Death toll in Turkey mine collapse reaches 7

W1siziisijiwmtcvmtavmtgvmdkvmtcvntuvmmy4zdk5otmtnzewos00ztkzlwjmotutnmzkmji1nmq0yzkwl2ltywdllmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimzuwedi3mcmixv0?sha=ca9fd94234f2cea0 W1siziisijiwmtcvmtavmtgvmdavmdcvmdkvzwe2ntk3ogutmtk1yi00zgzilthlytqtotnimtaxmgm1n2yzlzu0ntmxowy5y2jkmdy5otbhy2e5zgmzy2fmnmfimwy5lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimzuwedi3mcmixv0?sha=0c085663ddebc7e0 W1siziisijiwmtcvmtavmtcvmtkvmzkvndevmjiznzk1nmitmtzlnc00mgnjltgymjitntu1odc0m2e4m2njlze1mdgyndcwoteyndqyntuzmja2xzewmdb4njy5lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimzuwedi3mcmixv0?sha=ab3fdd0c4057a479 W1siziisijiwmtcvmtavmtcvmdevndavmdmvmtc3mje3nwqtmjgwmi00mduwlwjkmzytnddlyzk2ndrjodq3l2y1mjexogvkztc0nwm5zti0otawnjjjmda4ywq4nmq0lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimzuwedi3mcmixv0?sha=a25ee51da94b735f W1siziisijiwmtcvmtavmtmvmjmvndyvmzavodaxmzi3mtgtzmmzos00owjmltlhmmqtogm1ymrmmmi1ywq3l21ldmx1df9jagf2dxnob2dsdv90zwxlcghvbmvfmzewode2lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimzuwedi3mcmixv0?sha=3dca8a8bf5f8abdc

More from Turkey

I have not been vaccinated - Erdogan

19.11.2009 19:54 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmzevmjavzjnjmmm5yjctntrins00odjlltkxmdetmzbhzgy5y2fky2yylzm1mzquanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=f42b828fa8330b8e
Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who earlier said he would not be vaccinated against swine flu, is resolutely against A/H1N1 inoculation, reports Turkish news agency Gazete Vatan.

Turkey seeking to bring "new vision" to region

19.11.2009 19:24 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmzevmtevy2vknzk0nzytnjuzmc00yji0lthkmdmtnwe0m2jlytu0ogqylzm1mjyuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=06cfebbee6ddf6c9
Turkey is doing its utmost to stop a crisis in the region, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu told reporters today in Istanbul.

Turkis FM to attend Afghan President's inauguration

19.11.2009 18:47 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmzevmdcvyznlogvinjitmdk1ms00nzk2lwflm2mtntvkodbkzdqwyjqwlzm1mjiuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=2df4fe32f46342de
The Turkish foreign minister arrived in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Thursday to attend the oath taking ceremony of the Afghan president.

Armenia-Turkey protocols won’t be ratified within coming several months - Kiro Manoyan

19.11.2009 18:29 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmzevmtavn2flyti5yzetndk4os00ytvhlwfhytmtzmu5mthmmznjmmvilzm1mjuuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=a920f8f233965f02
Armenia-Turkey protocols won’t be ratified within coming several months, according to Kiro Manoyan, ARFD Hay Dat and Political Affairs Office Director.

Turkey is not a part of Europe and will never be part of Europe - Belgian PM

19.11.2009 18:05 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmzavntkvnjkymdu3otytzge3ni00mdyxlwixmzktownmmjq5yty0mdizlzm1mtuuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=7145f88ecb0ae1a1
Belgian Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy, a leading candidate to win the presidency of the European Council, is strongly opposed to Turkey ever joining the European Union.

Total exec: Gas transit talks with Turkey difficult

19.11.2009 16:42 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmzavndcvyzazzdvkntktnge5ns00n2fllwfkmgqtzjy3odvjzge5yzzmlzm1mdquanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=01b2d917b6bef327
Transit of natural gas from phase two of Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz field could be re-routed via Russia if already-difficult talks with Turkey fail, French oil major Total has said.

Israel no longer trusts Turkey to mediate with Syria - Turkish PM

19.11.2009 16:13 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmzavndmvytjhmgi4mgetowq1ni00mmq2lthhmgytnzrhntk5nteymdg0lzm1mdeuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=414ec84362084d9a
Israel no longer trusts Turkey to mediate in peace talks with Syria, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.

Azerbaijan expects change in Armenia's negotiating position

19.11.2009 15:19 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmzavmzmvmzy3yte0yzgtmjq1zc00njfjlthizdgtnzgwy2m3odrlowvjlzm0otiuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=9f7efc114b472434
The Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents are expected to meet in Munich before the end of the month, Azerbaijan’s deputy foreign minister, Araz Azimov, told reporters today.

