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Aug 18, 2017

Turkish national among Barcelona injured

A Turkish national was seriously wounded in Thursday’s terrorist attack in central Barcelona, Turkey’s embassy in Madrid has confirmed. The Turkish citizen’s name will not be publicized before the family is informed. At least 13 people were killed and more than a hundred injured when a white van ploughed into a crowd in the Spanish […]

Aug 18, 2017

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Aug 15, 2017

Turkish police detain Belgian Daesh suspect

Belgian national allegedly joined terror group in Syria 3 years ago Turkish police sources on Tuesday said they detained a Belgian national in Istanbul last Thursday for suspected links to the Daesh terrorist organization. The sources said Istanbul anti-terrorist police arrested the man during an operation against Daesh in the city’s Fatih district as he […]

Aug 15, 2017

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Aug 14, 2017

Turkey takes part in Pakistan’s 70th independence day

Turkish Air Force’s world-renowned demonstration team — SOLOTURK — dazzles crowds in capital Islamabad Turkish Air Force’s world-renowned demonstration team — SOLOTURK — joined Pakistan’s 70th independence day celebrations in capital Islamabad Monday, leaving the crowds dazzled with their unique display. Pakistan marked its independence from British colonial rule with rallies, gun-salutes, flag-hoisting ceremonies and […]

Aug 14, 2017

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Aug 11, 2017

Turkish entrepreneurs perform Friday prayers at Al-Aqsa

Move comes after President Erdogan urges Muslims to visit Al-Aqsa, support Palestinians A delegation from MUSIAD, Turkey’s Independent Industrialists and Businessmen’s Association, visited Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem on Friday, where delegation members performed Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque. MUSIAD Chairman Abdurrahman Kaan told Anadolu Agency that the visit to the iconic mosque was intended to […]

Aug 11, 2017

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Aug 07, 2017

Germany ‘ready to extend hand to Turkey’

Sigmar Gabriel says Berlin wants good relations with Turkey, but normalization depends on Ankara’s steps The German government signaled a willingness on Monday to normalize relations with Turkey, but also demanded changes in Ankara’s rhetoric and policy towards Berlin, amid months-long tensions between the two countries. “We are ready to extend a hand to Turkey. […]

Aug 07, 2017

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Aug 05, 2017

Canada: Quebec City Muslims get cemetery

Muslims in Quebec City have finally acquired their own cemetery, the city’s mayor and members of the Muslim community said Friday at a news conference. The announcement comes three weeks after a referendum narrowly defeated the establishment of a Muslim-only burial ground — a project headed by the Quebec Islamic Culture Centre — in a […]

Aug 05, 2017

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Aug 03, 2017

European Commission head says Turkish talks must go on

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has opposed calls for ending EU membership talks with Turkey amid political tensions between Ankara and several European capitals. “I believe that it is better for both sides, for the mutual relationship between Turkey and the EU, to continue talks,” Juncker said in an interview with German public radio broadcast […]

Aug 03, 2017

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Aug 02, 2017

Minister slams talk about excluding Turkey from Europe

EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik on Tuesday slammed criticism about Turkey’s role in Europe. In a series of tweets from his official Twitter account, Celik denounced those who called for excluding Turkey from Europe. “Some simple-minded voices from Europe talk about excluding Turkey from Europe. “Those who voice such simple-minded approaches do not know Turkey. […]

Aug 02, 2017

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Aug 01, 2017

Turkish rights head calls on Berlin to tackle terrorism

Head of Human Rights Commission says Turkey, Germany should have same priorities on terror Terrorists should not be able to treat Germany as their “backyard”, the head of Turkey’s parliamentary Human Rights Commission said Tuesday. Mustafa Yeneroglu, who grew up in Germany, spoke out in an interview with Anadolu Agency to echo criticism from Turkey […]

Aug 01, 2017

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Jul 30, 2017

Turkey protests US envoy McGurk’s ‘provocative’ remarks

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Sunday protested the recent remarks of the U.S. anti-Daesh coalition envoy on Turkey calling them “provocative”. “Our reaction to the statements of Brett McGurk, U.S. Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh, in which he associated Turkey with the presence of terrorist organizations in Idlib [in Syria] was […]

Jul 30, 2017
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