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Jan 07, 2017
Turkey orders fresh purge: Over 8,000 civil servants, 80 associations dismissedTurkey on Saturday ordered the dismissal of almost 8,400 civil servants and the closure of over 80 associations, including sports clubs, in the latest round of purges after the failed coup six months ago
Jan 05, 2017
Syria crisis: Turkey threatens to close down air base amid rising tensions with United StatesTurkey said Thursday it had the right to close a key air base used by the US-led coalition to strike jihadists in Syria, as tensions mount between NATO allies Ankara and Washington.
Dec 31, 2016
Newsroom Diaries 2016: Covering the United States electionThis article is part of a series of newsroom diaries by various members of the Firstpost team. These diaries will provide you with the journalist's recollections of a particular bit of news coverage in 2016 in which she/he was deeply involved.
Dec 30, 2016
Syria's nationwide ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey; deal excludes Islamic StateA nationwide ceasefire in Syria brokered by Russia and Turkey took effect at midnight (local time), in a potentially major breakthrough in the conflict of more than five years.
Dec 28, 2016
United States denies Turkish president Erdogan's accusations of 'supporting Islamic State'The United States embassy in Ankara denied Washington had ever supported Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the Syrian conflict after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed the extremists had enjoyed US backing.
Dec 28, 2016
US 'never supported Islamic State', terms Turkey president Erdogan's accusation 'ludicrous'The US has described as "ludicrous" a claim by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that it supported Islamic State militant group in Syria.
Dec 22, 2016
Russian Ambassador killed In Turkey: Things likely to get worse before they get betterThe assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey fits into a long tradition of political violence in a country where the fallout from the Syrian war is deepening the chaos.
Dec 21, 2016
Turkey murder of Russian ambassador has consequences for the world, including IndiaRussia’s Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was assassinated by Mevlut Altintas in Ankara on the evening of 19 December.
Dec 20, 2016
Russian Ambassador's killing in Ankara designed to spoil Russia-Turkey ties: Vladimir PutinRussian President Vladimir Putin has said the killing of the Russian Ambassador to Ankara is designed to spoil the Russia-Turkey ties. Putin said Andrey Karlov's killing in the Turkish capital was also intended to derail Moscow's attempts to find, with Iran and Turkey, a solution for the Syria crisis, the Independent reported on Monday.
Dec 15, 2016
Syria: Rebels announce new ceasefire allowing civilians in Aleppo to evacuateSyrian rebels announced a new evacuation deal for Aleppo civilians and the injured on Wednesday, after shelling and air strikes sent terrified residents running through the city's streets.