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Turkey neutralizes 10 PKK terrorists in N.Syria

ANKARA The Turkish army "neutralized" 10 YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syrian territories, the National Defense Ministry said on Saturday. In a Twitter post, the ministry said eight PKK/YPG terrorists, who were...

Turkey confirms 5th coronavirus case

ANKARA  Turkey confirmed three more coronavirus cases on Friday, raising the tally to five. "After our first two cases, we confirmed three new cases who came in contact with them and...

Turkey issues coronavirus travel advisory for public

ANKARA Turkish citizens should avoid international travel unless absolutely necessary, the health minister said Wednesday after Turkey confirmed its first case of coronavirus. The global outbreak has pushed Turkey to take...

Turkey will heavily retaliate if its posts hit in Syria

ANKARA  Turkey will respond heavily if its observation posts in northwestern Syria’s Idlib province are targeted, said the nation’s president on Wednesday. “Turkey will do more than mere retaliation if its...

Turkey confirms first case of coronavirus

ANKARA Turkey announced its first case of the novel coronavirus early Wednesday while stressing that all precautionary measures were being taken. "A male citizen tested positive for the coronavirus in the...

Turkish army chief, NATO commander talks on phone

ANKARA Turkey’s army chief on Tuesday held a phone conversation with NATO’s top commander in Europe. Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen. Yasar Guler and NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR)...

Turkey at high risk for coronavirus: Health minister

ANKARA  The possibility of coronavirus reaching Turkey is very high although no cases were reported so far, the country's health minister said Tuesday. "The possibility of this epidemic in Turkey is...

Turkish citizens back from Iran test negative for COVID-19

ANKARA  A group of Turkish nationals who returned from Iran late last month have all tested negative for coronavirus after completing their quarantine, the Health Ministry announced on Tuesday. Sixty-five of...

4.6-magnitude earthquake shakes western Turkey

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake jolted Turkey's western province of Manisa early Sunday, according to the country's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD). The earthquake occurred in the Akhisar district at 3.23...

Turkish Treasury borrows over $670M through auction

ANKARA Turkey's Treasury borrowed over 4 billion Turkish liras (around $670 million) from domestic markets, the Treasury and Finance Ministry said Tuesday. The auction was held for two-year Turkish lira overnight...

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