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OSCE Minsk group co-chairs stand by Armenia: Turkey

ANKARA The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk group -- the US, Russia, France -- stand by Armenia and provide "all kind of weapon support," the Turkish president said on Sunday. "What...

Turkey congratulates Azerbaijan on Independence Day

ANKARA Turkey on Sunday congratulated "brotherly and dear" Azerbaijan on the occasion of its 29th Independence Day. "We are with you as your brothers in your operation to liberate Upper Karabakh...

'Turkey won't stay silent in face of Armenia's attacks'

ANKARA Turkey will not stay silent in front of Armenia’s attacks on civilians in Azerbaijan, the country's National Defense Ministry said on Saturday. “This tiny baby was killed in his sleep...

Turkey's top diplomat greets new Paraguayan counterpart

ANKARA Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke Saturday on phone with former and current foreign ministers of Paraguay. According to Turkish diplomatic sources, Cavusoglu thanked former minister Antonio Rivas Palacios for...

Turkish parliament's head due in Azerbaijan for talks

ANKARA The Turkish parliament's speaker is set to leave for Azerbaijan on Sunday for a three-day official visit. According to a statement by the speaker's office, Mustafa Sentop will start his...

'History won't forgive those silent on Armenia's war crimes'

ANKARA History will never forgive those who remain silent over Armenia’s brutality and war crimes against Azerbaijani civilians, Turkey’s defense minister said on Saturday. Hulusi Akar strongly condemned Armenia’s actions and...

‘Turkey is my 2nd home’: Bangladeshi envoy's bittersweet farewell

ANKARA Just hours before saying goodbye to Turkey’s capital Ankara, Bangladesh’s ambassador – a fan of Turkish cafe culture and an enthusiastic nationwide trekker – told of his love and...

Erdogan, Trudeau discuss issues via telephone

ANKARA  The leaders of Turkey and Canada discussed steps to enhance trade volume and resolve issues regarding the defense industry, the Turkish Directorate of Communications said Friday.Recep Tayyip Erdogan told...

East Med: Turkey seeks solution-oriented approach by EU

ANKARA  Turkey on Friday called on the EU to stop threatening the country and adopt a tangible and impartial approach to ongoing tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman...

US voices concern over reported Turkish S-400 test

WASHINGTON The US Department of Defense said Friday it is "aware" of reports that Turkey recently tested an advanced Russian air defense system, saying if the reports are true it...

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Ganja victims of Armenian army attacks shelter in dorm

GANJA, Azerbaijan  The residents of Ganja are taking shelter at the local state university's dormitory after Armenian army shelled the residential areas in the city.   In...

Azerbaijani, Turkish diplomats discuss Upper Karabakh

BAKU, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan and Turkey discussed the latest developments and exchanged views Wednesday about the situation on the ground regarding clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh, according to...

US says Russia, Iran aim to influence November election

WASHINGTON  The US said Wednesday that Russia and Iran were attempting to influence the Nov. 3 presidential election, accusing the latter of sending "spoofed emails"...

France pays tribute to teacher beheaded by extremist

PARIS, France  France paid homage Wednesday to Samuel Paty, a history teacher who was decapitated last week by an extremist in a suburb of the...

Turkish police conduct major anti-terror op in Istanbul

ISTANBUL Turkish police raided 21 homes in Istanbul and arrested a number of people with suspected links to the Daesh/ISIS terror group, security sources said...