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Posted by Ak Ajans Nederland
Aug 04, 2017

Over 40 PKK terrorists ‘neutralized’ in eastern Turkey

Counterterrorism operations also see 40 PKK shelters plus large amount of firearms, ammunition destroyed Forty-six PKK terrorists, including two senior members, were neutralized in counterterror operations in eastern Turkey in the past week, the military said on Friday. The 46 terrorists included Behtin Bilen, codenamed Dijyar, who surrendered to the security forces, and Yilmaz Kes, […]

Aug 04, 2017

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Aug 03, 2017

Turkey names new land, naval, air force commanders

Turkey replaced its land, naval and air force commanders on Wednesday, the presidential spokesperson announced at a press conference. Former Gendarmerie Commander Gen. Yasar Guler has been appointed as the new land forces chief and Vice Adm. Adnan Ozbal has been named the navy chief, said Ibrahim Kalin. Also, Gen. Hasan Kucukakyuz has been appointed […]

Aug 03, 2017

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Jul 31, 2017

Turkey’s top cleric retires from his post

Mehmet Gormez, 58, has helmed the Religious Affairs Directorate for nearly 7 years Turkey’s top religious official retired from his post on Monday, sources from the Turkish Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) confirmed. Mehmet Gormez’s retirement request was accepted by the Turkish Prime Ministry, said the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions […]

Jul 31, 2017

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Jul 31, 2017

Turkish gendarmes detain over 600 migrants

Turkish security forces detained at least 645 foreign nationals over the past week as they tried to cross into Europe illegally from western Turkey’s Izmir province. The detentions came as part of operations targeting illegal crossings from Turkish provinces into European states by sea. Between July 24 and 31, teams from Izmir’s regional gendarmerie command […]

Jul 31, 2017

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Jul 30, 2017

Turkey successfully tests locally made drones

Turkish-made unmanned aerial vehicles, equipped with the latest smart ammunition systems, were successfully tested on Sunday, officials of an Istanbul-based company said. The smart ammunition systems loaded to the Armed Bayraktar TB2 drones were able to hit targets 8 kilometers (4.9 miles) away, said Baykar Makina officials who did not want to be named due […]

Jul 30, 2017

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Jul 28, 2017

55 PKK terrorists killed in southeastern Turkey

Firearms, ammunition, narcotics seized in counterterrorism raids, says Turkish military Fifty-five PKK terrorists were killed in counterterrorism operations in southeastern Turkey over the last week, according to military figures released on Friday. The operations were conducted in the southeastern provinces of Sirnak, Hakkari, Mardin, Diyarbakir, Bitlis and Agri between July 20 and 27, a statement […]

Jul 28, 2017

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Jul 27, 2017

Turkey: CHP party refuses to leave parliament

Opposition lawmakers protesting draft parliament bylaw changes Turkish opposition, Republican People’s Party (CHP), lawmakers refused to leave parliament early Thursday, in protest of draft bylaw changes under consideration. “CHP group, as a protest to the silencing of the opposition, is not leaving parliament tonight,” the CHP deputy chairman Ozgur Ozel said. Parliament’s deputy speaker Ahmet […]

Jul 27, 2017

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Jul 25, 2017

For many Germans, a Turkish coastal resort is home

Germans in Turkey ask their government to resolve differences with Ankara Alanya, a coastal district of Turkey’s southern Antalya province is home to some 10,000 Germans. As Berlin and Ankara mow their way through a rough patch in their relations, many Germans settled in the resort town claim they have led a happy life in […]

Jul 25, 2017

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Jul 23, 2017

Friends should not deceive each other: Erdogan to US

Turkish president comments on recent remarks by US general on terrorist PKK/PYD changing name to Syrian Democratic Forces Turkey’s president said Sunday that friends should not deceive each other, referring to recent remarks by a US general over the terrorist PKK/PYD “rebranding” itself as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). “We know very well who’s who. […]

Jul 23, 2017

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Jul 21, 2017

Turkish NGOs slam Israeli restrictions at Al-Aqsa

Turkish groups nationwide protest Israeli restrictions on Palestinian worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque Nongovernmental organizations from across Turkey on Friday condemned Israel for restricting Palestinians’ entry to Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque and held rallies in solidarity with Muslim worshippers. Dozens of Palestinians were injured on Friday after fresh clashes broke out with Israeli police outside the mosque, […]

Jul 21, 2017
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