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24th ECO Summit being held in Turkey

2019.11.09 11:50 GMT

The 24th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) is being held on Saturday in Antalya, Turkey, APA reports.

Turkey to start extraditing ISIS members Nov. 11

2019.11.08 18:37 GMT

Turkey will start extraditing captured ISIS terrorists on Nov. 11 to their home countries, according to Turkey’s interior minister, APA reports citing Yeni Shafak.

Erdogan: "Turkey will expand safe zone if needed"

2019.10.30 15:37 GMT

If needed, Turkey will expand the safe zone in northern Syria, the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Turkey, Russia agree on northern Syria terror-free zone

2019.10.22 18:36 GMT

"We had very productive meetings with our Russian counterparts in Sochi today and reached an excellent agreement," a senior Turkish official speaking on condition of anonymity told Daily Sabah late Tuesday, APA reports.

Turkey will crush PKK/YPG terrorists if they don't withdraw within 120 hours, Erdogan says

2019.10.19 19:01 GMT

Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan said that Turkey will crush the PKK terror group and its Syrian offshoot the People's Protection Units (YPG) terrorists if they don't withdraw within the agreed 120-hour timeframe from the safe zone area in northern Syria, Trend reports citing Daily Sabah.

Erdogan: 'When terrorists withdraw, operation ends'

2019.10.16 17:15 GMT

When terrorists withdraw Turkey’s planned safe zone in northern Syria, the nation’s anti-terror operation in the neighbor country will end automatically, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, APA reports citing AA.

Erdogan criticizes EU and League of Arab States: “We will not give up the steps we have taken”

2019.10.14 15:41 GMT

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized the European Union and League of Arab States, APA reports.

President: Eight people injured as result of earthquake in Turkey’s Istanbul

2019.09.26 15:16 GMT

Eight people were injured as a result of the earthquake in Turkey’s Istanbul city, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.

Fire engulfs factory in Istanbul’s Tuzla, 2 injured

2019.09.18 17:30 GMT

A chemicals factory in Istanbul's Tuzla district was engulfed in flames Wednesday, as firefighters struggled nearly two hours to contain the flames from spreading to adjacent facilities., Daily Sabah reports.

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.

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