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The mass shooting at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Eve was carried out professionally with the involvement of an intelligence organization, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said Jan. 16... [Read More]
Security forces have "neutralized" 20 outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party/Kurdistan Communities Union (PKK/KCK) militants around the country over the past week, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Jan. 16... [Read More]
A cargo plane attempting to land in thick fog crashed Jan. 16 into a village near Kyrgyzstan s main airport and killed at least 37 people, with authorities blaming "pilot error". [Read More]
Turkey's parliament concluded the first round of voting on constitutional amendments late on Jan. 15 with the approval of the last two items of an 18-article package, paving the way for the start... [Read More]
There are 50,000 buildings in Istanbul that are at great risk of collapse, Turkish Environment Minister Mehmet Özhaseki has said, noting that the fate of the edifices had a bearing on the lives... [Read More]
The assassin of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş, was buried in the cemetery of the nameless in Ankara on Jan. 13, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported... [Read More]
Economist Tim Ash, who has followed Turkey closely for almost two decades, has said the losses in the Turkish Liras are of "great concern" amid broader uncertainty, but the issue can be addressed... [Read More]
Military leaders from 14 countries on Jan. 15 agreed to support Turkey's ongoing Euphrates Shield operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in northern Syria... [Read More]
Syrian rebel groups have decided to attend peace talks backed by Russia and Turkey in Kazakhstan's capital of Astana to press for the implementation of a widely violated cease-fire, rebel officials said on... [Read More]
The infiltration of Gülenists into the Foreign Ministry accelerated after a drastic change in the ministry's personnel policy between 2009 and 2013... [Read More]
Turkey's government ran a 29.3 billion-Turkish Lira ($7.81 billion) budget deficit last year, the country's finance minister said Jan. 16... [Read More]
An online campaign by a 21-year-old woman has prompted the Defense Ministry to change its decision barring women students from entering navy, air force and non-commissioned officer schools... [Read More]
Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) Head Mehmet Görmez has condemned the beating of a student in a Quran class in the Marmara province of Sakarya on May, 2016, after footage showing a religion... [Read More]
A Turkish cargo plane crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan s main airport on Jan. 16, killing at least 37 people and destroying houses after attempting to land in thick fog, authorities said... [Read More]
Turkey's unemployment rate rose to 11.8 percent in October 2016 marking the highest such rate since March 2010, when it hit 12.8 percent, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) announced on Jan. 16. [Read More]
Companies could unlock at least $12 trillion in market opportunities by 2030 and create up to 380 million jobs by implementing a few key development goals, according to a study by a group... [Read More]
The Turkish Central Bank skipped its one-week repo auction on Jan. 16, aiming to boost the Turkish Lira by reducing the amount of local currency circulating in markets... [Read More]
Sixty-two former Turkish diplomats have issued a statement urging the government that Turkey's qualifications as democratic, secular state based on the rule of law will be lost under proposed constitutional amendments shifting the... [Read More]
At least 18 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants were "neutralized" in northern Syria as part of the ongoing Euphrates Shield operation, the Turkish military announced on Jan. 16... [Read More]
Lawmakers on Jan. 15 adopted the last article of a constitutional reform package that allows a partisan president, unlike current Turkish Constitution... [Read More]
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