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Hundreds of Syria Kurds rally to demand Turkey withdrawal

Turkish forces and allied Syrian rebels seized the northwest Afrin region from Kurdish fighters in March, after a two-month military offensive that prompted tens of thousands of people to flee. 

published on : 26th May 2018

Turkish President Erdogan holds controversial election rally in Bosnia

Turkey is scheduled to go the polls on June 24, with three million expatriate Turks allowed to vote, including 1.4 million in Germany.

published on : 20th May 2018

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu slams Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over Gaza 'genocide' remarks

"Erdogan is one of the biggest supporters of Hamas, so there's no doubt he's an expert on terror and slaughter," Netanyahu said in a Hebrew-language Twitter post.

published on : 15th May 2018

Turkey bans Arda Turan for record 16 games over referee attack

Turan was banned for 10 matches for attacking the assistant referee, three matches for insulting him and another three matches for threatening him.

published on : 11th May 2018

Akhisarspor stun Fenerbahce to win Turkish Cup

Akhisarspor held on after six minutes of injury time for a historic victory for their town in western Turkey's Aegean region.

published on : 11th May 2018

Turkey condemns 'unacceptable' attack on Armenian church in Istanbul

The attack saw piles of rotten rubbish dumped outside the entrance to the church and the words "from an Erzurum resident, this homeland is ours" scrawled on a wall.

published on : 1st May 2018

Over 80 held in security crackdown as Istanbul marks May 1

The central Taksim Square was entirely barricaded off by police, with images taken from the air showing the usually thronged urban space deserted apart from officers.

published on : 1st May 2018

Syria's Afrin gets council after Kurd militia ousted: Turkish media 

Eleven of the 20-member interim council were elected by the Kurds, eight by Arabs, and one by Turkmens, the Anadolu news agency reported.

published on : 13th April 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows perpetrators of Eastern Ghouta massacre will pay 'heavy price'

He vowed those behind the killings of civilians in the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta would pay a "heavy price", after an alleged chemical assault killed dozens.

published on : 10th April 2018

Rameswaram: Turkish man enters India by boat from Jaffna, held

Fisher families, residing at Serankottai near the Naval camp alerted police on spotting the man, identified as Mahir Devrim.

published on : 9th April 2018

Turkish President Erdogan calls Netanyahu 'terrorist' over Gaza deaths

The comments came after Israeli soldiers killed 16 Palestinians and wounded hundreds more on Friday when a major demonstration led to clashes along the border with the Gaza Strip.

published on : 1st April 2018

Six Turkish security forces killed in Kurdish militant attack

The PKK has been waging an insurgency in the southeast since 1984 and is proscribed as a terror organisation by Ankara and its Western allies.

published on : 30th March 2018

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Afrin city centre under 'total' control

Erdogan said a "large number" of Kurdish fighters had "fled with their tails between their legs".

published on : 18th March 2018

Turkish-led forces seize centre of Syria's Afrin

A civilian inside Afrin said that rebels had deployed in the city centre and that the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia had withdrawn.

published on : 18th March 2018

Operation Olive Branch: Turkey says will take Afrin centre in 'very short time'

Ankara on January 20 launched a military operation supporting Syrian rebels against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units militia in its enclave of Afrin.

published on : 15th March 2018
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