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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would not “turn back” on a deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems in comments published on Saturday.

Recep Erdogan says won’t go back on S-400 deal with Russia

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would not “turn back” on a deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems in comments published on Saturday.
Rescuers work at the site of a collapsed building in Kartal district of Istanbul, Turkey, February 6, 2019. – An eight-storey apartment building in Istanbul collapsed on Wednesday leaving at least one person dead, Turkish media reported. (Photo by Yasin AKGUL / AFP / AFP)

Report: Turkey detains three over Istanbul building collapse

Turkish authorities on Thursday detained three suspects over the collapse of an apartment building in Istanbul that claimed the lives of 21 people, local media reported.
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Victor Moses inspires another Fenerbache win over Zenit St. Petersburg

Former Super Eagles winger Victor Moses started his first game for Fenerbache and helped set up winning goal, as Fenerbache defeat Zenit St Petersburg at Europa League round of last 32 1st leg clash in Istanbul.
Former Nigeria international, Victor Moses was on for 24 minutes in his maiden appearance for Fenerbahce who defeated Yeni Malatyaspor 3-2 in the Turkish Super League on Monday night.

Victor Moses: Zenit match a must win for Fenerbahce

Former Super Eagles player and Fenerbache of Turkey new man, Victor Moses, has described today’s UEFA Europa League tie as a very big match which they must do their best to win.
Rights groups have accused China of engaging in a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Muslims [Thomas Peter-Reuters]

China rejects Turkey criticism on Uighurs, denies poet’s death

China has hit back at claims by Turkey over its treatment of Uighur people, and denied reports a prominent poet and musician from the ethnic Muslim minority was tortured to death in prison.
Saudi officials say they don't know where Jamal Khashoggi's remains are despite having suspects in custody [Osman Orsal-Reuters]

Adel Al-Jubeir: We’ll investigate Jamal Khashoggi murder on our own

Saudi Arabia does not need a UN or international investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi because its "competent legal system" can handle the matter, said its minister of state for foreign affairs.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

Top Republican blasts White House over Jamal Khashoggi update failure

A senior Republican representative has lashed out at the administration of US President Donald Trump over its failure to provide an update on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Former Nigeria international, Victor Moses was on for 24 minutes in his maiden appearance for Fenerbahce who defeated Yeni Malatyaspor 3-2 in the Turkish Super League on Monday night.

Victor Moses: Fenerbahce will bounce back from defeat to Kayserispor

Nigeria winger Victor Moses is adamant Fenerbahce will bounce back from Friday’s 1-0 defeat to Kayserispor in their Turkish Super Lig clash at the Kadir Has Stadium.
Members of the Sri Lankan web journalist association hold placards with the image of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration outside the Saudi Embassy in Colombo on October 25, 2018, following Khashoggi's dissapearance on October 2 at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. - Saudi Arabia's crown prince denounced the "repulsive" murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and vowed justice will prevail, in his first public comments on the case, without addressing US accusations of a monumental cover-up. (Photo by LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFP)

UN: Evidence shows Jamal Khashoggi’s murder planned, carried out by Saudi official

A UN-led inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, on Thursday, said that evidence pointed to a brutal crime “planned and perpetrated” by Saudi officials.
A convoy of U.S. military vehicles near Syria's northern city of Manbij on Dec. 30, 2018. (Delil Souleiman-AFP-Getty Images)

US promises to keep ISIS fight after ‘100 percent’ defeat

The United States promised Wednesday to stay focused on permanently destroying the Islamic State group but asked concerned allies to contribute more, as President Donald Trump boasted that the extremists will soon have lost all their territory in Syria.
A Bible thought to be 1,200 years old was found in a police operation in southeastern Turkey, the governor’s office said on Feb. 5.

1,200-year-old Bible found in South-eastern Turkey

A 1,200-year-old Bible was found during an anti-smuggling operation in South-eastern Turkey, the Governor’s Office said on Tuesday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial chairmen meeting at the party headquarters in Ankara on March 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - ADEM ALTAN

Turkey’s Recep Erdogan accuses EU of seeking to remove Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro in defiance...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday accused the European Union of seeking to overthrow embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro in defiance of “democracy.”
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Turkey issues arrest warrants for over 100 coup suspects

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday issued detention warrants for over 100 people, including soldiers in active service, over their suspected links to a failed coup in 2016.
The fiancée of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has announced the publication of a memoir in which she discusses the work and legacy of the famed critic. [Hatice Cengiz]

Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee publishes book in memory of slain journalist

The fiancée of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has announced the publication of a memoir in which she discusses the work and legacy of the famed critic.
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Mali women’s midfielder Aissata Traore joins Turkish club Besiktas

Mali women's international Aissata Traore has secured her first overseas contract as she has signed for Turkish side Besiktas.

Cameroon’s Stephane Mbia returns to China

Former Cameroon captain Stephane Mbia has returned to play in China and signed for newly promoted Super League side Wuhan Zall.
Borussia Dortmund's Shinji Kagawa is seen during a team photo session on Aug. 10 in Dortmund, Germany. - REUTERS

Borussia Dortmund’s Shinji Kagawa joins Turkish side Besiktas on loan

Borussia Dortmund’s Japan international Shinji Kagawa has turned down German first-division rival Hannover and instead joined Turkish side Besiktas on loan.
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Super Eagles star Ifeanyi Matthew joins Turkish club Osmanlispor on loan

Former home-based Super Eagles midfielder Ifeanyi Mathew has linked up with Turkish first division club, Osmanlispor on loan from Norwegian club Lillestrom till the end of the season with option to make a permanent transfer thereafter.

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INEC: There were attempts to sabotage our efforts

Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says there were attempts to sabotage the commission during preparations for the elections.

Nigeria Referees Association suspends 18 referees

The Nigeria Referees Association, NRA, has suspended 18 referees from officiating matches in the ongoing 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on February 25 ahead of a planned second summit with President Donald Trump, three sources with direct knowledge of Kim's schedule told the Reuters news agency on Saturday.
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PDC suspects sabotage in postponement of elections

The chairman of People Democratic Change, PDC, Anambra state, Prince Isaac Onuka, has expressed shock at the postponement of the general elections, stating that it’s party suspected sabotage from either inside or outside the agency.

ASUU president, others say polls postponement sad, embarrassing

Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.