UEFA's chief legal counsel for integrity and regulatory affairs, Pierre Cornu, has arrived in Istanbul to meet Turkish officials and draw information on match-fixing investigation.
Cornu is expected to have meetings with public prosecutor Mehmet Berk and President of Turkish Football Federation Mehmet Ali Aydinlar.
Scores, including players and club officials, have been arrested as part of the match-fixing scandal that rocked Turkish football.
Aziz Yildirim, the chairman of last season's league champions Fenerbahce, and cup winners Besiktas coach Tayfur Havutcu are among those who were jailed pending trial. Turkish Football Federation delayed start of the league until Sept. 9 because of the probe.
Last week, Turkish Football Federation was expected to make a decision on the fate of clubs that were allegedly involved in match-fixing charges, however, President Aydinlar said the federation would wait for prosecutor's indictment.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s upcoming visit to Turkey on Dec. 1 has been upgraded to the highest level, the Kremilin has said
Turkey’s Treasury plans to pay back 33.1 billion liras of domestic debt, including 3.6 billion liras of foreign debt between December and February
The inflation rate in Turkey for November is expected to increase by about 0.26 percent compared with October, a survey reveals
Turkish President criticized world governments' lack of sensitivity towards the Esad regimes' attacks, the Pope spoke of the needs for interfaith dialogue.
A Turkish suspect involved in the Nov. 21 murder of a Serbian basketball fan in Istanbul has been jailed, while six other suspects have been released
Agreement to be signed on Monday to eliminate trade barriers between the two countries.
News coverage ban on parliamentary investigation of four former Turkish ministers over graft allegations upheld by court.
Turkic countries among the most promising markets for MPT-76, Istanbul businessmen's meeting hears
No casualties reported as firefighters tackle blaze on European side of the city.
Prime Minister Davutoglu announces details of protective and preventive efforts to raise public awareness against drugs
The 77-year-old pontiff faces challenges at home and abroad as he visits Muslim-majority Turkey
Turkey’s Undersecretary for Defense Industries says creating global brands and adding value-added products are strategic.
MHP leader Devlet Bahceli sparked controversy with 'terrorist' remarks over 1937 massacre of Alevi people in Dersim province.
Country's deficit narrows to $6.2 billion after a significant rise in exports, while imports slips.
Hadi al-Bahra was elected the Syrian National Coalition's new president in July.
Friday’s newspapers cover Pope Francis' visit to Turkey on Nov. 28-30, and Turkish president’s remarks on the "unity of the Muslim world."