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Greek-Egyptian maritime deal 'worthless': Erdogan

ANKARA  A recent maritime deal between Greece and Egypt is "worthless" and inconsequential on exclusive economic zones in the Eastern Mediterranean, the president of Turkey said Friday. "The agreement between Greece...

Turkish foreign minister to visit Libya

ANKARA  Turkey’s top diplomat is set on Thursday to leave for Libya with his Maltese counterpart for a working visit. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu along with Malta’s Evarist Bartolo will pay...

Turkey offers condolences to Yemen over deadly floods

ANKARA  Turkey offered its condolences Wednesday to Yemen over floods triggered by heavy rains which killed at least 17 people in eastern Marib province. The Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a...

‘Turkey will always have TRNC’s interests in mind’

LEFKOSA  Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Prime Minister Ersin Tatar said Wednesday he held fruitful meetings during his visit to Turkey which addressed a range of issues.  "In these meetings, we...

Turkish president greets Muslim leaders' Eid al-Adha

ANKARA  The president of Turkey on Sunday spoke over the phone with his counterparts from Afghanistan and Indonesia on the occasion of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. According to a...

Turkish, Pakistan leaders exchange eid greetings

KARACHI, Pakistan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan exchanged Eid-al-Adha greetings during a telephone discussion Saturday that covered a range of issues from coronavirus to...

Turkish, Azerbaijani leaders exchange holiday greetings

BAKU The presidents of Turkey and Azerbaijan exchanged greetings for the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha in a phone call, the Azerbaijani Presidency said on Friday. In a statement, the presidency...

Turkish leader, others trade holiday greetings

BAKU / ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday exchanged greetings for the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha with other leaders.  Recep Tayyip Erdogan and this Azerbaijani counterpart exchanged greetings...

Turkish leader, Qatari emir exchange Eid al-Adha greetings

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday spoke to Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani over the phone. The two exchanged greetings for the Islamic festival of Eid...

Turkey slams claim about Lebanese demonstrations

ANKARA  The Turkish foreign ministry slammed allegations Tuesday by Lebanese politicians that claimed Ankara supported protests in Lebanon.  "The allegations brought up by some Lebanese politicians, that our country supported the...

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Atletico Madrid reports two positive cases of COVID-19

ANKARA - Atletico Madrid reported two positive cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday following testing yesterday. "Among the results revealed today are two positive tests....

Turkey ‘neutralizes’ 3 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

ANKARA - Turkey “neutralized” three PKK terrorists as part of an anti-terror operation in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said Sunday. The terrorists, detected...

TIKA delegation visits Turkish hospital in Lebanon

BEIRUT  - A delegation from the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) paid a visit Sunday to Saida Turkish Hospital in southern Lebanon. Bulent Korkmaz,...

Russia to resume flights to Turkey’s coastal resorts

MOSCOW Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency on Sunday announced flights from the country to Turkey’s coastal resort destinations of Antalya, Dalaman, and Bodrum will resume...

'Turkey has sent medical aid to 150 countries': President

ANKARA Turkey has sent medical aid to over 150 countries and six international organizations, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.  "The value of our...