Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Erdoğan discusses visa liberalization, safe zone and Syrian crisis in Europe
During his visit to Brussels, President Erdoğan came together with EU leaders, who reportedly sought Ankara's help to overcome the refugee influx to Europe. Erdoğan criticized the EU's reluctance to take responsibility in solving the Syrian crisis More
187 refugees en route to Europe stopped in western Turkey
Some 187 refugees trying to travel to Europe have been stopped in western Turkish province of Edirne on Monday, according to police sources.
According to Edirne police,... More
Parole board sets aside decision to release Oscar Pistorius from jail
A South African parole board on Monday set aside a decision to release Oscar Pistorius from the jail where he is serving a five year sentence for shooting dead his girlfriend,... More
Car bombings across Iraq kill 50, wound dozens
A series of car bombings across Iraq Monday killed at least 50 people and wounded dozens as the government continued its efforts to combat extremism across the country.
Russia says violation of Turkish airspace occurred by ‘mistake'
The Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the Russian ambassador over an airspace violation. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu indicated that "the incident occurred by mistake."... More
Palestinian child shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank
A Palestinian child has died after being shot by Israeli forces, according to local media.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health said in a statement Monday that Abd al-Rahman... More
Highest FDI of 101 months realized in July
The foreign direct investment (FDI) made in Turkey was around $3.4 billion in July 2015 – the highest since January 2007, according to Economy Ministry data. Direct... More
Historic deal reached on TPP Pacific trade
Pacific trade ministers reached a deal on a sweeping Pacific trade pact that will cut trade barriers and set common standards for 12 countries, an official familiar with the... More
Tensions engulf Jerusalem and Gaza as clashes intensify, leave several dead
Protests by Palestinians against the entrance ban to Al-Aqsa Mosque have turned into clashes with Israeli troops and left several deads while the Israeli army carried out aerial operations in Gaza in response to an alleged rocket attack More
‘Bird Series’ still dominate second hand car sales
The legendary car models produced by Tofaş, a joint venture of Italian FIAT and Turkey's Koç Holding, known as the "Bird Series" still dominate the second hand car market,... More