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Rescuers scramble to find survivors after Turkey quake kills 22

Rescuers scramble to find survivors after Turkey quake kills 22

Rescue workers raced against time Saturday to find survivors under the rubble after a powerful earthquake claimed 22 lives and left more than 1,200 injured in eastern Turkey.

Europe will face terror threat if Tripoli govt falls: Erdogan

Europe will face terror threat if Tripoli govt falls: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Europe it could face new threats from terrorist organisations if Libya's UN-recognised government in Tripoli were to fall, in an article published in Politico ...

Turkey orders 176 soldiers detained over ties to cleric

Turkey orders 176 soldiers detained over ties to cleric

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday ordered 176 soldiers detained over suspected links to the network that Ankara says was behind a coup attempt three-and-a-half years ago, state-owned Anadolu news agency reported.

Qatar-Turkey trade jump 85% to reach $2.4bn in 2018

Qatar-Turkey trade jump 85% to reach $2.4bn in 2018

Bilateral trade volume between Qatar and Turkey witnessed an 85% growth from $1.3bn in 2017 to $2.4bn in 2018, according to figures released by Qatar Chamber Monday.

Libyan rivals, cajoled by Putin and Erdogan, hold indirect Moscow peace talks

Libyan rivals, cajoled by Putin and Erdogan, hold indirect Moscow peace talks

Libya's warring leaders held indirect peace talks in Moscow on Monday with Russia and Turkey urging the rivals to sign a binding truce to end a nine-month-old war and pave the way for a settlement that would stabilise the North African country.

Turkey says ceasefire will be implemented in Syria's Idlib Jan. 12

Turkey says ceasefire will be implemented in Syria's Idlib Jan. 12

Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Friday that it had agreed with Russia that a ceasefire will be implemented on Sunday in northwestern Syria's Idlib region to stem the flow of civilians uprooted by the violence.

Turkey and Russia unite to urge Libya ceasefire

Turkey and Russia unite to urge Libya ceasefire

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin called on Wednesday for a ceasefire in Libya after talks in Istanbul, where they also inaugurated a "historic" gas pipeline.

Turkey parliament approves Libya military deployment

Turkey parliament approves Libya military deployment

Turkey's parliament passed a bill on Thursday approving a military deployment to Libya aimed at shoring up the UN-backed government in Tripoli

Erdogan says up to 250,000 Syrians flee toward Turkey as crisis worsens

Erdogan says up to 250,000 Syrians flee toward Turkey as crisis worsens

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday up to 250,000 migrants were fleeing toward Turkey from Syria's northwest Idlib region after weeks of renewed bombardment by Russian and Syrian government forces.

Turkey mulls sending allied Syrian fighters to Libya

Turkey mulls sending allied Syrian fighters to Libya

Turkey is considering sending allied Syrian fighters to Libya as part of its planned military support for the embattled government in Tripoli

Turkey sees spike in Qatari arrivals in 2019

Turkey sees spike in Qatari arrivals in 2019

As many as 89,488 Qatari nationals travelled into Turkey from January to November this year, according to the Turkish Cultural and Tourism Office.

Turkish military plane evacuates Somalia bomb victims

Turkish military plane evacuates Somalia bomb victims

A Turkish military plane on Sunday evacuated 16 gravely wounded victims of a devastating bombing that killed 79 people and overwhelmed local health services, in the latest attack on a city dogged by insecurity.