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Istanbul mayor steps down as Erdogan eyes 2019 polls

Istanbul - Istanbul's mayor Kadir Topbas resigned on Friday after 13 years in the key post, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeks to refresh the ruling party ahead of local and national polls in 2019.

Syria opposition activist, daughter 'assassinated in Istanbul'

Istanbul - A veteran Syrian opposition activist and her journalist daughter were found stabbed to death at their apartment in Istanbul, Turkish media reported Friday, in a crime supporters claimed was an "assassination" to avenge their work.

21 dead as migrant boat sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast

Istanbul - Twenty-one people drowned and up to 15 more were missing on Friday after a fishing boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast, the coast guard said.

Civilians trapped as IS mounts last stand in Syria's Raqa

Ak - Among the ruins of a street in Syria's Raqa, an anti-jihadist fighter's call echoes from a loudspeaker: "Civilians, we are waiting for you to leave to safety.

4 dead, 20 missing as migrant boat sinks off Turkey: reports

Istanbul - Four people drowned and up to 20 were missing on Friday after a fishing boat carrying migrants sunk off Turkey's Black Sea coast, reports said.

Syria opposition activist, daughter found dead in Istanbul: report

Istanbul - A senior Syrian opposition activist and her journalist daughter have been found dead at their apartment in Istanbul, the Dogan news agency reported on Friday.

Private jet crashes at Istanbul's main airport, four wounded: official

Istanbul - A private jet crashed on landing and burst into flames Thursday while making an emergency landing at Istanbul's main international airport, leaving four injured, officials said.

Turkey jails 14 lawyers representing imprisoned hunger strikers

Istanbul - A Turkish court on Thursday jailed on terror charges 14 lawyers representing two detained teachers who have been on hunger strike for six months after being sacked in a mass crackdown.

Turkey mulls options, rallies support to oppose Kurdish state

Istanbul - Turkey, which staunchly opposes Kurdish statehood, is far from alone in its rejection of an independence referendum in northern Iraq but it remains unclear whether this will translate into concrete action.

Turkey hosts NATO naval exercises amid tensions

Marmaris - Turkey on Wednesday was preparing to wind up naval exercises with fellow NATO members being held at a time of a crisis in relations with several alliance states and controversy over Ankara's plan to purchase weapons from Russia.

Turkish military starts drill near Iraqi border

Ankara - Turkey launched a military drill with tanks close to the Iraqi border on Monday, the army said, a week before Iraq's Kurdish region is set to hold an independence referendum.

Turkey again summons German envoy in growing spat

Ankara - Turkey on Monday summoned the German ambassador for the second time in just three days, Turkish diplomatic sources said, as an intensifying bilateral crisis showed no sign of ending.

Turkish military starts drill near Iraqi border

Ankara - Turkey launched a military drill featuring tanks close to the Iraqi border on Monday, the army said, a week before Iraq's Kurdish region will hold an independence referendum.

Turkey detains opposition leader's lawyer

Ankara - Turkish police on Friday detained the lawyer to the country's main opposition party as part of a probe into the group led by the US-based Islamic preacher blamed for last year's failed coup, the party said.

France's Le Drian urges Ankara to free jailed reporter

Ankara - France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Thursday pressed Ankara to speed up the case of a French reporter held in Turkey for seven weeks and release him as soon as possible.

Turkey court keeps hunger-striking teachers in jail

Ankara - A Turkish court on Thursday ordered two teachers who have been on hunger strike for six months to protest their sacking in a mass purge to stay in jail, despite growing alarm among supporters over their health.

Turkey detains lawyers backing teachers on hunger strike

Ankara - Turkish authorities on Tuesday detained on "terror" charges at least 15 lawyers from the legal association representing two imprisoned teachers on a hunger strike to protest their sacking in an ongoing purge.

Turkey signs deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems

Istanbul - Turkey has signed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile defence systems in its first major weapons purchase from Moscow, Turkish newspapers Tuesday quoted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying.

Turkey signs deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems: Erdogan

Istanbul - Turkey has signed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile defence systems in its first major weapons purchase from Moscow, Turkish newspapers Tuesday quoted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying.

Turkey court keeps opposition newspaper staff in custody

Silivri - A Turkish court ordered Monday that five staff members of the opposition daily Cumhuriyet being tried on charges of "terror activities" remain in custody.
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