Governance

President Erdogan goes to the U.S.

November 12, 2019

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made remarks at Esenboga Airport in Ankara before leaving for the United States to pay a working visit at the invitation of U.S. President Donald Trump. TURKEY HAS TAKEN SEVERAL STEPS FOR THE EXTRADITION OF THE TERRORIST …

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President Erdogan in the United States

November 12, 2019

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Washington, D.C. to pay a working visit at the invitation of U.S. President Donald Trump. President Erdogan was welcomed at Joint Base Andrews by Turkey’s Ambassador to Washington, D.C. Serdar Kilic, Turkey’s P…

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Amnesty: Turkey Arrests Hundreds Over Criticism of Syria Offensive

November 12, 2019

Turkish authorities have detained hundreds of people for posting comments on social media that questioned or criticized the country’s military offensive in Syria, according to Amnesty International. The human rights group says dozens of innocent people…

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American IS Fighter Stuck Between Greek, Turkish Borders

November 12, 2019

An American citizen accused of being a fighter for Islamic State is stranded in the no-man’s land between the borders of Turkey and Greece after Ankara deported him.Turkey’s Demiroren News Agency has identified the man as Muhammed Darwis B, an American…

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Victims recall deadly 1999 quake in Duzce, Turkey

November 12, 2019

Although they say that time heals all wounds, Seyfullah Uzun is still haunted by the 1999 earthquake in Duzce province in northwestern Turkey, where he was lucky enough to escape death with a broken arm and ribs.On Nov. 12, 1999, Duzce was rocked by a …

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Turkey: 25 FETO-linked terror suspects arrested

November 12, 2019

Turkish police on Tuesday arrested 25 suspects for their suspected links to Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup attempt, security sources said.The arrests came after prosecutors in Ankara issued arrest warran…

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Security forces arrest 3 PKK terrorists in SE Turkey

November 11, 2019

Turkey’s security forces on Monday arrested three PKK terrorists in an operation in the southeastern Mardin province of Turkey.According to Mardin gendarmerie command, the captured terrorists were sought by security forces for being a member of the ter…

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Turkey: Scholar, ex-foreign minister Soysal passes away

November 11, 2019

Turkish constitutional law scholar Mumtaz Soysal, a onetime foreign minister, passed away on Monday. He was 90 years old.Soysal had been undergoing treatment for various ailments, according to press reports.Born in 1929, Soysal was one of the most prom…

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