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Turkey arrests 43 Daesh/ISIS-linked terror suspects

BURSA, Turkey  A total of 43 people were arrested across Turkey on Tuesday for their suspected links to the terrorist organization Daesh, also known as ISIS, security sources said. In northwestern Bursa province, a...

Turkey marks 96th anniversary of Republic Day

ANKARA The 96th anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey is being celebrated across the country on Tuesday. Marking the day, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Anitkabir, the...

Turkey braving independence war-like fight: Erdogan

ANKARA Turkey is braving another war similar to the War of Independence, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday. “We are waging another war similar to the War of Independence, which we...

Turkey to celebrate Republic Day on Tuesday

ANKARA  Millions of Turks across the country and abroad will celebrate on Tuesday the 96th anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the republic's founder, on...

Passenger traffic at Istanbul Airport surpasses 40M

ANKARA The Istanbul Airport welcomed over 40 million air passengers since its opening last year, Turkey's transport and infrastructure minister said Monday. A total of 252,795 flights (63,856 domestic and 188,939...

Turkey: Nearly 3,400 irregular migrants held last week

ANKARA  At least 3,391 irregular migrants were held across Turkey over the past week, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency from security sources. As many as 1,759 migrants were held...

Turkey arrests 20 Daesh/ISIS-linked terror suspects

ANKARA  At least 20 people were arrested Monday in the capital Ankara for their suspected links to the Daesh terrorist organization, also known as ISIS, a security source said. The suspects, all...

Terrorist neutralized in eastern Turkey

ANKARA  Turkish security forces neutralized a terrorist in the eastern Tunceli province as part of efforts to ensure domestic security, the Interior Ministry said on Monday. Turkish authorities often use the...

Soldier succumbs to injuries in SE Turkey

ANKARA  A Turkish soldier who was injured last week in a clash with PKK terrorists in southeastern Hakkari province has succumbed to his injuries, the country’s Defense Ministry said Monday. The...

Turkey: Baghdadi nemesis of humanity, Islam, Turkey

ANKARA Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the ringleader of Daesh, or ISIS, is one of the biggest enemies of humanity, Islam and Turkey, Ankara said on Sunday. "Turkey, being one of the most...

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COVID-19 claims 131 more lives in Peru

ANKARA  Peru reported 131 new deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, health officials there said Saturday.    The death toll climbed to...

COVID-19 cases up to 224 in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar Myanmar reported a surge in COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing its tally to 224.  Of the total, six have died and 130 made full recoveries,...

Turkish coast guard rescues 60 asylum seekers

IZMIR, Turkey  The Turkish Coast Guard rescued 60 asylum seekers Friday in the Aegean Sea.    Acting on a tip, rescue teams reached asylum seekers who...

World Health Organization sends 31 tons of aid to Yemen

ADEN, Yemen At least 31 tons of medical supplies and medicine sent by the World Health Organization (WHO) arrived in Yemen, that country’s official news...

COVID-19: Turkey reaches 14.5M in homes with aid

ANKARA  The Turkish government's Vefa Support Group have reached millions of citizens, proving essential services in their homes during the coronavirus pandemic, Turkish interior minister...

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