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Review: Ramil Guliyev wins the 200 meters at 2018 European Championships Special

On August 10, Turkish sprinter Ramil Guliyev had a major reason to celebrate. He won the 200 meters at the 2018 European Championships.

Turkey-Israel relations at an all-time low

After a brief courtship last spring, the relationship between Israel and Turkey have fallen to an all new low, officials in both countries say, just as the two former allies are bracing for a potential U.S. military action in neighboring Syria.

Syrian flight from Moscow to Damascus intercepted by F16s (video)

Ankara - Turkish F-16 fighter jets intercepted a civilian flight from Moscow to Damascus on Thursday. Now an amateur video made by passengers has been released, showing balaclava-clad Turkish soldiers entering the plane.

Turkish politicians outraged over image of Obama holding bat

Washington - The U.S. President was chatting on the phone with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday. He was snapped holding a baseball bat while he talked.

Syria downed Turkish F-4 jet over territorial waters

It is now official. Syria has confirmed that it did shoot down a Turkish F-4 jet yesterday. Turkey promises to "determinedly take necessary steps" in response.

Turkey’s Silent Civil War: Top Military Commanders Resign

Turkey’s silent civil war between secularists and Islamist ruling party took a new turn as top military resigned en masse. 246 officers in jail without indictment. Canada receiving new wave of refugee applications. Biblical prophecy cited.

Turkish bridegroom accidentally kills wedding guests

Celebrations turned deadly when a bridegroom in Turkey, firing an AK-47 in celebration, accidentally killed three of his relatives.

Turkish army confirms air raid, shelling in northern Iraq

Kurdish rebels have been the target of attacks by Turkish warplanes and artillery in neighbouring northern Iraq this weekend, according to the Turkish army.

Ten Year Old Jumps To Almost Certain Death After He Thinks He's Spiderman

As a small boy thinks he can leap out of a window like Spiderman, we ask, has movies speical effects gone too far?

Turkish ferry hijacker arrested

A man who threatened to blow up a ferry in Turkey with 80 people on board has been arrested by police.

Woman Lawyer Silenced by Islamic Fundamentalist Threats

A woman lawyer of Turkish origin has worked in Berlin for women's rights. . . but now is resigning amidst death threats from fundamentalists.

Turkey: Antalya Beyond The Beach - A Journey To Ancient Civilisations

ANTALYA (dpa) - If all you see of Antalya, the southern Turkish seaside holiday destination, is the beach, then you are missing a journey into ancient civilisations.Even when the sun is blazing and the beaches seem the best place to cool off, it is wel...

49th Turkish Prisoner Dies In Hunger Strike

ANKARA (voa) - 49th Turkish prisoner has died after a long-standing hunger strike against controversial prison reforms. Thirty-year-old Tuncay Yildirim died Thursday after an eight month hunger strike. He was released from detention in February, f...

Turkish Men Are Shaving Off Their Moustaches

ANKARA (dpa) - It may be time to change the image of the stereotypical Turkish male, with a recent survey indicating that the majority of Turkish men no longer sport moustaches.According to a survey carried out by the Taylor Nelson Sofres Piar polling ...

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Turkey s ambassador to South Africa  Kaan Esener.
Turkey's ambassador to South Africa, Kaan Esener.
OWS and Turkish Americans protest in support of the protesters in Turkey  June 1  2013
OWS and Turkish Americans protest in support of the protesters in Turkey, June 1, 2013
OWS NYC General Assembly
Turkish performers at the Toronto Turkish Festival.
Turkish performers at the Toronto Turkish Festival.
Luca Pisaroni as Maometto II. Photo from  Maometto II  (Sante Fe Opera  2012).
Luca Pisaroni as Maometto II. Photo from 'Maometto II' (Sante Fe Opera, 2012).
Ken Howard
Ramil Guliyev
Ramil Guliyev
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Type of helicopter used in Turkey.
Type of helicopter used in Turkey.
Mike Lehmann

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