After 44,000 deaths, more people like in fresh 6.4 earthquake in Turkey

days after 44,000 people were killed in a series of devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, there are reports of more deaths as a fresh 6.4 earthquake struck southern Turkey on Monday. According to local media reports, at least three people are feared dead many are trapped under debris. According to the BBC, Turkey’s disaster … Read more

Turkey lectures US on democracy after act of terrorism by Trump supporters send shockwaves across world

Turkey on Thursday said that it was concerned by unprecedented developments in Washington DC after supporters of Donald Trump indulged in the act of terrorism by storming the Capitol building when members of the Senate and the Congress were busy ratifying the election of Joe Biden as the next President of the US. Urging all … Read more

Mini-tsunami after powerful earthquake measuring 7. 0 magnitude causes death and destruction in Turkey, Greece

A powerful earthquake has struck off Turkey’s Aegean coast and north of the Greek island of Samos, causing largescale destructions. According to local media reports, Turkey appears to have borne the maximum brunt of nature’s fury. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the 7.0 magnitude tremor was centred off Turkey’s Izmir province. A report … Read more

In photos and video: Trinamool MP Nusrat Jahan marries businessman Nikhil Jain in Turkey

Trinamool Congress MP and famous Bengali actress, Nusrat Jahan, has entered into wedlock with businessman Nikhil Jain. The two exchanged wedding vows at Six Senses Kaplankaya, a beach resort near the town of Bodrum in Turkey. Nusrat recently made her electoral debut by winning the Lok Sabha polls from Basirhat, where she defeated her BJP rival Sayantan … Read more

सऊदी अरब सरकार ने माना, इस्तांबुल स्थित वाणिज्य दूतावास में मारे गए पत्रकार जमाल खाशोगी

सऊदी अरब ने पुष्टि करते हुए कहा है कि लापता पत्रकार और वाशिंगटन पोस्ट के स्तभंकार जमाल खशोगी की मौत इस्तांबुल में देश के वाणिज्यिक दूतावास में सऊदी अरब के दर्जनभर अधिकारियों के साथ झड़प के बाद हुई। सीएनएन के मुताबिक, सऊदी अरब के सरकारी टीवी ने शुक्रवार रात को इसकी पुष्टि की। यह तुर्की में … Read more

Dramatic images of miraculous escape of airline metres away from Black Sea

A passenger plane skidded off the runway in Turkey and stopped short of falling into the Black Sea soon after it landed at an airport in northern Turkey. The Pegasus Airlines had taken off smoothly from the capital Ankara before it landed in Trabzon, reported Reuters. However, soon after landing, the plane skidded off the runway. … Read more

Russia’s ambassador to Turkey shot dead in revenge to action in Syria

In a chilling development, the Russian ambassador to Ankara was shot dead in a gun attack in the Turkish capital as he spoke at a local exhibition. Reports said that Andrey Karlov’s murder was to avenge the Russian intervention in Syria, where hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians in eastern Allepo have reportedly been massacred … Read more

Barack Obama pardons last turkey in Thanksgiving tradition

President Barack Obama on Thursday officially pardoned two turkeys as part of a Thanksgiving ritual but this time his nephews stood in place of his daughters who he said “still believe in bad puns”. “Malia and Sasha, by the way, are thankful that this is my final presidential turkey pardon. What I haven’t told them … Read more

Turkey arrests three former diplomats over coup plot

A Turkish court on Saturday placed under arrest three former top diplomats, including an advisor to ex-president Abdullah Gul, over links to the failed July 15 coup, state media said. An Ankara court remanded Gurcan Balik, Ali Findik and Tuncay Babali in custody ahead of trial over suspected links to the US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah … Read more

Turkey warns Russia of ‘grave consequences’ for violating its airspace

Turkish foreign ministry on Saturday claimed that a Russian fighter jet had crossed its airspace ignoring several warnings made in Russian and English. It said that Moscow will ‘face consequences’ if such violations continue. A Turkish foreign ministry statement said that the Russian jet had entered its airspace bordering Syria, where Russia has been conducting airstrikes … Read more

Several dead in blast in central Istanbul

There has been an explosion in a district of Istanbul popular with tourists. BBC said that the blasts were believed to have left several dead and injured. Turkey’s Dogan news agency said the explosion occurred in the city’s historic Sultanahmet district, close to the Blue Mosque. Ambulances rushed to the scene of the blast and … Read more

11 dead as refugee boats sink in Aegean: Greece

Four boats carrying refugees from Turkey to Greece sank in the past few hours, leaving at least 11 people dead and more than 40 others missing, Greek authorities said on Thursday. Greece’s Coast Guard retrieved 11 bodies, including eight children, and a rescue operation was underway in the Aegean Sea to search for the missing, … Read more

Death toll in Turkey blasts rises to 97

Turkey is close to identifying one of the two suspects in Saturday’s twin blasts in Ankara that killed at least 97 people, prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Monday. DNA tests are being carried out on the remains of the suicide bombers, Xinhua quoted Davutoglu as saying. The attack was an attempt to influence the … Read more

49 rebels killed in Turkey and Iraq

49 rebels of the outlawed Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) were killed in the military operations in Turkey and Iraq, a Turkish military statement said. A total of 14 PKK members were killed during air raids on Saturday in Turkey’s Lice town and 35 PKK members were killed on Sunday during the air raids in Metina … Read more

30 people killed in Turkey twin blasts

At least 30 people were killed on Saturday when two explosions rocked a road junction in the centre of the Turkish capital Ankara ahead of a peace rally, the media reported. The explosions occurred near the main train station of the city where People’s Democratic Party supporters were gathering to hold the rally to protest … Read more

2 soldiers and 34 militants killed in Turkey

Two soldiers and 34 Kurdistan Workers’s Party (PKK) militants were killed in attacks in Turkey’s Sirnak province, an official statement said on Friday. According to the statement, two separate PKK attacks took place in Sirnak province, one on Thursday night and the other on Friday morning, Xinhua news agency reported. Nine soldiers were also injured … Read more