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Turkey: Families victimized by PKK stage protest

SIRNAK, Turkey  Families suffering from the bloody four-decade PKK’s terror campaign staged a protest in Turkey's southeastern province of Sirnak on Thursday. Women whose children were abducted by the terror group,...

7 Daesh/ISIS suspects arrested in central Turkey

KAYSERI, Turkey Seven people with suspected links to the Daesh/ISIS terror group were arrested in central Turkey on Monday, according to security sources. Local gendarmerie forces in the Kayseri province raided...

3 Daesh/ISIS suspects arrested in southern Turkey

ADANA, Turkey  At least three suspects have been arrested in an anti-terror operation in southern Turkey, a security source said early Thursday. Anti-terror teams of police in Adana province launched an...

Turkish forces bust PKK terrorist cell in Syria

ANKARA A PKK terrorist cell in Syria's northwestern city of Jarablus was dismantled by Turkish forces who acted upon information received during an interrogation. A Syrian national, identified by the initials...

7 PKK terrorists surrender to Turkish security forces

ANKARA At least seven more PKK terrorists have surrendered to Turkish security forces thanks to persuasion efforts, the Interior Ministry announced on Wednesday. After fleeing PKK bases outside of Turkey, the...

Turkish security forces nab 11 FETO terror suspects

ANKARA/EDIRNE/ISTANBUL, Turkey  Turkish security forces arrested at least 11 suspects over their alleged links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup, authorities said on...

Over 1 ton of ammonium nitrate seized from PKK in eastern Turkey

ANKARA Turkish security forces seized some 1.05 tons of ammonium nitrate belonging to the PKK terror group in the country's east, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. The large amount of...

'Turkey's terrorism fight is also fight of development'

Turkey's fight against terrorism is also a battle of development, the country's interior minister said on late Saturday. "What we have done is not only fight with terrorism, but it...

Turkey denounces Boko Haram terror attack in Nigeria

ANKARA Turkey on Sunday slammed the Boko Haram terror attack which left at least 44 farmers killed in northeastern Nigeria. "We are deeply saddened by the news that more than 40...

'PKK terrorists fought in Armenian ranks in Karabakh'

ANKARA PKK terrorists fought alongside the Armenian army in Upper Karabakh, the terror group's senior member has confirmed. Speaking to a terrorist-affiliated media outlet, Layika Gultekin, a senior member, said they...

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.   Coronavirus...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...