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New railway lines of electric trains will be launched in Ankara in February, the Turkish Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications told Trend Jan. 15. "The work has been completed in Ankara to create new railway lines of electric trains," the ministry said. The new railway lines of electric ...
Ankara: The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani arrived in Ankara Monday for a working visit to the Republic of Turkey. The Emir H H and his accompanying delegation were welcomed upon arrival at Esenboga International Airport by Turkish Minister of National Defense Nurettin Canikli, a number ...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday received Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in the capital Ankara, according to the presidency's official website. The two leaders held two-and-a-half-hours of talks at the presidential complex. Bilateral relations were discussed comprehensively, and ...
Ankara, January 12. /TASS/. Russian and Turkish Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu held a telephone call on Friday, a source in the Turkish Foreign Ministry told reporters without specifying the details of the conversation. The source noted that "the talks had been initiated by the ...
Ankara has voiced its disturbance over a substantial new travel advisory announced by the United States, urging U.S. citizens to reconsider travel to Turkey "due to terrorism and arbitrary detentions." The latest developments could further strain the relationship between the two NATO allies, already tense ...

Finally, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović was the official guest of Erdoğan, and she had productive meetings in Ankara. The two presidents emphasized bilateral cultural and economic relations and expressed their willingness to cooperate in dealing with security challenges. A Greek court in ...
Thermal springs in capital Ankara are attracting visitors looking for a way to heal various health problems. Thermal facilities in Haymana district have been officially registered as "the best healing water" due to its composition of minerals by Istanbul University's Medical Faculty. A centuries-old center of ...
Turkey on Jan. 10 summoned the charge d'affairs of the United States Embassy in Ankara, Philip Kosnett, over reports that U.S. troops started training the Syrian Kurdish people's Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria, a development that can strain already fragile relations between the two allies. Turkey's ...
Istanbul, Turkey - For years the embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Ankara was located on the corner of 613 Street and 609 Avenue in the Turkish capital. As of Tuesday the embassy has a different address that is unlikely to please the UAE's foreign minister. Ankara's council on Monday evening ...
Ankara is calling on Brussels, Belgium, Austria and Poland to do more to stop drug runners in Europe. ... Association (IHD) and Cumhuriyet newspaper accused Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu of incitement to commit a crime after he spoke at a public security meeting in Ankara on Thursday.
Turkish efforts to mend ties with Germany come as bilateral relations between Ankara and Washington continue to worsen. Amid a growing list of political feuds with Washington - ranging from President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital to the recent conviction in the US of a ...
Last week, Erdoğan said Ankara has no problem with Europe. He said there might be official visits to EU member states ahead as there have been positive signals and easing of strained relations between Ankara and EU countries. Erdoğan added that Turkey wants to have good relations with the EU and ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and the new Turkish General Consul to Erbil stressed the mending and the development of ties between the KRG and Ankara which saw deterioration in the wake of the independence referendum, a move largely rejected by Turkey.
Ankara: Turkey on Thursday said French President Emmanuel Macron "lacked information" after he vowed to discuss the issue of imprisoned ... Kalin told reporters in Ankara on Thursday that "being a journalist ... does not mean that a person is innocent and does not mean that they are unable to commit ...
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and ex-President of Iraqi Kurdistan Massoud Barzani greet people during a ceremony in Diyarbakir. (Reuters/file). Related Articles. Turkey says ready to help Iraq to oust Kurdish fighters · Kurd rebels in Iraq mountains shrug off Turkey-Iran threats · Turkey ...
Ankara, which has long protested the case, announced Thursday that the decision marked "an unjust and unfortunate development." "Based on the so-called 'evidence', which are forged and susceptible to political manipulation, and dwelling on Turkey's internal affairs on a fictitious basis, the U.S. court has ...

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Ankara is open to restarting the peace process with the PKK, if the Kurdish group ceases its armed activities, Turkey's foreign minister stated. "If the PKK lays down its arms, it is possible that the peace process will restart," Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an interview with the ...
