Turkey


Hopes fade for those missing as Turkey quake toll rises

2020-01-26 19:48

Hopes are fading of finding more survivors from a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey, as more bodies are pulled from the rubble and the death toll climbs to 36.

6.8 magnitude quake hits eastern Turkey: disaster agency

2020-01-24 21:14

An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale has hit eastern Turkey, a Turkish government agency says, with no immediate reports of casualties.

Libya oil exports blocked, raising stakes for Berlin peace summit

2020-01-18 19:25

Forces loyal to Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar blocked oil exports from the war-ravaged country's main ports Saturday, raising the stakes on the eve of an international summit aimed at bringing peace to the North African nation.

No deal: Libya's parliament votes against Turkish involvement

2020-01-04 22:12

Turkey's parliament passed a motion earlier this week to allow a military intervention in Libya.

Shiraaz Mohamed safely back in SA after escaping captors in Syria

2020-01-03 10:57

South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed is back in the country after almost three years in captivity in Syria.

Civilians killed as projectile blast hits Libya's Tripoli

2019-12-25 14:04

Forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar have been blamed for blast that killed four people and injured six others at a vegetable market.

8 children among 11 killed in Turkish shelling on Syria: monitor

2019-12-02 21:05

Eight children are among 11 civilians killed in a Turkish artillery attack that hit near a school in a northern Syrian town in Aleppo province, a war monitor says.

Turkey begins deporting foreign jihadists

2019-11-11 20:40

Turkey has deported three foreign jihadists, with more than 20 Europeans including French and Germans in the process of being expelled to their countries of origin.

Erdogan says will clear 'terrorists' from Syria border if Sochi deal fails

2019-10-26 17:17

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Turkey would "clear terrorists" on its border in northern Syria if Syrian Kurdish militia did not withdraw by the end of a deadline agreed with Russia.

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.

 

Rescuers scramble to find survivors after Turkey quake kills 22

2020-01-26 07:51

Rescue workers are racing against time to find survivors under the rubble after a powerful earthquake claimed 22 lives and left more than 1 000 injured in eastern Turkey.

Turkey says Haftar 'only problem' in way of Libya peace

2020-01-22 21:46

Turkey's top diplomat says Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar is the only obstacle to a peace deal for the north African country, defending Ankara's cooperation with Moscow to end conflicts in Libya and Syria.

Both sides in Libya conflict accept ceasefire

2020-01-12 13:09

Both sides in Libya's conflict agreed to a ceasefire that started early Sunday following weeks of international diplomacy and calls for a truce by power-brokers Russia and Turkey.

Trump warns Turkey against 'interference' after Turkish parliament votes to send troops to Libya

2020-01-03 18:43

Turkey's parliament has approved the deployment of troops to Libya aimed at shoring up the UN-backed government in Tripoli, sparking a blunt warning from US President Donald Trump against any "foreign interference" in the war-torn country.

Algeria reviews security as Turkey readies Libya intervention

2019-12-27 22:03

Algeria's newly elected President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has chaired a rare meeting of the country's top security body to discuss contingency plans for a threatened Turkish military intervention in neighbouring Libya.

Gift of the Givers founder denies he put kidnapped photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed in danger

2019-12-20 05:36

The founder of humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, has denied he put kidnapped photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed's life in danger.

WATCH | Witness claims Turkey troops fired on Syria protesters

2019-11-13 13:35

Turkish forces are said to have fired live ammunition at protesters during a joint patrol with Russian troops on the Syrian border. WATCH NOW.

Brexit vote | US House hits Turkey with sanctions: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-30 06:26

What to watch out for in a pre-Christmas poll | Bipartisan House OKs sanctions bill against Turkey; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

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.

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