At a sea dock in western Turkey, five hulking cruise ships are being dismantled for scrap metal after the COVID-19 pandemic all but destroyed the industry. Cruise ships were home to the some of the earliest clusters of COVID-19 as the pandemic spread globally early this year.
Turkey has given passports to a dozen Hamas members in Istanbul, a senior Israeli diplomat said on Wednesday, describing the move as “a very unfriendly step” which his government would raise with Turkish officials.
Turkey's Hagia Sophia will open to visitors outside prayer times and its Christian icons will remain, religious officials said on Tuesday, after a court ruling paved the way for it to become a mosque. The sixth-century Istanbul landmark's museum status - in place for nearly a century - was revoked on Friday, with control handed to the religious authority Diyanet.
A new trade deal between Turkey and Venezuela, officially titled “Trade Development Agreement,” will enter into force on August 21, the Turkish T24 news website said on Saturday.
Opposition parties in Spain are calling on the government to explain why one of its ministers met Venezuela’s vice-president in a secretive encounter onboard a private jet at Madrid airport.
The US House of Representatives passed a resolution on Tuesday officially recognizing the Armenian genocide, a symbolic but unprecedented move that angered Turkey amid already-heightened tensions with Washington.
President Donald Trump told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a letter about Turkey's incursion into Syria, Don't be a tough guy and Don't be a fool!
Brazil’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request for the extradition of an opponent of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan saying there was no guarantee he would get a fair trial in Turkey.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday blamed Egypt's tyrants for the death of former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi who died in a Cairo hospital after fainting during a court session.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan upped his war of words with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron for creating a day of remembrance for the 1915 Armenian genocide.