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Top Turkish diplomat to visit Moldova

ANKARA Turkey’s foreign minister will head to Moldova on Wednesday for the first meeting of the joint strategic planning group of the two countries. The meeting, part of the High-Level Strategic...

Top Turkish diplomat greets new Azerbaijani counterpart

ANKARA The Turkish foreign minister on Thursday congratulated his newly appointed Azerbaijani counterpart. "I congratulate the new Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov and wish him success in his post. We...

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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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...