Monday, January 15
A Pegasus Airlines jet narrowly avoided the Black Sea on Saturday after skidding off the runway at Trabzon Airport in Turkey. The Boeing 737-800 aircraft came to a halt on the side of a cliff, its nose just meters from the water’s edge below after leaving the runway shortly after touchdown.
Monday, May 01
The Turkish government expanded its crackdown on dissent and free expression over the weekend, purging nearly 4,000 more public officials, blocking access to Wikipedia and banning television matchmaking shows.
Tuesday, December 20
A Turkish police officer who angrily denounced the bloodshed in Syria killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey in Ankara on Monday, shooting the diplomat in front of a room full of horrified spectators at an art gallery in an assassination captured on video and quickly shared around the world.
Thursday, November 24
The European Parliament has voted to suspend Turkey's EU membership talks because of the Turkish government's crackdown since a coup attempt in July.
Wednesday, November 09
The European Union is considering freezing negotiations over Turkey’s decadeslong bid to join the bloc as tensions flare over the measures the government has taken in the wake of July’s failed coup attempt.
Monday, October 31
Turkish police detained the editor and a dozen senior staff from the main secularist opposition newspaper on Monday, a day after 10,000 more civil servants were sacked over suspected links to a failed July coup.
Monday, September 05
Contribuer à la croissance du marché touristique mauricien. Tel est l’objectif de la compagnie aérienne Turkish Airlines.
Thursday, August 18
A Qatar Airways aircraft made an emergency landing at Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Thursday because of a suspected bird strike shortly after take off, according to a spokeswoman for the airline.
Thursday, July 28
Turkey on Wednesday deepened a crackdown on suspected followers of a U.S.-based cleric it blames for a failed coup, dismissing nearly 1,700 military personnel and shutting 131 media outlets, moves that may spark more concern among its Western allies.
Thursday, July 21
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the nation is imposing a three-month state of emergency in the aftermath of last week's bloody coup attempt.