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Turkey polls: Alliance led by Erdogan's party wins majority in parliament

Istanbul: The People's Alliance of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has secured the majority of seats in the parliament, the state-run TRT Haber broadcaster reported on Monday, citing preliminary results as all ballots in Turkey processed.

Turkey votes in major polls, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's political fate to be decided

Turkey is voting for the presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday, a poll assumed to be significant as it will decide whether Recep Tayyip Erdogan remains the president after 20 years in power.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says key ISIS leader killed in Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced his country's security forces have killed a suspected key leader of Islamic State (IS) in Syria.

Türkiye quake aftermath: Funding needed to stave off risks to millions of children

New York: Two months after devastating earthquakes hit Türkiye and northern Syria, 2.5 million children in Türkiye remain in need of humanitarian support and are at risk of falling into poverty, child labour or under-age marriage, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Thursday.

Türkiye, Syria quake response continues, food security threat rising

New York: Almost two months after deadly earthquakes struck Türkiye and northern Syria, a large-scale humanitarian operation is underway for which funding is still desperately needed, the UN Humanitarian Affairs coordination office (OCHA) said on Friday.

Turkish vote clears Finland's path to NATO membership

The Turkish parliament Thursday gave its unanimous approval of Finland's entry into NATO, thereby enabling Helsinki to become a member of the military alliance. However, this decision leaves Sweden excluded from joining.

Turkish parliament ratifies Finland's NATO membership protocol: Deputy Speaker

Istanbul: The Grand National Assembly of Turkey ratified the protocol on Finland's membership in NATO, Deputy Speaker Haydar Akar said.

ILO calls for fresh support as job losses grip post-quake Türkiye and Syria

New York: Urgent support is needed to prevent a slide into poverty and an increase in child labour and hand-to-mouth jobs, following the devastating earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria in February, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Tuesday in new assessment reports.

Severe floods in Turkey leave 5 dead, several others missing: Reports

Ankara/UNI: Massive floods caused by ongoing torrential rains have left five people killed and several others missing in the quake-hit Turkish provinces of Sanliurfa and Adiyaman, media reported on Wednesday.

Türkey-Syria quakes: Migration chief hails ‘proud and brave’ citizens of Antakya

The head of the UN migration agency IOM, stood in the middle of the ancient Turkish city of Antakya on Saturday, and called on the international community to “strengthen its efforts” to ensure aid reaches the millions impacted by last month’s deadly earthquakes.

Turkey neutralizes interpol red notice terrorist of PKK, says Interior Minister

Ankara: Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Saturday that a top terrorist of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a subject of an Interpol red notice for internationally wanted persons, Hamiyet Yalcinkaya, was neutralized.

WFP chief describes ‘apocalyptic’ post-quake landscape in Syria, Türkey

New York: The head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) concluded a visit on Saturday to devastated Syrian and Turkish communities and aid supply routes, calling on authorities to open more border crossings to help survivors of the earthquakes that hit both countries in early February.

UNICEF appeals for support for children affected by Türkey earthquakes

New York: A senior official with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday called for greater support for boys and girls affected by the powerful earthquakes in Türkey, which have left more than one million people homeless.

Syria-Türkey earthquakes: Food, shelter and medicines among latest aid deliveries

New York: Aid continues to roll into northwest Syria, with 53 trucks crossing from southern Türkey on Thursday, the UN reported in its latest update on response to the devastating earthquakes that struck the two countries on 6 February.

1.5 million now homeless in Turkey after quake disaster, warn UN development experts

New York: As the death toll from the 6 February earthquake disaster topped 41,000 in Turkey, UN development experts said on Tuesday that 1.5 million people have been made homeless in the south of the country, where at least 500,000 new homes will need to be built.