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'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...

Past prejudices form Europe's opinion on Turkey: Kalin

ANKARA Europe’s opinion on Turkey is “based on past prejudices and misplaced concerns,” Turkish presidential spokesperson told former Swedish prime minister on Saturday. “Much of the current European opinion on Turkey...

‘Turkey to always stand by Bosnia in search for justice’

ANKARA  The Turkish president on Saturday remembered the Srebrenica martyrs on the 25th anniversary of the genocide. "We will always stand by our Bosnian brothers in their search for justice. The...

UK, Turkey in agreement on political solution in Libya

LONDON  Turkey and the UK are in agreement on a diplomatic solution in Libya, Turkey’s foreign minister said Wednesday. Mevlut Cavusoglu, who is paying a one-day working visit to London, said...

Lavrov: Russia, Turkey seek solution to Libya crisis

MOSCOW  Russia and Turkey will continue joint efforts on finding a solution to the Libyan crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday. The two countries are seeking an approach that...

Turkey: Cross-border ops in N.Iraq lawful, necessary

ANKARA Turkey’s cross-border operations in northern Iraq against the terrorist PKK are done under its right to self-defense under international law, said Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday. Turkey is determined to...

EU foreign policy chief due in Turkey

ANKARA The European Union foreign policy chief will arrive in Turkey Monday for two days of talks to discuss EU-Turkey relations and regional developments, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said. "The Vice-President...

Turkey extends condolences to Japan over deadly floods

ANKARA Turkey on Sunday extended condolences to Japan over the deadly floods. "We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of lives and extensive damage caused by floods and mudslides in...

'Visit shows importance EU places on Turkey'

BRUSSELS EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell’s upcoming visit to the Turkish capital reflects the importance the EU places on its relations with Turkey, the bloc’s chief foreign policy spokesperson...

Turkish president arrives in Doha for official visit

DOHA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived Thursday afternoon in the Qatari capital, Doha on a day-long official visit. Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Muhammad Al-Attiyah and other officials received the...

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Raed Salah warns of Israeli plans against Al-Aqsa

ANKARA  - Palestinian resistance icon Sheikh Raed Salah warned Sunday against the dangers that surround Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem from plans by Israeli...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – August 10, 2020

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

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....