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Turkish Sunni Scholars condemns Morsi death penalty

Association of Sunni Scholars in Turkey has condemned an Egyptian court’s decision to impose the death penalty on Egypt’s first elected President Mohamed Morsi, Anadolu agency reported.
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Over 80 businessmen detained in Turkey

Over 80 businessmen and entrepreneurs, whose names are not disclosed, have been detained within the framework of operations against the movement of Fethullah Gulen (Islamic public figure, currently residing in the US) in the Turkish province of Konya, the Turkish newspaper Milliyet said May 22. ...
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Turkey, Azerbaijan negotiating on oil and gas exploration

Turkey has started talks with Azerbaijan in the sphere of exploration of oil and gas, Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) told Trend May 21. ...
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Ankara not to build Turkish Stream

Turkey will not take part in the construction of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz said in an interview with TRT Haber TV channel. ...
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Erdogan phones Crimean Tatar leader to mark exile

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday phoned the leader of Crimean Tatars Mustafa Dzhemilev over the 71st anniversary of the mass deportation of Crimean Tatars in 1944, Anadolu agency reported. ...
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Explosions hit headquarters of opposition party in Turkey

Explosions in the headquarters of the opposition pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) hit the Turkish provinces of Adana and Mersin, the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet said May 18. ...
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Turkish Air Force shoots down not helicopter but Syrian drone - defense ministry

The Turkish Air Force shot down not a Syrian helicopter on May 16, but the Mohajer-4 drone made in Iran, Minister of National Defense of Turkey Ismet Yilmaz said, the Turkish newspaper Milliyet reported May 18....
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Renault’s workers in Turkey on strike

The employees of the French company Renault in the Turkish province of Bursa went on strike over wages, the Turkish newspaper Milliyet reported May 15. ...
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Turkish PM loses his voice

The Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu has lost his voice, the Milliyet Turkish newspaper said May 16. ...
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Military trainer aircraft crashes in Turkey

A military trainer aircraft crashed May 14 in Turkey's Konya province, Milliyet newspaper reported. ...
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Cavusoglu slams Moscow's policy towards neighbors

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, whose country is a key member of NATO, has harshly criticized Moscow's foreign policy course. Cavusoglu said Ankara was prepared to play a "constructive role" in the disputes between Russia and the West over Ukraine, according to Deutsche Welle. The Turkish minister is sure that "nothing can justify what Russia has been doing in its neighborhood." Cavusoglu said he was speaking about Ukraine, Crimea, and Georgia....
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Turkey sends protest note to Libya

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has sent a note of protest to Libya in connection with the shelling of the Turkish cargo ship from the Libyan side, the Turkish Anadolu news agency said May 12 with reference to the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. ...
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I am on the side of Turkish people: President Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized the opposition for objecting to his participation in rallies just weeks before the June 7 elections in Turkey, Anadolu agency reported. ...
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Erdogan urges Turkish immigrants to support ‘New Turkey'

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Turkish immigrants in Germany to let their voices be heard through their votes in the upcoming June 7 elections in Turkey Anadolu Agency reported...
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Ceiling comes down at Istanbul airport, 4 injured

Part of the suspended ceiling at Istanbul Ataturk Airport came down at the passenger screening hall May 8, Milliyet newspaper reported. ...
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