Ankara: The Turkish government has ended the two-year state of emergency imposed after a failed coup attempt against President  Recep  Tayyip Erdogan in 2016, state media said on Thursday. more
Erdogan order forces closure of Turkey's State Theatre

Ankara: After consolidating power following the recently concluded elections, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the closure of State Theatre via a decree.

Turkey: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins new five year term

Ankara: Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won another five year term after been re-elected in the recently concluded elections, reports said on Monday.

UN ‘Tech Bank’ opens in Turkey, to help poor nations ‘leapfrog development challenges’

New York: The United Nations on Monday welcomed a new member of the family, which will help address the development challenges of the world’s poorest countries through science, tech ...

State of emergency must be lifted for ‘credible elections’ in Turkey, says UN rights chief

New York: Long-term restrictions on “freedoms of expression, assembly and association” are incompatible with the holding of “credible elections” in Turkey, said th ...

Turkey: At least 3195 terrorists 'neutralised' during Operation Olive Branch, claims nation

Ankara: At least 3195 terrorists have been neutralised thus far by Turkish military during its pet project, Operation Olive Branch, claimed the nation.

Commentators say Erdogan slowly turning Turkey into next Pakistan

London: Political commentators fear that Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is slowly turning the country into next Pakistan, biting into its long secular values upon which Kemal ...

Jihad: Turkey ditches Darwin's Theory of Evolution for a more 'jingoistic' lesson

Ankara, Jul 21 (JEN): The idea that impressionable minds might find Darwin's Theory of Evolution a bit tough to handle has prompted Turkey to swap it for a more jingoistic lesson on 'Jihad'. ...

Turkey: UN deputy chief says response to migration movement being tested

New York, Oct 15 (JEN): The world’s ability to respond to migration and refugee movement is “being tested as never before,” the United Nations deputy chief on Wednesday sa ...