As the country's death toll from the highly contagious coronavirus reaches four and infections hit 359, Ankara has postponed all events related to science, culture and art amid ramped up efforts to fight the deadly disease.
"The approach of not intervening against migrants wishing to leave Turkey remains in practice but this (new) approach covers sea crossings because of the dangers," Turkish coastguard tweeted.
After regime attacks on Idlib displaced hundreds of thousands of Syrians towards Turkey, the country has opened its borders with Greece. TRT World is documenting the plight of the migrants who seek a new life in the EU. But does the EU want them?
Migrants see Greece as a transit gateway country. If they stay, it’s only for a lack of options or because the EU has yet to take responsibility in a tragic episode of global upheaval.
Some hoping to reunite with their relatives, some dreaming of well-paying jobs, each Syrian refugee TRT World spoke with at the Turkish-Greek border has a reason to take refuge in Europe.
Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said 47,113 migrants have departed Turkey via its northwestern border province of Edirne.
Four terrorists were sent back to their home country as Turkey ramps up efforts to deport foreign terrorist fighters.
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.
The move comes as part of Ankara's policy of extraditing foreign Daesh members to their home countries.
Turkey's interior minister Suleyman Soylu says Yusuf Huba, who trained militants all over the world for bomb making, was seized in northern Azaz city.
Terrorist stranded at Greece-Turkey border extradited to US, Turkey's interior minister says.
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