Turkish language

Turkic language mainly spoken and used in Turkey

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Turkish, also referred to as Istanbul Turkish, and sometimes known as Turkey Turkish, is the most widely spoken of the Turkic languages, with around ten to fifteen million native speakers in Southeast Europe and sixty to sixty-five million native speakers in Western Asia. Outside Turkey, significant smaller groups of speakers exist in Germany, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Northern Cyprus, Greece, the Caucasus, and other parts of Europe and Central Asia. Cyprus has requested that the European Union add Turkish as an official language, even though Turkey is not a member state.

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Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan, currently on loan with Turkish club Basaksehir, was handed a two year and eight month suspended for firing a gun to...
4 days ago • WorldNews
Lawyers for Selahattin Demirtas, former leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), applied for him to be released from jail on Wednesday..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Former Turkish deputy prime minister Ali Babacan will form a new political party before the end of the year to challenge President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Syria condemned on Sunday joint U.S.-Turkish patrols in a border strip in the northeast of the country, saying it was a "flagrant violation" of its sovereignty,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Joint military land patrols by Turkish and U.S. forces in northeast Syria are planned to start on Sept. 8, state-owned Anadolu news agency quoted Defense..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A Turkish court for the first time ruled on Friday to acquit one of nine academics who were charged with "propaganda of a terrorist organization" for signing a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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