Turkish protesters back Bahrain uprising
Sun, 01 May 2011 06:05:16 GMT
Turkish protesters have held a rally in the city of Istanbul to denounce the Saudi-backed military crackdown on Bahraini civilians.

Over 200 Syrians take refuge in Turkey
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 02:35:30 GMT
Hundreds of Syrians have entered the southern Turkish border province of Hatay to escape the unrest in their country, according to Turkish media outlets.

27 people injured in shooting in Turkey
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 01:15:27 GMT
At least 27 people have been injured after an armed man opened fire on a group of people at an election meeting in Turkey's southern city of Samandag.

Turkey lashes out at US president
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 21:15:17 GMT
Turkey has denounced US President Barack Obama's remarks on the Ottoman-era alleged killings of Armenians as "one-sided political characterization of history."

'People to protest hijab ban in Turkey'
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 10:18:17 GMT
People in Turkey are set to stage a demonstration in protest at the hijab ban in the country and related restrictions, a report says.

'PKK major hurdle to Turkey-Iraq ties'
Wed, 30 Mar 2011 04:35:35 GMT
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) as a major obstacle to further expansion of ties between Ankara and Baghdad.

Turkey: Immigrants targeted in Germany
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 18:14:35 GMT
Turkey has asked Germany to take serious actions to counter a recent rise in the number of attacks aimed at Turkish and other immigrant workers in the country.

Turkey will treat wounded Libyans
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 23:24:09 GMT
A senior Turkish official says Ankara has set up a range of surgical programs to treat hundreds of people wounded in the turmoil in Libya.

Turkey defers purchase of F-35 jets
Thu, 24 Mar 2011 16:55:21 GMT
Turkey has postponed the purchase of 100 US-made F-35 warplanes in objection to the American's refusal to share the aircraft's technology.

Turkey rules out part in Libya intrusion
Tue, 22 Mar 2011 08:26:36 GMT
Turkey has called for a central UN role in authorizing any military force against the Libyan regime by NATO, ruling out any role by Ankara in the effort.

Turkey pounds PKK positions in N Iraq
Sun, 20 Mar 2011 03:41:26 GMT
The Turkish military has bombed areas in northern Iraq as part of Ankara's campaign against militants of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) hiding in the rugged mountains.

Four PKK militants killed in Turkey
Sat, 19 Mar 2011 07:18:18 GMT
Fresh clashes between Turkish troops and the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in southeastern Turkey have left at least four Kurdish militants dead.

Turkish journalists: Free colleagues
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 03:23:55 GMT
Thousands of Turkish journalists have called for the release of colleagues in prison and raising the issue of press freedom in a rally held in Istanbul.

Erdogan: EU report on Turkey biased
Fri, 11 Mar 2011 01:27:56 GMT
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rebuked the European Parliament's report on issue of detention of journalists in Turkey.

Poll: US, Israel Turkey's main enemies
Tue, 08 Mar 2011 19:12:55 GMT
The people of Turkey regard the United States and Israel as their main enemies, the results of an opinion poll suggest.

Turkey religious minority stages protest
Tue, 08 Mar 2011 01:59:53 GMT
Members of a major religious community in Turkey have staged a demonstration in a show of protest against what they call unequal treatment.

EU urges Turkey to free journalists
Sat, 05 Mar 2011 04:57:53 GMT
The European Union has expressed “concern” over the detention of journalists in Turkey as journalists in Istanbul call on the government to protect freedom of press.

'Turkey against deal with PKK'
Wed, 02 Mar 2011 08:55:06 GMT
Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Cemil Cicek says Ankara will not negotiate with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) after the militant group's violation of a unilateral ceasefire.

'Islamophobia crime against humanity'
Mon, 28 Feb 2011 01:42:56 GMT
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has strongly criticized Islamophobia practiced in several European countries, especially Germany.

Istanbul rally condemns Libya crackdown
Tue, 22 Feb 2011 01:45:04 GMT
People in the largest Turkish city of Istanbul have condemned the Libyan government's bloody crackdown on the popular revolution in the North African country.

Erdogan vows to quit if AKP loses vote
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 05:37:28 GMT
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he would resign as head of Turkey's ruling party if the party comes second in the county's upcoming general elections in June.

Turkey to make arrests over coup plot
Sun, 13 Feb 2011 08:57:55 GMT
A Turkish court has issued an arrest warrant for 163 military officers accused of plotting a coup against the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Endogen.

Blast injures 13 in SE Turkey
Wed, 09 Feb 2011 05:59:26 GMT
At least thirteen people have been injured in an explosion that ripped through a two-storey supermarket building in Turkey's southeastern province of Diyarbakir.

Don't let Israel meddle in Egypt: Erdogan
Tue, 08 Feb 2011 16:26:47 GMT
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has asked the United States to prevent Israel from meddling in the popular revolution in Egypt.

Two explosions kill 12 in Turkey
Fri, 04 Feb 2011 01:26:31 GMT
Two explosions have left 12 people dead and dozens of others wounded within hours in Turkey's industrial park, officials say.

Turkish police clash with protestors
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 15:02:26 GMT
Turkish security forces have clashed with thousands of people who were protesting against a draft labor law proposed by the government.

Controversial Turkish film released
Sat, 29 Jan 2011 05:21:35 GMT
A controversial Turkish film, based on real events to explore Israeli policies toward Palestinians, has been released in cinemas throughout Turkey.

