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Two earthquakes hit Turkey

2019.09.14 11:43 GMT

Two earthquakes of magnitude 4.7 and 4.8 magnitudes struck central Turkish province on Çankırı early Saturday as the tremor was felt in capital Ankara, witnesses said, Daily Sabah reports.

Erdogan: "All means to be used to arrest perpetrators terror"

2019.09.12 18:06 GMT

Turkish President Erdogan says all means to be used to arrest perpetrators of PKK terror attack targeting civilians in SE Turkey, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Mevlut Cavusoglu: Turkey may purchase additional batch of Russia's S-400 if US doesn't sell Patriot Systems

2019.09.03 20:14 GMT

Ankara may purchase an additional batch of S-400 air defense missile systems from Russia, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Turkish president marks 97th anniversary of Victory Day

2019.08.30 06:12 GMT

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a message to mark the 97th anniversary of Victory Day, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Erdogan says Turkey wants to continue defense cooperation with Russia

2019.08.27 17:52 GMT

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that Turkey wants to continue defense industry cooperation with Russia, including on warplanes, following talks in Moscow with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Trend reports citing Reuters.

Turkey names date of deliveries of S-400 second battalions

2019.08.27 06:20 GMT

The deliveries of the second battalion of Russian-made S-400 long-range surface-to-air missile systems to Turkey will begin on August 27, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said.

Turkey, US agree to launch 1st phase of safe zone plan

2019.08.22 05:32 GMT

Turkish and U.S. defense chiefs on Wednesday spoke over a phone call and agreed to launch the first phase of the Syria safe zone plan from today, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Over 250 people die in road accidents in Turkey in July 2019

2019.08.19 16:38 GMT

Some 37,200 traffic accidents occurred in Turkey in July 2019, in which 255 people died, Trend reports on Aug. 19 referring to Turkish Police Department.

Turkey neutralizes terrorist behind killing of diplomat

2019.07.26 17:04 GMT

The Turkish armed forces and National Intelligence Organization (MIT) on Friday neutralized the PKK terrorist who was behind the killing of a Turkish diplomat in northern Iraq last week, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Belarusian diplomat seriously injured in armed attack in Ankara

2019.07.24 19:09 GMT

Undersecretary of the Belarusian Embassy in Turkey Alexander Poganshev was wounded by two shots in Ankara, APA reports citing Hurriyet.

Turkey's removal from F-35 program to harm NATO's strength: defense minister

2019.07.19 06:00 GMT

Turkey's removal from the F-35 program will negatively affect the strength of NATO's southern wing in particular, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said Thursday, a day after the U.S. announced it would remove Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian S-400 air defense system, Daily Sabah reported.

Cavusoglu: Turkey to send delegation to Iraq’s Erbil if needed

2019.07.17 18:13 GMT

If needed, Ankara will send a delegation to Iraq’s Erbil, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday, following an armed attack targeting Turkish diplomats in Erbil, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

‘The Network’ documentary reveals dark side of FETO

2019.07.15 19:49 GMT

A documentary film on the Fethullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) and its role in the July 15, 2016, failed coup attempt in Turkey was screened on Monday In Ankara, AzerTag reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Turkey's Erdogan says dismissed central bank governor did not follow instructions

2019.07.11 20:22 GMT

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday he had dismissed the central bank governor because he failed to follow instructions on interest rates and the bank had not properly fulfilled its role, Reuters reports.

Ali Babacan leaves ruling party of Turkey

2019.07.08 15:47 GMT

Ali Babacan, Former Minister for Economic Affairs and former Foreign Minister of Turkey, left the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), Trend reports referring to Turkish media.

Wildfire breaks out in western Turkey

2019.06.07 15:04 GMT

Forests are burning in the Milam district of Turkey’s Mugla province

Erdogan: “Aren’t massacres in Karabakh, Iraq, Palestine, Syria, Bosnia and Arakan a genocide?”

2019.04.27 14:42 GMT

“The Armenian relocation was neither a genocide nor a great disaster, which took place under troublesome conditions a century ago,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday addressing a gathering of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party in capital Ankara, ONA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Turkish opposition Istanbul mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu receives certificate of election

2019.04.17 19:58 GMT

Nation Alliance candidate Republican People's Party's (CHP) Ekrem Imamoğlu on Wednesday received the official mandate for Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB) 17 days after the hotly contested elections which are still subject to appeals over irregularities, ONA reports citing Daily Sabah.

AK Party has clear lead over rivals, Erdogan says

2019.04.01 06:14 GMT

The momentum that the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) has built since 2002 did not wane on Sunday, as the People's Alliance with the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) declared victory in the local polls, taking 51.9 percent of the overall votes, Daily Sabah reported.

5.0 magnitude quake shakes western Turkey, felt in Istanbul, Izmir

2019.02.21 20:38 GMT

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 struck near the town of Çanakkale on the northwestern coast of Turkey on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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