A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Dec. 13, killing four people and injuring 43 others, officials and news reports said.
The winter season’s first snow has hit Istanbul and Ankara, as the meteorological authority warned citizens of steeply dropping temperatures in several provinces. Click through for the story in photos...
The Pentagon has announced that American observation posts in northern Syria, meant to prevent altercations between the Turkish army and US-supported YPG, have been erected, despite Ankara's request to scrap the move.
The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and İYİ (Good) Party have appeared to be at odds amid disagreements over who to pick as a mayoral candidate for Ankara for the upcoming local elections.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Dec. 8 that they wanted to improve further relations with Turkey and the joint agreement by Ankara and Tehran to collaborate in numerous fields including banking and energy topics should be implemented faster.
U.S. special representative for Syria James Jeffrey had talks in Ankara during a meeting for a joint working group on Syria, a few days after he suggested the U.S. wanted the Astana process — the three-way negotiations between Turkey, Russia and Iran — to be brought to an end.