Council of Europe ready to help Turkey-Armenia rapprochement

19.11.2009 14:53 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmzavmjgvodg1ytrjztutn2m1zc00yzjlltk1mdaty2u4mjqzzmfmywy4lzm0odcuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=26394169a5da3ec6
The Council of Europe is ready to help the rapprochement process between Turkey and Armenia, Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland has said.

Poverty breeds terror - Turkish PM

19.11.2009 14:35 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmzavmjuvn2qxzdk3zwmtmmi5yi00ogfmltlinwqtnjzjn2q2yzk5zgzjlzm0odquanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=069e4cb07bbb8f3a
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed the final day of the World Summit on Food Security in Rome.

Turkish minister, Iraqi Shia leader hold talks

19.11.2009 14:27 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmzavmtkvzgq4zmm5owetztezzs00ntrmltg0mmetnzfjmdlimzqzmmjmlzm0nzguanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=993075706370df45
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Ammar Abdulaziz al-Hakim, leader of Iraq's Islamic Supreme Council, have discussed the forthcoming elections in Iraq and future cooperation on the Kurdish issue.

Turkey cannot become the fourth co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group - Armenian FM

19.11.2009 13:27 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjkvmzgvmti0ndixngitymyxmy00mdq2lwi2ndytngflywu1zdk4owfjlzm0nduuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=6e84e54abbdce29e
Turkey cannot become the fourth co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, this is ruled out, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said in parliament, Wednesday.

Richard Morningstar called Turkey and Azerbaijan to reach an agreement over gas and transportation prices

19.11.2009 13:17 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmzavmjavmjczywu3zjktmgmyms00ndixltg4mjmtmwyzmwqzmwexnmi4lzm0nzkuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=243cd51ec8a19c3d
U.S. special envoy for Eurasian energy, said the southern corridor and Nabucco project passing through Turkey are of great importance for Europe’s energy security.

FBI Chief is in Ankara

18.11.2009 20:46 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjgvntavnzdizdexytqtyjfhos00zde2lwewmjctmzc0ndmzngnmywrllzm0mdkuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=8cd7c8654ac41aa3
Tight security measures have been taken upon Robert Mueller's arrival in Ankara.

Turkish Bosporus strait closed

18.11.2009 19:26 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjgvndivnwexmjrimdytnge5zs00zwuyltlkngetntblmmy5nzrmmdljlzm0mdiuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=a191619aa11539ea
Turkey's Bosporus Strait has been closed to tanker traffic due to poor visibility caused by dense fog, an official from the Turkish Coastal Safety Agency said on Wednesday.

ANCA launches second week of “Countdown to Erdogan”

18.11.2009 18:58 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjgvmzavotmwymm1ogitn2nhnc00mjhhltlmmjytyjyzngyxmdm5ztjjlzmzoteuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=fc4065b36381831b
Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) completed the first week of the action in the frames of month campaign called “Countdown to Erdogan”.

Turkish journalist denies saying “Nagorno Karabakh is Armenian land”

18.11.2009 18:13 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjgvmjevnjgznwewodutmgzjny00zdjmlwjmndqtn2vlztuymje2njq2lzmzodmuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=35c8b508875ac6f7
Turkish journalist Nagekhan Alche from Istanbul’s Aksham newspaper that visited Nagorno Karabakh denied the statements, attributed to her in press, while speaking to Liberty radio.

Turkish student punished over genocide denial in France

18.11.2009 18:07 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjgvmtgvmzzknzazzdytowe0mi00nja4ltlhmditmjgwotywmdqznti2lzmzodauanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=39f18b74ac1565ef
A bill making it a crime to deny the so-called Armenian genocide has yet to be approved by the French Senate; however, French schools have started to punish students who deny the alleged genocide.

We do not want military tension in our region - Turkish FM

18.11.2009 17:53 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjgvmtcvztmyyzq2owqtnzq5nc00ntzllwi2ytutndgznjqyywrmzjk4lzmznzkuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=61e49491d7306066
Turkish Foreign Minister said Turkey does not have a geography with a single axis.

First night of joint Armenian-Turkish film held in Yerevan

18.11.2009 15:49 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjgvmdavnwe5yjg0zdetoguxzi00ytzjltgyn2itztqynzdimmuxzgexlzmznjmuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=77d7e6fc4d7d730c
The Armenian Association of Marketing and the Turkish-Armenian Entrepreneurship Development Center functioning in Ankara made a joint film “On the bank of Araks”.

Turkey wants to change Karabakh status quo

18.11.2009 14:40 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjgvmtivztg3y2mwntitzgm4yy00zthmlthkodmtnjq4mtq3zgfmzwnhlzmznzquanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=bb46b9faf4e19910
Turkey will do its utmost to resolve the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said.

