Latest News from Turkey
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Feb. 24 said a global anti-Turkey propaganda based on lies would not be successful.
Turkey said on Feb. 25 a decision by the United States to open an embassy in Jerusalem in May disregarded decision by the United Nations and Organisation for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and showed the United States insisted on damaging peace.
Just a day after it said it won't allow Cyprus to conduct a "unilateral" gas search off the Eastern Mediterranean island's coast if Turkish Cypriots don't also reap the benefits, Ankara ratcheted up tensions with Nicosia Friday when its warships threatened to use force against a drillship contracted to Italian energy giant Eni as it tried, again, to reach an area in Cyprus's exclusive economic
A decision on whether Greece will go ahead with updating its air force fleet of 85 F-16s is expected next week after a weekend visit by a team of nine representatives of the American government and eight representatives of US aerospace firm Lockheed Martin aimed at exploring whether a deal can be reached.
Turkey on Feb. 23 condemned the double car bombings in the Somalia capital Mogadishu, where at least 18 people were killed and 20 others wounded on Feb. 23.
Turkey bombed a convoy belonging to the YPG militants during Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, northwestern Syria, the Turkish army said on Feb. 24.
Global ratings agency Standard & Poor's on Feb. 24 affirmed Turkey's sovereign rating at 'BB' with a negative outlook.
The agency said any changes in external financial conditions could restrict Turkey's financial and corporate sectors’ ability to roll over large external debt.
Turkey on Feb. 23 condemned Israel's approval of the construction of hundreds of new Jewish-only housing units in occupied East Jerusalem.
The U.S. is seeking cooperation with Turkey to boost Turkish air defense capabilities as an alternative to Ankara’s purchase of Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries.
The three guarantors of the Astana process, namely Russia, Iran and Turkey, must meet urgently to re-install the de-escalation zones in Syria, the UN has said.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has called on Russia and Iran to stop the Syrian government’s attacks in Eastern Ghouta.