Anatolia

Turkey police detain 28 in raids on Erdogan foes

Turkish police detained 28 people over links to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan`s archfoe, US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. In the latest crackdown, police carried out simultaneous raids in several cities including Istanbul as well as Konya and Kayseri in central Anatolia.

Jun 25, 2016, 19:10 PM IST

Turkey kills almost 900 ISIS members in Syria raids: Report

Turkey has killed almost 900 alleged members of the Islamic State (ISIS) group since January through artillery fire and air raids, the state-run Anatolia news agency said Monday, citing military sources.

Apr 25, 2016, 13:22 PM IST

Turkey detains 105 in new raids on Erdogan foe's supporters

Turkish police on Monday detained at least 105 people in a new wave of raids on suspected supporters of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, arch foe of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reports said.

Apr 18, 2016, 18:08 PM IST

First European farmers came from Anatolia

When farming spread throughout Europe some 8,000 years ago, Anatolia, in present day Turkey, functioned as a hub, spreading genes and the new ideas westward, says a new study.

Jan 05, 2016, 16:10 PM IST

Our ancestors first used beeswax 9000 years ago

A new study has established the first human uses of beeswax in Anatolia in 7000 BCE.

Nov 15, 2015, 00:12 AM IST

Turkey detains soldiers in 'Syria arms interception' case

 Turkish police have detained eight serving members of the army in the latest wave of arrests in a hugely controversial case over the interception last year of an alleged consignment of arms bound for Syria, reports said today.

May 16, 2015, 17:21 PM IST

Turkey `condemns` Putin comments on Armenia genocide

Turkey on Friday condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin for referring to genocide during commemorations of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians during World War I.

Apr 25, 2015, 00:09 AM IST

Turkish PM to join Charlie rally in Paris

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will travel to Paris Sunday to take part in the rally in support of France following the massacre at satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, the official Anatolia news agency reported.

Jan 10, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

People saved from burning ship off Turkey

A ship carrying 100 people caught fire off Turkey`s Aegean coast, a report said.

Aug 04, 2012, 09:32 AM IST

Eight held in Turkey for al Qaeda ties

Turkey has stepped up its fight against al Qaeda after two Jewish synagogues and the British consulate were bombed in November 2003.

Jun 16, 2012, 11:33 AM IST