The death toll in a coal mine disaster in western Turkey increased to 238, with 80 more injured, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday after visiting the mine in Soma, southwest of Istanbul.
May 14, 2014
Turkey's energy minister says the death toll from an electrical explosion and fire Tuesday at a coal mine in western Turkey has risen to 205.
May 14, 2014
Turkey has announced that it has no plans to pay 90 million euros ($124 million) to Cyprus as ordered by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in compensation for its invasion of the island 40 years ago.
Press TV: May 13, 2014
30 million euros to go to families of people who disappeared after invasion, rest to enclaved Greek Cypriots on Karpas peninsula.
Middle East Online: May 13, 2014
By banning ideas that seem insulting to the dominant way of thinking we risk missing out on useful ones. We risk social stagnation and decline.
Paschos Mandravelis: May 6, 2014
German President Joachim Gauck had official talks with his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday, as part of his four-day visit to Turkey which started on Saturday.
World Bulletin: April 29, 2014
A law has come into force in Turkey giving the secret services greater powers of surveillance and extending immunity for its agents.
BBC: April 26, 2014
Ahmet Kurt, a candidate for the position of regional councillor in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, resigns after photographs emerge of him with Turkish nationalist Devlet Bahçeli, whose party has links with the Grey Wolves
Enet: April 23, 2014
Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has offered condolences for the first time for the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule during WWI.
April 23, 2014
A deal to end the 40-year-old Cyprus conflict could happen this year, the Turkish Cypriot leader has said.
The Courier: April 22, 2014