World Bulletin / News Desk
Teams from the coast guard noticed a group of people in a rubber boat offshore of Mugla’s Akyarlar neighborhood.
A Yemeni national and 42 Syrians were held in the boat, according to the coast guard.
Turkey has been a main route for refugees trying to cross into Europe, especially since the beginning of the civil war in Syria.
Among the migrants held in 2017 in Turkey, the majority came from Pakistan -- around 15,000 -- followed by Afghans at around 12,000. Syrians totaled about 10,000.
Turkish Foreign Ministry offers 'condolences to friendly government and brotherly people of Afghanistan'
Meeting with Mongolian counterpart, Turkish deputy PM says FETO terrorist group threatens friendly relations
Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch on Jan. 20 to clear terrorist groups in northwestern Syria
47-meter race for children with Down Syndrome held in northwestern Tekirdag province
MHP leader Devlet Bahceli says Nevruz festival is source of nation’s unity, peace
Turkey-based aid foundations have opened over 8,800 water wells in Africa, Asia, Middle East
The European Union does not have any other choice than including Turkey in the union, says Turkey’s envoy to France
Ismail Kahraman says terrorist YPG/PKK ambitions in Afrin, northwestern Syria 'came to naught'
Hasan Celal Guzel, 73, passed away in Ankara on Monday while undergoing medical treatment
YPG/PKK terrorists attack guardhouse in southeastern Sanliurfa; Turkish military retaliates
‘If we are strategic partners, then you will respect us,’ says Turkish president
Suspects arrested in Ankara were plotting terrorist attack ahead of spring festival of Nevruz, police source says
Operation to nab suspects has been launched in 18 cities as part of ongoing FETO probe
Emirati foreign minister's remarks have not been made 'with good intention': Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman