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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:21:05 Z
Turkey not satisfied by US remarks about YPG army: Turkish FM
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Jan. 18 that Turkey was not satisfied by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s statement that the U.S. had no intention to build a Syria-Turkey border force, who said the issue was “misportr...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:25:59 Z
Turkish Chief of Staff Akar heads to Russia to meet counterpart Gerasimov
Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar on Jan. 18 headed to Russia for a surprise meeting with his Russian counterpart Valery Gerasimov, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:26:00 Z
Turkish Army orders ‘highest level security’ to troops on Syria border
The Turkish Army (TSK) on Jan. 18 ordered its troops on the Syrian border in southern Turkey to increase security measures to the “highest level” ahead of a possible military operation into Afrin.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:20:47 Z
US has no intentioın to buiild YPG army at Syria’s border with Turkey: Tillerson
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has denied that the United States had any intention of building a Syria-Turkey border force and said the issue had been “misportrayed, misdescribed.”

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:18:40 Z
Turkey to take urgent action against threats from Syria
Turkey’s top civil and military leadership on Jan. 17 said it will take “immediate” and “resolute” steps to protect the nation from threats coming from western Syria.

Turkey Istanbul

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:45:59 +0200
New app developed by Turkish university digitalizes Istanbul’s cultural heritage
"Don't forget Istanbul," a project which aims to promote and protect Istanbul's history, historical figures, places and works has been completed by Istanbul Şehir University. The project, which was...Click To Continue

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:33:32 +0200
Transportation minister unveils final 45-kilometer route of Kanal Istanbul project
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan Monday unveiled the final route of the Kanal Istanbul project, a canal parallel to the Bosporus that is planned to connect the Black...Click To Continue

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 19:02:04 +0200
Istanbul's Iron Church regains popularity after restoration
Istanbul's Sveti Stefan, or Iron Church as it is commonly known, drew hundreds of visitors a week after it was reopened by Turkish and Bulgarian leaders following major restorationClick To Continue

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:23:02 +0200
Thousands gather in Jerusalem awareness run in Istanbul's Üsküdar despite cold weather
A public run was held on Sunday in Istanbul to raise awareness about Jerusalem, a contentious issue since early last month when the U.S. recognized the city as Israel's capital. The move by President...Click To Continue

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:54:14 +0200
Istanbul to welcome season’s first snowfall this weekend
First snowfall of the season is expected to hit Istanbul Sunday, while Turkey's northern and central regions are predicted to experience a temperature drop by 5-9 degrees Celsius. Turkey's General...Click To Continue

Turkey Nation

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:14:53 +0200
President Erdoğan receives Palestinian teen Fawzi al-Juneidi
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday received Fawzi al-Juneidi, a Palestinian teen who became a symbol of Palestinian opposition to the U.S. decision of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Erdoğan...Click To Continue

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:33:39 +0200
Turkish police foil scheme to smuggle criminals into Germany
Police in capital Ankara have discovered a ring of human smugglers who helped people with criminal records flee to Germany. Four suspects were detained yesterday for arranging passports originally reserved...Click To Continue

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:33:22 +0200
Belgian Daesh suspect arrested in central Turkey
A suspect wanted by Belgium on terror charges was arrested yesterday in the central Turkish province of Kayseri after he was captured on Jan. 7.The suspect, identified as A.A., a Belgian citizen of Algerian...Click To Continue

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:33:09 +0200
Father claims Adnan Oktar tore family apart
Adnan Oktar, a larger-than-life television personality and author who is described as a cult leader, faces accusations from a Turkish man living in Austria for brainwashing his daughters to submission....Click To Continue

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:32:53 +0200
Turkish gov't to boost computer literacy
The Turkish government is planning to establish Public Information Centers in order to increase internet and computer literacy, Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan...Click To Continue

Turkish Weekly


CHP leader urges gov’t not to turn post-coup probe into ‘witch hunt’
The leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has urged the government not to turn the investigation into the recent failed coup attempt into a “witch hunt,&...


US offered to help on Gülen’s extradition, Turkish FM confirms
The United States made an offer to form a working group composed of officials from its foreign affairs and justice departments in order to assist Turkey in preparing its formal request for the extradi...


No isolationist path for Britain, Johnson insists
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Friday that his country’s planned departure from the European Union did not mean it was following an isolationist path


Syrian fighters seize half of Manbij from Islamic State
Syrians battling Islamic State fighters in Manbij now have control of about half of the city, a spokesman for the anti-IS coalition said Friday


Flights as usual after failed coup attempt, Turkish Airlines chairman says
hings are back to normal for Turkish Airlines (THY), the flag carrier’s chairman İlker Aycı has told Hürriyet Daily News, following a coup attempt on July 15 which hit Istanbul’s Atatürk International Airport

World Bulletin

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:57:29 GMT
At least 5 dead as winter storm wracks southern US
Icy roads contribute to at least 4 fatalities, fifth death attributed to exposure

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:45:10 GMT
Fractured US Republicans seek unity to avert shutdown
Republican leadership eyes Thursday vote on stopgap bill, but passage is uncertain without Democratic support

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:33:39 GMT
British lawmakers pass EU Withdrawal Bill
The key legislation is likely to come back to the House of Commons with suggested amendments

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:17:35 GMT
Facebook widens probe into Russian influence on Brexit
Tech giant expanding inquiry after MPs criticize depth of first investigation

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:58:04 GMT
Apple announces $350 billion investment in US economy
Company will build new headquarters, manufacturing plants and pay $38 billion in taxes for overseas funds

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