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During the investigation of a corruption scandal in Turkey, phone conversations made by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan were tapped, Milliyet newspaper reported on Dec.18.
A delegation from Kosovo Justice Party is on three-day visit to the capital of Turkey, Ankara, at the invitation of the Party of Justice and Development, which is the party of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The presidents of Mexico and Turkey signed 12 cooperation agreements Tuesday to strengthen economic, scientific and diplomatic relations at an official ceremony commemorating the 85th anniversary of the two nations establishing diplomatic ties.
An Istanbul court on Tuesday suspended the trial of a Turkish publisher and a translator accused of corrupting public morals over a French book written more than a century ago.
Turkish police detained sons of three ministers and several prominent businessmen in a corruption inquiry on Tuesday, state officials said, in a move widely seen as a challenge to Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan by a powerful Islamic cleric.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, left, and Defence Minister Ismet Yilmaz, right, sit in parliament during a debate on Turkey-Syria relations, in Ankara,on October 4, 2012.
A handout photo released by Turkish daily newspaper Milliyet on December 17, 2013 shows Turkish photojournalist Bunyamin Aygun working at Ceylanpinar in Urfa, near the Syrian border, on November 16, 2012.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged the former footballer Hakan Sukur to abandon his MP position, Turkish TV channel TRT Haber reported on Dec. 16. Hakan Shukur committed an act not expected of him, but in Turkey everyone has the right to freedom of expression, the PM said.
A Turkish military helicopter flies past Sehitlik Mosque during the funeral of Air Force Captain Gokhan Ertan in the eastern Turkish city of Malatya July 6, 2012.
Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan stands on stage after a speech at the end of a ceremony marking the anniversary of the death of Jelaleddin Mevlana Rumi, Sufi mystic, poet and founder of the sufism, on December 13,2013, at Ulker Sports Arena in Istanbul.
Turkish police detained the sons of three cabinet ministers as part of an investigation into alleged bribery linked to public tenders on Tuesday, Turkish newspapers reported on Tuesday.
Iraq's Kurdish Autonomy will start oil exports to Turkey in January, 2014, spokesperson for the Kurdish Autonomy in Northern Iraq Sevin Diyazi said, Sabah newspaper reported on Dec.16.
The bank deposits haircut and the EU's ambiguous position on Turkey are to blame for the growing euroscepticism in Cyprus, according to Greek Cypriot MEPs who spoke to EurActiv Greece in Nicosia.
ANKARA: Iran is seeking a bigger share in Turkey's energy market as the two countries work toward preferential trade agreements, Iranian Ambassador to Turkey Ali Reza Bikdeli said in an interview in Ankara Monday.
Around 400 delegates from over 100 governments, scientific organizations, civil society and the private sector, attended the second meeting of the Platform in Antalya, Turkey.
New Europe December 12, 2013 Thursday 1:08 PM EST Will Hollande's visit mark a new chapter in French-Turkish relations? by Monnet Matters The New Year could herald the beginning of a new era of friendly relations between France and Turkey.