelters used by the PKK terror group in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday.  On Twitter, the ministry wrote that the Turkish Armed Forces launched airstrikes in the regions of...

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05
Şub 2019
Swedish activist faces jail time for refugee protest

A Swedish activist who protested the deportation of an Afghan refugee by refusing to take a seat before a plane took-off, faces two weeks in prison, authorities said Monday. According to statement by Gothenburg District Court, Elin Ersson, 21, was found guilty...

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05
Şub 2019
Turkey offers huge opportunities for foreign students

Turkey has become one of the top destinations for international students as the country offers tremendous opportunities for learning. The importance of the country -- located at the crossroads of three continents – has also become clearer in recent years...

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