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China joins India, US to set new deadline for Pakistan

February 20, 2020 11:03 am

Diplomatic sources said Turkey was the only country which held out in the end. This marks a major shift in China’s position, which has always backed Pakistan at the FATF.

A hint of freedom for a Turkish activist. Then back to jail.

February 19, 2020 10:58 am

Under Erdogan’s increasingly authoritarian rule, Kavala’s case has come to symbolize the arbitrary injustice being meted out by the government across the country since the 2016 coup attempt.

Explained: Why is Turkey prosecuting scores for hand in 2016 coup?

February 19, 2020 7:30 am

Since 1960 there have been four military coups in Turkey, all of them successful. The army considers itself to be the protector of secularism and democracy and hence has intervened on four occasions in the past

Battle of Çanakkale/Gallipoli: What Erdogan remarks on Kashmir mean

February 18, 2020 9:57 am

Erdogan has compared Kashmir to Çanakkale — the World War I battle that built several national identities.

India issues demarche to Turkey, says President Erdogan's remarks on Kashmir 'distort events of past'

February 17, 2020 7:39 pm

Adding that India finds Erdogan's remarks "completely unacceptable," MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the episode is "but one more example of a pattern of Turkey interfering in the internal affairs of other countries. We particularly reject the repeated attempts by Turkey to justify the cross border terrorism practiced so blatantly by Pakistan."

Cappadocia in central Turkey spreads out like a Star Trek setting

February 13, 2020 4:51 pm

With lunar landscape, churches, open-air museums and surreal volcanic eruptions, the Turkish region holds one under a spell.

Day after Erdogan backs Pakistan on Kashmir, India responds: Don't interfere in internal affairs

February 15, 2020 9:59 am

The MEA rejected all references to Jammu and Kashmir made by the Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, saying it was an integral and inalienable part of India.

Explained: Why Erdogan’s praise of Pak and attack on India fits into a pattern

February 15, 2020 11:30 am

The Turkey-Pakistan friendship goes back to the days of the Cold War, when both countries were American allies.

Turkey's options dry up in Syria as Russia backs Assad push

February 12, 2020 10:00 am

A Russia-backed government offensive in Syria's Idlib has brought Turkish forces into direct confrontation with President Bashar Assad's troops. That threatens to unravel a fragile agreement between Turkey and Russia.

Why you should know about Idlib, the province that is not letting the Syrian war end

February 08, 2020 5:08 pm

Idlib is the last province that is rebel-held and literally stands in way of ending of the nine-year-long Syrian civil war.

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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

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.