Turkey opposition chief hosts justice congress in challenge to

ErdoganCanakkale (Turkey), Aug 26 Turkey's main opposition leader today began hosting a four day "justice congress" in a bid to keep up the momentum from the success of a month-long foot march...

Aug 26, 2017 2:15 PM | Newsscroll

Sweden summons Turkey ambassador over writer, activist arrests

Stockholm, Aug 24 Sweden today said it summoned Turkey's ambassador over the detention of two Swedish citizens, in a sign of souring relations with the EU-member state candidate.Ali Gharavi, an IT...

Aug 24, 2017 11:55 PM | Newsscroll

Turkey detains ex-national footballer over 'coup links'

Istanbul, Aug 22 Turkish authorities have detained former international football goalkeeper Omer Catkic on suspicion of links to the group blamed for last year's failed coup against President Recep...

Aug 22, 2017 6:34 PM | Newsscroll

Erdogan says top Turkish general must accept demotion

Istanbul, Aug 21 President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today warned a top Turkish general who played a key role in defeating last year's failed coup and led a cross-border operation in Syria that he must...

Aug 21, 2017 5:48 PM | Newsscroll

Turkey-Iran operation against Kurd rebels always possible:

ErdoganIstanbul, Aug 21 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today that a joint operation with Iran against Kurdish militants was "always on the agenda", a week after Tehran's top armed...

Aug 21, 2017 4:04 PM | Newsscroll

Germany welcomes release of writer sought by Turkey

Berlin, Aug 20 Germany welcomed the release Sunday of a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant and accused Turkey of abusing the international system used to hunt down...

Aug 20, 2017 11:20 PM | Newsscroll

Erdogan urges 'slap' for German ruling parties in polls

Istanbul, Aug 20 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today called on Turkish-origin Germans to give a "slap" to both parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition in September polls,...

Aug 20, 2017 8:22 PM | Newsscroll

Spain releases German-Turkish writer sought by Ankara

Berlin, Aug 20 A Spanish court today ordered the conditional release of German-Turkish writer Dogan Akhanli a day after police had arrested him at Ankara's request, his lawyer said.Berlin - which...

Aug 20, 2017 7:52 PM | Newsscroll

Erdogan warns German foreign minister to 'know your limits'

Istanbul, Aug 19 President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on told German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel to "know your limits" after he vehemently criticised the Turkish leader for interfering in Germany's...

Aug 19, 2017 11:39 PM | Newsscroll

Massive earthquake may hit Turkey in near future: Bogazici University's Kandilli Observatory

Istanbul, [Turkey] August 18 : Bogazici University's Kandilli Observatory in Turkey said an earthquake larger than magnitude 7 is expected to hit country's Marmara region in the near future. ...

Aug 17, 2017 4:04 AM | Newsscroll