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Turkey to provide assistance to Uzbekistan, Mongolia

ANKARA Turkey will provide assistance to Uzbekistan and Mongolia in the areas of health and social security as part of agreements signed with the two countries, according to Friday’s Official...

Turkey rejects European Parliament resolution on Cyprus

ANKARA  - Turkey on Friday rejected a “non-binding” resolution by the European Parliament against Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) on the Maras and Cyprus issues. “We...

Turkey, Qatar ink 10 new deals

ANKARA  Turkey and Qatar signed 10 new deals on Thursday at a joint meeting held at the presidential palace in Ankara. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Qatar's Emir Tamim Hamad...

Top Turkish diplomat to attend Muslim bloc meeting

ANKARA Turkey’s top diplomat will attend the 47th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the country's Foreign Ministry confirmed on Thursday. Mevlut Cavusoglu...

Turkey: France's Upper Karabakh resolution 'ridiculous'

ANKARA A recent motion passed by French lawmakers calling on Azerbaijan to withdraw from the Upper Karabakh region, which Baku had liberated from occupation, is "ridiculous, biased and far from...

Turkish defense minister slams French decision on Karabakh

ANKARA The Turkish defense minister on Thursday slammed a so-called resolution in the French Senate urging the recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh as "a republic". Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Hulusi Akar said: "...

Turkish president welcomes Qatari emir in Ankara

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday welcomed Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani with an official ceremony in the capital Ankara. Al Thani arrived in Ankara to attend...

Turkish FM, NATO chief talk East Med, Nagorno-Karabakh

ANKARA Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg spoke over the phone on Thursday, a diplomatic source said. According to the source, the two leaders discussed matters pertaining...

'Turkey will take necessary steps against EU operation'

ANKARA Ankara will take necessary steps in every field against the EU’s Operation Irini over the illegal search of a Turkish-flagged vessel bound for Libya, Turkey’s National Security Council said...

Turkey, Bulgaria to back private sector to boost trade

ANKARA  Turkish and Bulgarian governments are ready to encourage private sector to engage in order to enhance cooperation, the Turkish deputy trade minister said on Wednesday. Speaking at a virtual Turkey-Bulgaria...

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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...