Tag: Turkey

Eight killed in bombing in Turkish-controlled northeast Syria

Eight people were killed when a bomb exploded on Sunday in an area of northeast Syria controlled by Turkish troops and their...

Russia deploys military helicopters to patrol Syria-Turkey border – Ifax

Russia has deployed military helicopters to patrol an area near Syria's border with Turkey in order to help protect Russia military police working on...

Turkey says delivery of second Russian S-400 batch may be delayed

The delivery of the second batch of Russian S-400 missile defence systems to Turkey may be delayed beyond a planned 2020 timeline...

Turkey says U.S. vote on Armenia genocide will damage ties

Turkey condemned a decision by the U.S. House of Representatives to recognise the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as...

Turkey says “largely” reached agreement with Russia in Syria talks

Talks between Turkish and Russian officials on developments in northeast Syria have concluded and the two delegations have "largely" reached an agreement,...

Rights groups attack Greece on asylum plan, PM says burden is...

Human rights groups urged Greece on Tuesday to scrap plans they say will restrict access to protection for asylum seekers as the...

Turkey says Kurdish YPG has not fully withdrawn from Syria border...

Kurdish YPG forces have not fully withdrawn from a strip of northeastern Syria under a Russia-brokered accord that is about to expire,...

Turkey orders release of last jailed Cumhuriyet journalist – paper

A Turkish court on Friday ordered the release of the last jailed employee of the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper, one of 14 staff...

More Russian military police arrive in Syria under peace deal with...

Around 300 more Russian military police have arrived in Syria, the defence ministry said on Friday, under an accord between Ankara and Moscow which...

Russia says Syrian Kurd forces pulling back from Turkish border

Kurdish forces have begun withdrawing from areas near the Turkish frontier in Syria, Russia's deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying on...