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Netanyahu accuses Turkish President Erdogan of helping 'terrorists'

Netanyahu accuses Turkish President Erdogan of helping 'terrorists'

Benjamin Netanyahu hit back at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday after he labelled Israel a "state that kills children".

Dec 11, 2017, 00:55 AM IST
Turkish police detain activists at anti-Israel demo

Turkish police detain activists at anti-Israel demo

Turkish riot police today detained a dozen activists at a protest in Istanbul denouncing Israel and the United States after Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.

Dec 10, 2017, 07:44 AM IST
Car bomb hits Iraqi Kurdish area, causing deaths: Official

Car bomb hits Iraqi Kurdish area, causing deaths: Official

A car bomb Wednesday caused deaths in a Kurdish area of Iraq`s northern Nineveh province, home to Kurds from Turkey who moved there three decades ago, a party official said.

Dec 07, 2017, 00:15 AM IST
Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Jerusalem `red line`, could cut Turkey-Israel ties

Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Jerusalem `red line`, could cut Turkey-Israel ties

The status of Jerusalem is a "red line" for Muslims and could even prompt Turkey to cut ties with Israel, Turkish President warned Tuesday.

Dec 05, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Turkey says 80 militants killed in air strike in north Iraq

Turkey says 80 militants killed in air strike in north Iraq

A weapons depot and two vehicles were also destroyed in the air strike.

Nov 30, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
Turkey seeks arrest of 360 people in probe targeting Gulen network in army

Turkey seeks arrest of 360 people in probe targeting Gulen network in army

Turkish prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 360 people in an operation targeting supporters of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen within the army, state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday.

Nov 29, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
Turkish police detain academic in Kurdish militant probe - agency

Turkish police detain academic in Kurdish militant probe - agency

Turkish counter-terror police detained 10 people including academic Fikret Baskaya early on Monday in an operation targeting members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

Nov 27, 2017, 13:54 PM IST
Turkey says Trump must keep pledge on not arming YPG militia

Turkey says Trump must keep pledge on not arming YPG militia

ANKARA (Reuters) - A telephone call on Friday between U.S. and Turkish leaders marked a turning point in strained relations between the two countries, but Washington must honour a pledge to end weapons provisions to Syrian Kurdish fighters, Turkey said on Monday.

Nov 27, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Iraq to build new oil pipeline to Turkey

Iraq to build new oil pipeline to Turkey

Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaybi has ordered documents to be prepared towards building the new pipeline to "transport crude oil from Kirkuk`s oilfields to the port of Ceyhan" in Turkey, a ministry spokesman said in a statement.

Nov 26, 2017, 20:18 PM IST
Earthquake 5.1 strikes southwest Turkey

Earthquake 5.1 strikes southwest Turkey

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hit southwest Turkey at 2149 GMT on Friday, Turkey`s Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said.

Nov 25, 2017, 10:28 AM IST
Turkish President sues main opposition party leader: Report

Turkish President sues main opposition party leader: Report

The Oppn party chief had on Tuesday demanded to know if Erdogan was aware that his family was sending millions of dollars of money to tax havens.

Nov 24, 2017, 20:56 PM IST

Russia, Iran, Turkey agree to advance Syrian peace

The leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran met on Wednesday to discuss ways to advance a political settlement in Syria as the Islamic State group is nearing its defeat.

Nov 23, 2017, 00:54 AM IST

Turkey orders detention of 216 people in post-coup probe - Anadolu

Turkish authorities have issued detention warrants for 216 people, including former finance ministry personnel, suspected of having links to last year`s failed coup attempt, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday.

Nov 22, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
Putin meets Assad ahead of Syria talks with Turkey and Iran

Putin meets Assad ahead of Syria talks with Turkey and Iran

President Vladimir Putin said the Russian army had "saved Syria as a state" after meeting with leader Bashar al-Assad, as Syrian regime forces take an upper hand over rebels and the Islamic State group.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:37 PM IST

Leaders of Russia, Iran, Turkey meet to relaunch Syria peace process

The presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet on Wednesday for the first in a series of summits aimed at re-booting the peace process in Syria, now regime forces have an upper hand over rebels and the Islamic State group.

Nov 21, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey troops pulled from NATO drill amid new tensions

Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey troops pulled from NATO drill amid new tensions

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Ankara had pulled out 40 Turkish troops from a NATO exercise in Norway, in a new outburst of tensions with its Western allies.

Nov 17, 2017, 17:57 PM IST
Syria on agenda as Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan meet in Russia

Syria on agenda as Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan meet in Russia

Russia and Turkey have a record of struggling to overcome a regional rivalry that goes back to the Ottoman Empire and the Romanov dynasty.

Nov 13, 2017, 22:40 PM IST

Germany, Turkey top diplomats hold talks amid tensions

Angela Merkel has urged a cut in EU funding linked to Turkey`s membership talks to signal the bloc`s unhappiness over the crackdown in the wake of the failed July 2016 coup.

Nov 04, 2017, 15:44 PM IST

Turkish police officer killed, nine wounded in PKK clash

One Turkish police officer was killed and nine others were wounded today in a raid to capture a suspected Kurdish militant in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, the governor's office said.

Nov 03, 2017, 16:12 PM IST

Policeman, PKK militant killed in southeast Turkey: Governor's office

A policeman and a militant from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) were killed in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir on Friday, the local governor`s office said.

Nov 03, 2017, 12:36 PM IST