News Turkey » Government: Roma winger Under is a hero for Turkey’s government
ROME (AP) From unknown status to Roma’s savior. From future star to national hero. In the space of 2 1/2 weeks, Turkey winger Cengiz Under has undergone quite a transformation. That’s what five goals in four matches do for a 20-year-old footballer.
News Turkey » Government: Syria pro-government forces enter Afrin to aid Kurds against Turkey
ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Pro-Syrian government forces entered Syria’s northwestern Afrin region on Tuesday to help a Kurdish militia there fend off a Turkish assault, raising the prospect of a wider escalation of the conflict. Soon after the convoy of ...
News Turkey » Government: Turkey warns as Syrian government poised to enter Afrin
BEIRUT>> Turkey warned the Syrian government Monday against entering the Kurdish-controlled enclave in northern Syria where a major Turkish military offensive is underway, saying it would hit back at the troops if their goal is to protect the Kurdish fighters.
News Turkey » Government: The Latest: State TV says Turkey shells entrance to Afrin
Scores of gunmen were on the vehicles waving Syrian flags and chanting pro-government slogans. There was no immediate comment about the deployment from Kurdish officials. Tuesday’s deployment came a day after Turkey warned the Syrian government against ...
News Turkey » Government: Kurdish YPG militia urges Syrian army to help it stop Turkey
The government and the Kurdish forces control more of Syria than any other side in the war, and any signs of deals between them are closely watched. Both Assad and the YPG regard Turkey as an enemy. Ankara was one of the biggest powers supporting anti ...
News Turkey » Government: Pro-government fighters move into Syria's Afrin
A convoy of pro-government fighters entered Syria's Afrin region on Tuesday to support Kurdish fighters battling Turkey's military but immediately came under artillery fire. Syrian state television showed video of the convoy of pro-government forces ...
News Turkey » Government: Turkey's Erdogan confirms pro-Syrian government fighters pushed back from Afrin, warns against 'wrongful steps'
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's Erdogan confirms pro-Syrian government fighters pushed back from Afrin, warns against 'wrongful steps'
News Turkey » Government: Turkey says won't allow 'one-sided' gas search off Cyprus
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkey won't allow Cyprus' government to carry out a "unilateral" gas search off the east Mediterranean island as long as breakaway Turkish Cypriots don't also reap the benefits, the Turkish energy minister said Thursday.
News Turkey » Government: Germany says another citizen detained in Turkey released
BERLIN (AP) — The German government says one of its citizens held in Turkey has been released, but must remain in the country. The foreign ministry’s announcement Friday follows the release last week of German journalist Deniz Yucel, who had been ...