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Pakistan Navy joins 32-member Trans-Regional Maritime Network

10 October, 2019 8:12 pm 8:12 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Navy has joined the Trans-Regional Maritime Network based in Italy on Sunday. An agreement related to join the Trans-Regional Maritime Network was signed by Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi in Islamabad. Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo was also present on the occasion. Based in Italy, Trans-Regional Maritime Network has 32 … Read More

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Turkish-led forces advance into Syrian border town, fighting rages

10 October, 2019 12:23 pm 12:23 pm

ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advanced into the border town of Ras al Ain in northeast Syria but it was unclear how far, with Turkey saying it had taken the town centre, and Kurdish-led forces denying that and saying they were counter-attacking. Turkey pursued its four-day-old, cross-border offensive against a Syrian Kurdish militia despite … Read More

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Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery kick off...

10 October, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

AKCAKALE, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, with warplanes and artillery striking militia positions in several towns in the border region. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, announcing the start of the action, said the aim was … Read More

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Turkish, Syrian rebel forces to start Syria offensive ‘shortly’...

10 October, 2019 11:51 am 11:51 am

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish forces, together with the rebel Free Syrian Army, will cross the Syrian border “shortly”, President Tayyip Erdogan’s communications director said early on Wednesday, as a surprise withdrawal of US troops made way for the Turkish incursion. Turkey has been poised to advance into northeast Syria since the US troops began vacating … Read More

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Syrian rebels vow to back any Turkish operation into northeast

10 October, 2019 9:41 pm 9:41 pm

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Turkey-backed Syrian rebels pledged on Friday to back a potential cross-border offensive that Ankara has threatened to mount against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria. Ankara and Washington have agreed to set up a zone in northeast Syria along the border with Turkey, which wants to expel the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from … Read More

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Turkish journalists visit Muzafarabbad & Chakhoti, briefed about India...

09 September, 2019 6:34 pm 6:34 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – A delegation of Turkish journalists visited Muzafarabbad and Chakhoti on Wednesday. According to a press release issued by the Inter Services Public Relations, the delegation was briefed about Indian cease fire violations targeting civil population along the Line of Control (LoC). The delegation also met victims of recent Indian cease fire … Read More

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Turkish journalists visit ISPR, briefed about human rights violations in IO...

09 September, 2019 7:35 pm 7:35 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – A group of Turkish journalists visited Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday. According to a press release, the delegation was briefed about Pakistan-India February standoff, situation along the Line of Control (LOC)/ Working Boundary and human rights violations in under siege IOJ&K including implications for regional peace. The group will … Read More

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Turkish Deputy Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Metin Guruk calls on CJCSC

04 April, 2019 11:00 pm 11:00 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Lieutenant General Metin Guruk, Deputy Chief of General Staff Turkish Armed Forces, called on Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi on Friday. According to the ISPR, matters of mutual professional interest, including further enhancement of scope of bilateral security and defence cooperation … Read More

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Turkish speaker assures continued support for struggle of Kashmiri people

04 April, 2019 10:12 pm 10:12 pm

DOHA (92 News) – Turkish parliament Speaker Prof Dr Mustafa Sentop expressed Turkey’s continued support for the struggle of the Kashmiri people for their right of self-determination in accordance with the resolutions of the United Nations (UN). He made these remarks during his meeting with his National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser. The two speakers are … Read More

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Erdogan loses hold over Turkish capital, Istanbul disputed

04 April, 2019 11:17 am 11:17 am

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan suffered a severe setback as his ruling AK Party lost control of the capital Ankara for the first time in a local election and he appeared to concede defeat in the country’s largest city, Istanbul. Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics since coming to power 16 years ago and … Read More

Turkish, Saudi officials diverge on whereabouts of prominent Saudi journali...

10 October, 2018 8:30 am 8:30 am

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Turkish and Saudi authorities gave conflicting accounts on Wednesday about the whereabouts of Saudi commentator Jamal Khashoggi, who moved to Washington last year fearing retribution for his views and has not been seen nearly 30 hours after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi’s Turkish fiancée as well as a close friend … Read More

Turkish lira weakens to 5.86, US warns of more sanctions

08 August, 2018 9:53 am 9:53 am

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The Turkish lira weakened to 5.86 against the dollar on Friday from a close of 5.8150 as investors weighed up a US warning that Turkey should expect more economic sanctions unless it hands over detained American pastor Andrew Brunson. The lira  has weakened 35 percent against the dollar this year, with losses … Read More

Turkish court rejects US pastor’s appeal, upper court yet to rule: la...

08 August, 2018 5:32 pm 5:32 pm

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – One Turkish court has rejected an American Christian pastor’s appeal to be released from house arrest and for his travel ban to be lifted, but an upper court is yet to rule on the appeal, his lawyer told Reuters on Wednesday. Evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson is standing trial in Turkey over terrorism … Read More

US imposes sanctions on Turkish officials over pastor’s detention

08 August, 2018 9:10 am 9:10 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States imposed sanctions on two top officials in Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s Cabinet on Wednesday in a new attempt to get NATO ally Turkey to turn over an American pastor accused of backing a coup attempt against Erdogan two years ago. The US Treasury Department acted against Justice Minister Abdulhamit … Read More

Ozil quits German national side citing racism over Turkish heritage

07 July, 2018 9:55 am 9:55 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – German soccer star Mesut Ozil said on Sunday he would no longer play for the national team because he faced “racism and disrespect” because of his Turkish roots. His impassioned statement is one of the strongest issued by a player in recent years on the subject of racism and met with mixed … Read More