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NATO doing more that it has for decades: Stoltenberg

By Agnes Szucs BRUSSELS NATO leaders will celebrate 70 years of the military alliance and discuss future strategies during a summit next month in London. Plans for further improvement of NATO forces...

Turkey repatriates 2 foreign terrorists to Belgium

ANKARA  Turkey repatriated two foreign terrorist fighters to Belgium on Friday, said the Interior Ministry. On Twitter, the Turkish ministry said the Belgium nationals were sent back to their countries of...

Turkish president meets PM of Iraq's Kurdish region

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Thursday received Masrour Barzani, the prime minister of Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) in the capital Ankara.  Erdogan hosted the visiting official at the presidential...

Turkey to send 11 Daesh/ISIS members back to France

ANKARA As part of Turkey’s policy of repatriating foreign Daesh/ISIS members to their home countries, 11 French national members of the terror group will be sent back to France at...

Turkey, Libya signs 2 memoranda of understanding

ISTANBUL Turkey and Libya have signed two memoranda of understandings, the Turkish Presidential Communications Directorate announced Wednesday. "The Security and Military Cooperation" and "Restriction of Marine Jurisdictions" agreements were signed when...

Turkey, US to discuss Russian S-400 issue next week

BERLIN Turkey and the U.S. will hold talks next week to overcome differences over Ankara’s purchase of the Russian S-400 air-defense system, a top Turkish presidential aide said on Tuesday. Speaking...

Turkey conveys condolences to Albania over quake

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday conveyed condolences to Albania over a powerful earthquake that hit the country. "We received the news with deep sorrow that an earthquake of 6.4 magnitude occurred in...

Turkey, Qatar central banks raise swap limit

ANKARA  The swap agreement between the central banks of Qatar and Turkey has been amended, an official statement said Tuesday. The overall limit has been increased to $5 billion from $3...

Turkey: 370,000 Syrians return to terror-free areas

GAZIANTEP, Turkey  Around 370,000 Syrian refugees in Turkey voluntarily return to terror-free areas of their home country, said Turkey’s vice president on Tuesday. "Around 370,000 people from our country have returned...

'Turkey-Qatar force command serves stability of region'

ANKARA Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday a joint force command of Ankara and Doha serves stability and peace of not only Qatar but also the Gulf region. "It ...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...