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Turkey, Russia start joint ground patrols in N.Syria

ANKARA  Turkish and Russian troops on Friday started first joint ground patrols in northern Syria under a deal reached last month to clear the area of YPG/PKK terrorists, said Turkey's...

Top Turkish diplomat to attend NATO meeting in Brussels

ANKARA Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will attend a NATO foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on Nov. 20, the ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. "At the meeting, Foreign Ministers...

Turkish missions in Europe mark Republic Day

LONDON Turkish missions across Europe celebrated the 96th anniversary of the founding of the Republic on Tuesday. In London, Turkish Ambassador to the U.K. Umit Yalcin hosted a reception offering well-known...

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...

Russian, Turkish defense ministers hold phone call

MOSCOW Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar discussed the situation in the Middle East in a phone call, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday. The two...

NATO reiterates commitment to fight terrorism

ANKARA  All NATO members are committed to fight terrorism, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday.  In a news conference following the NATO leaders’ summit in London, Stoltenberg said an attack...

Turkey to eye alternatives if F-35s not acquired

ANKARA Turkey said Saturday it would search for alternative fighter jets if it could not acquire F-35s for any reason. "All should be aware that Turkey will have to look for...

Top Russian ministers due in Turkey for talks on Sunday

ANKARA/MOSCOW Russia’s foreign and defense ministers will arrive in Turkey for talks on Sunday, Turkey's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. In a statement, the ministry said: "... a delegation from the...

‘Muslim mechanism’ needed to resolve Kashmir dispute

ANKARA A Turkish lawmaker on Monday suggested a “Muslim mechanism” for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India. Addressing an event in the Turkish capital Ankara to mark...

Turkey deals ‘considerable blow’ to terrorists in Syria

ANKARA  Turkey continues to be vigilant although its anti-terror operation in northern Syria dealt a heavy blow to terrorists aiming to establish a terror corridor in Syria, said Turkish presidential...

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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....

Turkey ‘neutralizes’ 3 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

ANKARA - Turkey “neutralized” three PKK terrorists as part of an anti-terror operation in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said Sunday. The terrorists, detected...

TIKA delegation visits Turkish hospital in Lebanon

BEIRUT  - A delegation from the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) paid a visit Sunday to Saida Turkish Hospital in southern Lebanon. Bulent Korkmaz,...