US-Turkey F-35 delivery on rocks amid missile row

Officials told Reuters, in what would be the strongest signal yet by Washington that Ankara cannot have both the advanced aircraft and Russia's S-400 air defense system. 

published on : 22nd March 2019

Turkey's Erdogan accuses Netanyahu of massacring children

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accuses Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of being a "tyrant", in the latest exchange between the two leaders.

published on : 14th March 2019

Tourists and guides in Turkey react to surge in tourism numbers

Nearly 40 million foreign tourists visited Turkey in 2018, an increase of more than 21 percent, according to official figures JUST released by the tourism ministry.

published on : 1st February 2019

Turkey: Trump phonecall has only delayed Kurdish fighters' destruction

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says the US-backed Kurdish fighters -- considered terrorists by Ankara -- will be destroyed by his forces in the coming months.

published on : 22nd December 2018

Amid controversy, Turkey opens 'world's largest airport'

President Tayyip Erdogan has opened a new $11.7 billion airport outside Istanbul that officials say will be one of the world's busiest, though delays mean it will not be fully operational until Januar

published on : 31st October 2018

Turkey frees US pastor, easing diplomatic spat

The evangelical pastor at the heart of the rapidly deteriorating relationship between the United States and Turkey has been released by a Turkish court after being held in the country for two years. 

published on : 13th October 2018

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accuses US of 'stab in the back'

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expects "attacks" against the Turkish economy to continue after the lira hit a record low of more than seven to the US dollar.

published on : 13th August 2018

Mesut Ozil quits Germany squad in spat over Turkey president photo

Mesut Ozil attacked the German football federation, its president, fans and the media, criticizing what he saw as racism and double standards in the treatment of people with Turkish roots.

published on : 23rd July 2018

Turks begin voting in biggest challenge to Erdogan

Turks began voting for a new president and parliament on Sunday (June 24) in elections that pose the biggest test for Tayyip Erdogan since sweeping to power more than a decade and a half ago. 

published on : 24th June 2018

In Syria's Afrin, locals mobilise defence against Turkey-led Operation Olive Branch

Ammunition belts slung over their shoulders, voices cracking from the chanting, dozens of young Syrian Kurds amassed in Afrin's town square to enlist in the "resistance" movement against Turkey.

published on : 5th February 2018

Operation Olive Branch: Social media video shows Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advancement on Afrin

Footage uploaded to social media purports to show Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advancing on Afrin in Syria's northwest. 

published on : 29th January 2018

U.S. decision on Jerusalem disregards the UN: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said U.S. President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital will throw the region into a "ring of fire"

published on : 7th December 2017

Hurricane Maria devastates Puerto Rico, heads for Turks and Caicos

Hurricane Maria destroys buildings and knocks out power across Puerto Rico before flooding parts of the Dominican Republic as it approaches the Turks and Caicos Islands and southeastern Bahamas.

published on : 22nd September 2017

Turkey and Greece coasts hit by deadly earthquake

At least two people are killed after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes popular tourist destinations off the coasts of Turkey and Greece.

published on : 21st July 2017
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