2 killed in blast near US embassy in Turkey
Feb 1, 2013
World | Reuters | Monday April 14, 2014
Turkey urged executives from Twitter to open an office and start paying Turkish tax on Monday in the first direct talks since a two-week ban imposed on the site as the government battled a corruption scandal.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday April 12, 2014
Turkey's prime minister said Saturday he will "go after" Twitter, accusing the site of tax-evasion, after it was used to spread damaging leaks implicating his inner circle in corruption scandals.
World | Agence France-Press | Saturday April 5, 2014
Turkey on Friday fired artillery into Syria to retaliate after cross-border shelling hit its territory without causing injuries or damage, the army said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 31, 2014
Turkey's Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory for his Islamic-rooted party in Sunday's key local elections and warned his foes they will "pay the price" for plotting his downfall.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday March 26, 2014
Turkey's Dogan news agency and other media say a court has issued a temporary injunction ordering the telecommunications authority to restore access to Twitter, five days after the government blocked the social network.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 24, 2014
Syria accused Ankara of "flagrant aggression" on Sunday after Turkey shot down a warplane near the border, raising tensions as Syrian loyalists and rebels battled for control of a frontier crossing.
World | Associated Press | Thursday March 20, 2014
At least nine people were killed and five others injured after a passenger train crashed on Thursday into a minibus that was carrying workers to a factory.
World | Reuters | Friday March 7, 2014
A senior Iranian official said on Friday that expert-level talks between Iran and six world powers on Tehran's nuclear programme had been "substantive and useful".
World | Agence France-Press | Friday March 7, 2014
Turkey's embattled prime minister has warned that his government could ban social media networks YouTube and Facebook after a raft of online leaks added momentum to a spiralling corruption scandal.
Tuesday February 4, 2014
Political turmoil and terrorism threats across market capitals from Ankara to Kiev, along with growing concern about bad debt in China's shadow banking system, caused a full-scale pullback across all risk assets.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 3, 2014
Crude oil flow from northern Iraq to Turkey started via a new pipeline on Thursday, the Turkish government announced.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 26, 2013
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan reshuffled his cabinet on Wednesday after three members quit over a corruption scandal that has posed an unprecedented challenge to his 11-year rule.
Kunal Dua | Friday November 29, 2013
Droidcon India is part of the world wide series of conferences that happens in London, Paris, Berlin, Netherlands, Tunis, Ankara and Brussels.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 26, 2013
Turkish riot police fired tear gas and halted a march by some 100 students Saturday protesting against the clearance of trees on an Ankara university campus to make way for a controversial road development.
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 8, 2013
Turkey lifted a ban on women wearing the Islamic head scarf in state institutions on Tuesday, ending a generations-old restriction as part of a package of reforms the government says are meant to improve democracy.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 4, 2013
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned Turkey it will "pay dearly" for supporting rebels fighting to overthrow his regime, in an interview broadcast today on Turkish television.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 16, 2013
At least four demonstrators and a policeman were killed today as supporters of Egypt's ousted president rallied for the first time since a deadly crackdown on their protest camps.
World | Reuters | Saturday July 20, 2013
A former spokesman for Al Qaeda says he was the subject of an extrajudicial transfer to US custody via three Middle Eastern countries this year, an allegation that suggests President Barack Obama's administration is still carrying out controversial "...
World | Reuters | Sunday June 30, 2013
Thousands of protesters marched to Istanbul's Taksim Square on Saturday chanting slogans against the government and police after security forces killed a Kurdish demonstrator in southeastern Turkey.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Turkey's state-run agency says police have raided homes in the capital Ankara today, detaining at least 20 people involved in anti-government protests.