Turkey declares day of mourning after twin bombings kill 38 in İstanbul

Turkey declares day of mourning after twin bombings kill 38 in İstanbul

The Turkish government has declared a day of mourning after a twin bomb attack outside a football stadium in İstanbul killed 38 people, mostly police officers, and injured more than 160 others.

EC: Elections an opportunity for country to make new beginning, to unite around strategic goals

EC: Elections an opportunity for country to make new beginning, to unite around strategic goals

The European Union will closely follow Sunday's early parliamentary elections in Macedonia, with a reaction expected the next day, said European Commission spokesperson Maja Kocijancic on Friday, MIA reports from Brussels.

ISIL urges supporters to stage attacks targeting Turkish missions abroad

ISIL urges supporters to stage attacks targeting Turkish missions abroad

Abi al-Hassan al-Muhajer, a newly identified spokesman for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), urged sympathizers around the world to carry out attacks targeting Turkish diplomatic, military and financial interests abroad, Reuters has reported.

Amnesty: 500,000 Kurds displaced in Turkey’s Southeast due to curfews, crackdown

Amnesty: 500,000 Kurds displaced in Turkey’s Southeast due to curfews, crackdown

Tens of thousands of residents of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sur are among an estimated half million people forced from their homes as a result of a brutal crackdown by Turkish authorities over the past year which may...

French PM Manuel Valls joins presidential race

French PM Manuel Valls joins presidential race

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Monday threw his hat in the ring to succeed Francois Hollande in next year's presidential election, AFP reports.

Iran’s Supreme Court upholds death sentence for businessman Zanjani

Iran’s Supreme Court upholds death sentence for businessman Zanjani

The Iranian Supreme Court on Saturday upheld a death sentence on graft charges for Babak Zanjani, one of Iran’s wealthiest businessmen and an alleged partner of Reza Zarrab, a Turkish Iranian gold trader who was implicated in a major corruption...

Turkey seizes 691 companies over alleged ties to Gülen movement

Turkey seizes 691 companies over alleged ties to Gülen movement

The state-run Savings Deposit Insurance Fund (TMSF) has announced that a total of 691 companies have been seized by the government due to their alleged links to the faith-based Gülen movement.

President-elect Trump asks Manhattan US Attorney Bharara to stay on the job

President-elect Trump asks Manhattan US Attorney Bharara to stay on the job

Preet Bharara, the US attorney for the southern district of New York who indicted a Turkish-Iranian gold trader on charges of violation of US sanctions on Iran, met with US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday and said he would stay...

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