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Greece’s 2 new navigational alerts irk Turkey

ANKARA Greece on Saturday issued two new NAVTEX (navigational alerts) covering a wide-range of area including Turkey's area of responsibility, triggering new tensions between the two countries.  As Turkey continues to...

E.Med: Turkey welcomes Pope Francis' call for dialogue

ANKARA  Turkey on Monday hailed remarks from Pope Francis calling for dialogue in the Eastern Mediterranean and for conflicting sides in the region to act in line with international law. Fahrettin...

Turkish officials slam rising Islamophobia in Europe

ANKARA  Turkish officials on Sunday harshly criticized rising Islamophobia in Europe in response to Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders tweeting an insulting cartoon of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “Immoral, antihuman and...

'Armenia must withdraw from occupied territories for cease-fire'

ANKARA  For Azerbaijan to agree with a cease-fire, Armenia must withdraw its forces from occupied Azerbaijani territories, the Turkish foreign minister said Friday. Speaking at a joint news conference with his...

Pact with Turkey does not violate Skhirat deal: Libya

ISTANBUL The UN-recognized Government of National Accord's (GNA) UN permanent representative said Saturday the agreement with Turkey did not violate the Skhirat agreement and does not need the approval of...

Greece lied on NATO’s E.Med meeting proposal: Turkey

ANKARA  The Turkish foreign minister on Friday said his Greek counterpart denied agreeing to NATO’s proposal for an unconditional meeting on tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. "It is noteworthy that Greece...

'Turkey's support for Libya will continue'

ANKARA  Turkey will continue to support Libya's government with training, consultation, and other support, Turkey's National Defense Ministry said on Friday. “Our versatile relations based on 500 years of common history...

Virus shows weakness of global order: Turkish aide

ISTANBUL The novel coronavirus outbreak has revealed how weak the immune system of the global order is, Turkey’s presidential spokesperson said Tuesday.  “The global system has been locked for around two...

Turkey, Senegal set mid-term trade goal of $1 billion

DAKAR Turkey and the West African country of Senegal have set a target to increase their bilateral trade volume to $1 billion. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was in Senegal...

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...

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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...