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Turkish Ambassador Mr. Ishan Mustafa Yardakul called upon National Security Adviser Lt. Gen (R) Naser Khan Janjua

Turkish Ambassador Mr. Ishan Mustafa Yardakul called upon National Security Adviser Lt. Gen (R) Naser Khan Janjua

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak, February, 20, 2018 Islamabad, Turkish Ambassador Mr. Ishan Mustafa Yardakul called upon National Security Adviser Lt. Gen (R) Naser Khan Janjua. Matters of common interests discussed in the meeting.

Baby girl born mid-air on Turkish Airlines flight

Baby girl born mid-air on Turkish Airlines flight

By News Desk A French woman has given birth to a baby girl during an Istanbul-bound Turkish Airlines flight. Guinean Diaby Nafi gave birth to ‘Kadiju’ mid-flight with the help of the trained cabin crew on Friday as the aircraft was on its way from Conakry, Guinea to the Turkish city. The woman, said to […]

Merkel says she reserves right to block Turkish rallies

Merkel says she reserves right to block Turkish rallies

Merkel says she reserves right to block Turkish rallies HANOVER: Chancellor Angela Merkel demanded again on Monday that Turkey stops comparing German bans on rallies by Turkish officials to Nazi tactics, and said her government reserved the right to block future appearances unless Ankara complied with German law. Berlin is growing increasingly frustrated about Turkish […]

Dutch PM stops plane carrying Turkish foreign minister from landing

Dutch PM stops plane carrying Turkish foreign minister from landing

Dutch PM stops plane carrying Turkish foreign minister from landing By Reuters PHOTO: AFP ANKARA/ROTTERDAM: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte barred on Saturday a plane carrying Turkey’s foreign minister from landing, saying his visit will be a threat to public order. The move comes after Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said he will travel to Rotterdam, […]

Turkish family affairs minister detained by Dutch authorities

Turkish family affairs minister detained by Dutch authorities

Turkish family affairs minister detained by Dutch authorities By Reuters ROTTERDAM: Dutch authorities detained Turkey’s family affairs minister to prevent her from addressing a rally in support of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Rotterdam, further escalating diplomatic tensions between the countries, two Dutch broadcasters reported. Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya had traveled from Germany to […]

Turkish president Erdogan calls Netherlands ‘Nazi remnants, fascists’

Turkish president Erdogan calls Netherlands ‘Nazi remnants, fascists’

Turkish president Erdogan calls Netherlands ‘Nazi remnants, fascists’ By AFP Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan branded the Netherlands “Nazi remnants, fascists” on Saturday after the Dutch government withdrew permission for his Foreign Minister to land there. Rotterdam city authorities had on Friday withdrawn permission for him to attend a meeting to rally support for President Tayyip […]

Turkish parliament backs bill boosting Erdogan powers

Turkish parliament backs bill boosting Erdogan powers

ANKARA: Turkey’s parliament early Saturday backed a controversial bill that would dramatically expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The parliament in a late-night session approved the seven final sections of the 18-article constitution and in a final vote the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) received 339 “yes” votes for the bill as […]

Turkish military losing public’s trust after failed coup: poll

Turkish military losing public’s trust after failed coup: poll

The Turkish military has lost its position as the public’s most trusted body – a status it had enjoyed since 2000 – following the failed coup of July 15, a recent poll revealed. As per the latest figures from Kadir Has University study, the military lost its popularity by a whopping 15 percent, down from 62.4 percent […]

Kyrgyzstan says at least 32 dead after Turkish cargo plane hits village

Kyrgyzstan says at least 32 dead after Turkish cargo plane hits village

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AFP) – A Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan’s main airport Monday, killing 32 people and destroying homes after attempting to land in thick fog, authorities said. The majority of the dead were from the village of Dacha-Suu where the cargo plane hit at around 7:30 am local time (0130 […]