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Turkish, Saudi foreign ministers hold ‘sincere’ meeting

ANKARA Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday said he held a meeting with his Saudi counterpart to discuss bilateral relations and regional issues. Cavusoglu said in a tweet that the...

Turkey, Qatar ink 10 new deals

ANKARA  Turkey and Qatar signed 10 new deals on Thursday at a joint meeting held at the presidential palace in Ankara. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Qatar's Emir Tamim Hamad...

Turkish president welcomes Qatari emir in Ankara

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday welcomed Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani with an official ceremony in the capital Ankara. Al Thani arrived in Ankara to attend...

'Turkey will take necessary steps against EU operation'

ANKARA Ankara will take necessary steps in every field against the EU’s Operation Irini over the illegal search of a Turkish-flagged vessel bound for Libya, Turkey’s National Security Council said...

Turkey summons EU, Italian, German envoys over search of ship

ANKARA The envoys of the European Union, Italy and Germany in the Turkish capital Ankara were summoned to the country’s Foreign Ministry on Monday in the wake of a controversial...

Maras in Turkish Cyprus awaiting real owners: Erdogan

ANKARA  The long-abandoned city of Maras in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) is "waiting for the day when it will meet its real owners," Turkey's president said on...

Erdogan: 2-state solution in Cyprus must be discussed

ANKARA  A two-state solution needs to be negotiated in Cyprus on the basis of sovereign equality, Turkey's president said on Sunday. "There are two different people and two separate states in...

Turkey, Russia to jointly monitor Karabakh peace deal

ANKARA  Turkey's president on Wednesday announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on a joint Turkish-Russian center to monitor the Karabakh peace deal, which has ended weeks of...

Erdogan thanks Trump for efforts to enhance bilateral ties

ANKARA Turkish president on Tuesday thanked his outgoing US counterpart for the "sincere and decisive" vision he put forward for the development of the bilateral relations between the two countries. In...

Erdogan, Putin discuss Upper Karabakh, Syria

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday spoke over the phone with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss bilateral relations and regional developments, including in Upper Karabakh and...

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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...