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Turkey bombs Kurdish militia in Syria

Added: 20.01.2018 16:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

January 21, 2018 5:00 AM
ISTANBUL • Turkish war planes yesterday launched air strikes on positions of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia in Syria, the Turkish prime minister said, as Ankara launched a new operation against the group.


Erdogan says Turkey has 'de-facto' launched ground operation on Syria's Afrin town

Added: 20.01.2018 7:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

January 20, 2018 4:26 PM
ISTANBUL (AFP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday (Jan 20) that Ankara had "de-facto" already launched an operation on the ground to oust Kurdish militia from the Syrian town of Afrin.


Turkey jails two for life over murder of female Syrian refugee, baby

Added: 16.01.2018 5:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

January 16, 2018 6:00 PM
ISTANBUL (AFP) - A court in northwest Turkey has sentenced two Turkish men to life in jail over the murder last year of a Syrian woman and her 10-month-old baby in a double killing that shocked the country, media said on Tuesday (Jan 16).


World Briefs: US creating 'terror army': Erdogan

Added: 15.01.2018 16:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

January 16, 2018 5:00 AM
ISTANBUL • President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday said the US was trying to create a "terror army"on Turkey's southern frontier by training a Syrian border force that includes a Kurdish militia, and pledged to crush it before it came into being.


Turkey reveals route of 'crazy' Istanbul canal project

Added: 15.01.2018 9:36 | 2 views | 0 comments

Turkey has revealed the planned route for an ambitious canal in Istanbul that would link the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea — a project President Recep Tayyip Erdogan once dubbed one of his "crazy projects."


Barca midfielder Arda joins Basaksehir on loan until 2020

Added: 13.01.2018 8:15 | 5 views | 0 comments

Barcelona have confirmed that Arda Turan has joined Istanbul Basaksehir on a loan deal through to the end of the 2019-20 season. This week, the Turkish Super Lig leaders stated that a move for Arda was close to being finalised. And Barca announced that the 30-year-old will make the move on loan for the remainder of his […]


Turkey court defies order to release journalists jailed after failed coup

Added: 11.01.2018 17:52 | 4 views | 0 comments

An Istanbul court on Thursday defied an order from Turkey's top constitutional body to release two prominent jailed writers on the grounds their rights had been violated.


Istanbul Basaksehir set to sign Arda Turan

Added: 09.01.2018 7:45 | 4 views | 0 comments

Turkish Super Lig club Istanbul Basaksehir appear to be on the verge of signing attacking midfielder Arda Turan from Barcelona. The Turkish league leaders posted a photo of club chairman Goksel Gumusdag having dinner with Turan, which is enough to suggest the talks are underway. Clubs from Turkey rarely reveal their targets before the deal […]


Domagoj Vida joins Besiktas

Added: 03.01.2018 8:29 | 4 views | 0 comments

Turkish Super Lig side Besiktas have announced the deal for Croatian defender Domagoj Vida via their official Twitter account. The deal has been in the works for several weeks now and it has been completed in the first days of the winter transfer window. Having successfully passed a medical in Istanbul, Vida signed a contract […]


Mel C left 'frustrated' by amount of miming during Spice Girls heyday

Added: 03.01.2018 6:45 | 3 views | 0 comments

Mel C remembers one of the Spice Girls' concerts in Istanbul as "one of the most terrifying nights of my life".


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