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Ankara and Yerevan to begin improving relations in Moscow

Ankara and Yerevan to begin improving relations in Moscow

The first meeting of the Turkish and Armenian special representatives will be held in Moscow, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. "Special envoys for the normalization of relations with Armenia have been appointed. The …

Turkey arrests dozens of people in major FETO terror probe

Turkey arrests dozens of people in major FETO terror probe

Turkish authorities on Tuesday issued arrest warrants for 134 people across the country over their alleged links to the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ), which was behind the July 15, 2016, coup attempt. In a simultaneous …

Turkey and Russia to sign gas agreement soon

Turkey and Russia to sign gas agreement soon

Turkey and Russia intend to sign an agreement in the gas sphere shortly, Turkey’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Donmez said. The parties reached "a fundamental agreement on natural gas" during talks, …

Turkey extends Turkish military's stay in Azerbaijan

Turkey extends Turkish military's stay in Azerbaijan

Turkey's Parliament approved a bill to extend the term of stay of the Turkish military in Azerbaijan, signed by President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to Turkish media. Thus, the term of office of the military …

Istanbul Photo Awards exhibition opens in Ankara

Istanbul Photo Awards exhibition opens in Ankara

An annual international photography exhibition, the Istanbul Photo Awards 2021, kicked off in Turkey’s capital Ankara on October 11. A selection of 74 photographs covering major events around the world over the …

Turkey to build crescent-star shaped combined military HQs

Turkey to build crescent-star shaped combined military HQs

Turkey will build a massive combined military headquarters and collect the Defense Ministry, the chief of General Staff as well as force commands under a single roof in a bid to further coordinate the country’s defense, …

Evacuated Turkish troops land in Ankara from Afghanistan

Evacuated Turkish troops land in Ankara from Afghanistan

The first batch of Turkish troops evacuated from Afghanistan landed in the country's capital on Thursday, according to flag carrier Turkish Airlines. The first plane carrying Turkish soldiers who decided to be evacuated from …

Verdicts at Andrei Karlov murder trial to be read out in Ankara

Verdicts at Andrei Karlov murder trial to be read out in Ankara

Today, the 2nd Heavy Penal Court of Ankara will read out the verdict on Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov murder case. At the end of November 2018, the prosecutor's office of Ankara sent an indictment to the 2nd Heavy Penal …

Azerbaijani, Turkish and Turkmen FMs hold talks in Ankara

Azerbaijani, Turkish and Turkmen FMs hold talks in Ankara

Ankara hosted a trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Turkmenistan on February 23. After the meeting, a joint press conference was held with the participation of Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun …

Traffic in Ankara and Istanbul blocked by heavy snowfall

Traffic in Ankara and Istanbul blocked by heavy snowfall

Turkey's central and northwestern regions have been hit by heavy snowfall, bringing traffic in Ankara and Istanbul to a standstill yesterday. On Sunday, Istanbul faced a record snowfall, making the local authorities cancel lessons …

Turkish police detains 41 FETO terror suspects

Turkish police detains 41 FETO terror suspects

Turkish security units on Friday arrested 41 suspects linked to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey. A total of 66 suspects in the Gendarmerie Command were identified following …

Ankara hit by magnitude 4.5 earthquake

Ankara hit by magnitude 4.5 earthquake

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattled Turkey’s capital Ankara on Sunday, according to the country’s disaster management agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said on its website that the epicenter of …

Turkish scientists develop 10-second COVID-19 test

Turkish scientists develop 10-second COVID-19 test

Scientists at a university research centre in Turkey claim they have developed an ultra-rapid coronavirus test with 99% accuracy that can return results within 10 seconds - all without needing to take a nasal swab. The Diagnovir, …

Turkish police detains 35 ISIS suspects in Ankara

Turkish police detains 35 ISIS suspects in Ankara

Turkish police and intelligence service arrested 35 Iraqi nationals in the capital Ankara on Tuesday over their alleged links to the ISIS terror group (banned in Russia), according to security sources. The provincial police in Ankara …

Turkey issues arrest warrants for 38 FETO suspects

Turkey issues arrest warrants for 38 FETO suspects

Turkish authorities on Friday issued arrest warrants for 38 people, including on-duty and former military staff, over their suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey, …

Kazakhstan and Turkey discuss resumption of flights

Kazakhstan and Turkey discuss resumption of flights

Ankara and Nur-Sultan discussed the possibility of resuming international flights between Kazakhstan and Turkey, the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry reported. "In Ankara, the Kazakh delegation headed by Deputy Prime …