Five arrested in Turkey over bootleg alcohol sales

Arrests come after alcohol poisoning deaths in Izmir IZMIR, Turkey - Five people have been arrested by Turkish police investigating deaths caused by illicit alcohol, police...

Two killed in anti-curfew protests in southeast Turkey

Unidentified gunmen have shot dead Serdil Cengiz, 21, and Siyar Salman, 18, during an anti-curfew protest in southeastern Diyarbakir province DIYARBAKIR, Turkey - Two people...

UPDATE 2 – Two Iraqis killed, 4 Turkish troops hurt in N.Iraq Daesh attack

Turkish military destroys Daesh targets in northern Iraq after rocket fire hits training base ANKARA & WASHINGTON - Two Iraqis were killed and four Turkish troops...

UPDATE 2 – Anadolu Agency journalist killed in Syria suicide bombing

Saleh Mahmoud Laila was killed Thursday near Aleppo *UPDATES WITH CEREMONY AT AA ANKARA HEADQUARTERS ALEPPO, Syria – Anadolu Agency photojournalist Saleh Mahmoud Laila was killed in...

Turkish FM says Iran’s attitude may bring ‘catastrophe’

Cavusoglu says Iran is displaying 'sectarian' attitude toward Yemen, and Turkey can contribute tremendously to negotiations. ANKARA - Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Iran's attitude...

Turkish premier pledges to ‘look after’ Roma people

Ahmet Davutoglu says he will appoint a Roma consultant at Prime Ministry. ISTANBUL  - Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has pledged to look out for Roma people. "Turkey...

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Turkish PM's remarks over anti-terror operations against Daesh and PKK dominate Monday's headlinesISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency does not verify these stories and does not vouch...

Turkish Press Review

Turkish dailies cover Tuesday investigation into suicide bombings that killed more than 100 people in Ankara on Oct. 10ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency does...

UPDATE – Roadside bomb injures 3 Thai soldiers in south

Army official tells Anadolu Agency recent attacks suspected to be aimed at causing confusion amid annual nationwide conscription process UPDATES WITH CONSCRIPTION BACKGROUNDBy CS...

Turkish aid agency helps flood victims in Afghanistan

- The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency has provided food and tents to 31 flood-affected families in northeastern Afghanistan’s Takhar province MAZAR-I SHARIF, Afghanistan -...

Turkish search and rescue teams heading to Nepal

Nepali government had requested international assistance in response to disaster. ANKARA – Turkish search and rescue teams are heading to Nepal after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake...

Turkey: Police station attacked with bombs and gunfire

Three police officers injured in bomb attack on police station, one killed in gunfight ISTANBUL - Two people who attacked a police station in Istanbul early...

Southeast Turkey clashes kill 6 PKK, 1 soldier martyred

The separate clashes have taken place in southeastern Turkey's Mardin and Sirnak provinces MARDIN, Turkey – Six PKK terrorists were killed and a Turkish solider...

Turkey: 25 detained in civil service exam fraud case

- Teachers and school administrators taken into custody over 2010 Public Personnel Selection Examination fraud case ANKARA – Turkish police have detained 25 people in...

Turkish coup era general Tahsin Sahinkaya dies at age 90

Former Turkish general, and one of the leaders of the 1980 military coup, Tahsin Sahinkaya who died at the age of 90 in a...

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