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1 killed, 18 injured in quake hitting eastern Turkey

ANKARA One killed and 18 others injured when a 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit Turkey’s eastern Bingol province on Sunday, according to officials. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority said the quake struck...

Magnitude-5.7 earthquake hits eastern Turkey

ANKARA A magnitude-5.7 earthquake jolted Turkey's eastern province of Bingol on Sunday, according to the nation's disaster agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority said the quake struck off Karliova district...

PKK receives funds from UAE in N. Iraq: Report

ISTANBUL The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has allegedly provided financial aid to the PKK terrorist group in Iraq’s northern Kurdish region. Speaking to the London-based Al-Araby Al-Jadeed newspaper, a security source...

Turkey 'neutralizes' 2 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

ANKARA Turkish jets have "neutralized" two PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said on Sunday. The terrorists were neutralized in an air-backed operation in the Zap and Avashin-Basyan...

Turkey: Agricultural, animal production hub beyond region

ISTANBUL Turkey is an agricultural and animal production hub in the region and even for countries beyond, with its high production capacity and food security standards, according to university agriculturalist...

Turkish waste collectors on front lines of COVID-19

ANKARA In addition to contributing to the economy, Turkish street waste collectors help keep the environment clean and have played a role on the front lines during the COVID-19 outbreak. Although...

Turkey 'neutralizes' 3 YPG/PKK terrorists

ANKARA Turkish security forces “neutralized” at least three YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria, near Turkey's southern border, the National Defense Ministry said on Sunday. In a statement, the ministry said that...

Turkey 'neutralizes' 3 terrorists in southeast

ANKARA  Turkish security forces “neutralized” three terrorists, including a senior one, in the southeastern provinces of Hakkari and Diyarbakir, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. In a statement, the ministry said...

Turkish police arrest 7 YPG/PKK suspects

ADANA, Turkey Turkish police arrested seven suspects in raids in Adana, southern Turkey, for their alleged links to the YPG/PKK terror group, security sources said on Sunday. Anti-terror police launched an...

'Turkey leads innovative thinking for post-virus era'

NEW YORK The international community will need to be able to adjust themselves and think outside the box in the post-coronavirus era, and Turkey set a good example for this,...

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Libya: Unidentified planes bomb Al-Watiya airbase

TRIPOLI, Libya Unidentified warplanes carried out airstrikes on Al-Watiya airbase west of the capital Tripoli, said a Libyan military source on Sunday.  The source, who spoke...

Over 20 kg of heroin seized in eastern Turkey

GAZIANTEP / VAN, Turkey Police seized over 20 kilograms (44 pounds) of heroin in eastern Turkey on Sunday, according to officials. Anti-drug police in the southeastern...

Turkey sends medical aid to Azerbaijan amid COVID-19

BAKU, Azerbaijan Turkey has sent medical supplies to Azerbaijan to contribute to country's fight against the novel coronavirus, Turkey's Embassy in Baku said on Sunday. The...

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...

S.Africa reports over 10,000 coronavirus cases in a day

JOHANNESBURG South Africa reported 10,853 new cases of infections with coronavirus late Saturday. This is a record single-day surge in the country. Health Minister Zweli Mkhize...

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