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Turkish economy back to normalization after US, Russia deal

ANKARA For a long time, Turkey has been exposed to problems due to an eight-year civil war in Syria and fighting terrorism, putting additional pressures on its economy. But for...

Turkish parties slam EP lawmakers' decision on Syria op

ANKARA In a joint statement, the Turkish parliament on Thursday condemned the European Parliament's (EP) decision over the country’s anti-terror operation in northern Syria. "We, as the political parties appear in...

Turkish president sends letter to Armenian patriarch

ANKARA Turkey's president on Friday sent a letter to the head of the Armenian Patriarchate, assuring equal treatment regardless of belief and identity in the country. In a letter to Patriarch...

Turkey followed 3-day virus restrictions: Ministry

ANKARA The Turkish public largely complied with the three-day restrictions taken in 31 provinces to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. In a statement,...

Turkey: Nearly 72% of coronavirus patients recovered

ANKARA  The COVID-19 recovery rate in Turkey has reached 71.8%, the country's health minister announced on Thursday.  "The tally of coronavirus tests tops 1.5 million. Intensive care and intubated patient numbers...

Turkey inaugurates Democracy and Liberties Island

ANKARA The Turkish president on Wednesday marked the 60th anniversary of the country’s first-ever military coup with the inauguration of the Democracy and Liberties Island. Recep Tayyip Erdogan said 60 years...

'1915 events being used to sow hatred against Turkey’

WASHINGTON  Armenian genocide allegations surrounding the events of 1915 are being used by the Armenian diaspora and Western politicians to sow hatred against Turkey, said a German political scientist.   Speaking to...

Turkey shares map of Oruc Reis's offshore activity

ANKARA  Turkey's Foreign Ministry shared a map Monday showing the offshore survey activity of its seismic research vessel Oruc Reis within the country's continental shelf and borders of its Exclusive...

Turkey to start space trials of domestic rocket engines

ANKARA Turkey will start space trials of its liquid-propellant rocket engines, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday. "I would like to announce the start of the first space trials of domestically...

Turkey conducts over 8M coronavirus tests: Minister

ANKARA Healthcare professionals in Turkey have conducted a total of over 8.1 million tests to diagnose the novel coronavirus, the top health official said Wednesday.  "In total, more than 8 million...

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UK premier announces month-long national lockdown in England

LONDON  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Saturday in a news conference that a month-long national lockdown in England will become effective on Nov....

Halt Kashmir raids: Amnesty tells India

ANKARA Global rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on India to “immediately halt its intensifying suppression of dissent” after the country’s National Investigation Agency (NIA)...

Kashmir sees strike against controversial new land laws

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir   A strike was observed in the Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday against new land laws that have triggered fears of...

France: Orthodox priest in Lyon shot

PARIS  An Orthodox priest in Lyon was shot and seriously wounded Saturday afternoon in the French city of Lyon, according to franceinfo. The assailant is on...

Turkey: Over 100 rescued from debris after quake

ANKARA  The Turkish president on Saturday announced that 103 people were rescued from debris after an earthquake hit Turkey's Aegean provinces on Friday. Recep Tayyip Erdogan...