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Taiwan seeks Turkey’s support in global stage

ANKARA  The chief of the Taiwanese mission in Turkey echoed on Thursday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s remarks that "the world is bigger than five". "Taiwan is a small country and...

Bangladesh to bolster relations with Turkey

DHAKA, Bangladesh A Bangladeshi high official Tuesday said that bilateral relation between Bangladesh and Turkey is based on a firm and common sentiment of establishing peace and prosperity everywhere. Addressing the...

Turkish president hosts UN chief in Istanbul

ISTANBUL Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Friday received UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at Vahdettin Pavilion in Istanbul. The closed door meeting lasted one hour. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Communications Director Fahrettin Altun,...

Turkish envoy at helm of 40th UNESCO General Conference

ANKARA Turkish Ambassador Ahmet Altay Cengizer assumed the presidency of 40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference on Tuesday. The UNESCO General Conference, which is held biennially, is the organization's highest...

Top Turkish, UK diplomats discuss Soleimani killing

ANKARA  Turkey's foreign minister on Sunday spoke to the U.K.'s top diplomat on the heels of the killing of a top Iranian general in a U.S. airstrike. According to diplomatic sources,...

Turkey sent aid to at least 57 countries to fight virus

ANKARA  Turkey has so far delivered aid to at least 57 countries around the globe to help their fight against the coronavirus outbreak. "We provided medical equipment support to 57 countries,"...

Turkey envoy slams US senators for Uyghurs comments

WASHINGTON   Turkey's Ambassador to US, Serdar Kilic, hit back Friday at two American senators for comments regarding Ankara’s treatment of Uyghurs. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Senator Jim Risch, shared a...

Macron 'positively assesses' Sochi deal on Syria

MOSCOW The French president has “positively assessed" the recent Turkish-Russian deal on Syria in a phone talk with his Russian counterpart, the Kremlin said on Saturday. During his conversation with France’s...

Israeli embassies shut as diplomats strike over pay

JERUSALEM  Israeli embassies and consulates around the world shut down on Wednesday because of a strike by diplomats and military attaches over a pay dispute. Several embassies put a message on...

Switzerland: PKK supporters interrupt CHP event

GENEVA A group of PKK terror group supporters raided a Republic Day event hosted by Turkey’s main opposition party in northern Switzerland. Engin Ozkoc, deputy parliamentary group chair of Republican People’s...

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Raed Salah warns of Israeli plans against Al-Aqsa

ANKARA  - Palestinian resistance icon Sheikh Raed Salah warned Sunday against the dangers that surround Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem from plans by Israeli...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – August 10, 2020

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world. -...

Macron hosts donor conference for Beirut, raises €250M

PARIS - France’s President Emmanuel Macron led a virtual international donors conference Sunday to rush aid to Lebanon's capital city of Beirut, which suffered...

Israel strikes Hamas observation post in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Palestine - Israeli warplanes struck an observation post in the northern Gaza Strip late Sunday belonging to Palestinian resistance group Hamas, according...

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....