Ankara, Turkey - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani today expressed hope in a telephone call with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan that the ... imperialism" in the Middle East but relations have warmed in the last months as Moscow and Tehran work tightly with Ankara to bring peace to Syria.
Security forces confiscated more than 80 kilograms (180 pounds) of hashish during separate operations carried out in the Turkish capital Ankara on Jan. 2, state-run Anadolu Agency reported, citing security sources. The teams were deployed after Ankara's counter-narcotics police force received an ...
"We are asking that we be allowed to conduct returns either directly from the islands or from the mainland in the context of the EU-Turkey joint statement," a government official told Kathimerini, referring to a deal between Brussels and Ankara signed in March 2016 aimed at curbing migrant smuggling across ...
Ankara, Jan 2 (KUNA) -- Turkey warned on Tuesday that external interference that leads to escalation in Iran's ongoing protests should be averted. The Turkish foreign ministry, in a press statement, voiced concern about reported casualties in demonstrations and protests in Iran. "Turkey is concerned ...
Turkish security forces confiscated more than 80 kilograms (180 pounds) of hashish during separate operations in central Turkey on Monday, according to a police source. The operations were carried out after capital Ankara's counter-narcotics police force received an anonymous tip about distribution of ...
At least 25 people, including 20 foreigners were arrested in Istanbul and capital Ankara for alleged links with Daesh terror group Sunday, according to police. Anti-terrorist police teams raided four addresses in Istanbul's three districts simultaneously after they were tipped off about presence of suspects ...
In his traditional New Year's message for 2018, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos sent a stern message to Ankara following its warnings over a decision by a Greek tribunal to grant asylum to one of eight Turkish officers who fled to Greece after a failed coup in Turkey in July 2016. "We are not arrogant, we do ...
Ankara, Dec 30 (KUNA) -- police on Saturday arrested the so-called Islamic State's prosecutor in southeastern Sanliurfa city, southeast of Turkey. During an ... IS militants have carried out suicide bombings against some Turkish cities, including Ankara and Istanbul, that killed 319 people. (end) rs.hm ...
A decision by Greece's asylum appeals committee to grant protection to one of eight Turkish officers accused by Ankara of participating in the botched coup of 2016, will have "negative impacts on bilateral relations," Turkey's Foreign Ministry was quoted by Daily Sabah as saying. The decision was ...
Ankara, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) -- Turkish police have detained 120 suspected Islamic State (IS) militants on Thursday and Friday in a series of raids across the country, including some believed to be planning attacks on New Year's Eve, as the authorities strengthened security measures ahead of the ...
Istanbul, Turkey (Kurdistan 24) - The United States embassy in Turkey announced a full resumption of non-immigrant visa services to Turkish citizens on Thursday, saying the Ankara government has given "assurances" over the security of its diplomatic staff. "The government of Turkey has adhered to the high-level ...
Turkish stocks and country-specific ETF strengthened Thursday after the U.S. and Turkey lifted all visa restrictions, ending months-long dispute over diplomatic duties. The iShares MSCI Turkey ETF (NYSEArca: TUR) gained 3.2% Thursday. TUR has increased 33.3% year-to-date. The U.S. and Turkey ...
The loan will serve to finance the design, construction, equipment and maintenance of a new healthcare campus in capital Ankara, the bank said in a statement. "The campus will span several administrative buildings and state-of-the-art research laboratories affiliated with the Turkish Ministry of Health," it ...
Turkey and Russia have signed an accord on a loan deal for Moscow to supply Ankara with S-400 surface-to-air missiles on Dec. 29 finalizing a deal the two countries have been working on for more than a year. The signing of the deal was announced by Turkey's Undersecretariat for Defense Industries ...
Ankara Chief Public prosecutor's Office on Thursday issued arrest warrants for 23 people as part of an investigation against the Fetullah terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind last year's defeated coup in Turkey. According to a judicial source who spoke on the condition of anonymity due to ...