World leaders rally at FAO summit in Rome

18.11.2009 14:40 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjcvmjevnty0zme0odytn2ewnc00n2vjlwfhzwytmgrkm2y4nwe5zwvklzmzmzmuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=590a6ed123b533aa
World leaders rallied on Monday around a new strategy to fight global hunger by helping poor countries feed themselves, but rejected a United Nations appeal to commit $44 billion a year to fund it.

Will it now build new Berlin walls? - Turkish president

18.11.2009 14:13 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjcvmtmvnzm0owq1nzctyzbmyi00zjdmlwjjnzitzgfkndbimdnimgq3lzmzmjyuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=3b0d377c9b123526
Backed by his visiting Italian counterpart, President Abdullah Gul yesterday called on the European Union to keep its membership promises to Turkey.

Turkey knows what it's doing on Iran - former US official

18.11.2009 14:02 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjcvntkvzdk1mgm3y2etywi4mi00ywy0lwexyzytntlmmgqxodm0mdfjlzmznjiuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=2ba89071c7bb43d1
Richard Armitage, a former US deputy secretary of state, has downplayed concerns over Turkey’s stance on Iran’s controversial nuclear programme, expressing confidence in Ankara's ability to deal with the issue in its own way.

My children were infected with H1N1 - Turkish Health Minister

18.11.2009 13:49 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjcvmdcvm2nmnza5ytytmzbimi00ndc1lweyyjytn2yxmwq3mze5odk2lzmzmjauanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=822191f63e632642
Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag said yesterday that the risk of H1N1 infection is relatively higher in extended families than in nuclear families and added that two of his children have been diagnosed with swine flu.

American-Turkish Council: Armenian-Turkish protocols important for regional peace

18.11.2009 13:46 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjcvmtavnzywmwnlnzitodg2ns00ythklwjlnwqtzjkymdflndc3y2q2lzmzmjmuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=86f3b1e00b3b01b2
Brent Scowcroft, Chairman of the American-Turkish Council, has arrived in Ankara.

France no longer accepts refugees from Armenia, Turkey

18.11.2009 13:25 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjcvmdevymfkytbindytnzy5mc00ymu1ltg4mjmtnwvjnwrlmda4mzq4lzmzmtquanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=91f0ab0a657b5764
France will no longer accept refugees from Armenia, Turkey and Serbia.

Baku opposes unsanctioned visits to Karabakh

18.11.2009 13:11 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjyvntivntzmmwm1y2etnwizzc00zgy1lwi0mzetnznhothmyjmymzy0lzmzmduuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=a565d56c43c42d7d
Any foreigner who visits the occupied territories without the permission of Baku is considered persona non grata, Foreign Ministry spokesman Elkhan Polukhov has said.

Turkey, Armenia discuss Karabakh - Russian Foreign Ministry

18.11.2009 13:07 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjcvmdkvmmzlngzmmzmtotgxoc00mgrmlwjiyzutotzmzdzmogqwzdc1lzmzmjiuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=f56bb8eef12d8866
Moscow thinks that the Karabakh conflict has come up in talks between Ankara and Yerevan on normalizing bilateral relations, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrey Nesterenko said on Tuesday.

We do not recognize that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel - Turkish FM

17.11.2009 21:42 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjyvmzgvnthhogqwodetoteyyy00otq1ltg2ndctzwvmy2jkztrjmgvllzmyotiuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=01aff22cee638707

Turkey moves five inmates to PKK leader's prison

17.11.2009 20:30 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjyvmdyvmgezztrimtitndzknc00nzhkltgzzdqtnjljzmq5ymq2otlklzmynjguanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=aad5d70421a6dd6f
Turkey has transferred five new inmates to the prison island where Abdullah Ocalan, the leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, has been held for years in isolation, The Associated Press reported on Tuesday.

Azeri MP: Ankara has again started to put stiff pressure on Yerevan

17.11.2009 20:02 GMT

W1siziisijiwmtuvmtavmtgvmdmvmjyvmduvmgewn2m4mmutzdqxos00ymyyltg3yjetytmwzjnkmjzmmjjllzmynjcuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciyndb4mtgwiyjdxq?sha=693d3e7ad93ac6a6
I consider the recent stable thaw in the Turkish-Israeli relations to be a very positive sign, MP Asim Mollazade said commenting on the resumption of the military and strategic cooperation between Turkey and Israel.

Top Read Articles

In The Region

Editor Picks

Azerbaijan Cuisine

Explore the food of Azerbaijan - from sherbet to succulent kebab, from baklava to fragrant pilaff

Follow us

Find us on Facebook