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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...

Turkey: Killing of Soleimani 'serious risk for peace'

ANKARA The killing of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani in a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad poses “a serious risk to peace in the region”, the Turkish foreign minister said...

Turkish speaker wishes Pakistani counterpart recovery

ANKARA The Turkish parliament speaker on Saturday wished speedy recovery for his Pakistani counterpart who tested positive for the novel coronavirus. "I’m regretfully informed that my dear brother, colleague Mr. Asad...

Haftar won't win conflict in Libya: Top Turkish diplomat

ANKARA  The militia of warlord Khalifa Haftar cannot win the ongoing conflict in Libya, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Wednesday.  "The Haftar side doesn’t want a political solution in Libya, nor...

Top Turkish diplomat, NATO chief talk E.Mediterranean

ANKARA Turkey’s foreign minister and the head of NATO on Wednesday spoke on the phone about the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, as well as Libya, said an alliance...

Turkey slams Charlie Hebdo for anti-Muslim cartoons

ANKARA Turkey on Wednesday strongly condemned the Charlie Hebdo magazine for republishing cartoons insulting Islam and Prophet Muhammad. In a statement, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said it is not possible...

Turkish defense chief meets senior NATO official

ANKARA Turkey's National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Monday met with the head of the NATO Military Committee to discuss the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean. Akar and Stuart Peach...

Turkey rejects allegations against Syrian opposition

ANKARA Turkey on Friday dismissed allegations of human rights violations leveled against Syrian opposition. "We categorically reject both the baseless allegations of human rights violations claimed against the Syrian opposition, which...

Turkey: EU must talk to Turkish Cypriots on E.Med row

ISTANBUL Turkey on Friday criticized a statement from an EU leaders’ summit for ignoring Turkish Cypriots, a key party for resolving the recent tension in the Eastern Mediterranean. The EU statement...

Turkish president calls for boycott of French products

ANKARA In an escalation of the row between France and Turkey over Paris tolerating and encouraging Islamophobia, Turkey’s president on Monday called for a sweeping public boycott of French-made goods. "I...

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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...