Day: January 11, 2020

Anadolu Agency journalist injured in French protests

January 11, 2020

An Anadolu Agency photojournalist was wounded on Saturday in the French capital Paris during clashes between police and demonstrators, who are protesting President Emmanuel Macron’s controversial pension plans. Covering the protests, Dursun Aydemir was…

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Eleven Migrants Die After Boat Sinks Off Turkey

January 11, 2020

Eleven migrants, including eight children, died Saturday when their vessel sank in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Turkey, state news agency Anadolu reported. The boat sank off Cesme, a popular tourist resort in western Turkey opposite the Greek island…

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Magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolts Istanbul

January 11, 2020

A magnitude 4.7 earthquake shook Istanbul on Saturday, said Turkey’s state-run disaster management authority.According to the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), the quake that occurred at 16.37 p.m. local time (1337GMT) centered off th…

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Turkey expects Russia to convince Haftar for cease-fire

January 11, 2020

Turkey expects Russia to convince Libya’s renegade general Khalifa Haftar for a cease-fire, the country’s foreign minister said on Saturday.”Turkey’s expectation from its Russian friends is to convince general Khalifa Haftar for a cease-fire in Libya b…

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131 irregular migrants held off Turkey’s western coast

January 11, 2020

Some 131 irregular migrants attempting to illegally cross to neighboring countries were held in Turkey’s western province of Izmir, security sources said Sunday.The Coast Guard stopped boats carrying 54 Palestinians, 60 Syrians, 14 Kuwaitis, two Somali…

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131 irregular migrants held off Turkey’s western coast

January 11, 2020

Some 131 irregular migrants attempting to illegally cross to neighboring countries were held in Turkey’s western province of Izmir, security sources said Sunday.The Coast Guard stopped boats carrying 54 Palestinians, 60 Syrians, 14 Kuwaitis, two Somali…

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President Erdo?an meets with President Michel of the European Council

January 11, 2020

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received President Charles Michel of the European Council at Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul.Source: Presidency of the Republic Of Turkey

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Turkish president receives Tunisia’s parliament speaker

January 11, 2020

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday received Tunisia’s parliament speaker, according to a diplomatic source. The closed-door meeting between Erdogan and Rached Ghannouchi was held at the Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul, the source said. So…

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