turkey

Callamard will evaluate circumstances of the crime, and ‘nature, extent of states’ and individuals’ responsibilities’. The United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial,...

A woman was pulled from the rubble Saturday, about 14 hours after a strong earthquake hit Turkey’s Eastern province of Elazig, about 350 miles east of Ankara. At least 22 died and 1,100 people were...

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Somalia had invited Turkey to explore for oil in its seas, after Ankara signed a maritime agreement with Libya last year,...

Victims drown after boat carrying people from South Asia sinks in Lake Van in Anatolia, 64 others are rescued. Seven people died and 64 were rescued when a boat carrying refugees and migrants from Pakistan,...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Islamic State has exploited Turkey’s incursion into northeastern Syria and the drawdown of U.S. troops from the region, according to a report published on Tuesday by...

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey will have repatriated most of its Islamic State detainees to their home countries by the end of the year, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Tuesday, a week after...

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Washington (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday it was important to bring Turkey “back in the fold” as he renewed warnings that Ankara...

A gang of 40-60 wild turkeys is overrunning a New Jersey town and residents are pleading for officials to intervene. The turkeys in Tom’s River, N.J., have congregated in Holiday City,...

SDF announces deal with Damascus on a Syrian troop deployment near Turkey border to counter Ankara’s offensive. Heavy fighting continues as Turkey presses ahead with its military operation against...

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey will clear the Kurdish YPG militia from its border area with northeast Syria if Russia does not fulfill its obligations under a bilateral accord clinched this week, Turkish...

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey is forcibly sending Syrian refugees to an area of Syria near the border where it aims to set up a “safe zone” even though the conflict there has not ended,...

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Wednesday that the United States had betrayed and abandoned the Syrian Kurds and advised the Kurds to withdraw from the Syrian border as per a deal between...

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he will never allow electronic cigarette companies to produce their products in Turkey, urging Turks to drink tea instead. Speaking...

ANKARA (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Turkey would press on with its offensive into northeastern Syria and “crush the heads of terrorists” if a deal with Washington...

ANKARA (Reuters) – A fragile ceasefire was holding along Turkey’s border with Syria on Saturday, two days after President Tayyip Erdogan agreed the truce to allow Kurdish forces time to pull...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – France’s president on Friday bemoaned Turkey’s offensive into northern Syria as “madness” and decried the North Atlantic Organisation’s (NATO)...