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Pentagon removing Turkey from F-35 program after its purchase of Russian missile defense

Posted on Friday, 19 July 2019 02:06 AM | No Comments
The United States said on Wednesday (July 17) that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected after Ankara...

Algerian man saves baby falling from 2nd-floor window in Turkey

Posted on Thursday, 27 June 2019 02:35 PM | No Comments
Dramatic CCTV footage shows the moment a two-year-old girl was caught as she fell from an apartment window in Turkey. The Syrian toddler Doha Muhammed was caught by 17-year-old Algerian...

Turkey to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdogan’s AKP

Posted on Tuesday, 7 May 2019 05:45 PM | No Comments
Turkish authorities on Monday (May 6) scrapped the result of a vote for Istanbul mayor lost by President Tayyip Erdogan’s candidate, responding to calls by his AK Party for a...

9 dead in high-speed train crash in Ankara

Posted on Friday, 14 December 2018 09:31 AM | No Comments
  At least nine people were killed and 46 others injured in a high-speed train accident in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Thursday morning, the Ankara governor said. According...

Turks divided over President Erdogan calls for U.S. electronics boycott

Posted on Wednesday, 15 August 2018 10:26 AM | No Comments
    Turks expressed differing opinions on Tuesday (August 14) after President Tayyip Erdogan called on the nation to boycott electronic products from the United States, particularly iPhones, retaliating in a...

Turkey’s opposition attacks state media over election results coverage

Posted on Monday, 25 June 2018 10:55 AM | No Comments
Turkey’s main opposition party attacked the state-run media on Sunday (June 24) for its coverage of parliamentary and presidential elections, saying it was attempting to manipulate the public’s perception of...

Turkey’s Erdogan equates deadly Gaza violence to ‘genocide’

Posted on Tuesday, 15 May 2018 01:58 PM | No Comments
  Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called the actions of the Israeli forces on Monday as a “genocide” and Israel as a “terrorist state”. This, after Israeli troops, shot dead dozens of Palestinian protesters on...

Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia

Posted on Tuesday, 2 May 2017 07:51 PM | No Comments
Turkey has blocked online encyclopedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security....

In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strike

Posted on Tuesday, 23 August 2016 08:16 AM | No Comments
  The boy looked scared and younger than 16 when Iraqi police grabbed him on the street in the northern city of Kirkuk. Pulling off his shirt, they found a...

Suicide bombs kill 31, wound close to 150 at Istanbul airport

Posted on Wednesday, 29 June 2016 09:27 AM | No Comments
Three suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up in the main International Airport in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing 31 people and wounding close to 150, officials said. Police fired...