Turkey's President Erdogan and US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham held talks over proposed “safe zone” in Syria and US troop withdrawal. Graham and Erdogan also attended a concert of renowned Turkish pianist in Ankara.
Terror group YPG has called on Bashar al Assad's regime forces to "assert control" over areas the group was to withdraw from, including flashpoint Manbij, after US troop withdrawal. Ankara says that "must absolutely not be allowed."
Since the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey in 2016, Turkish NBA basketball player Enes Kanter has defended the plotters. But with his credibility waning and the New York Knicks looking to trade him, what will become of Kanter?
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Russia would seek to take into full account the interests of all parties involved, including Syria's neighbours, in resolving the Syrian conflict.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says the TurkStream gas pipeline, consisting of two 930-kilometre lines each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic metres, would become fully operational by the end of 2019.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the US president, in a phone call with him, reaffirmed the US troop pullout from Syria as well as "a 20-mile [32km] security zone along the Syrian border... will be set up by us [Turkey]."
One Kobane doctor says, its no longer Daesh but the Syrian offshoot of the PKK which they fear. Turkey hosts around 300,000 ethnic Kurds from across the border, Ankara has said in the past.
The Turkish and US presidents spoke by phone on Monday evening. The two leaders discussed bilateral relations and Syria.
Turkey unveiled new tourism package to host millions of tourists with a high spending power to meet its 2023 vision for tourism sector.
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu pushed back against comments from US President Donald Trump, saying nothing could be achieved by threatening Ankara economically and strategic partners should not communicate over social media.
Turkey's Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin responded to US President Donald Trump's threat of economically devastating Turkey by requesting the US does not shadow a "strategic partnership" with "terrorist propaganda".
Serdar Ersahin, head of the Istanbul-based association, told Anadolu Agency that Turkey was the top tea consuming nation, according to the International Tea Committee report.
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