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Factory trial start for 1st Turkish-made electric train

SAKARYA, Turkey Factory acceptance trials have begun for Turkey's first indigenous electric train, a senior official said Monday. Even during the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Turkey Wagon Industry Corporation's (TUVASAS) personnel...

Turkey marks 2,229th anniversary of Turkish Land Forces

ANKARA  Turkey on Sunday celebrated the 2,229th anniversary of the Turkish Land Forces, one of the oldest armies in the world. In a tweet, the Turkish Presidency said the country celebrates...

Turkey's COVID-19 recoveries exceed 170,000 mark

ANKARA  Turkey announced on Sunday 1,413 more recoveries from the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to over 170,000, according to the country’s health minister. A total...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts western Turkey

ANKARA  A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted Turkey’s western province of Mugla on Sunday, according to the country's disaster management agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck...

Turkey to realize one of largest environmental projects

ANKARA When the Ergene Basin Action Plan is completed, Turkey will have one of Europe's largest environmental projects, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday. Erdogan said Turkey will resolutely continue...

Turkey: 3 opposition lawmakers test positive for virus

ANKARA  Three opposition lawmakers in Turkey tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, officials said. The three are members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), party officials confirmed without identifying the individuals. In...

Erdogan: Turkish industries operated during pandemic

ANKARA  Turkish industries have continued production to a large extent even during the pandemic, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday. Speaking during the launch ceremony of an environmental project via...

YPG/PKK benefited $21M from US: sources

WASHINGTON The US has provided $21 million financial aid to YPG/PKK-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to alleviate impacts of Caesar Act, sources told Anadolu Agency.  The aid came a day after...

‘Timely measures behind Turkey’s COVID-19 success’

ANKARA Turkey’s success in containing the coronavirus at an earlier stage compared to other countries and the low mortality rates in the country are related to the timely measures taken...

Turkey: Security forces nab ammunition belonging to PKK

HAKKARI, Turkey Security forces in southeastern Turkey on Friday seized explosives and ammunition belonging to the PKK/YPG terror group.  According to the local authorities in the Hakkari province, the gendarmerie launched...

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40-year-old player returns to NBA with Brooklyn Nets

ANKARA  Jamal Crawford, an experienced basketball player, agreed with the Brooklyn Nets to play the game, an NBA insider said on Thursday. "Jamal Crawford has agreed...

South Korea: Seoul mayor goes missing

ANKARA  Mayor of South Korea’s capital is missing, local media reported on Thursday. South Korean police has launched a manhunt to find Seoul city mayor Park...

4th World Nomad Games expected to be 'rich, inclusive'

ANKARA  Postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the fourth World Nomad Games are scheduled to be held in 2021 with more fanfare and enthusiasm. The games,...

Jewish settlers vandalize Palestinian vehicles in West Bank

NABLUS, Palestine Israeli settlers on Thursday vandalized Palestinian vehicles in a suspected “price tag” attack in the occupied West Bank, according to a Palestinian official. “Dozens...

Libya: UAE unacceptable in our political talks

TRIPOLI, Libya  Libya's permanent representative to the UN said that his country "no longer accepts the UAE's presence in its political dialogues". This came during Taher...

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