Turkey

Russian coach diagnosed with coronavirus after Olympic qualifiers

Anton Kadushin, who works with Gleb Bakshi, the 2019 world champion in the middleweight class, wrote on his Instagram page on Thursday that he had tested positive for the virus.

Apr 03, 2020, 11:31 AM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: Turkey threatens to seize factories unless they sell masks to government

Turkish authorities will seize factories of mask-producing firms unless they agree to sell products to the government by Monday night, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu was quoted as saying, as Ankara seeks to contain the local coronavirus outbreak.

Mar 23, 2020, 14:42 PM IST

Three get 125-year prison term for Syrian Alan Kurdi's death in 2015

Twelve refugees drowned that day during a failed attempt to sail to the Greek island of Kos, including the toddler's 5-year-old brother, Galip, and their mother, Rehen. The incident symbolized the plight of desperate Syrian refugees.
 

Mar 18, 2020, 21:23 PM IST

33 Turkish troops killed in Idlib airstrike

At least 33 Turkish soldiers have been killed in an air strike by Syrian "regime forces" in the war-torn country`s Idlib region, a senior Turkish official has said.

Feb 28, 2020, 14:03 PM IST

Seven dead in Turkey after earthquake hits Iran border area

Three of those killed in the shallow tremor were children and five people were reported injured, according to Minister Suleyman Soylu.

Feb 23, 2020, 14:37 PM IST

BREAKING NEWS: Kashmir an inalienable part, don't interfere in our internal affairs: India warns Turkey

Erdogan raked up the Kashmir issue in Pakistan Parliament, vowing that Ankara will support Islamabad's stand as it is a matter of concern to both the countries

Feb 15, 2020, 09:54 AM IST

Turkey quake rescue winds down after dozens pulled from rubble

The magnitude 6.8 quake struck in eastern Turkey on Friday evening, killing 34 people in Elazig province and four in the neighbouring province of Malatya.

Jan 26, 2020, 21:57 PM IST

Turkey earthquake kills at least 21, rescue operation underway

The magnitude 6.8 quake shook Elazig province, about 550 km (340 miles) east of the capital Ankara, and was followed by more than 270 aftershocks, 12 of which had magnitudes over 4.

Jan 25, 2020, 13:43 PM IST

Kerala jihadist groups receiving funds from Turkey, Dubai, say intelligence agencies; MHA seeks report

The Ministry of Home Affairs has asked the agencies to produce details on the funding amount and names of the countries it received from, in the last few months.

Dec 31, 2019, 15:13 PM IST

Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey not to take more Syrian refugees alone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on an award ceremony in Istanbul that more than 80,000 Idlib brothers started to migrate toward the border of our country, in such a case, Turkey will not bear all alone the burden of this migration. 

Dec 23, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

Govt to import additional 12,500 tonnes of onions from Turkey to ease retail prices

State-run MMTC has been contracted to import an additional 12,500 tonnes of onion from Turkey as directed by the Price Stabilisation Fund Management Committee of the Department of Consumer Affairs, an official release said.

Dec 19, 2019, 22:17 PM IST

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says 50,000 Syrians fleeing Idlib to Turkey

Turkey currently hosts some 3.7 million Syrian refugees, the largest refugee population in the world, and fears another influx from the Idlib region, where up to 3 million Syrians live in the last significant insurgent-held swathe of territory.

Dec 19, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Turkish President Erdogan says world cares more about Syria''s oil than its children

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, whose country hosts 3.7 million Syrian refugees, the largest refugee population worldwide, said more than 600,000 should voluntarily join around 371,000 already in a "peace zone" in northern Syria from which Turkey drove Kurdish militia.

Dec 17, 2019, 22:17 PM IST

Turkey to test Russian S-400 systems despite US pressure: Reports

Turkey's purchase of the S-400s has been a major factor souring relations with the United States, which says the system is not compatible with NATO defences and poses a threat to Lockheed Martin`s F-35 stealth fighter jets.

Nov 26, 2019, 10:19 AM IST

Turkey qualify for Euro 2020 after draw against Iceland

Turkey qualified for the Euro 2020 finals with a goalless draw in a Group H against Iceland on Thursday, with the result also ensuring France a place in the championships.

Nov 15, 2019, 09:33 AM IST

France to take back 11 suspected jihadists from Turkey: Minister Christophe Castaner

Turkey`s unilateral offensive has angered Washington and Turkey`s main European NATO allies who fear a return of Islamic State in the region. European countries are especially concerned about foreign Islamic State fighters and adults returning to Europe.

Nov 12, 2019, 22:38 PM IST

30 killed in Syria clashes between Kurds: Pro-Turkey forces

Clashes in northern Syria between Kurdish militias and Turkey-backed rebels have left 30 dead, a war monitor reported.

Nov 07, 2019, 07:31 AM IST

Slain IS terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's wife captured in Turkey: President Tayyip Erdogan

A senior Turkish official said earlier this week that Turkey had captured Baghdadi`s sister, her husband and daughter.

Nov 06, 2019, 19:16 PM IST

Turkey captures sister of dead IS terror group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Syria

Rasmiya Awad, 65, was detained in a raid near Azaz, the official said, referring to a Turkish-controlled Syrian town near the border. 

Nov 05, 2019, 06:37 AM IST

Russia has told Turkey that Kurdish fighters have withdrawn from north Syria: President Erdogan

Russia's defence minister said earlier on Tuesday that the YPG had completed their withdrawal ahead of the deadline, but a top aide to Erdogan said Turkey would now see through planned joint patrols with Russia whether the fighters had really pulled out of the area or not.

Oct 29, 2019, 23:28 PM IST