Wanting to join the terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a 19-year-old woman from the city who was residing in Qatar had flown to Turkey from there, but changed her mind and came to her parents here, police said on Saturday.
Turkey is keen to participate in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make-in-India project and would look for the NDA government conducting some roadshows there to increase awareness about SmartCity project, a top Turkish diplomat said here on Friday.
When Bulgarian police on January 1 arrested Frenchman Fritz-Joly Joachin, a self-confessed "old friend" of the Charlie Hebdo attackers, he was not the first suspected Islamist trying to cross the EU`s south-eastern border into Turkey.
A Turkish court has ordered Facebook to block a number of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, threatening to stop access to the whole social networking site if it does not comply, local media reported.
Turkey`s parliament voted on Wednesday not to send to trial four former ministers accused of wrongdoing in a corruption investigation, in welcome news for President Tayyip Erdogan who had cast the graft scandal as a plot to undermine his rule.
Turkey on Tuesday arrested 20 people, including former senior officials in its telecoms and science agencies, in a new wave of raids against suspects accused of wire-tapping senior officials including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkish police on Tuesday carried out raids targeting dozens of people suspected of a role in illegal wiretapping, a move local media said was aimed at supporters of President Tayyip Erdogan`s ally-turned-foe, US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.
Turkey's President has convened a Cabinet meeting for the first time, a political manoeuvre that is raising concerns among critics that he is pushing ahead to expand the powers of the largely ceremonial presidency.