Run-up to Flynn Sentencing Tinged with Unexpected Drama

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WASHINGTON, Michael Flynn may have given extraordinary cooperation to prosecutors, but the run-up to his sentencing hearing Tuesday has exposed raw tensions over an FBI interview in which the former national security adviser lied about his Russian cont…

Turkish stocks down 0.63 pct at close

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Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed Monday down 0.63 percent at 89,961.91 points.After starting the day at 90,595.64 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index dropped 566.73 points from last week’s close at 90,528.64 points. The BIST 100 peaked at 90,…

Turkish army ‘neutralizes’ 10 PKK terrorists in N. Iraq

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Turkish military neutralized 10 PKK terrorists in airstrikes carried out in northern Iraq, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday.Turkish authorities often use the word “neutralized” in their statements to imply the terrorists in question either s…

Turkish army ‘neutralizes’ 10 PKK terrorists in N. Iraq

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Turkish military neutralized 10 PKK terrorists in airstrikes carried out in northern Iraq, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday.Turkish authorities often use the word “neutralized” in their statements to imply the terrorists in question either s…

Turkey to continue anti-terror ops. in N Iraq’s Sinjar

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Turkey will continue its anti-terror operations in northern Iraq’s Sinjar region as long as terror groups exist there, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Saturday.In a statement, Hami Aksoy said PKK terror group has used Iraqi soil as a base to…

Turkey’s planned operation gives hope to Syrians

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As Turkey prepares to launch an anti-terror operation east of the Euphrates River, Syrians living in the southeastern Turkish province of Sanliurfa have started hoping of the day when they will return to their homeland.On Wednesday, President Recep Tay…

Turkey seeks nearly 220 soldiers for suspected FETO-links

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Turkish prosecutors in Istanbul ordered Friday the detention of nearly 220 soldiers for their suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind July 2016 defeated coup in Turkey.The arrest warrants were issued for 219 sold…