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Nomads journey back home

A nomad herds sheep on a highland on their way back home in Van, Turkey on Oct. 2. (Source: Anadolu Agency)

Staying in synch

Turkey has been stirring the pot on a number of complex and sensitive issues, notably migration, the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean.

Faced with such a dangerous player, Athens and Nicosia do not just have to present a completely united front; they also need to be perfectly synchronized in their policies and reactions.

Volkswagen establishes Turkey unit

Volkswagen established a production firm in Manisa, an Aegean province of Turkey, amid reports that the German automotive giant was about to take a decision on the location for its new factory outside Germany.

Turkish FM holds meetings in New York

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met with his German, Burundian and Romanian counterparts in New York on Sept. 26.

Turkish Airlines, UN launch 'sports for peace awards'

Turkey's national flag carrier and the U.N. signed an agreement late Sept. 24 to create a platform for intercultural dialogue and cooperation through sports activities.     

Over 13 kg of cocaine seized in Istanbul

Customs enforcement team in Turkey have seized 13.29 kilograms (29.29 pounds) of cocaine in an operation in Istanbul airport, the Trade Ministry said on Sept. 21.

Lion statue of Hellenistic period found

Turkish archaeologists in northwestern Turkey unearthed a 2,200-year-old lion statue of the Hellenistic period in the ancient city of Assos, the head of the excavation team said.

Turkey to initiate own plans if safe zone deal fails: Erdoğan

A safe zone to bet set up in northeastern Syria jointly by Turkey and the U.S. can host two to three million Syrians, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, reiterating that Turkey can no longer cope with the growing refugee problem alone and calling on the EU to expand burden-sharing.