Turkey

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Saudi prince Salman's first Turkey visit since Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler will on Wednesday take another step out of his international isolation by paying his first visit to Turkey since the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Israel, Turkey looking to boost economic ties, FM Lapid says

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said on Wednesday that Israel and Turkey are opening a new chapter in their relations after "ups and downs" and were working to expand economic partnerships.

July 12, 2019
July 12, 2019

Turkey receives first Russian missile delivery, risking US ire

Turkey has received the first batch of Russia's S-400 missile defence system in a move expected to raise tensions with the United States, which has repeatedly warned against the purchase.

June 9, 2019
June 9, 2019

Turkey stun France; Italy sweep aside Greece; Germany see off Belarus

World champion France was given a cold shower on Saturday in a Euro 2020 qualifier against Turkey, which kept up pressure throughout the game for a 2-0 home win while former world champions Italy and Germany notched comfortable wins against Greece and Belarus.

February 11, 2019
February 11, 2019

Close internment camps for Uighur

Turkey on Saturday condemned China's treatment of its Muslim ethnic Uighur people as "a great shame for humanity", adding to rights

December 24, 2018
December 24, 2018

‘Turkey working to carry Khashoggi investigation to UN’

Turkey is working with other countries to carry the investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to the United Nations, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says.

October 12, 2018
October 12, 2018

Khashoggi's disappearance challenges fragile Middle Eastern pragmatism

Saudi Arabia and Turkey, despite being on opposite sides of Middle Eastern divides, are cooperating in Syria to enable youth and women to acquire skills that would either allow them to compete in the job market or turn them into entrepreneurs.

August 17, 2018
August 17, 2018

Not exactly Turkish delight!

Tit-for-tat goes on between the US and Turkey with surprising frequency and fury. Ankara has declared a “boycott” of all electronic goods from the US. This is in retaliation—of a narrower calibration—to Washington having doubled tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Turkey.

July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018

Turkish photographer beats groom for marrying child bride

A Turkish wedding photographer is declared a hero on social media after admitting that he beat up a man who was getting married to a 15-year-old girl.

July 9, 2018
July 9, 2018

24 killed as Turkish train derails after heavy rain

Twenty-four people are killed when a train derailed in northwest Turkey this weekend, Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag says.