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Turkish President Erdogan says will jointly produce S-500s with Russia after purchase of S-400s

U.S. officials have called Turkey's planned purchase of the S-400 missile defense system "deeply problematic," saying it would risk Ankara’s partnership in the joint strike fighter F-35 program.

May 19, 2019, 11:46 AM IST

US terminates Turkey's preferential trade agreement, reduces tariffs on steel

The decision is effective May 17, it added.

May 17, 2019, 08:06 AM IST

Turkey to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdogan's AKP

Turkey`s main opposition Republican People`s Party (CHP), which narrowly won the mayor`s office in the country`s largest city, called the ruling a "plain dictatorship."

May 07, 2019, 07:27 AM IST

Turkey arrests suspected spies for UAE, investigating murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi link

"It is possible that there was an attempt to collect information about Arabs, including political dissidents, living in Turkey."

Apr 20, 2019, 09:26 AM IST

Turkey eyes Donald Trump protection from any sanctions for Russian defence purchase

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said last week that Washington had told Ankara it could face retribution for buying the S-400s.

Apr 17, 2019, 06:07 AM IST

Erdogan says margin too small for opposition to claim Istanbul win

Last week`s initial results showed a narrow mayoral victory for Turkey`s main opposition Republican People`s Party (CHP) in the March 31 municipal elections. 

Apr 08, 2019, 15:17 PM IST

Last flight leaves Ataturk as Istanbul switches airports

The mammoth transfer between the two hubs, described by Turkish authorities as unprecedented in scale and speed, was already largely complete a little more than 24 hours after it began before dawn on Friday.

Apr 06, 2019, 23:12 PM IST

Turkish F-35 delivered to training base in Arizona, official says

A Lockheed Martin-made F-35 fighter jet for Turkey arrived on Wednesday at a military training facility in Arizona, an Air Force official said on Thursday, amid a dispute over Ankara`s planned purchase of a Russian missile defence system.

Apr 05, 2019, 06:23 AM IST

Turkey says S-400 purchase from Russia a 'done deal', cannot be cancelled

Washington has warned that going forward with the deal could result in US sanctions.

Apr 05, 2019, 06:20 AM IST

No returning from S-400 deal with Russia, says Turkey amid pressure from US

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said his country will not step back from the deal to buy the S-400 missile defence system from Russia, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

Apr 04, 2019, 06:35 AM IST

Turkey says proposed working group to ease US worries over Russian S-400s

The United States and Turkey have been at loggerheads over Ankara`s decision to purchase the S-400s, which are not compatible with NATO systems, from Russia. 

Apr 03, 2019, 21:05 PM IST

Erdogan's AK Party challenges Istanbul, Ankara election results

The AK Party is on track to lose control of what are Turkey`s two biggest cities, its commercial hub of Istanbul and the capital Ankara.

Apr 02, 2019, 23:49 PM IST

US halts F-35 equipment to Turkey, protests its plans to buy from Russia

The United States has halted delivery of equipment related to the stealthy F-35 fighter aircraft to Turkey, marking the first concrete U.S. step to block delivery of the jet to the NATO ally in light of Ankara`s planned purchase of a Russian missile defence system.

Apr 02, 2019, 06:30 AM IST

Erdogan on track to lose Turkey's biggest cities in shock poll upset

Erdogan's daily rallies and overwhelmingly supportive media coverage failed to win over many urban voters, as last year`s punishing currency crisis weighed heavily on Turks.

Apr 01, 2019, 21:28 PM IST

Erdogan's AKP leads in Istanbul, Ankara in Turkish local election

The AKP was also leading in the capital Ankara with 51.6 percent of votes after 22.5 percent of ballots were opened, NTV said.

Mar 31, 2019, 22:16 PM IST

Erdogan says attackers targeting Turkey will go home 'in caskets'

Erdogan, who is seeking to rally support for his Islamist-rooted AK Party in March 31 local elections, has invoked the New Zealand attack as evidence of global anti-Muslim sentiment.

Mar 18, 2019, 21:05 PM IST

Turkish court accepts indictment against 16 over Gezi protests: lawyer

The indictment, seen by Reuters, seeks life sentences against Kavala, other rights activists and opposition figures involved in the protests.

Mar 04, 2019, 20:19 PM IST

Erdogan says safe zone on Syria border must be under Turkey's control

Trump ordered the withdrawal of all 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria in December after saying they had defeated Islamic State.

Feb 24, 2019, 10:04 AM IST

Turkey's Erdogan says no satisfactory plan yet on north Syria safe zone

Turkey wants to set up the safe zone with logistical support from allies and says it should be cleared of the U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG militia which Ankara considers a terrorist group.

Feb 05, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

Fulham forward Aboubakar Kamara loaned to Turkey's Yeni Malatyaspor

Kamara joined Fulham from French side Amiens in 2017 and helped the team win promotion to the Premier League. 

Feb 01, 2019, 16:41 PM IST