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World Nov 0170-year-old pulled out alive in Turkey as quake toll hits 71
But on the third day since the disaster, search-and-rescue teams appeared to be finding more bodies than survivors in Izmir, Turkey's third-largest city. They continued searching in eight toppled buildings, but work was paused at one when authorities determined the…
World Oct 30Quake kills 6 in western Turkey, rattles Greek island
A strong earthquake struck Friday in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, collapsing buildings in the city of Izmir in western Turkey, and officials said at least six people were killed and scores…
World Feb 06Airline seeks answers in Istanbul plane crash that killed 3
Pegasus Airlines' CEO told a press conference in Istanbul that the black boxes were retrieved and were being deciphered.
World Nov 02Blast in Syrian town held by Turkey-backed gunmen kills 13
A car bomb exploded in a northern Syrian town along the border with Turkey on Saturday killing 13 people, Turkey's Defense Ministry said.
World Jun 23Landmark Istanbul loss a blow to Turkey’s Erdogan
Voters in Istanbul cast ballots Sunday in a re-run mayoral election ordered up by authorities after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party narrowly lost the mayor's office in Turkey's largest city for the first time in 25 years.
World Dec 25Turkey ‘determined’ to drive out Kurdish forces from Syria
For weeks, Turkey has been threatening to launch a new offensive against the Kurdish fighters, who partnered with the U.S. to drive the Islamic State group out of much of northern and eastern Syria. Ankara views the Kurdish forces as…
World Oct 21Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi’s killing
Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince — should face severe consequences for the death…
World Oct 20Turkish reaction: we won’t allow “cover-up” in Saudi killing
Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey's ruling party said Saturday after Saudi Arabia announced hours earlier that the writer died during…
World Oct 13Newspaper says Turkey has audio of Saudi writer’s slaying
Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday.
World Oct 12U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson released from house arrest in Turkey
A Turkish court on Friday convicted an American pastor of terror links but released him from house arrest and allowed him to leave the country, removing a major irritant in fraught ties between two NATO allies that still disagree on…