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Russia-Turkey talks continue on second day

ANKARA A Russian military delegation on the second day, continued holding talks in Ankara, to discuss modalities of an agreement arrived between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian...

Syria: 18 people captured alive in Ras al-Ayn

ANKARA 18 people, alleged to be Syrian regime’s elements, were captured alive in Syria's Ras al-Ayn, Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. During the search in the southeastern region of Ras...

Turkey's national day celebrated in Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia / PRETORIA, South Africa / NAIROBI, Kenya Turkish ambassador to Ethiopia and AU Ambassador Yaprak Alp said that the 96th Republic Day is a great foundation for...

Bangladesh to bolster relations with Turkey

DHAKA, Bangladesh A Bangladeshi high official Tuesday said that bilateral relation between Bangladesh and Turkey is based on a firm and common sentiment of establishing peace and prosperity everywhere. Addressing the...

NATO marks Turkey’s 96th Republic Day

ANKARA  North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Sunday marked the 96th anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey. "Retweet to join us in celebrating our Ally Turkey on Republic...

Turkish-Zambian ties based on mutual respect: Envoy

ANKARA Marking the 55th anniversary of Zambia’s independence, the nation’s ambassador to Turkey on Monday praised relations between the two countries. Delivering a speech in Ankara, Turkey’s capital, marking Oct. 24,...

'YPG/PKK freeing Daesh members for money suits them'

ANKARA News stories saying YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria are setting free Daesh/ISIS prisoners for money are in no way surprising but in fact typical for the terrorists, said Turkey’s...

India allows EU lawmakers to visit Kashmir on Tuesday

ANKARA India has allowed a group of over two dozen members of European Union (EU) parliament to visit Jammu and Kashmir region on Tuesday, local media reported. The EU parliamentarians met...

UN envoy to meet Turkish, Russian, Iranian foreign ministers

GENEVA The UN special envoy to Syria is set to meet in Geneva this week with the foreign ministers of Turkey, Russia, and Iran -- the partners in the Astana...

‘Muslim mechanism’ needed to resolve Kashmir dispute

ANKARA A Turkish lawmaker on Monday suggested a “Muslim mechanism” for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India. Addressing an event in the Turkish capital Ankara to mark...

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Spain: Archeologists discover ancient Islamic necropolis

MADRID An ancient Islamic necropolis has been discovered in northeastern Spain by archaeologists. Some 400 graves have been unearthed in town Tauste, near Zaragoza city, up...

Besiktas beat Fenerbahce, break 15-year Kadikoy spell

ANKARA Istanbul's Besiktas won against city rivals Fenerbahce 4-3 in Sunday's Turkish Super Lig derby to end their 15-year-jinx in Kadikoy. Visitors Besiktas last beat Fenerbahce...

Barcelona hit Osasuna, Messi pays homage to Maradona

MADRID Barcelona hammered Osasuna 4-0 in Sunday's Spanish La Liga match as Lionel Messi paid tribute to Argentine legend Diego Armando Maradona, who died this...

Serbian Orthodox Church flouts virus restrictions

BELGRADE, Serbia The Serbian Orthodox Church has paid a heavy price for flouting restrictions amid the pandemic by losing prominent figures. Thousands of people attended the...

Turkey reports over 400,000 coronavirus recoveries

ANKARA Turkey on Sunday reported a total of 400,242 coronavirus recoveries with 4,015 new additions over the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry...