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Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay has called on the U.S. to act in accordance with the spirit of its alliance and partnership with Turkey.
The first parliamentary session on Turkey's 2019 budget started on Dec. 10.
Turkey is not a country where one can find problems regarding democracy and human rights, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Dec. 10.
Europol officers with expertise in counterterrorism and curbing organized crime are to be sent to locations in Evros, northern Greece, and regional airports in the coming months to intensify inspections on undocumented migrants entering the country from the land border with Turkey and gather information on crime networks, Kathimerini understands.
The number of journalists jailed in Turkey increased almost five-fold between 2015 and 2018, according to a report released by main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) lawmaker Utku Çakırözer.
Turkey’s Mediterranean resort city of Antalya has hosted some 120,000 golfers from 30 countries in 2018, an official said on Dec. 10.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Dec. 9 said that he was against vandalism, however, he criticized the excessive force French police used against protestors and questioned the EU attitude towards France, addressing the European press stance as a "disaster".
Turkey's economy grew by 1.6 percent in the third quarter of 2018 compared with the same period of last year, the country's statistical authority announced on Dec. 10.
Andrew Brunson, a U.S. pastor who was at the heart of a diplomatic crisis between Turkey and the U.S., has said he would prefer that Fetullah Gülen, who resides in the U.S. and is accused by Turkey of having masterminded the failed coup attempt in 2016, was extradited to Turkey.
The low level of media literacy in Turkey has been making its people vulnerable to fake news, according to Şükrü Oktay Kılıç, a digital content strategist at verification platform teyit.org.
Migrants who have been pushed back into Turkey by Greek authorities tell the details of abuse they have been subjected to by the European country.
After a Turkish aid group paid for life-changing surgery to give her prosthetic legs, an 8-year-old Syrian refugee girl on Dec. 8 left Turkey walking tall, living out her greatest dream.
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.