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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:57:08 Z
Turkey will not stop in Syria until terror threat ends: Erdoğan
Turkey’s military operations in neighboring Syria will not stop until the terrorism threat ends, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, while criticizing the U.S. administration over recent remarks it made about Turkey.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:34:46 Z
Ankara reached ‘an understanding, not agreement’ with Washington over Syria’s Manbij: FM
Turkey and the United States have reached "an understanding, not an agreement" over the northern Syrian town of Manbij, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on March 21.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:01:00 Z
‘The EU does not know what it wants,’ says Turkish FM
Turkey does not expect progress in the accession process for the EU because of “the attitude of the bloc,” Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on March 21.  

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:01:53 Z
Turkish opposition cries ‘nepotism’ after High Court head’s daughter appointed as judge
The appointment of Council of State head Zerrin Güngör’s daughter Gonca Hatinoğlu as an investigative judge at the Court of Cassation has drawn criticism, amid opposition claims of rising “nepotism” in the Turkish state.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:45:00 Z
Anger over ‘concretization’ of 12,000-year-old site Göbeklitepe in Turkey
Experts are warning about careless works around the ancient site of Göbeklitepe, considered the world’s oldest temple area, amid reports that the site is being irreparably damaged by “concrete” and “heavy equipment.”

Turkey Istanbul

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:56:55 +0200
Injured, paralyzed strays find health in thermal waters of Istanbul's animal spa
A local district government in the heart of Istanbul is using its thermal healing waters as veterinary therapy for injured, paralyzed, and diseased strays. Hasan Güneş, the head of veterinary affairs...Click To Continue

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:01:33 +0200
Two trams collide in Istanbul's Bayrampaşa, injuring driver, passengers
Two trams collided in the Topçular station of the T-4 Topkapı - Habipler line located in Istanbul's Bayrampaşa district on Thursday, leaving several passengers and the tram driver injured, reports said. A...Click To Continue

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:20:19 +0200
US priest Brunson faces prison for espionage, aiding FETÖ, PKK terrorist groups
Turkish prosecutors are asking up to 35 years in prison for Andrew Craig Brunson, an American priest who Washington has fervently asked to be released, on charges of espionage and aiding the PKK, Gülenist...Click To Continue

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:29:32 +0200
Museum honoring Turkish playwright Haldun Taner to open in Istanbul's Kadıköy
A historic house museum honoring the contemporary Turkish playwright and author Haldun Taner is set to open in Istanbul's Kadıköy district on March 16. The building, located in Kadıköy's Feneryolu Quarter...Click To Continue

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:10:56 +0200
New Karaköy pier arrives at Istanbul's Golden Horn
The new floating Karaköy pier built by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (İBB) was brought to the Golden Horn from Tuzla Shipyard Monday evening. The new pier, which will include a cafeteria and...Click To Continue

Turkey Nation

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:44:16 +0200
Erdoğan issues message of unity for Nevruz spring festival
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan issued a written message Tuesday on the occasion of March 21 World Nevruz Day, urging celebrations "in unity." Nevruz, an ancient festival marking the arrival of spring,...Click To Continue

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:44:10 +0200
'Radioactive' material found in raid turns out to the harmless
Officials announced yesterday that a rare "radioactive" element found in possession of smuggling suspects in the capital Ankara was actually an organic sodium-based material.Turkish media reported on Monday...Click To Continue

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:43:48 +0200
Arrested cow to be resettled to farm
"It is not arrested," Orhan Deligöz insists, but a 2-year-old cow which caused a crash in Erzurum spent almost two years alone in a shelter after the accident. The unnamed cow that made the headlines from...Click To Continue

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:43:28 +0200
On brink of pandemic, Turkey mulls tougher fight against drugs
Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdağ said Turkey is on the brink of a drug pandemic like these currently prevalent in the West, adding that Ankara will step up the fight with new measuresClick To Continue

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:31:48 +0200
Arrest warrants for dozens of former, current officers tied to FETÖ
Nationwide operations were launched on Tuesday to capture 85 suspects linked to the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ). Security forces had already detained 27 suspects so far when Daily Sabah went to print....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

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:27:27 GMT
EU unveils digital tax targeting Facebook, Google
The special tax is the latest measure by the 28-nation European Union to rein in Silicon Valley giants and could further embitter the bad-tempered trade row pitting the EU against US President Donald Trump.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:24:43 GMT
Hard Brexit could swell Irish living costs
The independent Economic and Social Research Institute said that in the case of a so-called hard Brexit, the cost of living would increase by between 892 and 1,360 euros ($1,095 and $1,670) annually per household.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:16:49 GMT
Egypt steps up security ahead of presidential election
Next week’s poll will see incumbent President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi face off against leader of small liberal party

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:59:55 GMT
Turkish deputy PM points out risks in cryptocurrencies
Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek says Blockchain technology has 'positive aspects'  

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:43:31 GMT
UN sets up rare labour probe against Venezuela
The United Nations' International Labour Organization rarely creates this type of probe, known as a Commission of Inquiry. The last case was launched against Zimbabwe in 2008. 

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