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Turkish party backs intended troop deployment in Libya

ANKARA A Turkish nationalist party announced Saturday its support for the possible military deployment in Libya. On Thursday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said a motion on military support for Libya...

Turkey: Mayor suspended over alleged links to terror

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey A district mayor in southeastern Diyarbakir province of Turkey from the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party was dismissed over alleged links to an armed terror group, the provincial governor's...

'4,000 square km cleared from terrorists in N.Syria'

ANKARA  With the Operation Peace Spring, Turkey aimed to preserve the territorial integrity of Syria, Turkish vice president said on Monday. "More than 4,000 square-kilometer area has been cleared from...

‘Doubting Turkey’s NATO membership out of the question’

ANKARA This week’s NATO meeting in London not only showed that Turkey is one of the most powerful countries in the alliance, but also repeatedly underscored that Turkey is a...

Turkish parliament removes 'filter item' in omnibus law

ANKARA  Turkish parliament on Thursday removed an item in the omnibus law that would have delayed the installation of filters on thermal power plants.  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had vetoed...

Turkey to announce space program in 2020

ANKARA Turkey will announce its National Space Program in 2020, the country's technology minister said Tuesday. Speaking at the Turkish parliament's planning and budget committee, Mustafa Varank said: "Countries that do...

Turkish parliament ratifies new taxes

ANKARA  The Turkish parliament on Thursday ratified a law that brings new regulations to the country's tax system. According the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party, the law aims to collect...

Turkey: Mayors arrested over alleged terror links

MARDIN, Turkey Four mayors, along with 20 municipal officials, were arrested in Turkey's southeastern provinces due to their suspected links to a terror group, judicial sources said Friday. Peoples' Democratic Party...

Turkey: Opposition urges presidential rebuff of Trump

ANKARA Turkey’s main opposition party on Wednesday urged President Recep Tayyip Erdogan -- currently visiting Washington -- to rebuff controversial letters his U.S. counterpart sent him last month and this...

'We should support Turkish president on his US visit'

ANKARA  The leader of a Turkish opposition party on Wednesday urged support for Turkey’s president ahead of his meeting in Washington with his U.S. counterpart. "Foreign policy is a national policy,...

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World should vow non-interference in Libya: UN chief

BERLIN The UN chief on Sunday urged world powers and regional actors not to interfere in Libya's internal affairs, calling for stronger support for efforts...

Libya: Haftar forces block key route for exports

TRIPOLI, Libya Groups loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar are illegally blocking oil from the country’s largest oilfield from being transported to one of its...

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits northwest China

BEIJING  A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in northwestern China on Sunday, according to China's Earthquake Networks Center. The quake was reported...

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