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Turkish, Haitian leaders discuss cooperation on phone

ISTANBUL In a phone conversation, the Turkish and Haitian presidents on Sunday discussed bilateral ties and cooperation in various areas. President Recep Tayyip and his Haitian counterpart Jovenel Moise agreed to...

Turkey sympathizes with India over lightning strikes

ANKARA  Turkey on Friday extended condolences to India over the loss of lives caused by a recent rash of lightning strikes. “We are saddened to receive the news that over 100...

Turkey defends denying overflight clearance to aircraft

ANKARA Turkey on Thursday defended its decision to deny overflight clearance to a plane carrying medical aid to the Greek Cypriot Administration (GCA).   “In line with our established policy regarding the...

Bosnia celebrates Turkish parliament's centenary

BELGRADE, Serbia  Bosnia and Herzegovina’s historic Mostar Bridge was illuminated with the colors of the Turkish flag late Tuesday to mark the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Turkey’s parliament.  "The...

‘Check your brain death,’ Erdogan on Macron’s NATO remarks

ANKARA French President Emmanuel Macron should check his own head before describing NATO "brain dead", Turkish president said Friday in a rebuff of the French leader. "Look Mr. Macron, I am...

Turkey to appoint envoys to 16 countries

Turkey is set to appoint 16 new ambassadors, including to Jordan, Macedonia and Turkmenistan, according to a presidential decree Friday. According to the decree, 15 ambassadors were reassigned from their...

Cappadocia

What makes Cappadocia so exceedingly strange are the twisted, billowing forms found in the rocks, forming a ream landscape. Over millions of years, erosion covered the land with thick...

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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – Aug 3, 2021

ANKARA  Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments in Turkey, around the world and the coronavirus pandemic. - Developments in Turkey, coronavirus...

Lebanese authorities 'obstructing justice' in Beirut port probes: Amnesty

BEIRUT Rights watchdog Amnesty International said Monday that Lebanese authorities are "obstructing" justice in the investigations into the massive explosion in the port of Beirut...

White House pleads with states to prevent evictions

CHICAGO, US The White House implored state and local governments Monday to use their financial and legal authority to prevent renters from being evicted now...

Turkish president praises his Croatian counterpart for solidarity amid wildfires

By Zafer Fatih Beyaz ANKARA (AA) – In a phone call Monday, the Turkish and Croatian presidents discussed the challenges of wildfires in addition to...

Tunisian president sacks 2 more ministers

TUNIS, Tunisia A week after dismissing the government, Tunisia’s President  Kais Saied on Monday issued presidential orders to sack and replace two more ministers. According to...