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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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Former Senegal football player Diop dies

ANKARA A former Senegalese football player, Papa Bouba Diop, died at the age of 42 on Sunday. "FIFA is saddened to learn of the passing of...

Prominent Muslim leader Layama dies at 63 in CAR

ANKARA Imam Oumar Kobine Layama, a prominent Muslim leader from the Central African Republic, passed away on Saturday evening, according to local news outlets. Layama, president...

Turkey: PKK terrorist surrenders to security forces

ANKARA One more PKK/KCK terrorist surrendered to Turkish security forces, the country’s Interior Ministry announced on Sunday. According to a statement by the ministry, the terrorist...

UN special envoy for Syria: No deadline in Geneva talks

GENEVA The UN special envoy for Syria has said peace talks will start Monday in Geneva but without a set deadline for outcomes. Geir Pedersen said...

Pakistan ruling party says 'will not recognize Israel'

ANKARA Pakistan’s ruling party on Sunday said the country will not recognize Israel. "Pakistan will not recognize Israel until we get a just and fair settlement...