Families of British IS Brides Plead for Repatriation

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Pressure is mounting on the British government to decide whether it will repatriate � and prosecute when possible � dozens of the Islamic State group’s surviving British-born recruits, currently held by U.S.-led Kurdish forces in northeast Syria.Britai…

Turkish stocks up at daily close

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Turkey’s benchmark stock index ended Thursday up 0.48 percent to close at 102,129.99 points.After opening the day at 101,923.55 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index went up 484.17 points from the previous close.During Thursday’s trading, the BIST 10…

Bulgarian radio marks 72 years of broadcast in Turkish

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Bulgarian National Radio celebrated the 72nd anniversary of its Turkish service. “We have a long tradition and history as the Turkish service in the Bulgarian [National] Radio,” Tanya Blagova, the director of Turkish service, told Anadolu Agency on Wed…

Top Turkish, US defense chiefs to meet in Brussels

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Turkey’s defense minister will meet the acting US defense secretary on Wednesday, Turkish Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.Hulusi Akar and Patrick Shanahan are expected to meet on the sidelines of NATO defense ministers meeting, which is set to be held…

Turkey: 21 rhino horns seized at Istanbul airport

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Security forces seized 21 rhinoceros horns at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport in Turkey, an official statement said on Friday.According to the Trade Ministry, the customs guards screened the luggages of two transit passengers traveling from South Africa to …

UN Expert: Saudi Arabia Undermined Khashoggi Probe

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A U.N. human rights expert said Thursday that Saudi Arabia undermined Turkey’s efforts to investigate the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which she described as a “brutal and premeditated killing” planned and carried out by Saudi officials. Agnes…

Top DHKP-C member gets nearly 7 years in German prison

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A German court Wednesday sentenced a senior figure of the far-left terror group DHKP-C to nearly seven years in prison. Musa Asoglu, European head of the group, received six years and nine months, for his role in leading the terror organization. Asoglu…