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Doctors say Turkish COVID-19 outbreak worse than reported as hospitalisations swell

05 Aug 2020

ISTANBUL Doctors in Turkey's coronavirus hotspots say hospitals are filling up with more cases than are reflected in the official nationwide count, which resurged above 1,000 this week.

Khashoggi's fiancee hopes Turkish trial will reveal fresh evidence

01 Jul 2020

ISTANBUL A Turkish court will open the trial on Friday of 20 Saudi officials indicted over the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a step his fiancee hopes will shed more light on the death and reveal where his body was hidden.

Khashoggi's fiancee hopes Turkish trial will reveal fresh evidence

01 Jul 2020

ISTANBUL A Turkish court will open the trial on Friday of 20 Saudi officials indicted over the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a step his fiancee hopes will shed more light on the death and reveal where his body was hidden.

Khashoggi's fiancee hopes Turkish trial will reveal fresh evidence

01 Jul 2020

ISTANBUL, July 1 A Turkish court will open the trial on Friday of 20 Saudi officials indicted over the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a step his fiancee hopes will shed more light on the death and reveal where his body was hidden.

Orthodox Patriarch says turning Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into mosque would be divisive

30 Jun 2020

ISTANBUL Converting Istanbul's sixth century Hagia Sophia back into a mosque would sow division, the spiritual head of the world's Orthodox Christians warned on Tuesday, ahead of a Turkish court ruling on a building that has been a museum since 1934.

'This will pass': Turkish cancer blogger hopeful despite coronavirus

17 Apr 2020

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Demet Isil Yilmaz was halfway through a debilitating chemotherapy course when the coronavirus pandemic erupted, intensifying her struggle for health which she has chronicled for her thousands of Instagram followers.

Turkey to sign off on military pledge to Libya

15 Dec 2019

ISTANBUL Turkey moved closer to military support for Libya's internationally recognised government late on Saturday when a bilateral deal that provides for a quick reaction force if requested by Tripoli was sent to parliament.

Last flight leaves Ataturk as Istanbul switches airports

06 Apr 2019

ISTANBUL The last commercial passenger flight took off from Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Saturday and convoys of trucks ferried thousands of tonnes of equipment across the city to a giant new airport which Turkey plans to make the biggest in the world. | Video

Turkey's mini-castle resort win reprieve after bankruptcy

01 Feb 2019

ISTANBUL, Feb 1 A half-built Turkish residential development of hundreds of mini-castles won a reprieve from bankruptcy on Friday when creditors voted to allow a construction company to complete work on the project.

Turkey bolsters military on Syrian border as U.S. readies pull-out

24 Dec 2018

ISTANBUL Turkey began reinforcing its positions on both sides of its border with Syria on Sunday, a Reuters witness said, as Ankara and Washington agreed to coordinate a U.S. withdrawal from Syria. | Video

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