Turkish, Iranian agencies hold conference in Ankara

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A conference in Ankara on Friday highlighted the cultural relationships between Iran and Turkey.The Iranian embassy in Ankara and Turkey’s Culture and Tourism Ministry sponsored Iran, Our Neighbor in which Turkish professors Ilber Ortayli and Adnan Kar…

“The Syrian people await good news from us for a lasting political solution”

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Addressing the Trilateral Summit on Syria in the Russian city of Sochi, President Erdogan said: The Syrian people, struggling to survive under the shadow of weapons and bombs for the past eight years, await good news from us for a lasting political sol…

Over 100 irregular migrants held across Turkey

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At least 105 irregular migrants were held across Turkey, security sources said on Wednesday. In the southern Hatay province, 32 migrants who illegally entered Turkey were held by security forces at the border with Syria, said a security source, who ask…

Turkish police arrest Greek national at border

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A Greek national who illegally crossed into Turkey was arrested Tuesday in a restricted military area on the border with Greece, according to police sources.Arda border post officers arrested M.A., 50, at the first degree restricted area in the village…

More than 200 irregular migrants held in western Turkey

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No less than 204 irregular migrants were held in western Turkey, security sources said Monday. The Turkish Coast Guard nabbed 48 Afghan migrants from a rubber boat in Dikili in the Aegean Izmir province, said a security source who asked not to be named…

Turkey: Main opposition names mayoral candidates

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The leader of Turkey’s opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on Sunday announced his party’s mayoral candidates for the March 31 local elections.Speaking to its 82 million citizens, let me say: There is no problem in Turkey that cannot be solved, …

US-backed Fighters Launch Final Push to Defeat IS in Syria

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U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said Saturday that they had begun an assault against Islamic State to clear the last enclave the militant group controls in eastern Syria. Mustafa Bali, an SDF spokesman, tweeted Saturday, “#SDF started to move on t…