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Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes Western Turkey

2020.01.23 20:35 GMT

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit eastern Turkey on Wednesday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), APA reports.

Turkey unveils first fully homemade car in $3.7 billion bet on electric

2019.12.27 17:02 GMT

Turkey unveiled its first fully domestically-produced car on Friday, saying it aimed to eventually produce up to 175,000 a year of the electric vehicle in a project expected to cost 22 billion lira ($3.7 billion) over 13 years.

Cargo ship collides into Istanbul coast

2019.12.27 16:10 GMT

The Bosporus was closed for navigation due to an incident with the Liberian-flagged Songa Iridium cargo ship.

Foreign Affairs Committee of Turkish Parliament approves military deal with Libya

2019.12.16 18:09 GMT

On Monday, the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Turkish Parliament approved the deal with Libya on military cooperation, Daily Sabah reports.

Turkey's central bank delivers 4th rate cut this year

2019.12.12 15:17 GMT

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey on Thursday reduced its benchmark one-week repo rate by 200 basis points, APA reports citing Daily Sabah.

Erdogan: "We will decide on our own and won't ask anyone for permission"

2019.12.09 19:45 GMT

Turkey used its rights originating from international law in the Libya deal; Greece, Israel, Egypt, and the Greek Cypriot administration cannot act without our approval," President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said late Monday in a live broadcast regarding Turkey's maritime agreement with Libya that secures Ankara's rights over a portion of the Eastern Mediterranean, APA reports citing TRT TV.

Website established in Turkey to respond to false Armenian genocide claims

2019.12.09 16:04 GMT

Website 1915.gov.tr has been established in Turkey to respond to false Armenian genocide claims, Head of the public relations department of the Turkish Presidential Administration Fahrettin Altun stated, APA’s Turkish bureau reports.

Erdogan: Second Turkey-UK-France-Germany summit on Syria to be held in February

2019.12.05 18:57 GMT

The leaders of Turkey, France, Germany and the UK met on the sidelines of the NATO summit on December 3 in London, where they held their first meeting on Syria.

Turkey, US to discuss Russian S-400 issue next week

2019.11.26 17:50 GMT

Turkey and the U.S. will hold talks next week to overcome differences over Ankara’s purchase of the Russian S-400 air-defense system, a top Turkish presidential aide said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

Republican US senator blocks 1915 events bill

2019.11.22 06:40 GMT

A Republican U.S. senator blocked a resolution on the 1915 events during the Ottoman era on Thursday, citing ongoing diplomatic engagements between Washington and Ankara, Anadolu Agency reported.

24th ECO Summit being held in Turkey

2019.11.09 11:50 GMT

The 24th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) is being held on Saturday in Antalya, Turkey, APA reports.

Turkey to start extraditing ISIS members Nov. 11

2019.11.08 18:37 GMT

Turkey will start extraditing captured ISIS terrorists on Nov. 11 to their home countries, according to Turkey’s interior minister, APA reports citing Yeni Shafak.

Erdogan: "Turkey will expand safe zone if needed"

2019.10.30 15:37 GMT

If needed, Turkey will expand the safe zone in northern Syria, the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Turkey, Russia agree on northern Syria terror-free zone

2019.10.22 18:36 GMT

"We had very productive meetings with our Russian counterparts in Sochi today and reached an excellent agreement," a senior Turkish official speaking on condition of anonymity told Daily Sabah late Tuesday, APA reports.

Turkey will crush PKK/YPG terrorists if they don't withdraw within 120 hours, Erdogan says

2019.10.19 19:01 GMT

Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan said that Turkey will crush the PKK terror group and its Syrian offshoot the People's Protection Units (YPG) terrorists if they don't withdraw within the agreed 120-hour timeframe from the safe zone area in northern Syria, Trend reports citing Daily Sabah.

Erdogan: 'When terrorists withdraw, operation ends'

2019.10.16 17:15 GMT

When terrorists withdraw Turkey’s planned safe zone in northern Syria, the nation’s anti-terror operation in the neighbor country will end automatically, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, APA reports citing AA.

Erdogan criticizes EU and League of Arab States: “We will not give up the steps we have taken”

2019.10.14 15:41 GMT

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized the European Union and League of Arab States, APA reports.

President: Eight people injured as result of earthquake in Turkey’s Istanbul

2019.09.26 15:16 GMT

Eight people were injured as a result of the earthquake in Turkey’s Istanbul city, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.

Fire engulfs factory in Istanbul’s Tuzla, 2 injured

2019.09.18 17:30 GMT

A chemicals factory in Istanbul's Tuzla district was engulfed in flames Wednesday, as firefighters struggled nearly two hours to contain the flames from spreading to adjacent facilities., Daily Sabah reports.

Two earthquakes hit Turkey

2019.09.14 11:43 GMT

Two earthquakes of magnitude 4.7 and 4.8 magnitudes struck central Turkish province on Çankırı early Saturday as the tremor was felt in capital Ankara, witnesses said, Daily Sabah reports.

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