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Turkish regulator starts probe against WhatsApp, Facebook over privacy policy - Reports

Ankara/Sputnik: Turkey's competition regulator has launched investigation against WhatsApp and Facebook due to their new privacy policy, Anadolu news agency reported on Monday.

World Uyghur Congress directs Turkey to refrain from signing extradition treaty with China

New York: The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) has called upon the government of Turkey to abide by international law and the principle of non-refoulement and refrain from signing the extradition treaty with the government of China.

Blast targeting Turkish engineers near Mogadishu kills three

Mogadishu/Sputnik: Somali terror group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing near the capital Mogadishu that killed at least three people, media reported Saturday.

Turkey expects delay in delivery of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine shipment : Health Minister

Ankara/Sputnik: The first shipment of Sinovac Biotech's vaccine against COVID-19 from China to Turkey has been delayed due to an outbreak of COVID-19 at Beijing customs, Turkish Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca said on Sunday.

Bangladesh a rising star in South Asia, appreciates Turkish FM

Dhaka/UNI: Terming Bangladesh as a 'rising star' in South Asia, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday lauded the country, saying that the country has become a model of sustainable development for the world, under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Turkey quarantines more than 4,600 passengers from UK amid coronavirus mutation concerns

Ankara/Sputnik: Turkish authorities have quarantined 4,603 passengers from the United Kingdom, where a new mutation of the coronavirus has been detected, Turkish Heath Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Tuesday.

Turkey is a Jihadist Travel Agency: Greek Foreign Minister

Athens/UNI: Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has described Turkey  as a "jihadist travel agency" and charged that Ankara’s policies undermine regional security.

EU split over tougher action on Turkey ahead of crucial summit

Brussels/Sputnik: The European Union is on the fence about sanctioning Ankara over what it sees as Turkish provocations in the Mediterranean, ahead of a crucial summit this week, a Brussels-based news website cited its sources as saying Monday.

Erdogan's Turkey plans to send jihadist mercenaries to Kashmir

Ankara: Seeking a lionshare in the Muslim world, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is planning to send its foreign jihadist troops to India's Jammu and Kashmir in an attempt to pan-Islamise the region.

Member of European Parliament demands sanctions on Pakistan, Turkey

Brussels/UNI: As France has been the target of a series of terror attacks recently, French Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Jordan Bardella has called for strict sanctions against Turkey, Pakistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

Pakistan and Turkey receive jolt as both nations are identified by European parliamentarians as serious threat

Brussels: During the European Parliamentary plenary of Nov 11, French MEP Nicolas Bay from the Identity and Democracy Group had strong words against European aid to Pakistan and Turkey in light of threats coming from both countries.

Turkey quake: Death toll rises to 51

Ankara/UNI: Death toll from Friday's earthquake that struck  Turkey's Aegean region rose to 51 on Sunday morning.

Turkish Foreign Minister reaches Baku to discuss Karabakh

Baku/UNI: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrived in Azerbaijan's capital on Sunday to discuss settlements in the breakaway republic of Nagorno Karabakh with the Azeri government.

Pakistan ready to help Turkey in eliminating earthquake consequences : Foreign Ministry

New Delhi/Sputnik: Pakistan is ready to provide assistance to Turkey in eliminating the consequences of the devastating earthquake that hit Izmir province on Friday, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureishi said on Saturday.

Turkey, Pakistan join hands to export jihadists to fight Armenia, say experts

Aided by Pakistan, the Turkish government is supporting jihadists groups to fight proxy wars in countries like Syria, Libya and now Azerbaijan.