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Istanbul nightclub attacker captured: Turkey

January 17, 2017 2:51 pm

Sahin told reporters that the alleged attacker, whom he named as Abdulgadir Masharipov, born in 1983, had admitted his guilt and his fingerprints matched those at the scene.

Turkey arrests two Uighurs over nightclub attack

January 14, 2017 3:39 pm

The gunman remains at large despite a massive manhunt.

Turkey warns Syria talks at risk over truce violations

January 04, 2017 10:21 pm

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday urged the regime and its backers to end their "violations" of the truce, warning they were jeopardising the planned talks in Kazakh capital Astana this month.

Turkey says Istanbul attacker's identity established, manhunt goes on

January 04, 2017 7:02 pm

The attacker shot his way into the exclusive Reina nightclub on Sunday then opened fire with an automatic rifle, reloading his weapon half a dozen times and shooting the wounded as they lay on the ground.

Turkey: Search launched for New Year's nightclub attacker

January 01, 2017 3:19 pm

The attacker, armed with a long-barrelled weapon, killed a policeman and a civilian outside Istanbul's popular Reina club at around 1:15 am (local time) before entering and firing on people partying inside,

Russia's Putin says Syrian govt, opposition sign ceasefire deal

December 29, 2016 5:32 pm

Putin also said that Russia had agreed to reduce its military deployment in Syria.

Russia, Turkey, Iran eye dicing Syria into zones of influence

December 28, 2016 7:45 pm

"There has been a move towards a compromise," said Andrey Kortunov, director general of the Russian International Affairs Council, a think tank close to the Russian Foreign Ministry.

Turkey: Five dead as blast blamed on Kurdish militia

June 09, 2016 10:00 am

The country remains on high alert after multiple attacks on its soil have killed well over 200 people.

Istanbul bombing: Blast leaves 11 dead, 36 wounded

June 07, 2016 8:43 pm

The explosion was caused by a bomb placed inside a car and was detonated as the police vehicle was passing by, Istanbul governor said.

Turkey court sentences man to 108 years in prison for sexually assaulting Syrian children

June 04, 2016 8:39 pm

Reports say there is a high risk of sexual abuse and sexually transmitted diseases at the refugee camp in Nizip, Turkey, where the accused had worked as a cleaner.


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.


Saudi agents used Khashoggi's body double to cover-up his murder: officials

June 18, 2020 2:32 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.

Turkish vote has profound domestic and international implications

November 02, 2015 11:39 am

The Turkish general election is being played out against a deteriorating security situation both inside and outside its borders and a sluggish economy.