In their third meeting in a month, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hosted his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Ankara. The talks primarily focused on Syria, but Putin's visit coincides with U.S.-Turkish relations, reeling from a crisis sparked by U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of ...
Ankara (Sputnik) -- Ankara considers unacceptable the exploratory offshore drilling for oil and gas off Cyprus, held at the request of the Greek Cypriot authorities without consent of the Turkish community, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said Friday in a statement obtained by Sputnik. "A drill ship has recently ...
Old books salvaged from the garbage have a new lease on life in an abandoned brick factory in Turkey's capital Ankara. A group of garbage collectors in Ankara's Cankaya district have set up a unique library open to all visitors. "When I was working on my shift, we found some bags next to the [trash] ...
A decision by Greece's asylum appeals committee to grant protection to one of eight Turkish officers accused by Ankara of participating in the botched coup of 2016, will have "negative impacts on bilateral relations," Turkey's Foreign Ministry was quoted by Daily Sabah as saying. The decision was ...
Istanbul, Turkey (Kurdistan 24) - The United States embassy in Turkey announced a full resumption of non-immigrant visa services to Turkish citizens on Thursday, saying the Ankara government has given "assurances" over the security of its diplomatic staff. "The government of Turkey has adhered to the high-level ...
The loan will serve to finance the design, construction, equipment and maintenance of a new healthcare campus in capital Ankara, the bank said in a statement. "The campus will span several administrative buildings and state-of-the-art research laboratories affiliated with the Turkish Ministry of Health," it ...
Turkey and Russia have signed an accord on a loan deal for Moscow to supply Ankara with S-400 surface-to-air missiles on Dec. 29 finalizing a deal the two countries have been working on for more than a year. The signing of the deal was announced by Turkey's Undersecretariat for Defense Industries ...
A war of words between Turkey and the United Arab Emirates appeared to escalate Wednesday after a senior UAE official asserted that neither Ankara nor Tehran should be allowed to lead the Arab world. The move is the latest development in a public spat that assumed an unusually sharp tone after a ...
The U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Commander Gen. Joseph Votel and Commander of U.S. Forces in Europe Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti will meet with top Turkish military officials in Ankara on Thursday, Dec. 14 to discuss the country's controversial alliance with the People's Protection Units (YPG), the ...
Ankara, December 12. /TASS/. Ankara will coordinate its operation in northern Syria's Afrin region with Russia in advance if it decides to conduct it, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told NTV television channel on Tuesday. "Threats for Turkey are coming from Afrin. We may enter this region ...
Turkey is the scene of a flurry of high-level diplomatic traffic this week with Russian president Vladimir Putin in Ankara today to hold talks with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The two leaders will have tackled a broad range of bilateral matters, notably the conflict in Syria, energy and defense ...
Top soldiers from Turkey, the United States and Iraq will come together in Turkey on Dec. 14 to discuss regional security matters at a three-way meeting, the Turkish army announced late Dec. 11. U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Commander Gen. Joseph Votel, Commander of U.S. Forces in Europe ...
In their third meeting in a month, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hosted his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Ankara. The talks primarily focused on Syria, but Putin's visit coincides with U.S.-Turkish relations, reeling from a crisis sparked by U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of ...
C lose cooperation between Tehran and Ankara bodes well for regional security and stability, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said. "Cooperation between Iran and Turkey is essential for the welfare, peace, security and stability of the region," Soylu said in a meeting with his Iranian counterpart, ...
Ankara considers the YPG militia, which controls Afrin, of being affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, which is waging a Kurdish insurgency inside Turkey. "Afrin is an obsession at this stage with Turkey," says political columnist Semih Idiz of Al Monitor website. "Because of its proximity to the ...
Venezuela's economy Minister Simon Zerpa met with his Turkish counterpart Nihat Zeybekci in Ankara on Tuesday to discuss trade relations.
Turkey will not leave the shooting range incident during NATO exercises in Norway unanswered, the Turkish media quoted the National ...


 

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