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NAZARBAYEV SPOKE IN DEFENSE OF GULENISTS

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev stated that Turkish teachers working in the country would not be extradited to Turkey only at the request of the Turkish president, Azeri Daily reports wit...

Istanbul nightclub attacker nabbed

Abdulkadir Masharipov, who killed 39 people in an attack on an Istanbul nightclub on the New Year’s eve has been detained in the city’s Esenyurt district, sources have confirmed. The attac...

Armenian MP of Turkey banned from parliament

A Turkish-Armenian member of parliament was temporarily banned from Turkey’s National Assembly after he used the term genocide to describe the deaths of Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Emp...

2 arrested and charged for Istanbul nightclub shooter

Two Chinese nationals have been arrested and charged in connection with the mass shooting at an Istanbul night club, in the early hours of New Year’s Day, which killed at least 39 people. Omar A...

At least 13 killed in blasts in Istanbul

Two explosions have hit the Turkish city of Istanbul, killing at least 13 people and wounding nearly 50 others, according to authorities.  Al Jazeera’s Sinem Koseoglu, reporting from Istanbul, q...

Greece grants asylum to three fugitive Turkish soldiers

A Greek court has granted asylum to three of the eight Turkish military officers who fled to Greece in July following a failed coup in Turkey. Ankara has demanded the extradition of all of the officer...

Turkey launches military surveillance satellite

Turkey launched its second military surveillance satellite from the Kourou Launch Center in the French Guiana on Monday. The Gokturk-1 will gather intelligence for the Turkish Armed Forces and provide...

MHP, AKP reach agreement on constitutional amendment

The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) on Thursday agreed on a constitutional amendment to expand President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s power, wi...

Two Turkish soldiers missing in Syria

The Turkish army lost contact with two soldiers in Syria’s north-eastern Aleppo Province around 1230 GMT on Tuesday, according to a military statement. The soldiers were assisting Free Syrian Ar...

Shots fired at Ataturk Airport, two men detained

Turkish authorities briefly barred cars from entering and leaving Istanbul’s main Ataturk Airport on Sunday after police fired shots when a motorcycle refused an order to stop, CNN Turk said. On...