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Turkish delegation attends Africa Investment Forum

PRETORIA A large delegation from the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey is in South Africa to evaluate investment opportunities. Erhan Barutoglu, who is heading the delegation at the Africa Investment...

Germany, Netherlands to take back Daesh/ISIS terrorists

VAN, Turkey Germany and the Netherlands have agreed to take Daesh/ISIS terrorists back into their home countries, Turkey’s Interior Minister said on Wednesday. “I would like to thank two countries, Germany...

France aims to work with Turkey on return of terrorists

ANKARA France said Tuesday it wishes to continue its close dialogue with Turkey on the situation in northeastern Syria and in the context of the fight against Daesh/ISIS. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman...

Turkey's president arrives in Washington for talks

WASHINGTON  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday for official talks with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump. The president and First Lady Emine Erdogan were greeted by...

Syria among top agenda items in Erdogan-Trump meeting

WASHINGTON Turkey's counterterror operation in northern Syria, which determines the recent direction of bilateral relations, is expected to be a top agenda item Wednesday in a meeting between the presidents...

Turkish envoy at helm of 40th UNESCO General Conference

ANKARA Turkish Ambassador Ahmet Altay Cengizer assumed the presidency of 40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference on Tuesday. The UNESCO General Conference, which is held biennially, is the organization's highest...

British lawmaker links Le Mesurier death with Russia

LONDON  A senior British parliamentarian said he was “deeply concerned” to hear about the death of a former intelligence officer in Istanbul. The remarks by Tom Tugendhat, chairman of the foreign...

Turkish President says fight against FETO top agenda item during meeting with Trump

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to reporters before leaving for a two-day visit to U.S. on Tuesday. Fight against FETO terror group to be the top agenda item during...

'Turkey-UN had fruitful talks on return of Syrians’

GENEVA Turkey had “fruitful” talks with officials from UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Geneva on Monday over the voluntary repatriation of Syrians, said a Turkish official. “This situation is not sustainable...

Ex-British intelligence officer found dead in Istanbul

ISTANBUL A former British military intelligence officer was found dead in the street near his apartment in Istanbul, the police said on Monday. The body of former MI6 officer James Gustaf...

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Turkish FM slams hypocrisy of EU Parliament head

ANKARA Turkey's foreign minister slammed EU Parliament's President David Sassoli over his claim about the content of their meeting on Wednesday. The two met in Brussels. After...

Syria: YPG/PKK supporters attack Russian army vehicle

AYN AL-ARAB, Syria/ANKARA Supporters of the YPG/PKK terror group on Monday assaulted Russian military vehicles conducting joint patrols with the Turkish military in northern Syria. YPG/PKK...

US no longer has role in peace process: Palestinians

RAMALLAH, Palestine The Palestinian Authority condemned an announcement Monday by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Israeli settlements in the West Bank will no...

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