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Turkey to open ‘world’s largest airport’ in Istanbul

Ankara, Turkey, Oct 29 Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is opening what he claims will eventually become the world’s largest airport on the 95th anniversary of Turkey’s establishment as a republic. Tens of thousands of workers have been scrambling to finish the airport to meet Mr. Erdogan’s 29 October deadline. However, its launch on Monday is symbolic with only limited …

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Erdogan: Turkey has become a world leader

Ankara, Turkey, Sep 26 Turkey, after becoming a key player in solving Iraqi and Syrian issues, has become a world leader, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish media reported. Erdogan noted that currently Turkey also has economic and military power. The Turkish President once again called for reforms in …

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Tabriz mayor meets Ankara mayor

Tabriz, South Azerbaijan, Sep 21 Following the official invitation of the mayor of Ankara, Dr. Iraj Shahin Baher, the mayor of Tabriz, went to the city of Ankara and met with him in an official meeting. During the official meeting, while expressing his gratitude to the official invitation and hospitality …

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19 PKK terrorists killed in northern Iraq by Turkish airstrikes

Ankara, Turkey, Sep 1 At least 19 PKK terrorists were “neutralized” by Turkish airstrikes on Friday in northern Iraq, an official statement said. Turkish authorities often use the word “neutralized” in their statements to imply the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured. The terrorists were neutralized by …

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Erdoğan pays first foreign visit to North Azerbaijan

Ankara,Turkey,July 10  President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on July 10 travelled to North Azerbaijan, making his first foreign trip since being sworn in as Turkey’s first executive president with sweeping powers. In Baku, Erdoğan met with his Azerbaijani  counterpart İlham Aliyev while delegations from the two countries also gathered to discuss …

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Turkey hosts largest refugee population in world

Ankara,Turkey,June 21 Turkey has the largest refugee population in the world, according to a two-year study conducted by the Turkish Parliament’s Refugee Subcommittee that operates under the Human Rights Committee. According to report of HDN , Turkey currently hosts approximately 4.3 million refugees. Of the millions taking refuge in Turkey, 3.4 million reside in the country …

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