Stories tagged: ankara
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
A strong earthquake hit western Turkey on Thursday, damaging homes, causing residents to run into the streets in panic and injuring over 20 people.
Tue., July 16, 2019
President Donald Trump says the U.S. is not going to sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey after Ankara decided to buy a missile defense system from Russia.
Thu., June 20, 2019
A Turkish court has sentenced 128 people accused of being among the ringleaders of the failed military coup in 2016, to life terms in prison, according to Turkish media.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for more than three hours Thursday in what both sides predicted would be two days of difficult talks …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
Turkish officials have banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups in the country’s capital.
Thu., March 2, 2017
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit southeastern Turkey on Thursday, causing wide panic in one town, damaging buildings and injuring five people, officials and news reports said.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016
Turkish police have detained a man who fired shots in front of the U.S. embassy in Ankara, several hours after the Russian ambassador to Turkey was killed in an attack.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016
Turkish media reports say a copper mine in southeast Turkey has collapsed, trapping a number of workers inside.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
Turkey on Wednesday launched its first major ground assault into Syria since the country’s civil war began, sending in tanks and special forces backed by U.S. airstrikes to help Syrian …
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016
Officials say at least 22 people were killed in a bomb attack targeting an outdoor wedding ceremony in southeastern Turkey.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016
Prosecutors in western Turkey have demanded a life sentence for U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Turkey accuses of masterminding the failed coup in the country, the state-run news agency …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016
.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to arrive in Turkey later this month, Turkey’s foreign minister said Friday, amid strained relations with Washington over the possible extradition of …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 17, 2016
At least five people died and 10 others were injured in a large explosion in the Turkish capital on Wednesday, believed to have been caused by a car bomb, Ankara’s …