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Qatar Airways to display A350-1000, G650 ER at Eurasia Airshow

Qatar Airways to display A350-1000, G650 ER at Eurasia Airshow

The airline will be displaying the world’s most advanced passenger aircraft, the Airbus A350-1000, and the Gulfstream G650 ER at the air show.

Erdogan calls Turkey snap polls for June 24

Erdogan calls Turkey snap polls for June 24

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called snap elections in Turkey for June 24, bringing the polls forward by over a year-and-a-half after a call from his main nationalist ally.

Turkey to extend state of emergency for seventh time

Turkey to extend state of emergency for seventh time

Turkey's top security body on Tuesday recommended extending the state of emergency imposed since a failed July 2016 coup for a seventh time, despite mounting calls from Ankara's partners to lift it.

Turkey says not siding with anyone on Syria

Turkey says not siding with anyone on Syria

Turkey does not stand with or against any country on Syria and its policy in the region is different from that of Iran, Russia and the United States, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Monday.

Erdogan says worried by world powers' 'arm wrestling' over Syria

Erdogan says worried by world powers' 'arm wrestling' over Syria

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said Turkey was worried by the "arm wrestling" of world powers over Syria, adding he will discuss with Russian President Vladimir Putin how to stop chemical attacks in the country.

Turkey PM urges Russia, US to stop 'street fighting' over Syria

Turkey PM urges Russia, US to stop 'street fighting' over Syria

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Wednesday told Russia and the United States to end their "street fighting" over Syria, saying it was time to put aside a rivalry that risked harming civilians.

Turkey deports hundreds of Afghan migrants after influx

Turkey deports hundreds of Afghan migrants after influx

Turkey was on Sunday deporting hundreds of Afghan migrants back home on special flights, in a major operation after thousands illegally entered the country in recent weeks.

Qatar's economic approach proved its flexibility despite Siege: envoy

Qatar's economic approach proved its flexibility despite Siege: envoy

The Qatari economic approach has proved its flexibility despite the unjust siege imposed on the country that violates all international laws and regulations, ambassador of Qatar to Germany, Sheikh Saud bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, has said.

Major fire at Istanbul hospital, patients evacuated

Major fire at Istanbul hospital, patients evacuated

A major fire on Thursday broke out at a hospital in Istanbul, with patients urgently evacuated into the street and firefighters battling to control the blaze.

Turkey urges Paris not to make 'same mistake' as US on Syria

Turkey urges Paris not to make 'same mistake' as US on Syria

Turkey on Thursday urged France not to ‘make the same mistake’ as the United States by sending troops to the Syrian town of Manbij, which Ankara has threatened to attack to dislodge Kurdish militia.

Turkey, Iran, Russia say will work for stability in Syria

Turkey, Iran, Russia say will work for stability in Syria

Turkey, Iran and Russia pledged on Wednesday to accelerate efforts to bring stability to Syria, underlining their joint commitment to the country a day after President Donald Trump raised the prospect of withdrawing US troops.

Erdogan, Rouhani meet in Ankara ahead of Syria summit

Erdogan, Rouhani meet in Ankara ahead of Syria summit

Hassan Rouhani said before leaving Iran that foreign forces operating in Syria without approval from the Damascus government should leave.