Daily Archives: February 10, 2018

35 undocumented migrants held in Turkey

At least 35 undocumented migrants were held in northwestern Turkey on Saturday, according to security sources.In the northwestern Canakkale province, coast guard units apprehended 10 undocumented migrants on an inflatable boat off the coast of Assos Ka...

2019 to be Turkish year in Japan: Minister

Turkish culture and tourism minister said on Saturday 2019 will be a Turkish year in Japan.Speaking at an opening ceremony of 2018 Japan Festival at the Turkish Japanese Foundation in capital Ankara, Numan Kurtulmus recalled 2003 was also a Turkish

Uzbekistan starts visa-free entry for Turkish citizens

Uzbekistan announced on Saturday it will allow 30-day visa-free entry to citizens of seven countries including Turkey, according to local media reports.On Feb. 3, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree "to create favorable conditions for boosting...

Military helicopter downed in southern Turkey: Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said a military helicopter was downed in southern Hatay province during the ongoing Operation Olive Branch.Erdogan's remarks came at a ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's provincial meeting in Istanbul...

Turkey effectively fighting terrorism: Justice min.

Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul on Saturday said Turkey has effectively continued its fight against terrorism."As of today, 38,470 FETO, 10,079 PKK, 1,354 Daesh members have been remanded or convicted in Turkey, Gul said at a meeting in southern Antaly...

39 PYD/PKK, Daesh terrorists neutralized in Afrin

Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) neutralized at least 39 PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorists during the ongoing operation in Syria's Afrin that also left nine Turkish soldiers martyred Saturday, according to Turkish military.In a statement, the Turkish General Staf...