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Nearly 143,000 houses sold in October

Turkey saw 142,810 house sales in October with an annual drop of 2.5 percent, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) said on Nov. 18.

Turkey top nation in helping refugees, least developed countries: Erdoğan

Turkey is hosting around 4 million refugees and has already spent $40 billion on them, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, recalling that his country is the top nation in providing humanitarian assistance to refugees and the least developed nations.

At least 658 rescued in the Aegean since Friday

At least 658 migrants and refugees were rescued in 20 separate operations in the eastern Aegean between Friday morning and Monday morning, the Greek coast guard said.
In the same period, a total of 730 migrants and refugees landed on the islands of Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Farmakonisi and Kastellorizo (or Megisti) after crossing from Turkey, the coast guard said.

"NATO is eroding and I can only welcome that"

The United States, along with Turkey, is the "grave digger of NATO", since they have been taking advantage of the alliance exclusively for their own benefit, believes Bundestag deputy and Foreign Policy representative of the parliamentary group Die Linke (The Left) Alexander Neu.

Turkish Threat over ISIS Fighters Poses Challenge for Balkans

Burak Bilgehan Ozpek, a professor of international relations at Ankara's TOBB University, said that, like the issue of Syrian refugees and their flow through Turkey to the European Union, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would use the ISIS fighters as leverage for Western acquiescence to his policy on neighbouring Syria.

Britain charges ISIL suspect with terror offences

A man who was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport after being deported from Turkey, over links to the ISIL terrorist group, has been charged with terrorism offences, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Nov. 17.

Editorial : Rotten apples

The new government which was elected on 7 July has been in office for five months and by all accounts has done substantial work.

Key suspect in Al-Bab terror attack arrested

The YPG terrorist behind the latest attack in northern Syria believed to have killed civilians on Nov. 16 has been captured by the Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MİT) in an operation, according to Turkey's Defense Ministry. 

Turkey says it bought Russian S-400s to use them, not put them aside

Turkey bought S-400 missile defense systems from Russia to use them, not put them aside, the head of the Turkish Defense Industry Directorate said on Saturday, days after talks between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump.