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Turkey arrests FETO terror group’s ‘Malaysia imam’

KONYA, Turkey A suspected so-called “Malaysia imam” of Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) was arrested in central Turkey, security sources said on Saturday. The suspect, identified by Ahmet K., was so-called imam...

Malaysia, Pakistan condole with quake-hit Turkey

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia/ ISLAMABAD Pakistan Malaysia and Pakistan on Saturday extended condolences to Turkey over the loss of lives caused by a powerful earthquake on Friday evening. “I am deeply saddened...

Search, rescue efforts underway after quake in eastern Turkey

Search and rescue efforts are underway after a deadly earthquake rattled eastern Turkey, killing at least 20 people and injuring more than 1,015 others, according to authorities on Saturday. The...

4 rescued from rubble in Turkish earthquake

ELAZIG, MALATYA, Turkey  At least four people were rescued by teams in Elazig and Malatya provinces after a powerful earthquake hit the area, local sources told Anadolu Agency. The Disaster and...

Turkey thanks support messages over deadly earthquake

ANKARA  Turkey's Foreign Ministry early Saturday conveyed gratitude to foreign missions for their condolence messages over a powerful earthquake which jolted eastern part of the country. “Thank you for your solidarity,”...

Magnitude 6.5 quake jolts eastern Turkey

ANKARA A 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Friday eastern Turkish province of Elazig, according to Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul. The country's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) first announced...

Magnitude 6.8 quake jolts eastern Turkey, at least 18 killed

ANKARA   A 6.8-magnitude earthquake Friday jolted the eastern Turkish province of Elazig, killing 18 people and injuring many others. Meanwhile, Cetin Oktay Kaldirim, the governor of Elazig, said 225 injured people...

Borsa Istanbul down at weekly close

ISTANBUL  Turkey's benchmark stock index closed Friday at 122,141.75 points, down 0.33% from the previous close. Starting the day at 123,963.69 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index slipped 398.47 points from...

Those who trust Turkish Lira assets won: Minister

ANKARA Those who trust Turkish Lira assets and invest in them since August 2018 have won, Turkey's treasury and finance minister said Friday. "Long-term government debt securities investor received the highest...

Oil recovers after WHO calms Chinese epidemic concerns

ANKARA Crude oil prices saw some gains at trading start on Friday having recovered from losses made during the previous session after the World Trade Organization (WHO) appeased concerns over...

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Turkey won't allow ‘Deal of Century’ to threaten peace: President

ISTANBUL Turkey will never allow the peace in the region to be disrupted by the U.S.’ so-called “Deal of Century” Mideast peace plan, said Turkey’s...

French fisheries banned from northern sea post Brexit

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3 crucial weeks for Turkish Super Lig title contenders

ISTANBUL Ahead are three vitals weeks in Turkey’s top-tier football league as the title contenders will face each other in February. Top seven teams will face...

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