Turkey's accession to EU faces impasse
Fri, 28 Jan 2011 05:31:01 GMT
Turkey is facing an impasse over joining the European Union as the members of the bloc have still blocked a major part of its accession chapters after reviewing a few ones.

Turkey: Israeli report has no value
Mon, 24 Jan 2011 23:06:10 GMT
Turkey refuses to attach any credit to an Israeli report, which downplayed a Tel Aviv-ordered deadly attack on a Gaza-bound convoy.

Turkey shocked by Israel Flotilla claims
Sun, 23 Jan 2011 15:29:54 GMT
Turkey is dismayed over an Israeli investigation panel's attempt at rationalizing Tel Aviv's deadly strike on the Gaza-bound convoy, Freedom Flotilla.

Turks commemorate slain journalist
Thu, 20 Jan 2011 00:11:55 GMT
Thousands of Turks have turned out to mark the fourth anniversary of the killing of a prominent Turkish-Armenian editor, calling for justice in the protracted case.

Erdogan: Israel should oust Lieberman
Thu, 13 Jan 2011 13:40:02 GMT
Turkey's prime minister has called for the ousting of Avigdor Lieberman before the far-right Israeli foreign minister causes more political waves.

Surgeon detained in Kosovo organ case
Wed, 12 Jan 2011 23:00:23 GMT
Turkish authorities have arrested an internationally wanted doctor for questioning over alleged involvement in human organ trafficking in Kosovo.

Helicopter crash kills 5 in Turkey
Mon, 10 Jan 2011 22:54:26 GMT
A Turkish military helicopter has crashed near the capital, Ankara, while on a night vision training flight, killing all the five officers on board.

Turkey, Greece to solve border issue
Sat, 08 Jan 2011 06:03:27 GMT
Turkey and Greece have pledged to cooperate closely to tackle the border issue as Athens says it wants to build a border fence to prevent illegal immigrants from crossing over into its territory.

Turkish police thwart hijack attempt
Thu, 06 Jan 2011 01:32:13 GMT
An attempt to hijack a Turkish Airlines flight has been thwarted after security forces stormed the plane and arrested the hijacker.

US, Israel 'biggest threats to Turkey'
Wed, 05 Jan 2011 19:32:28 GMT
Nearly most people in Turkey see the United States and Israel as the biggest threats to their country, a recent opinion poll has revealed.

Turkey gas blast kills one
Sat, 01 Jan 2011 16:12:09 GMT
A technical problem has reportedly caused an explosion at a hospital in the southeast of Turkey, claiming the life of one person, a report says.

Erdogan hails Turkish economic growth
Thu, 30 Dec 2010 05:57:48 GMT
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has praised his country's growing economy, saying Ankara would end this year with a 6.8 percent growth rate.

2 PKK militants killed in clashes in Turkey
Tue, 28 Dec 2010 19:20:10 GMT
Two militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) have been killed and a third has been injured in violent clashes with Turkish security forces, officials say.

Turkish workers may lose jobs in Israel
Mon, 27 Dec 2010 12:30:46 GMT
Hundreds of Turkish employees may lose their jobs in Israel after Tel Aviv's deadly attack on a Gaza-bound aid convoy sparked tensions between the two sides.

Turkish parl. approves austerity budget
Mon, 27 Dec 2010 01:01:40 GMT
The Turkish parliament has approved an austerity budget for 2011, which aims at fiscal belt-tightening while encouraging growth, the country's finance minister says.

Flotilla flagship returns in glory
Sun, 26 Dec 2010 13:57:26 GMT
Thousands in Turkey have welcomed the return of the lead vessel of an Ankara-backed aid convoy, which took a deadly Israeli assault on its way to the Gaza Strip.

Turkey renews call for Israel apology
Sat, 25 Dec 2010 19:01:12 GMT
Turkey asserts that Israel cannot run away from the murder of nine Turkish Gaza-bound activists and repeats its demand for apology and compensation.

Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan to hold drill
Sat, 25 Dec 2010 03:14:23 GMT
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Turkey have agreed to hold joint military exercises next year as part of Ankara's bridge-building efforts between Kabul and Islamabad.

'Turkey probes US nukes at airbase'
Fri, 24 Dec 2010 11:14:56 GMT
Turkish parliamentarians are discussing a report revealing that the United States has deployed 90 nuclear bombs at Turkey's Incirlik Air Force base, a report says.

ECO declaration urges regional coop.
Fri, 24 Dec 2010 00:32:26 GMT
The Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in the final statement of its 11th summit in Istanbul, Turkey, has said that broader regional cooperation will promote people's living standards.

Turkey snubs Eurofighter for own jet
Wed, 22 Dec 2010 00:09:50 GMT
Turkey has reportedly dropped plans to obtain the twin-engine, multirole Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft, choosing to develop its own warplane.

Turkey warns US over 'genocide bill'
Tue, 21 Dec 2010 22:50:29 GMT
Turkey's prime minister has reportedly written to the US president, warning Washington against declaring the World War I killings of Armenians in Turkey “genocide.”

Turkey slams Cyprus-Israel accord
Tue, 21 Dec 2010 19:15:31 GMT
Turkey has questioned the validity of a maritime contract signed between Cyprus and Israel, which allows the two sides to search for energy sources in the Mediterranean.

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