Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Turkey, Greek Cyprus withdraw seismic vessels
Turkey has reciprocated Greek Cyprus's move to withdraw its vessel that has been searching for natural resources off the Mediterranean island's coast, by sending back its... More
Iran says could cooperate with Saudi to solve Yemen crisis
Iran wants all parties in Yemen to return to talks, Tehran's deputy foreign minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said on Tuesday, adding the Iran and Saudi Arabia could work... More
Former vice president of TÜBİTAK detained
Hasan Palaz, the former vice president of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) who is allegedly affiliated with the Gülen Movement, has been... More
NATO chief praises Turkey's efforts in fight against ISIS
The NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday praised Turkey's efforts in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).
"Turkey is playing an... More
Italian police clash with anti-fascist protesters in Turin
Clashes erupted between Italian police and anti-fascist demonstrators in Turin on Saturday in a rally which leftist groups organized to protest leader of the far-right group... More
President gets Slovenia's backing for EU bid
Slovenian President Pahor received his Turkish counterpart Erdoğan with an official ceremony and stated that bilateral relations between the two countries are ‘exemplary’, reiterating his support for Turkey’s decades-long EU bid More
Shooting outside NSA headquarters leaves one dead
Guards shot one man dead and seriously wounded a second when the men tried to ram a vehicle into the entrance gate at the Fort Meade, Maryland, headquarters of the National... More
- Kurdish Issue
HDP passes Öcalan’s disarmament message to Barzani
A committee from the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) has recently visited Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and delivered a copy of the... More
UN: Boko Haram killed 7,300 civilians since last year
The terrorist group Boko Haram has killed more than 7,300 civilians in Africa, especially in Nigeria since the beginning of last year, a UN official said on Monday.
Three Greek soccer players hurt in Hungary car crash
The Greek embassy in Budapest says three national team soccer players were slightly injured when their taxi crashed on its way to the airport.
Press counselor Nikolaos... More
Crunch time for Iran nuclear talks as deadline nears
The Iranian nuclear talks between world powers and Iran intensified on Monday with substantial differences still remaining ahead of the Tuesday deadline.
For days Iran,... More
Turkey, Russia negotiating to start trading in local currencies
Turkey and Russia are carrying out negotiations on using national currencies, either the Turkish lira or Russian ruble, in major investment projects between the two countries,... More
In Pictures: Prosecutor taken hostage by DHKP-C
"Turkish prosecutor taken hostage in Istanbul courthouse by DHKP-C terror organization" haberi için lütfen tıklayın... More
President Erdoğan begins official talks in Slovakia
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan began official talks with President Andrej Kiska in the Slovakian capital Bratislava on Tuesday.
Erdoğan is in Slovakia as part of... More
Turkey’s foreign trade deficit decreases by 10.2 percent, trade volume narrows
Turkey's foreign trade deficit decreased by 10.2 percent in February while foreign trade volume narrowed, the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) announced on Tuesday. The... More
Iraqi troops drive ISIS out of central Tikrit: PM
Iraqi troops aided by Shi'ite paramilitaries have driven the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) out of central Tikrit, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi... More
Buhari wins the Nigerian election
Muhammadu Buhari has won Nigeria's presidential race, edging out incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan.
In a statement issued by his campaign spokesman Garba Shehu late Tuesday,... More
Financial pledges made to aid Syrian refugees
The third international humanitarian pledging conference for Syria with representatives from 78 countries and 43 nongovernmental organizations gathered for the conference... More
Erdoğan’s visit to Iran will focus on economic ties amid Yemeni, Syrian crises
Tensions have risen between Turkey and Iran following criticism from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Iran's involvement in the Middle East before the official visit he will... More
Bionic animals mimic real-world counterparts
New animal-inspired robots, which have been programmed to replicate the actual intelligence of an animal, have been unveiled by researchers at German company Festo, according... More
Turkish MP resigns from the party he established
Turkish MP İdris Bal has announced his resignation from the Democratic Development Party, or DGP, which he established in November 2014, citing as reasons "serious alienation... More
Families seek help for men missing in the Bahamas
Families of two men who went missing in the Bahamas three years ago have appealed to Turkish authorities to help locate them.
Veysi Oral, 25, and his relative Hüseyin... More
Lufthansa cancels 60th anniversary event after Germanwings tragedy
Lufthansa said it will cancel the company's 60th anniversary event in April in light of the Germanwings crash which took place last week.
"Out of respect for the crash... More
Training Syrian opposition to start in May
The train-and-equip program for vetted Syrian fighters can begin in May in Turkey, Defense Minister İsmet Yılmaz said Tuesday.
Addressing the media before attending the... More
Australia decides not to attend 1915 commemorations in Yerevan
The Australian government has said it will not be officially represented in Armenia next month as the country marks the 100th anniversary the so-called Armenian genocide,... More
Davutoğlu speaks with Hamas leader on Gaza restoration
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said that Ankara has exclusive projects for the reconstruction of Gaza, which was damaged considerably in intense Israeli strikes in the summer... More