Yildirim urges Ankara mayor to resign

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Turkey's domestic satellite enters test production phase

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The Türksat-6A, Turkey's first ever fully homegrown national communication satellite project, has entered its prototype phase after successfully completing the design phase.

Turkish forces stop 1,300 illegal border crossings

17.08.2017 09:28 GMT

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Turkey: 41 people arrested over suspected PKK links

16.08.2017 21:14 GMT

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More than 40 suspects were arrested across Turkey Wednesday for their alleged links to the PKK terrorist organization, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

5 people detained on suspicion of organizing terrorist act in Istanbul

16.08.2017 18:01 GMT

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Five people suspected of planning terrorist acts in Turkey were detained in Samsun.

Turkey sends protest note to Germany

16.08.2017 16:31 GMT

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Turkey has sent a note of protest to Germany, Turkish media report Aug. 16.

Turkey’s ruling party to undergo serious changes - media

16.08.2017 14:14 GMT

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Large-scale changes will take place in Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), the country’s media reported citing sources in the party.

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to pay visit to Iran

16.08.2017 14:02 GMT

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will pay a visit to Iran in the near future.

Erdoğan, Macron discuss developments in Syria and Iraq, counter-terror efforts

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Unidentified gunman opens fire in Istanbul

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Three Azerbaijanis killed in heavy traffic accident in Turkey - LIST

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Fatal traffic accident occurred near the Dilucu Border Gate, connecting Turkey and Azerbaijan.

Police arrest 11 PKK suspects in Ankara

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Eleven people were arrested early Monday in an operation targeting the terrorist PKK group in the Turkish capital Ankara, security sources said.

4 dead, 18 wounded in bus crash in central Turkey

14.08.2017 11:06 GMT

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At least four people were killed and 18 others wounded early Monday in a bus crash on the Konya-Ankara highway.

Earthquake hits Turkey

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4,7 magnitude earthquake has hit Milas district of Turkey’s Mugla province.

Turkey confiscates 4 drones found hidden in Syria-bound truck

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The truck driver has been detained.

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12.08.2017 09:33 GMT

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Turkey: Soldier, civilian martyred in clash with PKK

11.08.2017 23:47 GMT

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At least two people were martyred following a clash with PKK terrorists in northeastern Trabzon province on Friday, according to the local governor's office, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

Ankara explains why Turkey does not join anti-Russia sanctions

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Turkey does not approve of the sanctions imposed against Russia by the European Union and the United States.

Turkish police detain 30 PKK members in Adana

11.08.2017 12:11 GMT

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All the detainees are Turkish citizens.

Ties between Russia, Turkey 'promising', says new envoy

11.08.2017 00:29 GMT

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Current relations between Moscow and Ankara are "promising", Russia’s new ambassador to Turkey, Alexei Yerkhov, has told Turkish media, Anadolu reported.

Ties between Russia, Turkey 'promising', says new envoy

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Current relations between Moscow and Ankara are "promising", Russia’s new ambassador to Turkey, Alexei Yerkhov, has told Turkish media.

Turkey’s 'multi-dimensional' foreign policy welcomed

10.08.2017 09:17 GMT

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Ambassadors of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have welcomed Turkey’s “multi-dimensional” foreign policy.

Forest fire breaks out at four different spots in Turkey

09.08.2017 20:59 GMT

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A forest fire broke out at four different spots around the Mount Ida in the Edremit district of the western province of Balıkesir.

Turkish woman files criminal complaint against husband after 17 years of brutal torture

09.08.2017 14:28 GMT

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A 35-year-old woman in the eastern province of Van, who was subjected to brutal torture at the hands of her husband over 17 years, has filed a criminal complaint against him at the public prosecutor’s office.

4.4-point earthquake hits Turkey's Van

09.08.2017 12:11 GMT

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An earthquake shook Turkey's eastern province of Van on Wednesday.

Police arrest 12 al-Nusra suspects in southeast Turkey

09.08.2017 09:08 GMT

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Digital documents also seized during operation in Diyarbakir province.

Turkey begins building border wall with Iran

08.08.2017 21:18 GMT

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Turkey has begun construction of a wall along the country's frontier with Iran, mimicking the Turkish barrier along the Syrian border, APA reports quoting the private Dogan news agency.

Turkey's Bodrum shaken by earthquakes quake weeks after a major magnitude 6.7 quake

08.08.2017 12:50 GMT

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Turkey's Bodrum shaken by earthquakes quake weeks after a major magnitude 6.7 quake.

Turkey to ignore 2018 Eurovision

07.08.2017 23:00 GMT

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Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag denied reports that Turkey will end its protest against the Eurovision song contest and return to the competition in 2018.

Turkish servicemen injured in Iraq

07.08.2017 20:55 GMT

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Explosion occurred when the Turkish military convoy was moving through the Iraqi city of Zakho in the Northern part of the country on Aug. 7, Turkish media reported, citing Erbil television.

Turkey seizes 123 kg of cocaine on cargo ship

07.08.2017 17:14 GMT

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Turkish customs officers at southern Mersin Harbor have seized about 123 kg of cocaine aboard a Liberian-flagged cargo ship, according to the Customs and Trade Ministry on Monday.

4.7-point earthquake hits Turkey's Bodrum

07.08.2017 11:44 GMT

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 points was registered in Turkey's Bodrum at 08:18 local time, the Turkish media reported.

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