WASHINGTON: U.S. Justice and State Department officials will fly to Ankara to discuss government accusations against Fethullah Gulen, the exiled cleric Turkey accuses of masterminding a failed military coup, according to a Justice Department official.
ANKARA: Turkey’s prime minister said on Saturday that Ankara could not compromise with the United States over its request for the extradition of Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen which it blames for orchestrating last month’s attempted coup.
A car bomb tore through a crowded transport hub in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Sunday, killing at least 34 people and wounding 125 in the second such attack in the administrative heart of the city in under a month.
ANKARA: Explosives and ammunition were found close to a armed police checkpoint on a road connecting the Turkish capital of Ankara to the coastal city of Samsun, the local governor’s office said on Thursday.
ANKARA/ISTANBUL: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu blamed a Syrian Kurdish militia fighter working with Kurdish militants inside Turkey for a suicide car bombing that killed 28 people in the capital Ankara, and he vowed retaliation in both Syria and Iraq.
Twenty-eight people were killed and dozens wounded in Turkey’s capital Ankara on Wednesday when a car laden with explosives detonated next to military buses near the armed forces’ headquarters, parliament and other government buildings.
ANKARA: Turkish police detained in Ankara two suspected suicide bombers linked to Islamic State (IS) jihadists who were plotting an attack on New Year’s Eve in the capital, a Turkish official told AFP on Wednesday.
RAWALPINDI/ANKARA: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif reached Ankara on Monday on a three-day official tour to Turkey, where he was awarded with Turkish Legend of Merit in recognition of his services for regional peace and handling terrorism, ARY News reported.
ANKARA: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday said the Islamic State (IS) extremist group was the prime suspect in the double suicide bombings inAnkara that killed 97 and sparked anger over the authorities’ failure to ensure security.
ANKARA: At least 86 people were killed Saturday when two explosions ripped through groups of leftist and pro-Kurdish activists gathering for an anti-government peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara.