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Turkey's Erdogan offers support, calls for end to 'worrying' developments in eastern Ukraine

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday called for the "worrying" developments in eastern Ukraine`s Donbass region to come to an end after meeting his Ukrainian counterpart in Istanbul, adding Turkey was ready to provide any necessary support.

Apr 11, 2021, 00:35 AM IST

Tayyip Erdogan withdraws Turkey from international pact designed to protect women

No reason was provided for the withdrawal, but officials in Erdogan’s ruling AK Party had said that last year the government was considering pulling out amid a row over how to curb growing violence against women.

Mar 20, 2021, 09:03 AM IST

Nine soldiers killed in military helicopter crash in Turkey

The helicopter crashed in the town of Tatvan, in the predominantly Kurdish-populated Bitlis province. It wasn't immediately clear what caused the crash.

Mar 04, 2021, 22:21 PM IST

India reminds Turkey of UNSC resolution on Cyprus, raises Omar Saeed's acquittal at UNHRC

 For the first time, India raised the issue of acquittal of Omar Saeed, key accused in the killing of US Journalist Daniel Pearl and Islamabad's support to "state-sponsored terrorism". Pakistan was the key focus of India's right of reply at the council, which out of habit raises Kashmir, irking New Delhi.

Feb 24, 2021, 21:13 PM IST

Khalistan conspiracy to defame India hatched by Pakistan and Turkey: Report

An investigation by Greek City Times has revealed that Turkey has been an integral part of this warfare and has been aiding Pakistan in its disinformation campaign against India. One of the most prominent names revealed in the report and has been promoting Pieter Friedrich’s propaganda as an ‘amplifier,’ is Istanbul-based propagandist Ali Keskin.

Feb 19, 2021, 12:06 PM IST

Non-Proliferation activists express concern as Turkey announces its Moon mission programme

The development has come as a surprise for observers and space scientists as the Turkish Space Agency was established merely in December 2018. Back then, Turkish lawmakers had criticized President Erdogan for hurriedly establishing the agency through a presidential decree, without going through consultations and following prescribed legislative procedure.

Feb 12, 2021, 17:59 PM IST

Turkey-Pakistan nexus on proxy warfare working on to create disturbances in Afghanistan and Kashmir

Pakistani Army officers and ISI operatives have accelerated their meetings with Tanriverdi to strengthen Turkey-Pakistan cooperation in proxy warfare. Experts argue that Pakistan has an experience spanning many years in proxy warfare in Afghanistan and Kashmir and is helping Turkey out to build its capacity in this specific genre of warfare.

Jan 27, 2021, 20:04 PM IST

Turkey forsaking Uighur Muslims for Chinese COVID-19 vaccine; see details

The COVID-19 vaccine production is still limited and for now, only a few countries have been able to access it. Given the severity of the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is understandable that countries are eager to get their hands on a potential vaccine. China is actively trying to exploit this desperation of the developing countries. Its latest prey in this regard seems to be Turkey.

Jan 24, 2021, 23:31 PM IST

Turkish televangelist Adnan Oktar sentenced to 1,075 years for sex abuse, offenses; check details

Adnan Oktar was convicted of 10 separate charges, including leading a criminal gang, engaging in political and military espionage, sexual abuse of minors, rape and blackmail.

Jan 12, 2021, 17:30 PM IST

Turkey-Pakistan in top-level discussion over nuclear weapon program

Pakistan is rapidly transferring the missile technologies to Turkey and Pakistani scientists are helping Turkey build its capacity in the production of missiles.

Jan 02, 2021, 13:30 PM IST

Corruption allegations bring embarrassment to Turkish President Erdogan, dent his Caliphate Project

Erdogan’s son-in-law Berat Albayrak, who last served as the Finance Minister of Turkey, has come under worldwide criticism for pocketing the money and mastering financial corruption. 

Dec 31, 2020, 20:42 PM IST

Turkey-Pakistan nexus acting against India to help Islamabad take upper hand on Kashmir

 A new Turkey-Pakistan nexus has emerged in the recent past, leading to a complex network of academia, media, and NGOs working to propagate anti-India propaganda.

Dec 30, 2020, 00:34 AM IST

Indian security agencies concerned about increased Turkish influence in J&K

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is taking his anti-India stance on Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) matter a notch further and has raised his efforts to influence the issue. 

Dec 26, 2020, 16:03 PM IST

Indian security agencies concern on increasing footprints of Turkish NGOs in Jammu and Kashmir

Turkey-based Islamist charity organisations and Turkish NGOs have launched a blitzkrieg in Jammu and Kashmir, especially after the abrogation of Article 370. 

Dec 26, 2020, 14:24 PM IST

Amazing! Gold treasure bigger than GDPs of many countries discovered in Turkey: Details here

The total gold deposit weighing as much as 99 tonnes, is said to be worth USD 6 billion or Rs 44,000 crore.

Dec 25, 2020, 16:37 PM IST

Turkey plans to capture Iran’s territory by inciting Iranian Azeri separatists

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off a diplomatic row between Iran and Turkey during his recent visit to Baku. 

Dec 17, 2020, 07:55 AM IST

Explained: All about S-400, US warning to India and sanctions against Turkey

The sanctions imposed by the US on Turkey has made India cautious and New Delhi is closely monitoring the decision taken by US administration.

Dec 16, 2020, 08:13 AM IST

As Joe Biden gets ready to enter White House, US warns India, sanctions Turkey, here's why

US has imposed sanctions on Turkey for buying the Russian-made S400 Triumf anti-missile system and has warned India on buying arms manufactured by Russia.

Dec 15, 2020, 08:14 AM IST

France ups the ante against Pakistan, Turkey; urges EU to take this step to curb terrorism

French MEP Jordan Bardella has called for "real financial or trade sanctions" against Ankara, Islamabad, Kuwait city and Doha.

Nov 19, 2020, 08:12 AM IST

Unbelievable! 3-year-old survives Turkey earthquake, pulled out alive from under debris after 91 hours

In what is being viewed as a ‘miracle’, a three-year-old girl has been pulled alive from the rubble of a building nearly 91 hours after it collapsed due to a powerful earthquake in western Turkey.

Nov 05, 2020, 11:25 AM IST