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Thursday, December 12, 2019



Truck carrying huge blade of a newly-built wind turbine overturns in Turkey

December 06, 2019 3:20 pm

The viral video shows the truck make the turn at a very slow speed, but as one part of the truck tilts over due to the weight of the turbine the entire vehicle tilts and falls onto its side.

Turkey threatens to block NATO plan on summit eve

December 03, 2019 3:30 pm

The threat underlined the mounting challenges to a bloc hailed by backers as the most successful military alliance in history just as its leaders, including U.S. President Donald Trump, gather in London to celebrate its 70th anniversary.

Prices high, govt to buy 11,000 tons of onion from Turkey

December 02, 2019 7:17 am

Last month, the Union cabinet approved importing 120,000 tonnes of onions to improve the domestic supply and control prices that have skyrocketed to Rs 75-120 per kg across major cities.

Turkey says it bought Russian S-400s to use them, not put them aside

November 16, 2019 4:53 pm

A top aide to Erdogan said on Friday that Turkish and US officials had begun working as part of a joint mechanism aiming to evaluate the impact of the S-400s on the F-35s.

Tayyip Erdogan says US not fulfilling Syria deal ahead of Trump talks

November 07, 2019 3:42 pm

A month ago, Turkey launched a cross-border offensive with Syrian rebels against Kurdish YPG fighters and after seizing control of a 120 km (75 miles) swathe of territory reached a deal with the United States to keep them out of that area.

Trump finds no simple fix in Syria, other world hotspots

October 23, 2019 2:20 pm

President Donald Trump's plan to reverse American involvement in "endless wars" has run up against a difficult truth: When it comes to national security, rarely can a simple solution to solve a complex problem.

'Exercise utmost caution': Govt advisory for Indians travelling to Turkey

October 23, 2019 2:25 pm

With several people reaching out to the government with queries on the situation, the Minister of External Affairs has put out helpline numbers of the Indian Mission in Ankara and Istanbul for travelers requiring assistance.

Russia, Turkey reach deal to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border

October 23, 2019 8:34 am

The Russia-Turkey agreement struck in the Black Sea resort of Sochi endorses the return of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces to the border alongside Russian troops, replacing the Americans who had patrolled the region for years with their former Kurdish allies.

Explained: Lira may be Turkey's Achilles heel in Syria battle

October 20, 2019 7:33 pm

Renewed pressure on the currency and attempts to stabilise it could further endanger Turkey's lean foreign currency reserves, leaving the country potentially with little room to defend the lira if sanctions tightened.

Turkish writer Çiler Ilhan on exile, language and writing as a challenge to mainstream values

October 20, 2019 4:41 am

"Reading in three-four languages makes my world bigger. I keep comparing words, grammar between languages I speak well or little, try to find common features or the roots of words."


Ten days on the Turkish border with Syria

October 23, 2019 7:07 am

According to the Kurdish Red Crescent, 44 civilians were killed and 171 wounded since the attack began on Oct. 9. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human puts the death toll higher, saying 86 people have been killed, including 21 children.

Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

October 11, 2019 9:44 am

At least seven civilians and three members of the Kurdish-led force known as the Syrian Democratic Forces were killed in the Turkish bombardment, Kurdish activists and a Syria war monitor said.

Turkey blast: Car bomb rips through Ankara killing at least 28, several injured

February 18, 2016 11:13 am

Assailants exploded a car bomb near vehicles carrying military personnel in the Turkish capital, killing several people and injuring scores of others.

US airstrikes on Kobani killed hundreds of IS fighters: Pentagon

October 16, 2014 3:26 pm

The Pentagon maintained that Kobani remains in danger of falling to the Islamic State fighters, who are intently focused on the city.


Christmas Recipe - Roast Turkey with Cranberry Sauce

December 25, 2018 10:30 am

On Christmas day, we bring to you a festive favourite recipe for Roast Turkey with stuffing and cranberry sauce created by Radhika Khandelwal, Executive Chef at Fig & Maple.

Killing Kashoggi: How a brutal Saudi hit job unfolded

November 22, 2018 7:52 pm

An autopsy expert. A lookalike. A black van. Our video investigation follows the movements of the 15-man Saudi hit team that killed and dismembered the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Saudi agents used Khashoggi's body double to cover-up his murder: officials

October 24, 2018 3:20 pm

The Turkish and Saudi officials on Monday revealed that the team of agents that killed US-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi brought his body double to execute their plan.

Car bomb blast kills 28 in Ankara

February 18, 2016 5:13 am

Ankara, Feb 18 (ANI): A car bomb blast killed at least 28 people in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday night. Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said the explosion, which targeted an army convoy, injured at least 61 people.Noury, a local resident was only 300 meters away from the explosion site when the bomb went off, having driven past just 20 seconds earlier. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned the attack, vowing to take military action against the perpetrators and their supporters. The Turkish army has been shelling Kurdish forces in Syria for days. Turkey sees those forces as an offshoot of its arch foe the Kurdistan Workers' Party.