Turkey condemns German reluctance on customs union expansion

Istanbul, Aug 17 Turkey's EU minister has condemned German Chancellor Angela Merkel's reluctance to expand the European Union's customs union with Turkey.Speaking in Ankara on Thursday, Omer Celik...

Aug 17, 2017 4:41 PM | Newsscroll

Iran forces chief holds rare talks with Erdogan

Ankara, Aug 16 Iran's Armed Forces chief of staff today held rare talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reportedly focused on the fight against "terror" groups in Syria and Iraq.Erdogan...

Aug 17, 2017 12:33 AM | Newsscroll

Sohail Mahmood assumes charge as Pakistan's High Commissioner to India

New Delhi [India], Aug 16 : Sohail Mahmood on Wednesday assumed his charge as the Pakistan's High Commissioner to India, after his predecessor Abdul Basit announced retirement before his...

Aug 16, 2017 12:29 AM | Newsscroll

'PKK blast' kills two civilians in Turkey's southeast: mediaAnkara, Aug 14 Two civilians working on a construction site in Turkey's southeast were killed today in a bomb blast blamed on the outlawed...

Aug 14, 2017 7:22 PM | Newsscroll

Turkey policeman stabbed to death by IS suspect

Ankara, Aug 14 A policeman was stabbed to death in Istanbul by a suspected member of the Islamic State group who had been arrested for planning a suicide attack, Turkish media said.The assailant...

Aug 14, 2017 5:42 AM | Newsscroll

Turkey policeman stabbed to death by IS suspect

Ankara, Aug 14 An officer was stabbed to death near a police station in Istanbul by a suspected member of the Islamic State group, Turkish media says.The attacker, who was suspected of preparing to...

Aug 14, 2017 3:53 AM | Newsscroll

Two soldiers killed in attack in TurkeyAnkara, Aug 12 An improvised bomb attack on a military vehicle killed two soldiers in southeast Turkey today, with state media blaming Kurdish separatists.The...

Aug 12, 2017 10:31 PM | Newsscroll

Turkey building 'security' wall on Iran border

Ankara, Aug 8 Turkey has begun building a "security wall" along part of its border with Iran, regional officials said today, in a move aimed at stopping Kurdish separatists.Pictures showing huge...

Aug 09, 2017 1:15 AM | Newsscroll

Sweden aids journalist held in Spain on Turkey warrant

Stockholm, Aug 8 Sweden said today it was working to assist a Swedish-Turkish journalist detained in Spain after Ankara issued an international arrest warrant, as alarm over press freedom in Turkey...

Aug 09, 2017 12:28 AM | Newsscroll

Turkey reinforces artillery units to Syrian border

Ankara [Turkey], August 6 : Turkey has sent a military convoy with five howitzers to the border with Syria, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. The new artillery units, sent on...

Aug 05, 2017 7:26 AM | Newsscroll