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Turkey: Most wanted PKK terrorist neutralized in N.Iraq

ANKARA  A PKK terrorist in Turkey's most wanted list was neutralized in northern Iraq, a security source said on Monday. Musluh Ike, a senior PKK terrorist code-named Tekoser Zagros, was neutralized...

Turkey: Nearly 5,000 irregular migrants held last week

ANKARA At least 4,974 irregular migrants were held across Turkey over the past week, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency from security sources. As many as 2,433 migrants were held...

YPG/PKK suffers heavy blow in Turkey, abroad in October

ERZURUM, Turkey Turkish security forces neutralized a total of 1,090 YPG/PKK terrorists both in Turkey and abroad last month, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency. Turkish authorities often use the...

3 terrorists neutralized in northeastern Turkey

ANKARA At least three terrorists have been neutralized in northeastern Turkey, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. As part of anti-terror efforts to ensure internal security, gendarmerie forces carried out the...

Turkish president briefed on operation in N Syria

ANKARA Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Sunday a command and control center in the border province of Sanliurfa where he was briefed about the ongoing operation in northern Syria. He...

Turkey: Senior Daesh/ISIS operative among 7 arrested

ANKARA A senior Daesh/ISIS operative, who was responsible for the terror group’s training camps, was arrested in Turkey’s southern Osmaniye province, according to the country’s Interior Ministry on Sunday. The arrest...

3 terrorists neutralized in southeastern Turkey

ANKARA Turkish jets neutralized three terrorists Saturday in the country's southeastern, according to the Interior Ministry. The ministry said in a statement that the air-backed operation was conducted by gendarmerie forces...

Undeterred by Daesh/ISIS, Turkey cracks down on terror

MALATYA, Turkey Turkey has shown its determination to the fight against terrorism by detaining 410 Daesh/ISIS-linked suspects and remanding 40 of them in October. Turkish security forces conducted nationwide operations against...

‘Turkey is not hotel for foreign Daesh/ISIS terrorists’

ANKARA Engaged in a fight against Daesh/ISIS terror group, Turkey on Saturday criticized countries striping citizenship of Daesh/ISIS terrorists to get rid of them. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said foreign countries...

Turkish exports hit $16.34B in October

DENIZLI, Turkey  Turkey’s exports amounted to $16.336 billion in October according to the general trade system, the country’s trade minister said on Saturday. The exports totaled $148.84 billion in 2019, rising...

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Turkey rescues 40 asylum seekers in Aegean

AYDIN, Turkey The Turkish Coast Guard rescued 40 asylum seekers late Tuesday who were pushed back by Greek coastal authorities into Turkish waters off the...

Trump ‘surprised’ by Biden’s vice president pick

BOGOTA, Colombia US President Donald Trump weighed in on Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s choice of Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate Tuesday, saying...

Sevilla reach Europa League final four with late winner

ANKARA  Spanish football club Sevilla qualified for the UEFA Europa League semifinals, beating English team Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 in the quarterfinals late Tuesday.  Argentine forward Lucas...

In Harris, Biden finds VP with track record, history

WASHINGTON By choosing California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is choosing an individual with a proven track record...

UK-Japan trade deal held up by cheese

LONDON Post-Brexit trade talks between the UK and Japan have progressed largely smoothly but have hit a stumbling block regarding Stilton cheese, according to local...