Erdogan congratulates al-Sadr on Iraqi election victory

Turkey's president late Friday congratulated Muqtada al-Sadr on the phone over his coalition's victory in Iraq's general elections. According to presidential sources, Recep Tayyip Erdogan wished al-Sadr well on forming the next government in Iraq,…

No casualties in attack on Turkish ship in Yemen

Turkey on Friday evening said no casualties were reported in a May 10 attack on a Turkish cargo ship in Yemen. In a written statement, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said the cargo ship Ince Inebolu was attacked by a missile along the…

Turkish, US officials outline roadmap for Manbij, Syria

Turkish and U.S. officials have outlined a roadmap for cooperation on Manbij, northern Syria, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Friday. In a statement, the ministry said that Turkish and U.S. delegations met on Friday in the capital Ankara.…

Oil prices down more than 4.5 pct in 2 days

Crude oil prices fell more than 4.5 percent in the past two days with a surprise increase in U.S. crude oil inventories and Russia and Saudi Arabia signaling they could ease their production limit agreement. International benchmark Brent crude fell…

Cuba plane crash death toll rises to 112

One of three people who initially survived a horrific plane crash in Cuba succumbed to her wounds Friday, raising the death toll from the fatal accident to 112. Emiley Sanchez, a 40-year-old Cuban national, became the second survivor from the May 18…

Turkey’s Afrin Operation and Russia

Turkey initiated the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin canton immediately after the Operation Euphrates Shield and Idlib accomplished at very successful level in order to struggle with the…
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UN aid chief warns of rising starvation in Yemen

The UN humanitarian chief on Friday urged the Saudi-led coalition and the Yemeni government to speed up food imports through commercial ports to prevent the rising starvation in the country. "I am extremely concerned by recent developments…

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Istanbul to host Champions League final in 2020

The UEFA Champions League final in 2020 will be played in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during a party meeting in Ankara on Thursday. Erdogan made the announcement at the meeting of ruling Justice and Development…

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Islamophobia and move towards authoritarianism

While most far-right political parties are still in opposition, some have gained major influence by becoming governing parties, as the Austrian, Bulgarian, and Finnish cases indicate. More than that, the politics of the far-right receives…

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“Afrin became a matter of urgency”

By Hayal Özer, Contributing Reporter Gülnur Aybet is a senior adviser to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. She also holds the position of Professor of International Relations at Istanbul’s Yildiz Technical University. In an interview with Global Daily…

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Turkish, US officials outline roadmap for Manbij, Syria

Turkish and U.S. officials have outlined a roadmap for cooperation on Manbij, northern Syria, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Friday. In a statement, the ministry said that Turkish and U.S. delegations met on Friday in the capital Ankara.…

Cuba plane crash death toll rises to 112

One of three people who initially survived a horrific plane crash in Cuba succumbed to her wounds Friday, raising the death toll from the fatal accident to 112. Emiley Sanchez, a 40-year-old Cuban national, became the second survivor from the May 18…

US: Weinstein arrested on rape, sex abuse charges

Harvey Weinstein, the entertainment mogul whose alleged sexual abuse kickstarted the #MeToo movement of women coming forward with their stories of sexual abuse, turned himself into police Friday on charges of rape and multiple counts of sexual abuse.…

Trump suggests North Korea summit could still happen

President Donald Trump said Friday a meeting he cancelled with his North Korean counterpart just yesterday could still go ahead on June 12, saying "we’re talking to them now" about putting it back on track. "It could even be the 12th," Trump told…

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Islamophobia and move towards authoritarianism

While most far-right political parties are still in opposition, some have gained major influence by becoming governing parties, as the Austrian, Bulgarian, and Finnish cases indicate. More than that, the politics of the far-right receives…

Turkey’s Afrin Operation and Russia

Turkey initiated the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin canton immediately after the Operation Euphrates Shield and Idlib accomplished at very successful level in order to struggle with the…

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“Afrin became a matter of urgency”

By Hayal Özer, Contributing Reporter Gülnur Aybet is a senior adviser to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. She also holds the position of Professor of International Relations at Istanbul’s Yildiz Technical University. In an interview with Global Daily…

Sport

Istanbul to host Champions League final in 2020

The UEFA Champions League final in 2020 will be played in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during a party meeting in Ankara on Thursday. Erdogan made the announcement at the meeting of ruling Justice and Development…

Currency

 TRY – Turkish Lira

USD4.71–1.05%
EUR5.49–1.62%
GBP6.27–1.62%
JPY0.04–1.12%
SAR1.25–1.09%
BTC34,833.52–3.50%