Search-and-rescue mission formally called off as emergency teams recover bodies of a 75-year-old woman and another person from the rubble in eastern Elazig province, officials say.
The Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said over 1,600 people were injured and 45 people had been pulled from the rubble so far.
Turkey's President Erdogan and German Chancellor Merkel call for a fragile truce in Libya to be converted into a lasting ceasefire, during a visit by the German leader to Istanbul.
Muzaffer Aksoy of Turkish-Libyan Business Council says a preliminary $2.7 billion compensation deal will be signed in February for work carried out in Libya before 2011 civil war that ended Muammar Gaddafi's rule.
The Turkish and Russian presidents formally launched TurkStream gas pipeline which will carry Russian natural gas to southern Europe through Turkey. The project is part of Moscow's efforts to reduce shipments via Ukraine.
Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin called for a cessation of all hostilities in the northern African country starting from January 12 at midnight, following their meeting in Istanbul.
Regional experts are ruling out the possibility of direct military conflict between Iran and the US but they also expect a strong retaliation from Tehran.
The elderly globe trotter finished his first world tour in the 1970s riding a bicycle and since 2017, he's out to complete his second one on a motorbike. Stopping by Istanbul, he said the 70s was more peaceful and safer than ever.
Five people were sentenced to death and three more to jail terms totalling 24 years in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. A top aide to the Saudi crown prince under investigation was not charged.
Ainon Mohd, Communication Coordinator between Ankara, Kaula Lumpur, Islamabad on their joint efforts to tackle anti-Muslim sentiment, told TRT World that there is more to come besides launching a TV channel to tackle anti-Muslim hatred worldwide.
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