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Turkey 'concerned' over Jordan's arrests of ex-officials

ANKARA Turkey on Sunday expressed concern over yesterday's arrests of the former head of the Jordanian Royal Court as well as other former officials for “security reasons.” "We are concerned over...

'Turkey, Azerbaijan should target free trade agreement'

BAKU Turkey and Azerbaijan should aim for a free trade agreement, the Turkish trade minister said on Thursday. The newly agreed preferential trade agreement, which into effect on March 1, only...

Russian-Turkish relations 'very rich': Lavrov

MOSCOW Russian-Turkish relations are very rich, both in terms of contacts at the highest level and their substantive agenda, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday. Speaking at a meeting...

Turkey blasts 'unfounded' US human rights claims

ANKARA Turkey on Wednesday strongly criticized the Turkey section of the US' annual human rights report, calling it "unfounded" and "far from being objective." The report’s coverage of Turkey “is yet...

Time to entitle Turkic Council int’l organization: Turkish leader

ISTANBUL The Turkic Council has gained global reputation enough to be dubbed as an international organization, the Turkish president said on Wednesday. Addressing the meeting of the Turkic Council via video...

Turkish foreign minister to visit Tajikistan

ISTANBUL Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will pay a visit to Tajikistan on March 28-30 and participate in the 9th Ministerial Meeting of Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process, according to an...

Turkish, German interior ministers hold security talks

ANKARA The Turkish and German interior ministers discussed key issues, including terrorism, immigration and security, in recently held talks, according to an official statement on Saturday. The meeting via video link...

Macron claims Turkey interference in presidential polls

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron claimed that Turkey was “attempting to interfere” in his country’s next presidential election in 2022 while also stressing that Paris must work with Ankara. “There...

Top Turkish, US diplomats meet in Brussels

BRUSSELS  Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the sidelines of a NATO foreign ministers’ meeting in Brussels. It was their first...
Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell

EU foreign policy chief highlights dialogue with Turkey

By Omer Tugrul Cam BRUSSELS The EU will engage in talks with Turkey on outstanding issues in the region, according to the EU’s foreign policy chief. “On the eastern Mediterranean, we...

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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...