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Turkey's Erdogan, Trump discussed US withdrawal from Syria in phone call

During their phone call, Erdogan and Trump agreed that the US withdrawal from Syria should not damage the mutual goals of Ankara and Washington.

Turkey’s mass trials deepen wounds left by attempted coup

So far, nearly 3,000 security personnel and civilians have been convicted, and the sweeping verdicts have been welcomed by the government and its supporters as justice served.


CCTV shows men carrying body parts of Jamal Khashoggi, claims Turkish TV

The 59-year-old former Saudi insider turned critic was strangled before he was cut up into pieces by a team of 15 Saudis sent to Istanbul for the killing, according to Turkish officials

Turkey: Train crash in Ankara kills nine, injures 47

There were 206 passengers on the high-speed train, according to state-owned Anadolu news agency, which also reported that the Ankara state prosecutor's office had launched an investigation.

Turkey seeks extradition of exiled cleric from US

The Trump administration earlier this month re-imposed all sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the terms of the nuclear deal that the president withdrew from in May.

Turkey may seek UN inquiry if Saudi cooperation reaches impasse

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey has shared the latest information on the Khashoggi killing with the United States and repeated Ankara's stance that the truth had to come out on who gave the orders to kill the journalist.


Turkey ammunition depot blast kills seven soldiers, 25 injured

The blast occurred at a base in Hakkari province, bordering Iraq and Iran. The base is mainly used for operations targeting outlawed Kurdish rebels.

Turkey-US start joint Syria patrols but Turkey strikes at Kurds

Turkish military advances into northern Syria over the past two years have put US forces directly in the path of advancing troops from Turkey, Washington's main Muslim NATO ally.

Syria says Turkey not implementing Idlib deal: Report

The United Nations warned that any major offensive into the Idlib region would cause a humanitarian catastrophe. The region is home to around 3 million people.

Turkey to host four-nation summit on Syria crisis

Russia and Turkey reached an agreement last month to set up a demilitarized zone around the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib preventing a government offensive on the last rebel stronghold in the country.

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

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

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

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Christmas Recipe - Roast Turkey with Cranberry Sauce

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

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

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

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.