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Turkish president marks anniversary of Baku's liberation

ANKARA Turkey's president on Tuesday congratulated the Azerbaijani leader and people on the 102nd anniversary of the capital Baku's liberation from Armenian and Bolshevik occupation. Over the phone with Azerbaijan's President...

Turkey slams US lifting arms embargo on Greek Cypriots

ANKARA  The US decision to partially lift an arms embargo from the Greek Cypriots, poisoning hopes for peace in the Eastern Mediterranean, is incompatible with the spirit of alliance, said...

Erdogan lambasts Dutch 'fascist' politician

MALATYA, Turkey Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday hit back at Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders over an insulting cartoon he shared. "Fascism is not in our book, it's in...

Turkey rejects Israel's plan to annex West Bank

ANKARA  Turkey’s presidential spokesman called on the international community Wednesday to take a stand against Israel's plan to annex the West Bank.  "We reject Israel's plan to annex the West Bank...

Turkish, Pakistan leaders exchange eid greetings

KARACHI, Pakistan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan exchanged Eid-al-Adha greetings during a telephone discussion Saturday that covered a range of issues from coronavirus to...

Turkey concerned over Serbia’s moving embassy to Jerusalem

ANKARA Turkey Saturday expressed "deep concern" over Serbia’s decision to relocate its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. "We call on all countries to abide by the UN resolutions...

'Sovereignty, int'l law key to mend Turkey, Egypt ties'

ISTANBUL The principle of sovereignty and Arab national security must be respected in efforts to improve relations between Egypt and Turkey, an Egyptian official said on Friday. “Egypt expects any country...

Erdogan helps Pakistan escape huge penalty: PM Khan

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan’s prime minister on Monday revealed that Turkey’s president helped Pakistan escape a huge penalty in a litigation involving a Turkish power company. "PTI Govt, with the help of...

Turkey’s parliament speaker arrives in Baku for talks

BAKU The Turkish parliament speaker along with a delegation of deputies arrived Sunday in Azerbaijan on a three-day official visit amid the ongoing Upper Karabakh conflict. Speaking to reporters upon his...

Turkey slams burning of TRNC flag in Greek Cypriot side

ANKARA Turkey on Sunday condemned the burning of Turkish Cypriot flag in the Greek Cypriot side on the first's anniversary of foundation. “We condemn the burning of the TRNC flag...

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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...