Turkey News

Four U.S. troops reported among 16 dead in north Syria attack

It is located near areas held by Russian-backed Syrian government forces and by anti-Assad fighters backed by Turkey.

Reuters , Africa Jan 16, 2019

Turkish resort town revels in colorful transformation

The town is a coastal gateway to the nearby ancient city of Ephesus, but the striking Tepe neighborhood is now giving it a run for its money as residents revel in their revitalized surroundings Visitors to the lively resort town of Kusadasi in Turkey have discovered a new tourist attraction after hundreds of homes were given a splash of color as part of a major community project being carried out by AkzoNobel.

IOL , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

Iran says it will be ready for new satellite launch in a few months

FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a joint news conference with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan (not pictured) after their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, December 20, 2018.

Reuters , Africa Jan 16, 2019

IS-claimed suicide attack kills 15 in north Syria

Almost eight years into Syria's civil war, Turkey has repeatedly threatened to attack Syrian Kurdish fighters it views as "terrorists" on its southern flank.

EWN , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

How Trump slowed rush for Syria exits after huddle in Iraq

U.S. officials tell Reuters that planning for a complete withdrawal from Syria is still underway, despite confusing and sometimes contradictory statements from the White House and tension with Turkey, which was meant to take over the campaign against Islamic State.

Reuters , Africa Jan 15, 2019

Scramble at Likoni Channel as biggest ferry withdrawn

It is one of the new ferries that were bought by the government from Turkey a year ago at Sh2 billion..

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 15, 2019

Saudi aide fired over Khashoggi murder still wields influence - sources

FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 25, 2018.

Reuters , Africa Jan 15, 2019

Erdogan, Trump consider creating security zone in Syria

Ankara, Turkey | AFP | Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US counterpart Donald Trump mooted Monday the creation of a “security zone” in northern Syria as tensions rose over the fate of Kurdish fighters in the war-torn country.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 15, 2019

Erdogan says discussed Turkey setting up safe zone in Syria with Trump

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium July 11, 2018.

Reuters , Africa Jan 15, 2019

Kenyan stars dominate in Elgoibar

The Kenyan covered the opening 400 metres in 1:14 closely followed by Obiri, Chesang, Turkey’s Yasemin Can and Britain’s Lily Partridge, who was the first athlete to be dropped from the main pack.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 15, 2019