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Tokyo Court Grants Carlos Ghosn Bail

Turkey sentences airline workers for aiding Carlos Ghosn’s escape

dpa/GNA - An Istanbul court sentenced three airline employees for their role in facilitating the escape of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn from...
U.S. and Turkey

Turkey identifies 13 abducted and executed by militants in Iraq

dpa/GNA - Turkish authorities have identified 13 people, including military and police personnel, who they say were executed by militants in northern Iraq. One...
Group Of U S Backed Syrian Rebels Surrenders To Government

Russia, Turkey and Iran call for end to foreign interference in Syria

dpa/GNA - Representatives from Russia, Turkey and Iran ended a two-day meeting on ways to re-invigorate stalled talks on a new constitution for...
Covid Vaccines

Morocco launches mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign; Turkey’s tally tops 2.45 million

Morocco launched a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Thursday, a day after receiving the first batch of Chinese vaccines. Meanwhile, the total number...

Turkey turns screws on Twitter, Periscope with advertising bans

dpa/GNA - Turkey has imposed advertising bans on Twitter and other social media platforms in line with a new law that critics warn...
Heiko Maas

German minister travels to Turkey ahead of Eastern Med conflict talks

dpa/GNA - Greece and Turkey have a "real chance" at de-escalating their territorial stand-off in the Eastern Mediterranean as they prepare to resume...
Turkey protests

Turkey detains 16 amid protests against appointment at key university

dpa/GNA - Police in Istanbul detained at least 16 people in the wake of student protests against President Tayyip Erdogan’s appointment of a...

Inflation in Turkey rises to 14.6 percent in December

dpa/GNA - Consumer prices in Turkey rose in December, with annual inflation at 14.6 per cent, according to government data released on Monday. The...

Turkey bans entry from UK after finding first cases of virus strain

dpa/GNA - Turkey announced a temporary ban on all entries from Britain after it found the first cases of a new strain...
Libya Map

Libya, Turkey discuss security cooperation

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Saturday met with Minister of Defense of the UN-backed Libyan government, Salahaddin Namroush, in Libyan capital Tripoli and...

Five countries ban flights from South Africa over COVID-19 variant

At least five countries have suspended flights from South Africa after a coronavirus variant was recently discovered in the country. Germany, Turkey, Israel, Switzerland and...
Parts of a statue are seen on the ground at Basantapur Durbar Square after an earthquake in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, on April 25, 2015. Death toll in Nepal climbed to 711, the country's Home Ministry said Saturday afternoon, hours after a major earthquake struck the country. (Xinhua/Pratap Thapa)

Death toll up to 114 in Turkey’s earthquake, rescue completed

A total of 114 people were killed and 1,035 others wounded in a strong earthquake that hit Turkey's western province of Izmir, the...
Ship Turkey

Turkey extends use of research ship in disputed part of Mediterranean

Turkey has extended by 10 days the controversial use of its gas exploration ship Oruc Reis in a part of the eastern Mediterranean that...
European Union

Greece pressures EU over Turkey ‘provocations’

Greece on Tuesday stepped up the pressure on its EU partners to act against Turkey over its "provocative" actions in the Mediterranean. It is also...
A rescue vessel tries to put out fire emerging from an oil tanker after it collided with a cargo ship near the Yangtze River estuary, Aug. 20, 2020. Three had been rescued and 14 others went missing after an oil tanker collided with a cargo ship about 1.5 nautical miles southeast of the Yangtze River estuary early Thursday, according to the maritime authorities in Shanghai. The accident occurred at 3: 39 a.m. Thursday, when an oil tanker carrying about 3,000 tonnes of gasoline collided with a cargo ship loaded with sand and gravel, causing a fire on the deck of the oil tanker and the latter to sink. (Donghai Rescue Bureau/Handout via Xinhua)

Greece condemns Turkey’s return of survey ship, refueling tensions

Greece on Monday condemned the return of a Turkish gas exploration vessel to contested waters in the eastern Mediterranean and accused Ankara of "systematically...
Bernhard Lippert

GFA Technical Director arrives in Turkey to watch Black Stars friendly matches

Bernhard Lippert, the newly appointed Technical Director of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has arrived in Turkey to watch the Black Stars friendly...
Black Stars

Black Stars, technical team arrive in Turkey for Mali, Qatar clash

Black Stars players, Coaches, technical and Management Committee members, have arrived in Antalya, Turkey, for the International friendly games against Mali and Qatar. ...
European Union

EU warns Turkey sanctions still possible in Mediterranean gas dispute

The European Union has decided not to sanction Turkey again at present in a dispute over Mediterranean energy resources, but warns Ankara that further...
© AFP/File | An attack which killed three soldiers and wounded 14 took place in Turkey's Mardin province, where the army has been conducting a military operation backed by a curfew against the PKK

Turkey targets pro-Kurdish party members in anti-terrorism raids

Turkish authorities on Wednesday detained 14 people - including members of an association with close links to a pro-Kurdish opposition party - alleging...
Black Stars

Equatorial Guinea pulls out of Ghana friendly

Equatorial Guinea has pulled out of the International friendly game against the Black Stars of Ghana scheduled for October 12 in Turkey. ...
European Union

EU sanctions violators of UN Libya arms embargo

EU foreign ministers have agreed to sanction violators of the UN embargo on arms flowing into Libya, EU sources told dpa on Monday. The measures...

Turkey begins clinical trials of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

Turkey has begun its first clinical trials of China's COVID-19 vaccine, testing it on three volunteers, the country's health minister has said. ...

Turkey seeks detention of 66 military personnel over failed coup

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday issued detention warrants for at least 66 military personnel over their alleged links to a network believed to be...
Makeshift Hospital

Turkey takes drastic measures against COVID-19 quarantine violations

Turkish authorities on Friday introduced drastic measures against those who do not follow the COVID-19 quarantine conditions, the Interior Ministry said at a circular. ...

Turkey launches series of operations against 130 suspects over failed coup

Turkish authorities on Friday launched a series of operations across the country to detain at least 130 suspects over their alleged links to a...

5 tons of marijuana seized in southeastern Turkey

Turkish security forces seized more than five tons of marijuana in an operation in southeastern Turkey, its Interior Minister said on Wednesday. ...
illegal immigrants

Turkey captures at least 165 illegal migrants off Mediterranean coast

Turkish security forces on Monday caught at least 165 illegal migrants off Mediterranean coast, local media reported. The state-run Anadolu agency said...
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Athens: Ready for talks with Turkey, but provocations must end

Greece says it is prepared to start a dialogue with Turkey after weeks of growing tension about control of underwater natural gas reserves, but...

In Libya, EU’s Borrell pushes for peace talks

Josep Borrel, the European Union's (EU) high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, has been encouraged to hear that his Libyan partners are...
Turkey And Libya

Turkey, Libya agree to maintain military cooperation – ministry

Turkey will continue to work with Libya in military training and consultancy, Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi...