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TurkStream to boost Europe's energy security: Putin

MOSCOW TurkStream natural gas pipeline will strengthen security of both Europe and the Balkans, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. The installment of pipes on the Serbian territory will be...

Turkish Cypriot premier hails anti-terror push in Syria

HATAY, Turkey The Turkish Cypriot prime minister on Saturday said his country has always stood with Turkey in its legitimate fight against terrorism. “We Turkish Cypriots have always taken the side...

Erdogan: Allies must take Turkey's concerns 'seriously'

ANKARA The Turkish president on Thursday said Turkey took NATO allies' security concerns seriously and expected a similar policy toward Turkey from its alliance partners.  Speaking to reporters about his meetings...

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...

We hope issue of S-400 can be resolved: US envoy to Turkey

ANKARA The US ambassador to Turkey said on Friday that they hope the S-400 issue between Turkey and the US can be resolved. "We hope that the issue of S-400 can...

Turkish foreign minister expresses support to Tunisian people following coup attempt

ANKARA The Turkish foreign minister expressed Tuesday Turkey's support to the Tunisian people following Sunday’s coup attempt. Mevlut Cavusoglu held a phone conversation with his Tunisian counterpart Othman Jerandi, according to...

Turkey summons Greek envoy over despicable news headline

ANKARA Turkey on Friday summoned Greece's envoy to the country over a despicable headline in a Greek newspaper about the Turkish president, the country's foreign minister said. Insulting and cursing should...

Hamas chief arrives in Turkey as part of foreign tour

GAZA CITY  Hamas political chief Ismail Haniyeh arrived in Turkey on Sunday, the Palestinian resistance group said. The visit is the first leg in a foreign tour that will also take...

'Turkey stands with Azerbaijan amid clashes with Armenia'

ANKARA Turkish foreign minister on Monday strongly condemned a deadly attack by Armenian armed forces on Azerbaijani troops. Mevlut Cavusoglu in a televised interview called on Armenia to "pull its head...

TRNC slams US for lifting arms embargo on Greek Cyprus

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Top officials of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) slammed a decision by the US on Tuesday to partially lift an arms embargo...

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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – Aug 3, 2021

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

Lebanese authorities 'obstructing justice' in Beirut port probes: Amnesty

BEIRUT Rights watchdog Amnesty International said Monday that Lebanese authorities are "obstructing" justice in the investigations into the massive explosion in the port of Beirut...

White House pleads with states to prevent evictions

CHICAGO, US The White House implored state and local governments Monday to use their financial and legal authority to prevent renters from being evicted now...

Turkish president praises his Croatian counterpart for solidarity amid wildfires

By Zafer Fatih Beyaz ANKARA (AA) – In a phone call Monday, the Turkish and Croatian presidents discussed the challenges of wildfires in addition to...

Tunisian president sacks 2 more ministers

TUNIS, Tunisia A week after dismissing the government, Tunisia’s President  Kais Saied on Monday issued presidential orders to sack and replace two more ministers. According to...