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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.

Erdogan reveals reason for presence of Armenian citizens in Turkey

2019.02.20 15:45 GMT

The reason for the presence of Armenian citizens in Turkey is the economic crisis in Armenia, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, Trend reports with reference to the Turkish media.

4 dead after military helicopter crashes in Istanbul's Çekmeköy district

2019.02.11 19:18 GMT

Four soldiers died after a military helicopter crashed near a residential area in Istanbul's Çekmeköy district on the Asian side, Governor Ali Yerlikaya said Monday, according to Daily Sabah.

Six-story residential building collapses in Istanbul, 1 killed

2019.02.06 14:59 GMT

There are 12 families under the rubble of the collapsed building in Istanbul. According to preliminary reports, it was a new building.

Turkey: French declaration on 1915 events null and void

2019.02.06 09:55 GMT

Turkey Wednesday strongly condemned French President Emmanuel Macron’s declaration of April 24 as a national day marking the so-called Armenian genocide.

FM Çavuşoğlu, new UN Syria envoy Pedersen discuss political solution in Syria

2019.01.28 19:46 GMT

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and U.N. special envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen held a meeting Monday at the ministry in Ankara as part of the new envoy's two-day visit to Turkey.

Explosion in Istanbul leaves several injured

2019.01.26 10:53 GMT

An explosion occurred in Istanbul’s Buyukcekmece district at the entrance to one of the buildings, Trend reports with reference to Turkish media.

Erdogan: Turkey to set up 'security zone' in Syria

2019.01.16 20:04 GMT

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country would set up a security zone in northern Syria as suggested by US President Donald Trump as both leaders sought to ease growing tensions, Al Jazeera reports.

Erdoğan, Trump discuss establishment of terror-free safe zone in northern Syria in phone call

2019.01.14 19:02 GMT

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a phone call with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Monday on the latest developments in Syria and bilateral ties, amid a diplomatic spat over the U.S. withdrawal from Syria, Daily Sabah reports.

2019 to be year of megaprojects in Turkey: minister

2019.01.04 15:20 GMT

The year 2019 will become the year of megaprojects in Turkey, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan said, Trend reports Jan. 4 with reference to the ministry.

Turkish-Canadian professor found killed in Colombia's Medellin

2018.12.28 20:21 GMT

Professor Ramazan Gençay, who has been missing in Colombia since Dec. 6, has been found killed, his wife announced late Thursday, according to Daily Sabah.

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