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Erdogan: Iran, Turkey should work together

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hold a joint news conference ANKARA – Turkey and Iran should lead the way to ending...

362 Daesh killed in northwest Syria: Turkish minister

Turkish Defense Minister Yilmaz gives breakdown of Turkish army's artillery response to rocket attacks from northwest Syria between Jan. 9 and April 12 KILIS,...

Saudi king’s visit may play ‘catalyst’ role for Turkey

Analysts suggest that King Salman's visit to Turkey amid OIC summit could facilitate better ties with Egypt ANKARA - King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud's official...

UPDATE 2 – Turkey anti-terror operations leave 4 terrorists dead

Turkish police officers, soldier succumb to wounds suffered in PKK attack in Nusaybin in the southeastern Mardin province UPDATES WITH DEATH TOLL IN MARDIN ANKARA -...

UPDATE – Rocket projectiles from Syria hit SE Turkey neighborhood

Two civilians injured in southeastern Kilis province's Islambey Park UPDATES INJURY TOLL TO TWO KILIS, Turkey – At least two civilians were injured when two...

EU-Turkey deal stops refugees from drowning: EU official

EU official Verwey says not a single refugee has drowned in the Aegean since EU-Turkey deal took effect on March 21 BRUSSELS – Not a...

UPDATE – Turkish soldier martyred in SE Turkey

Also, 175 PKK terrorists have been neutralized and 32 security men martyred in Nusaybin district operations since March 14, Mardin Governor's Office saysUPDATES WITH...

Turkish, Iranian, Azeri FMs meet in Ramsar, Iran

Trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Turkey, Iran and Azerbaijan discusses a wide range of key issues TEHRAN – The top national diplomats...

Turkey finds over 65,000 refugees so far in 2016

Tens of thousands of people trying to reach EU illegally are discovered in sea and ground operations by Turkish authoritiesIZMIR, Turkey – Turkish...

First migrant returns arrive in Turkey from Greece

Ferries bring returnees to Dikili from camp on Lesbos under EU-Turkey arrangementLESBOS, Greece - The first migrants to be returned to Turkey under...

UPDATE – First migrant returns arrive in Turkey from Greece

Tens of Syrians including children and babies are sent to German city Hannover from Istanbul under EU-Turkey arrangementINCLUDES SYRIAN REFUGEES' ARRIVAL IN GERMANY ...

Turkish General Staff: 27 PKK terrorists killed

General Staff website announces that on Saturday 27 PKK terrorists were killed in operations in southeastern Turkey ANKARA – The Turkish General Staff...

U2 singer praises Turkish ‘courtesy’ towards refugees

Campaigning musician tells Turkey: 'What you do is an extraordinary thing; it's a lesson in courtesy'ANKARA – World-famous Irish rock band U2's singer...

Turkey slams claims that it sends Syrians back

-Turkey has an open-door policy for Syrians fleeing the civil war and neither encourages nor obliges them to returnANKARA – Turkey on Sunday...

EU backs Turkey’s fight against the PKK

In the wake of Thursday's deadly PKK attack, which martyred 7, the EU reiterates its support for Turkey against terrorism ANKARA – The European...