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By Associated Press
Speaking following a Cabinet meeting on Monday, Erdogan said the aim of the operation would be resume Turkish efforts to create a 30-kilometer (20 mile) safe zone along its border with Syria.
Erdogan called upon Sweden to lift defensive weapons export restrictions it imposed on Turkey over Turkey's 2019 incursion into northern Syria. Erdogan also said he expected Stockholm to take “concrete and serious steps” against the Kurdish Workers’ Party, or PKK,…
By Matthew Lee, Suzan Fraser, Associated Press
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is taking an increasingly tough line against the NATO membership bids of Finland and Sweden despite far less strident statements from some of his top aides.
By Geoff Bennett, Juliet Fuisz, Andrew Corkery, Emine Yücel
A Turkish court last week sentenced activist and businessman Osman Kavala to life in prison for attempting to overthrow the government during 2013 protests. Kavala's sentencing is just another example of President Erdogan's crackdown on free speech. Ece Temelkuran, a…
Turkey's defense minister says Turkish jets and artillery struck targets belonging to the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, and commando troops then crossed into the region by land or were airlifted by helicopters.
The 5.2 magnitude quake struck the town of Puturge in Malatya province at 5:02 p.m. local time (1402 GMT), Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD) said. The tremor was recorded at a depth of 6.7 kilometers (4.2 miles).
By Ayse Wieting, Suzan Fraser, Associated Press
A Turkish court has decided to transfer the trial of 26 Saudis accused in the gruesome killing of Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia, raising fears that those responsible for the death of the Washington Post columnist won't be brought to…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
For Turkey, 2021 was marked by a free-falling currency, the lira, and record-high inflation. The government’s monetary policy has sent the country into economic turmoil, and as Nick Schifrin reports, soaring prices have hurt Turks from all walks of life.
By Simona Foltyn
For decades, Turkey has fought the PKK, a Kurdish separatist movement that's considered a terror organization by the U.S. The rebel group has sought refuge in northern Iraq. The Turks have established dozens of military bases on Iraqi soil and…
By Kristine Nolin, The Conversation
Deep-fried turkeys are delicious, but making one can be dangerous. The scientific reason for fiery Thanksgiving mishaps? A difference in the densities of ice, water and oil.
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