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Turkish foreign minister recalls Bosnian War

By Nazli Yuzbasioglu ANKARA The Dayton Peace Agreement brought "much-needed peace" to the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina after years of bitter fighting, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in a...

Turkey could open its borders to Armenia: Erdogan

ANKARA Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday his country could open its borders to Armenia, if Yerevan takes steps toward regional peace. Speaking at a joint news conference with...

Turkish, Azerbaijani presidents attend Victory Parade

ANKARA  The Turkish and Azerbaijani presidents on Thursday addressed a large crowd at liberation celebrations in Baku for Azerbaijani territories liberated from occupation of Armenian forces. Attending the ceremony of Victory...

Turkey: EU should act as 'honest mediator' in E. Med

ANKARA The EU needs to act as an "honest mediator" in the Turkey-Greece negotiations on the Eastern Mediterranean, the Turkish foreign minister said on Tuesday. Speaking at a joint news conference...

Turkish president receives Ukrainian premier in Ankara

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday received Ukraine’s prime minister in the Turkish capital Ankara, according to the presidency. Erdogan received Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal at the presidential complex,...

Ukrainian premier praises relations with Turkey

ISTANBUL Turkey is an important strategic partner for Ukraine, Denys Shmyhal, the prime minister of the eastern European country, said on Sunday.  He attended a roundtable session by the Foreign Economic...

Turkish parliament head hails Palestinian cause

ISTANBUL The Turkish parliament speaker on Sunday said the Palestinian cause is dear not only to Palestinians, Arabs or the Islamic world but also to anyone with a conscience, regardless...

Turkish president hails Palestinian cause

Turkey is doing all it can to raise the Palestinian cause at all platforms to end "occupation, oppression and genocide policies", President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday. Erdogan's message was...

Turkey hands out winter aid to Rohingya in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh Turkey’s state aid agency on Sunday finished handing out blankets to 5,000 Rohingya families in Bangladesh's refugee camps on the eve of the arrival of winter. “As part of...

Turkey, Libya accord helps Libyan army professionalize

TRIPOLI, Libya Turkish Armed Forces continues to provide military training, humanitarian aid and consultancy for the Libyan army as a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Turkey and Libya marked its...

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

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.   Coronavirus...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...