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Henry Onyekuru and Sofiane Feghouli were on target as Galatasaray defeated Istanbul Basaksehir 2-1 to win the 2018-19 Turkish Super Lig title.

Turkish Super Lig to restart from June 12

The president of the Turkish Football Federation (TFF), Nihat Ozdemir, has announced that the Turkish Super Lig will resume play on June 12, with all football activities in the country having been suspended on March 18 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Nigeria internationals, Mikel Obi and Ogenyi Onazi have expressed mixed feelings after their team’s Trabzonspor and Denizlispor clash in the Turkish Cup on Thursday.

Mixed feelings as former Eagles stars Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi clash in Turkey

Nigeria internationals Mikel Obi and Ogenyi Onazi have expressed mixed feelings after their team’s Trabzonspor and Denizlispor clash in the Turkish Cup on Thursday.
Onazi Ogenyi has completed a permanent move to Denizlispor on a one-and-half-year deal.

Free agent Ogenyi Onazi joins Denizlispor

Onazi Ogenyi has completed a permanent move to Denizlispor on a one-and-half-year deal.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday that her foreign minister will travel to Turkey to confront comments made by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the Christchurch mosque shootings that killed 50 people.

Turkey removes four more Kurdish mayors over alleged terror links

Turkey removed four more mayors on Wednesday as part of a widening government crackdown on the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), bringing to 20 the number of mayors who have been dismissed after being elected earlier this year.
Donald Trump greets Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House in 2017. Andrew Harrer-Bloomberg

Recep Erdogan: US hasn’t met Syria ceasefire obligations

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday he would tell US counterpart Donald Trump that Washington must do more to implement a ceasefire deal they agreed in order to halt Turkey’s offensive in Syria.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart at the Kremlin in Moscow on April 8, 2019. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV - AFP)

Turkey begins deportation of foreign IS fighters

Turkey has begun sending captured foreign Islamic State (IS) members back to their original countries as of Monday, a Turkish official said.
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Recep Erdogan: We reject UEFA’s discriminating, political attitude towards our team

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that UEFA was discriminating against Turkey’s football team following a controversy over the players’ use of military salutes on the pitch.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart at the Kremlin in Moscow on April 8, 2019. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV - AFP)

Turkey captures slain Daesh leader al-Baghdadi’s wife

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country has captured one of the four wives of the slain leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, just days after it captured the elder sister, Rasmiya Awad.
Rasmiya Awad, was captured on Monday in the northern Syrian town of Azaz. Reuters

Turkey captures ‘sister of dead ISIS leader’

Turkish forces in northern Syria have detained a sister of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group who was killed in a US raid, a senior Turkish official said Tuesday.
Former Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel arrived in Istanbul airport as Turkish Super Lig outfit, Trabzonspor fans get excited.

Mikel Obi receives warm reception from Trabzonspor fans on arrival in Turkey

Trabzonspor signing John Obi Mikel was welcomed to Turkey by fans who were cheering and singing his name at the airport.
Secular opposition Republican People’s Party ‘CHP’ candidate for Istanbul mayor Ekrem Imamoglu addresses supporters during a re-run election rally in Istanbul on June 22, 2019. – Voters in Istanbul will take part in a re-run of the mayoral election on June 23, after a vote in March was annulled over alleged irregularities. Local elections around Turkey on March 31 showed the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan remained the most popular overall, but it suffered a shock defeat in Istanbul, as well as losing the capital Ankara. (Photo by Adem ALTAN / AFP)

Ekrem Imamoglu: Turkey’s rising political star

A softly-spoken football fan and former district mayor, Ekrem Imamoglu, seems to have come from nowhere to become a figurehead of the long-suffering Turkish opposition.
Anthony Nwakaeme Trabzonspor

Anthony Nwakaeme scores in Trabzonspor win over Akhisarspor

Nigeria forward Anthony Nwakaeme continued his impressive form for Trabzonspor who came from a goal down to beat Akhisarspor 2-1 in a Turkish Super Lig clash at the Medical Park Stadium, Trabzon on Saturday.
Chikeluba Ofoedu has taken his Israeli top flight team Maccabi Tel Aviv to the top of the league after he scored a brace to lead them to 4-0 thrashing over Hapoel Hadera.

Chikeluba Ofoedu: I will wait for my Eagles time

Maccabi Tel Aviv striker Chikeluba Ofoedu says he will keep doing his best at the club and wait for his Super Eagles opportunity following his non-invitation for this month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Seychelles and the international friendly clash with Pharaohs of Egypt.
Anthony Nwakaeme

Anthony Nwakaeme relishes brace, Ogenyi Onazi impact in Trabzonspor career

Trabzonspor forward, Anthony Nwakaeme, has reviewed with relish, Trabzonspor’s 4-0 demolition of champions, Galatasaray in a Turkish Super Lig clash at the Medical Park Stadium, Trabzon on Saturday.
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Turkey pledges action to save currency

Turkey has vowed to take measures later today to calm market fears sparked by the precipitous plunge in the lira’s value as its president accused Washington of spearheading an “underhand plot” against his country.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech at a ceremony site on "July 15 Martyrs Bridge" (Bosphorus Bridge) in Istanbul on July 15, 2018.Turkey is marking two years since the defeat of the coup aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seeking to showcase national unity and his grip on power in an increasingly polarised society. The authorities have declared July 15, an annual national holiday of "democracy and unity", billing the foiling of the putsch as a historic victory of Turkish democracy. / AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE

President Erdogan says crash of lira ‘political plot’ against Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday slammed the crash of the lira amid a widening spat with the United States as a "political plot" and said his country would instead seek new markets and new allies.

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