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WATCH | Turkey, US agree on Syria ceasefire to force Kurdish fighters' withdrawal

2019-10-18 11:27

Turkey has agreed to suspend its Syria offensive for five days and will end the assault if Kurdish-led forces withdraw from a safe zone along the border, US Vice President Mike Pence and Turkish officials announced after high-stakes talks.

Trump defends Syria pullout, denies giving Turkey 'green light' for invasion

2019-10-17 08:13

President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to pull US troops out of Syria, calling it "strategically brilliant," and denied giving Turkey a "green light" to launch operations against Kurdish militants.

Pro-Turkey rebels 'execute' 9 civilians in Syria - monitor

2019-10-13 09:08

Pro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in Syria "executed" at least nine civilians including a female politician, a monitor has said.

More than 60 000 displaced by Turkey assault on Syria: monitor

2019-10-10 19:47

Turkey's military offensive on northeastern Syria has displaced more than 60 000 people in less than a day, a war monitor says.

WATCH | Murdered women commemorated in wall of heels

2019-09-25 15:01

Four hundred and forty pairs of high heel shoes hung on the walls of a building in central Istanbul to raise awareness of domestic violence. The art installation created by Turkish artist Vahit Tuna pays tribute to 440 women murdered in Turkey in 2018.

'Mum, don't die': Murder of Turkish woman ignites anger

2019-08-24 12:28

The murder of a Turkish woman by her ex-husband in front of her daughter has sparked outrage after a video of the attack was published online.

Hong Kong strike | US shootings: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-08-05 07:24

Commuter chaos as protesters shut Hong Kong with general strike | Authorities investigate two back-to-back mass shootings; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Shackles are off for EM central banks after Fed’s hawkish cut

2019-08-02 07:37

The rand led Thursday's retreat among currencies as the dollar headed toward a more than two-year high.

WATCH: Teenager catches falling toddler in Istanbul

2019-06-27 16:59

A 17-year-old caught a 2-year-old girl after she fell from a second floor window in Istanbul.

Erdogan's party loses controversial replay of Istanbul election

2019-06-23 22:42

The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

 

White House acknowledges Ukraine deal | Turkey pauses Syria war: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-18 06:37

White House acknowledges strings attached for Ukraine aid | Turkey agrees with US to pause Syria assault; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH | Pentagon says up to 1 000 US troops to withdraw from northern Syria

2019-10-14 12:32

The Pentagon said Sunday President Donald Trump had ordered the withdrawal of up to 1 000 troops from northern Syria. WATCH NOW.

Trump threatens Turkey sanctions but isn’t moving ahead yet

2019-10-11 20:58

United States President Donald Trump gave his administration authority to impose new sanctions on Turkey but is not moving ahead with them yet, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

'Very small number' of troops pulled from Syria-Turkey border: US official

2019-10-07 22:01

The United States has pulled back a "very small number" of troops from areas of northern Syria along the Turkish border, a senior State Department official said Monday, after President Donald Trump seemed to indicate a wider retreat.

Trump tariffs | Mugabe's body taken to Harare villa: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-12 07:10

Trump delays China tariffs in 'goodwill gesture' | Mugabe's body taken to his Harare villa; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH | Turkish police arrest hundreds over suspected links to Kurdish militant group

2019-08-19 20:14

The Turkish government has removed three mayors from office over alleged links to a Kurdish armed group as the government arrests more than 400 people amid a deepening crackdown on the opposition.

Erdogan lays stone for modern Turkey's first new church

2019-08-05 05:30

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has laid the foundation stone for the first new church in Turkey since it became a modern republic in 1923.

Traders downplaying SA credit risk should heed Turkey

2019-07-05 08:33

The erosion of Turkey’s creditworthiness is a warning signal for South Africa, and investors are ignoring it, according to Informa Financial Markets.

Bachelor SA contestant traumatised after Uber driver 'holds her for ransom' in Istanbul

2019-06-27 08:05

Kim Grey says that her bucket-list holiday turned into a nightmare on the last day while she was travelling to her hotel.

Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial

2019-06-20 20:05

A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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