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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows to uproot 'terror nests' in Kurd-controlled Syria

The Kurdish People's Protection Units militia controls key Syrian northern towns including Manbij and Afrin and is an ally of the US but Ankara accuses the group of being a terror organisation.

published on : 16th January 2018

US-led coalition to build 30,000-strong border force in Syria

The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group said on Sunday it was working to create a 30,000-strong border security force in northern Syria, drawing sharp condemnation from Turkey.

published on : 14th January 2018

Turkey vows to attack Kurdish enclave in Syria within 'days'

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today the operation against the Afrin enclave will aim to "purge terror" from his country's southern border.

published on : 14th January 2018

Passengers safe after Turkish plane skids off runway just away from Black Sea

Dramatic images showed the plane dangerously hanging off a cliff several metres from the Black Sea, its wheels stuck in mud.

published on : 14th January 2018

Turkey issues tit-for-tat travel warning for US

Turkey on Friday issued a travel warning urging its citizens to reconsider their travel plans to the United States, citing the risk of terror attacks and arbitrary detentions.

published on : 12th January 2018

Turkey reinstates over 1,800 civil servants after post-coup purges

Turkish authorities have reinstated 1,823 civil servants after finding they had no links to the group blamed for the 2016 failed coup.

published on : 12th January 2018

Russia to host football friendly against Turkey on June 5 ahead of 2018 FIFA World Cup

The Russian footballers are also scheduled to play a friendly match against the Austrian squad on May 30 in Innsbruck. The stadiums for both matches will be announced later.

published on : 10th January 2018

Turkey urges Russia, Iran to stop Syria offensive on Idlib

Ankara has already summoned the Russian and Iranian ambassadors, in the biggest public flare-up of tensions with Moscow and Tehran in months.

published on : 10th January 2018

Turkey summons ambassadors over Syria's Idlib strikes

The strikes targeted moderate opposition forces near the Turkish border, according to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who warned it could torpedo talks aimed at ending war.

published on : 10th January 2018

Leaders from Turkey, Bulgaria to reopen iconic 'Iron Church' in Istanbul after revamp

It is also seen as a sign of appeasement after a spat erupted in spring in the run-up to Bulgarian elections, and a Turkish referendum on expanding Erdogan's power.

published on : 7th January 2018

Everton signs Turkey striker Cenk Tosun from Besiktas

26-year-old Tosun scored 41 goals in 96 appearances for Besiktas since the start of 2014-15 season.

published on : 6th January 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron says 'no progress possible' on Turkey EU bid

At a testy joint press conference following talks in Paris, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turks were sick of waiting to join the European Union after half a century.

published on : 6th January 2018

Democracies must respect rule of law, says French President Macron to Turkish counterpart Erdogan

Erdogan's government has also arrested tens of thousands of officials, academics and activists in the wake of a botched coup attempt in 2016, drawing criticism from rights advocates.

published on : 5th January 2018

Ankara-Paris partnership 'vital' for peace: Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The two leaders would discuss economic, trade, defence ties as well as the fight against terror and regional conflicts in Syria and Iraq as well as Libya.

published on : 5th January 2018

Turkey hits back over French President Macron's comments on jailed reporters

Macron told reporters that during Erdogan's visit to Paris on Friday he would continue to discuss with Turkey the situation of imprisoned journalists.

published on : 4th January 2018
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