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This is the Vatican's first reaction to Turkey's decision that has drawn international criticism
Greece brands Turkey's move an 'open provocation to the civilized world'
Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn is believed to have been smuggled out of the country via a large musical instrument case
The conference comes at a time when Russia-Turkey relations are tense not just over Syria but also Libya, another theater of war where Moscow and Ankara support opposing fighters
The suspects are charged with 'deliberately and monstrously killing, causing torment'
Turkey is trying to lure tourists to save what it can of the summer season
Iraq's foreign ministry summons the Turkish ambassador and hands him a 'strongly-worded memorandum calling for a halt to such provocative actions'
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne calls for nation's to bolster global bodies such as the World Health Organization to counter the 'infodemic'
The new law gives 'nightwatchmen,' who walk the streets at night to report burglaries and disturbances, almost the same powers as police
With a risk of mass unemployment, a collapse in tourism, and an unstable currency in Turkey, 'the situation is extremely bad'
However, rights groups have condemned the exclusion of other inmates including journalists, politicians, and lawyers in pre-trial detention
Suleyman Soylu is fiercely criticized after the 48-hour shutdown to counter the spread of the coronavirus was announced Friday night with just two hours' notice
Public and private sector employees as well as seasonal agricultural workers under 20 will now be exempted
Experts warn of higher unemployment and lower growth in Turkey, as well as the possible impact of the coronavirus on tourism, which employs hundreds of thousands of people
The party included a DJ, and some guests dressed up as doctors, local officials say
Prosecutors accuse Saudi Arabia's deputy intelligence chief Ahmed al-Assiri and the royal court's media czar Saud al-Qahtani of leading the operation and giving orders to a Saudi hit team
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he opened the gates in order to pressure Europe into providing greater assistance with the Syrian conflict
Turkey has a population of 80 million and shares a border with Iran, the country with the third-most infections worldwide
The instruction comes after Erdogan said that refugees and migrants would not be prevented by Turkish authorities from leaving Turkey if that was their wish
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group and AFP correspondents in Idlib province say the truce that came into force at midnight appears to be holding
(4th UPDATE) 'The object is to avoid the humanitarian crisis getting worse,' Erdogan says, though he adds that Turkey reserves the right to 'retaliate with all its strength against any attack' by Damascus
The clashes came as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issues a fresh call to Europe to support the country with a new influx of migrants that have amassed along the Greek border
'You have children in open air with their families, without a tent, without shelter, without blankets, UN's Syria commission chair says, lamenting that 'children are freezing to death'
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes to reach a deal on a ceasefire in Syria when he meets his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin following intense fighting in the last rebel holdout of Idlib
The report comes hours after Turkey shot down two Syrian warplanes
(UPDATED) Ankara public prosecutor's office probes Sputnik Turkey's editor-in-chief Mahir Boztepe for 'degrading the Turkish people, the Turkish state, state institutions'
The International Organization for Migration says some 13,000 migrants have amassed at the Turkey-Greece border, including families with young children
Though Turkey has reported striking targets in Syria since dozens of its troops were killed there, it is the first confirmation of a full and continuing operation
Both Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan appear keen to scale down the tensions, expressing 'serious concern' about the situation in their telephone talks
Dozens more soldiers are injured and taken to Turkey for treatment, Rahmi Dogan, governor of Turkish Hatay – bordering Syria – said Friday, February 28.
(UPDATED) 21 people are injured after the magnitude 5.7 quake, with 8 of them in critical condition
Turkey has 12 observation posts in Idlib as part of a Turkey-Russia deal, but Ankara's forces have come under attack this month from Syrian regime force
Syrian aid workers call urgently for a ceasefire and international help for nearly a million people fleeing the regime onslaught
(UPDATED) President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to launch an operation in Idlib by the end of the month if Damascus fails to withdraw its troops behind Turkish military positions
The 50-year-old Syrian, known by his nickname 'Abu Taki al-Shami,' is arrested at a construction site in the Bursa province of northwest Turkey
A Russian-backed offensive has triggered the largest wave of displacement in Syria's civil war, with 800,000 people fleeing since December, the United Nations says
The Armenians seek international recognition that the mass killings of their people under the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1917 amounted to genocide. They say 1.5 million died.
(UPDATED) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens to strike Syrian regime forces 'everywhere' if his soldiers come under renewed attack
The advance marks another step in President Bashar al-Assad's campaign to retake Syria's last rebel-held pocket
The barrage also wounds 5 soldiers in the violence-plagued northwest, prompting the Turkish military to respond by 'destroying targets'
The plane skids off the runway at an Istanbul airport, catches fire, and splits into 3
It is not known how many people have been injured, but officials say no one died
Turkey, which already hosts more than 3.7 million Syrians, fears a further influx of refugees fleeing violence in Idlib
Maaret al-Numan is a semi-deserted town of symbolic and strategic importance in Syria's last major rebel-held bastion
Rescuers scramble over the weekend to search for and rescue people alive from under the rubble
The magnitude 6.8 earthquake causes buildings to collapse and kills at least 22 people
World powers are trying to mediate a lasting ceasefire at the international conference in Berlin
The acceptance of the ceasefire is in response to calls from Turkey and Russia, who have emerged as key players in the Libyan arena
Analysts warn that Turkey's deployment of troops risks plunging Libya deeper into a Syrian-style proxy war between regional powers