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Turkish police arrest 3 far-left terror suspects

ANKARA Turkish security forces on Friday arrested three suspects in an operation against the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party (MLKP), a far-left terror group, in the capital Ankara, security sources said. Counter-terrorism and...

Turkish lawmaker Markar Esayan dies at 51

ISTANBUL A lawmaker from Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party, Markar Esayan, died on Friday at the age of 51. Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin conveyed his condolences on Twitter...

Turkey to plant millions of saplings in November

ANKARA  Millions of more saplings will be planted on Nov. 11 in many locations across Turkey as part of the National Forestation Day. The Agriculture and Forestry Ministry will provide saplings...

Over 414,000 Syrians return home thanks to Turkey

BALIKESIR, Turkey Success of Turkey's cross-border anti-terror operations has enabled voluntary return of over 414,000 Syrians, the Turkish interior minister said on Thursday. "Thanks to the security provided by our cross-border...

Turkish president: New gas reserves found in Black Sea

ANKARA Turkey's president said on Wednesday that the country had found new natural gas reserves in the Black Sea. Speaking to the parliamentary group of his ruling Justice and Development (AK)...

Turkey reports 1,614 more coronavirus patients

ANKARA Turkey registered 1,614 more COVID-19 patients and 1,301 more recoveries over the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Monday.  Turkey’s patient count to date now stands at 337,147,...

Turkey: Over 221 pounds of marijuana seized

GAZIANTEP, Turkey Turkish police seized 100.5 kilograms (221.5 pounds) of marijuana in an anti-narcotics operation in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province, according to a statement by the provincial security directorate on...

Turkey to post $3.9B current account deficit: Survey

ISTANBUL Turkey's current account balance for August is expected to post a deficit of $3.9 billion, according to an Anadolu Agency survey done Friday.  The Turkish Central Bank is set next...

Turkey reports 1,615 new coronavirus patients

ANKARA Turkey reported 1,615 new patients of the novel coronavirus and 1,398 more recoveries over the past 24 hours, the country's Health Ministry said on Thursday.  The overall patient count now...

Turkey: Treasury posts $3.9B cash deficit in Sept

ISTANBUL Turkish Treasury's cash balance posted a deficit of 30.08 billion Turkish liras ($3.93 billion) this September, the Treasury and Finance Ministry said Wednesday. Cash revenues of the Treasury totaled 78.19...

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Ex-DHS staffer says he penned anti-Trump op-ed, book

WASHINGTON  A former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) staffer announced Wednesday he was behind a scathing anonymous 2018 New York Times op-ed and 2019 book...

'COVID-19 has claimed lives of at least 1,500 nurses'

GENEVA  At least 1,500 nurses in more than 40 countries have died of COVID-19, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) said Wednesday.    “The figure, which...

Turkey rescues over 100 asylum seekers in Aegean Sea

MUGLA/AYDIN, Turkey Turkey's coast guard rescued over 100 asylum seekers pushed back to Turkish waters in the Aegean Sea by Greek coast guard boats, security...

Iranian students protest in front of French embassy

TEHRAN  Large numbers of university students gathered in front of France’s embassy in the Iranian capital Wednesday to protest against recent blasphemous remarks by French...

Barcelona stun Juventus 2-0 in Italy

ANKARA  Spanish football club Barcelona beat Italy’s Juventus 2-0 Wednesday in a UEFA Champions League Group G match in the Italian city of Turin.  French forward...