Tag: Turkey

staffJune 19, 2018

Turkey orders arrest of 124 in Gulen probe

ISTANBUL – Turkish prosecutors have ordered the arrest of 124 people in an operation targeting alleged supporters in the army ...

staffJune 14, 2018

Turkey’s Erdogan says to lift state of emergency if re-elected

ISTANBUL – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the state of emergency that has been in place since July ...

staffMay 31, 2018

UN warns of ‘critical gap’ in funding for Syrian refugees this year

A “critical gap” in funding for Syrian refugees and host communities this year could lead to cuts in vital services, ...

staffMay 14, 2018

Erdogan – Israel is a terrorist state

Turkey has recalled its ambassadors to Israel and the United States following the killing of dozens of Palestinian protesters by ...

staffMay 12, 2018

All parties in Astana peace talks on Syria confirm participation in upcoming meeting

All sides of the Astana process on Syria have confirmed their participation in the upcoming talks, which will take place ...

staffApril 26, 2018

Turkey: 14 Cumhuriyet staff sentenced on ‘terror’ charges

A Turkish court has handed prison sentences to 14 staff of the Cumhuriyet opposition newspaper on “terrorism” charges, and acquitted three ...

staffApril 24, 2018

Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

ISTANBUL – Turkish officials say dozens were slightly injured after an earthquake in southeastern Turkey. The earthquake struck Samsat village ...

staffApril 12, 2018

Erdogan worried by world powers’ ‘arm wrestling’ on Syria

ANKARA – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Thursday said Turkey was worried by the “arm wrestling” of world powers over Syria, ...

staffMarch 23, 2018

Turkey opens airspace to northern Iraq Friday

ANKARA – Turkey will open its airspace to flights from northern Iraq’s Irbil as of Friday, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim ...

staffMarch 7, 2018

Turkey renews threat against Cyprus offshore gas exploration

ANKARA – Turkey’s prime minister on Wednesday renewed a threat against the government of Cyprus’ efforts to search for offshore ...