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Tag: Ankara

Erdogan threatens to restart Syria assault if deal not respected

Turkish president warns Kurdish fighters to withdraw from 'safe zone' area.

Erdogan says he can no longer ‘keep track’ of Trump’s tweets

Faced with deciphering the US president’s conflicting statements, the Turkish leader declares defeat.

Turkey fines Facebook over privacy breach

Turkish authorities claim technical measures set out by law to prevent data breach were ignored.

In Turkey, Mahathir tells Muslim countries to stop depending on others

The prime minister says Muslim countries such as Malaysia, Turkey and Pakistan should pool resources to restore Islamic civilisation.

Dr M: Negara Islam perlu gembleng tenaga untuk pulih kegemilangan tamadun...

Dr Mahathir Mohamad kini dalam rangka lawatan kerja rasmi 4 hari ke Turki sejak Rabu.

Dr Mahathir mulakan lawatan rasmi 4 hari ke Turki

Turki adalah rakan ekonomi yang penting bagi Malaysia.

Wakil khas AS lawat Turki runding isu Syria

Kunjungan wakil khasn AS James Jeffrey ke Ankara adalah atas undangan kerajaan Turki.

Erdogan party appeals Istanbul, Ankara results after Turkey vote

While Erdogan's party won more than 50% votes, a defeat in Turkey's capital and economic hub is a blow to AKP.

Erdogan’s ruling AKP suffers setback in Turkey’s local election

The Justice and Development Party (AKP) is set to be defeated by the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP).

Turkey faces crucial vote on EU accession before local ballot

A final vote in the parliament’s plenum will take place before the Mar 31 vote in Turkey, according to the Turkish Foreign Ministry.

Turkish train crash leaves 7 people dead, hurting dozens

The train was travelling to the capital from the central Anatolian province of Konya.

Turkey, France spar over Khashoggi killing

Turkey says they had shared evidence linked to the murder with officials from a large number of countries and that France was "no exception".

Turkish troop convoy enters Syria rebel zone

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said the vehicles were heading to Turkish monitoring posts, including in the southwestern parts of Idlib.

Shots fired at US embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties

The attack coincided with a deepening row between Ankara and Washington over the trial of a US pastor in Turkey - police teams were searching for the assailants, who fled in a white car.

Turkey to send delegation to Washington over US pastor crisis

Brunson, a North Carolina evangelical Presbyterian pastor, was jailed for allegedly supporting a group that Ankara blames for an attempted coup in 2016.

US State Department: Turkey agrees to try to resolve issues

Brunson was placed under house arrest last week following nearly two years in jail on charges of espionage and supporting terror groups.

Turkey’s $51 billion in energy loans a ticking time bomb

Lira's depreciation forces power producers to restructure and refinance borrowings

Top Greek court grants refugee status to two Turkish officers

The Greek government has launched an appeal against the second ruling for the other six officers.

Putin launches Turkey nuclear project, vows faster arms delivery

Russian officials had said in December that the first deliveries in the US$2 billion deal were likely to begin at the end of 2019 or beginning of 2020.

US-backed fighters on high alert in Syria’s Manbij

MANBIJ: On the outskirts of Syria's Manbij, Kurdish-led fighters have dug trenches and US-led coalition soldiers patrol from land and sky after Turkey threatened...

Turkey detains 12 in anti-IS raids after US embassy closure

The people detained were foreigners who were trying to recruit members for IS.

US embassy in Turkey to be closed over ‘security threat’

The embassy was the target in 2013 of a suicide bombing claimed by a far-left group that killed a Turkish security guard.

Boiler room explosion rocks Turkish capital, three injured

The cause of the explosion has yet to be determined.

Trashy literature? No such thing for Turkish refuse collectors

Thanks to a rather unconventional library, discarded books are now being read by rubbish collectors and their families and students whose schools have no library.