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Islam Times - Turkish authorities detained over 1,000 people overnight suspected of links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, security sources said on Wednesday, in one of the largest operations in months against the network which Turkey blames for a failed coup in July last…
04.26 / 08:42
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Islam Times - A leading European human rights body has put Turkey on a watchlist over the Ankara government’s heavy-handed crackdown on opposition figures and political dissidents following the abortive July 15 military coup last year, rights violations and concerns about President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's increased executive p…
04.26 / 06:13
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Islam Times - US President Donald Trump has censured the killings of more than one million Armenians at the hands of Ottoman Turks over 100 years ago, however, stopping short of describing them as…
04.26 / 06:13
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Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vehemently defended Ankara's recent deadly airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, vowing that Turkey would continue its military operations in both Arab countries "until the last terrorist is…
04.26 / 05:58
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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…
04.26 / 00:11
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FOOTBALL >Beşiktaş improves cushion over Başakşehir with tight winISTANBUL AA photo The Turkish Super League’s defending champions, Beşiktaş, narrowly beat cellar-dweller Adanaspor late on April 24 to increase its cushion over its closest follower, Medipol Başakşehir, to seven points, just a week before the duo meets for a crucial clash. A tired Beşiktaş, which exited the Europa League after losing to Olympique Lyon on penalties on April 20, started the game in attacking mode and took the …
04.25 / 22:04
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Turkish seismic ship explores oil and gas resources in Mediterranean Barbaros Hayrettin Paşa set forth April 21 to survey the eastern Mediterranean for oil and gas resources. Archive Photo A Turkish seismic ship set forth April 21 to survey the eastern Mediterranean for oil and gas resources and will continue conducting test drillings until May 31. The explorations form part of the "assertive course of explorative and sounding works" that were announced by Energy Minister Berat Albayrak. …
04.25 / 22:04
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STAGE >Afife Theater Awards presented in IstanbulISTANBUL DHA photo Turkey’s 21st Yapı Kredi Afife Theater Awards were presented at a ceremony at the Haliç Congress Center on April 25, Doğan News Agency has reported. Among the major awards, the best actress and best actor awards went to Şerif Erol and Merve Dizdar, respectively. Bakırköy Municipal Theaters received the Best Production Award for Wolfram Lotz’s “The Ridiculous Darkness.” Among the special awards, the Muhsin Ertuğrul Award we…
04.25 / 22:04
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Forget about Frexit Articles COLUMNS Markets applaud Turkey's constitutional amendment COLUMNS Turkey votes COLUMNS One nasty divorce, one reconciliation Financial markets breathed a sigh of relief late Sunday night as the French electorate gave Emmanuel Macron a plurality of votes in France's presidential election. Macron garnered 23.9 percent of the vote and was followed closely by Marine Le Pen who received 21.4 percent of the vote. Both candidates, by placing first and second, will…
04.25 / 22:04
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Local, global security firms in race along China's 'Silk Road' The first-ever freight train from Britain to China started its mammoth journey on April 10, along a modern-day ‘Silk Road’ trade route as Britain eyes new opportunities after it leaves the European Union. Global security companies and their smaller Chinese rivals are jostling for business along Beijing's modern-day "Silk Road", the grandiose plan for land and sea routes connecting the world's second largest economy with the res…
04.25 / 22:04
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"We can stop it (the deal) unilaterally. We have not yet informed our (EU) counterparts, all of this is in our hands," Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told 24 TV in an interview."From now on, we can say 'we will not apply it and it will be over'," he…
04.25 / 17:11
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