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A 5.0 magnitude on the Richter scale was recorded in the southwest of Turkey, 31km southeast of Mugla, the USGS said.
The earthquake occurred at 20:02 (GMT) – 22:02 (Greece time) at a depth of 10 kilometres, according to the Institute
The earthquake was felt in Rhodes, causing concern to the inhabitants of the islands of the Dodecanese.
The current summit between Turkey, Russia, and Iran is critical for bringing the tragedy in Syria to an end, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported.
"This trilateral summit is highly important for completely ending the bloodshed and tragedy that has been happening in Syria," Erdogan said.
The EBRD, the Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR), the EU Delegation to Turkey and the Ministry of Labor and Social Security discussed the positive impact of the joint Finance and Advice for Women in Business program at an event in Ankara on Nov. 22.
Turkey has not been given crucial data to help identify Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants who fled their former stronghold in Raqqa last month and may have slipped out of Syria to threaten Turkish or Western targets, Turkish officials said.
A key meeting between the leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran began in the Russian resort of Sochi on Nov. 22 to discuss the political future of Syria, amid hope that the civil war is coming to an end and victory against jihadist groups is imminent.
Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroğlu has said that 11,781 hectares of forest land were damaged by fires, adding that 2017 has been Turkey’s driest year in the past 44 years.
The Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) was behind the controversy at a recent NATO drill that led Turkey to withdraw its troops, Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Çavuşoğlu claimed on Nov. 22.
Egypt's public prosecutor has ordered the detention of 29 people suspected of espionage on behalf of Turkey and joining a terrorist organization, state news agency MENA reported on Nov. 22.
Turkey’s record-long highway tunnel through the Ovit Mountain in the country’s northeast has opened some 137 years after the project was first introduced in the Ottoman era.
The Halifax Forum has apologized to Turkey’s Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar for using a controversial photo of him during an event.
Turkey’s mobile internet economy rose 18 percent in 2016 when compared to 2015, reaching $26 billion, said a report released on Nov. 21.