Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan outlines his post-election plans to tens of thousands of supporters on Sunday at a rally in Istanbul's Yenikapi square ahead of next weekend's elections.
“(The perpetrators) will pay a heavy price (for downing the Turkish helicopter),” Erdogan says. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says two military personnel "martyred" in incident.
The 120-year-old church located in the Balat district of Turkey's Istanbul was under restoration for seven years. Its original wooden structure was destroyed in a fire.
Binali Yildirim said relations with Moscow had undergone a "test" but "thanks to mutual political will, we have endured the difficult situation."
During his two-day visit to Ankara, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Defence Minister Fikri Isik.
Turkish prime minister says Turkey will not change its anti-terrorism legislation, a condition put forth by the EU in order for Turks to be able to receive visa-free travel to Europe.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday inaugurated Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge – the third bridge to link Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus.
Interior Minister Efkan Ala says PKK terrorists are behind the attack on the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu who escaped the attack without injury, while a soldier lost his life.
Turkish tanks cross the border in Syria amid a joint ground operation with Syrian opposition forces while Turkish and US-led coalition jets hit DAESH targets in the border town of Jarablus.
Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım says leader of the Syrian regime, Bashar al Assad, has no place in Syria's future.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim speak to tens of thousands in Ankara and say US must choose between FETO and democratic Turkey
Turkish PM Binali Yildirim says the failed coup has strengthened rule of law in the country
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