Tag: Turkey

staffNovember 27, 2017

Erdogan pledges new plan to protect women from violence

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday a new reform plan to protect women from physical and sexual abuse will ...

staffNovember 2, 2017

8 Turkish troops, 5 PKK militants killed in SE Turkey clashes

At least eight Turkish forces and five members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have been killed during fresh ...

staffOctober 31, 2017

Erdogan files criminal complaint after Turkish MP calls him ‘fascist dictator’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan filed a criminal complaint against a prominent opposition lawmaker on Tuesday, after the deputy called ...

staffOctober 30, 2017

Mass trial of Turkey alleged coup ringleaders resumes

A mass trial in Turkey is set to resume Monday of more than 220 suspects, including former generals, accused of ...

staffOctober 20, 2017

Turkey launches operations to arrest 140 FETO suspects

ISTANBUL – Turkish security forces on Friday launched counter-terror operations to arrest 140 alleged members of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization ...

staffOctober 10, 2017

Turkish police seek 70 military officers over Gulen links

Turkish police launched an operation on Tuesday to arrest 70 soldiers accused of links to the U.S.-based Islamic preacher alleged ...

staffOctober 4, 2017

Bomb blast in southeast Turkey kills three soldiers, wounds five

A bomb detonated by Kurdish militants killed three soldiers and wounded five more in southeast Turkey near the border with ...

staffSeptember 27, 2017

Turkey to increase defense spending by $2.2 bln

Turkey plans to increase defense spending by $2.2 billion under a new draft law, the finance minister said Wednesday, as ...

staffSeptember 25, 2017

Turkey denies reports of N. Iraq border closure

ANKARA – Turkey’s Habur border gate with northern Iraq remains open, but security checks have been tightened, Customs and Trade ...

staffSeptember 22, 2017

Erdogan, Trump hold talks in New York

NEW YORK – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday met with U.S. President Donald Trump in New York, in ...