Daily Archives: December 30, 2017

Over 65 migrants, refugees held in northwestern Turkey

At least 67 undocumented migrants and refugees were held in northwestern Edirne province on Saturday, according to a security official.The migrants and refugees were from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, Morocco, India and Bangladesh; they were trying to ...

Turkish PM hails resumption of US-Turkey visa services

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Saturday said relations [with the U.S.] have moved one step further towards normalization after both countries lifted visa restrictions.The visa issue has finally been resolved, Yildirim said at the sixth ordinary cong...

Media Group: 81 Reporters Died, Threats Soared in 2017

At least 81 reporters were killed doing their jobs this year, while violence and harassment against media staff has skyrocketed, the world's biggest journalists' organization says.In its annual Kill Report, seen by The Associated Press, the Internation...

World Cities on Alert Ahead of New Year’s Eve Festivities

Hundreds of thousands of law enforcement, military and security officials will be deployed in cities around the world to keep New Year's Eve revelers safe as they gather to welcome 2018.In the United States, New York City officials announced they

Turkish president to visit France next week

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Saturday that he will visit France on Friday after a gap of two years.The announcement was made during his address at the provincial congress of ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party in northern province of

Turkish jets kill 4 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkish Air Force has killed four PKK terrorists during raids in northern Iraq, according to the military Saturday.On Friday, the terrorists wounded three soldiers in a separate attack.In a statement, the Turkish General Staff said counter airstrikes r...