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Turkey determined to stand by Libyans, says Erdogan

ALGIERS, Algeria Turkey is resolutely standing with the Libyan people in their hour of need, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday. He was speaking at a joint news conference with...

Erdogan embarks on 3-country Africa tour

ISTANBUL Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday departed for Algeria, the first stop of his three-nation African tour. “We are determined to enhance ties with African countries,” Erdogan told reporters...

Canada PM expresses sympathy for Turkey earthquake

WASHINGTON  Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday offered sympathy to those affected by a deadly earthquake in eastern Turkey. "Devastating news from Turkey this evening. Our hearts go out to...

Turkey not to leave Libya’s Sarraj alone: President

ANKARA  Turkey will not leave Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj alone, and it is “determined to provide as much support as it can,” Turkish president said Friday. Speaking in a joint...

Turkey deports 2 Belarus nationals over terror links

ANKARA Turkey has deported two terrorists of Belarusian nationality to their home country, the Interior Ministry said Thursday. The terrorists were deported as part of Turkey's ramped-up efforts to repatriate foreign...

'Greece should act in line with international law'

ANKARA Greece, arming 16 out of 23 islands with non-military status, in violation of agreements in the Aegean sea, should act in accordance with international law, Turkey's defense minister has...

Turkey bars Greek Cypriots from disarmament forum

GENEVA Turkey vetoed a request from the Greek Cypriot administration to participate as an observer at this year’s Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, diplomatic sources told Anadolu Agency on Wednesday. The...

Media body decries Egypt’s raid on Anadolu Agency

ISTANBUL An Istanbul-based press association condemned Wednesday a police raid on Anadolu Agency's office in Cairo and the detention of its employees. "We hereby condemn the Egyptian government and demand that...

Erdogan, Putin meet in Istanbul ahead of launch of TurkStream

ISTANBUL Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Istanbul. Their meeting came ahead of the launch ceremony of the TurkStream natural gas pipeline...

Turkish, Iranian top diplomats discuss regional issues

ANKARA Turkey’s foreign minister and his Iranian counterpart Wednesday discussed the recent tensions in the region, particularly the U.S.- Iran row, over the phone, according to diplomatic sources. The phone conversation...

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Military chopper crashes into Adriatic Sea in Croatia

BELGRADE, Serbia A military helicopter crashed into the Adriatic Sea in Croatia, according to the police. The Ministry of Defense said the casualties are still unknown. "The...

Somali woman promotes peace through art

MOGADISHU, Somalia  A famous young female Somali painter is speaking through her paintings across Somalia, and people are noticing. Nujuum Hashi Ahmed’s paintings are about the...

Turkey to build shelter areas in quake-hit Elazig

ANKARA Turkey is set to build temporary shelters to host 1,000 families affected by a deadly earthquake in eastern Turkey, the country's interior minister said...

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