|The governments of Turkey and the United Arab Emirates signed a major energy deal worth as much as USD 12bn. The deal includes the development of coal fields in Turkeys Afsin-Elbistan region to produce annually 45bn kwH electricity from a planned 8,000 MW power plant. The investment is expected to create 15,000 jobs.
The jailed leader of the PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, called for a ceasefire on Thursday, ordering armed PKK militants to withdraw from Turkey. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in the city of ... more
The Syrian government said the rebel groups foreign supporters, Turkey and Qatar, were responsible for a chemical attack in Aleppo. The countries that back and support the rebels, including ... more
US secretary of state John Kerry was in Ankara on Friday for talks with the Turkish leaders, including PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Abdullah Gul, focused on the crisis in Syria, ... more