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11 killed in army helicopter crash in eastern Turkey

March 05, 2021 9:06 am

The Cougar type helicopter crashed near the village of Cekmece, close to the town of Tatvan, in the predominantly Kurdish-populated Bitlis province.

In Turkey’s safe zone in Syria, security and misery go hand in hand

February 17, 2021 11:18 am

Another Turkish intervention in 2019, further east in Syria, met still more opprobrium amid accusations of human rights violations under Turkey’s watch.

Watch: Man's narrow escape as roof comes crashing at Turkey market

February 11, 2021 10:59 am

As per Global News, heavy rain and storm damaged hundreds of cars and buildings in the city, uprooted trees, and injured at least three people.

Turkey unveils space program including 2023 moon mission

February 10, 2021 11:30 am

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared Turkey's aim to send Turkish citizens into space with international cooperation, to work with other countries on building a spaceport and to create a "global brand" in satellite technology.

Explained: Why are students protesting in Turkey?

February 05, 2021 9:54 am

Turkey’s handling of the protests has faced criticism from the US, UN and the European Union.

Ankara calls student protesters 'LGBT perverts' amid artwork controversy

February 04, 2021 4:19 pm

Clashes between students from Bogazici University and Turkish police show no sign of abating. Many students have been arrested, while the interior minister has lashed out with homophobic hate speech over an artwork.

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens rivals with jail

January 17, 2021 2:26 pm

Left-wing CHP leader Canan Kaftancioglu inflicted a humiliating defeat on Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul in 2019. Now the Turkish president wants revenge in court.

Less for more in Turkey: costly food starves economic rebound

January 15, 2021 1:11 pm

In a world of near zero inflation and economic fallout from the coronavirus, Turkey stands out with annual consumer prices climbing to 15%, second only to Argentina among emerging markets and by far the highest in the OECD.

Explained: Turkey's controversial law that will tighten monitoring of civil society

January 01, 2021 12:41 pm

The Turkish parliament on Sunday passed a bill that would increase the monitoring of civil society groups. What is the law, and what are its implications?

Turkish lawmakers pass bill monitoring civil society group

December 28, 2020 11:47 am

The law also lets the interior ministry replace members of associations if they are being investigated on terrorism charges and gives it the power to suspend activities with a court order.

TURKEY PHOTOS

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.

TURKEY VIDEOS

Christmas Recipe - Roast Turkey with Cranberry Sauce

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:10 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

June 22, 2020 6:13 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.