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Decorated Turkish actor Tarık Akan has died at age 66 at an Istanbul hospital, sending large crowds from all walks of life into mourning. The Nazim Hikmet Culture and Arts Foundation, of which Akan was a board member, said the actor died early on Sept. 15, while Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency said Akan had […] The post Renowned Turkish actor Tarık Akan passes away appeared first on Good Morning Tur…
03.23 / 23:17
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A new Turkish satellite set to launch in December is expected to contribute to the Turkish Armed Forces’ (TSK) fight against terror, daily Milliyet reported on Sept. 16. The satellite, named Göktürk 1, is scheduled to be launched into space on Dec. 5 from French Guiana in South America. Göktürk 1 will also be used for […] The post New satellite to launch later this year, contribute to Turkey’s terror fight appeared first on Good Morning Turkey…
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Turkey, a founder of the Council of Europe, is one of the key members in tackling the challenges the group faces, Turkish Parliament Speaker Ismail Kahraman said on Sept. 16. His remarks came in an address at the European Conference of Presidents of Parliaments in Strasbourg. Kahraman highlighted the Council of Europe’s growing importance in […] The post Turkey key to solving Europe’s problems: Turkish parliament speaker appeared first on Good Morning Tur…
03.23 / 23:17
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Turkey and U.S.-led coalition forces have intensified their joint military campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria and Iraq.  Some 13 Turkish “Fırtına” (Storm) howitzers shelled six ISIL targets on Sept. 13 in the Wuguf area of northern Syria as part of the Euphrates Shied Operation, the Turkish Armed […] The post Turkey, US-led forces hit more ISIL targets appeared first on Good Morning Turkey…
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The number of injured Aleppans treated in Turkey reached 289 after evacuation from the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo, the Turkish authorities said Thursday. According to the Prime Ministry Directorate General of Press and Information, 41 of the 289 injured civilians succumbed to their wounds…
03.23 / 23:06
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A total of 231 injured Aleppans have been brought to Turkey for being treated following the evacuation of the war-battered Syrian city of Aleppo, according to the prime ministry press office. The Turkish Prime Ministry Directorate General of Press and Information told Anadolu Agency that 26 of the…
03.23 / 23:06
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Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik Sunday has sent a message of condolence to his Russian counterpart, Sergey Shoygu over the Russian plane crashed in the Black Sea. Earlier on Sunday, Russia's Tu-154 aircraft of the Russian Defense Ministry crashed in the Black Sea after it disappeared from…
03.23 / 23:06
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Turkey has been seeking to liberate the Daesh-held town of Al-Bab in northern Syria and keep the PKK/PYD terrorists from its border with a view to maintaining border security and ensuing the safety of Syrian refugees. Located 30 kilometers from the Turkish border, Al-Bab (the door in Arabic) used…
03.23 / 23:06
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The UN said Friday that next year it is setting up a technology bank to speed the advancement of the world's least-developed countries, headquartered near Istanbul, Turkey. The new bank is a "vital milestone" for the world's poorest countries, said Gyan Chandra Acharya, the UN's…
03.23 / 23:06
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President Bashar al-Assad's government has repeatedly criticised Turkey's operation in Syria, which saw Ankara in late August send troops across the border where they are working with local rebels.Turkey's invasion has also been fiercely opposed by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, which is dominated by Kurdish…
03.23 / 20:13
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