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Ankara

Capital of Turkey

Ankara, historically known as Ancyra and Angora, is the capital of Turkey. With a population of 4,587,558 in the urban centre (2014) and 5,150,072 in its province (2015), it is Turkey's second largest city after Istanbul, having outranked Ä°zmir in the 20th century. Ankara covers an area of 24,521 km2.

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All 132 passengers and crew on a Turkish Airlines plane from Tehran will be quarantined for 14 days and tested for possible coronavirus infection at a hospital..
Credit: Reuters - Published 18 hours ago

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A Turkish Airlines flight from Iran to Istanbul was diverted to Ankara on Tuesday at the request of Turkey's Health Ministry, an aviation source said, and TV..
Credit: Reuters - Published 20 hours ago

A Turkish Airlines plane flying from Iran was diverted to Ankara on Tuesday at the Turkish Health Ministry's request, an aviation source said, and an aviation..
Credit: Reuters - Published 21 hours ago

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that two Turkish soldiers have been killed in Libya, where Ankara has sent troops and Syrian fighters to support the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

A Turkish soldier was killed in Syria's Idlib region in a bomb attack by Russian-backed government forces, the defence ministry said on Saturday, Turkey's 16th..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

A Turkish soldier was killed in Syria's Idlib region in a bomb attack by Russian-backed government forces, the defense ministry said on Saturday, Turkey's 16th..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Russia's Defense Ministry on Friday said reports that hundreds of thousands of Syrians were fleeing Idlib in the direction of Turkey were false and urged Ankara..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Khalifa Haftar, Libya's eastern military commander, said he would be ready for a ceasefire if Turkish and Syrian mercenaries left the country and Ankara stopped..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Turkey and Russia are discussing possible joint patrols as one way to reach a deal to halt fighting and stem an exodus of civilians in Syria's Idlib region, a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday there was some rapprochement with Russia in talks about Syria's Idlib region, where Ankara has..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Turkey and Russia are discussing possible joint patrols around Syria's northwestern Idlib region as one option to ensure security there, a Turkish official said..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Turkey will deploy more troops to Syria's Idlib region and retaliate against attacks by government forces there, even as Ankara continues to discuss the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Turkey has restarted joint patrols with the Russian military in northeast Syria after a two-week hiatus, Russia said late on Monday, as a Syrian government..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Turkish prosecutors investigating the military and justice ministry on Tuesday ordered the arrest of 228 people over suspected links to the network that Ankara..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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