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Turkish, Russian presidents discuss bilateral ties

ANKARA The Turkish and Russian presidents on Friday discussed steps to further improve bilateral relations. In a phone call, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin also exchanged views on regional developments,...

Turkish president sends condolences on loss of Philip

ISTANBUL Turkey’s president on Friday extended his condolences to the British Royal Family and the people of the United Kingdom on the loss of Prince Philip, the duke of Edinburgh. “Upon...

'Turkey applies EU protocol on Tuesday's meeting'

BRUSSELS European diplomats on Thursday pointed out that Turkey has no responsibility for the protocol arrangement of Tuesday's meeting between the EU officials and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as...

Turkish president pushes idea of Islamic megabank

ISTANBUL / ANKARA Turkey’s president on Thursday promoted the idea of an Islamic megabank, one which could meet the liquidity requirements of Islamic financial institutions as well as financing for...

UN General Assembly head in Turkey to hold talks

ANKARA  The Turkish diplomat heading the UN General Assembly has arrived in Ankara, his home country’s capital, as part of an official visit. Volkan Bozkir is expected to meet with President...

Russian-Turkish relations 'very rich': Lavrov

MOSCOW Russian-Turkish relations are very rich, both in terms of contacts at the highest level and their substantive agenda, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday. Speaking at a meeting...

Turkey blasts 'unfounded' US human rights claims

ANKARA Turkey on Wednesday strongly criticized the Turkey section of the US' annual human rights report, calling it "unfounded" and "far from being objective." The report’s coverage of Turkey “is yet...

Time to entitle Turkic Council int’l organization: Turkish leader

ISTANBUL The Turkic Council has gained global reputation enough to be dubbed as an international organization, the Turkish president said on Wednesday. Addressing the meeting of the Turkic Council via video...

Macron claims Turkey interference in presidential polls

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron claimed that Turkey was “attempting to interfere” in his country’s next presidential election in 2022 while also stressing that Paris must work with Ankara. “There...

Top Turkish, US diplomats meet in Brussels

BRUSSELS  Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the sidelines of a NATO foreign ministers’ meeting in Brussels. It was their first...

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France dismisses reports of tensions with Algeria

PARIS France on Sunday dismissed reports of tensions with Algeria after Prime Minister Jean Castex abruptly called off his visit to the North African...

Peru heads to polls to elect new president

BOGOTA, Colombia Amid coronavirus measures, Peruvians went to polls on Sunday to elect a new president for the next five years.More than 25 million people...

Militants destroy 3 aid facilities in NE Nigeria: UN

LAGOS, Nigeria Five civilians have been killed and three facilities of global aid organizations destroyed in an attack by Boko Haram in a northeastern town...

Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez injured

ANKARA Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez suffered a cruciate ligament injury in his knee, the Spanish football powerhouse said on Sunday.In a statement, Real...

Women protest against fashion show in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir A group of women held a protest march in the capital of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday against a...