Turkey

Strong Earthquake Claims Two Lives in Turkey and Greece

According to Greek media, two male tourists, a 27-year-old from Sweden and a 39-year-old from Turkey, were killed when a roof collapsed at a bar on Kos. At least one hundred people were injured, three of whom severely. The region around the Turkish

Turkey says ‘pro-Kurd’ US envoy Brett McGurk should leave

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Brett McGurk, the US envoy to the coalition against so-called Islamic State, was "definitely" supporting the YPG in Syria and the separatist PKK, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. The minister was in Washington with

Crew rescued as Russian ship sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

The Russian military said the Liman -- a former research ship re-fitted as an intelligence vessel -- had a hole ripped out of its hull in the early afternoon incident, according to France 24 agency. The collision took place in fog outside

Ukraine News Today Mar. 14, 2017: Militants launched 97 attacks on Ukrainian troops, 1 soldier killed, 4 wounded; Eurovision 2017: Ukraine’s O.Torvald to perform 22nd in Grand Final; Ukraine, Turkey sign agreement on travel with national ID cards

Eurovision 2017: Ukraine's O.Torvald to perform 22nd in Grand Final The Ukrainian rock band O.Torvald, Ukraine's contestant in the Eurovision song contest in 2017, will perform in the 22nd Grand Final in Kyiv in May, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Interfax-Ukraine. The running

Turkey rallies row: Germany and Netherlands harden stance

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany and the Netherlands of "Nazism" after officials blocked rallies there, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. Dutch PM Mark Rutte called his comments "unacceptable", while Germany's foreign minister said he hoped Turkey would "return to

Turkey’s Erdogan warns Dutch will pay price for dispute

The two ministers were blocked from addressing Turkish expatriates in Rotterdam on Saturday, with one of them escorted to the German border, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. The Dutch government said such rallies would stoke tensions days before the Netherlands'

Turkish fabric manufacturers are important part of UK fashion industry

Turkey, whose factories have been manufacturing clothes for high street retailers such as Marks & Spencer, Karen Millen and Asda’s George for many years. The Turkish economy is heavily dependent on the fashion industry. Market research firm Euromonitor reports that Turkish fabrics

Istanbul nightclub attacker caught in Turkey

Masharipov, who is accused of killing a total of 39 people and wounding 65 others at the Istanbul Reina nightclub on New Year’s night, went to his home in Istanbul’s Zeytinburnu district after the attack and took his son before escaping,

Turkey: Two people killed in car bomb attack in Izmir

A police officer and a courthouse officer were killed in the terrorist attack, while five others were wounded, including three police officers, according to Izmir Governor Erol Ayyildiz, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Anadolu news agency. Two terrorists were also killed in

Istanbul nightclub attack: Gunman may be ethnic Uighur

Turkish police arrested several people of Uighur ethnicity over the New Year’s Day attack that killed 39 people in Istanbul Reina nightclub, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Turkey media. According to the Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak, it can not be excluded