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‘Turkey not doing anything illegal in Mediterranean’

KAYSERI, Turkey Turkey has proven through video footage and radar images that its ships have not engaged in any illegal activity in the Mediterranean Sea, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said...

Turkey: Daily COVID-19 recoveries outnumber new infections

ANKARA Daily recoveries in Turkey from the novel coronavirus once again on Thursday exceeded new cases, said the country's health minister. A total of 1,472 people beat COVID-19 over the past...

Turkey expects V-shaped economic recovery from virus

ANKARA  Turkey is anticipated to come out of the coronavirus-driven crisis with a V-shaped recovery, and will converge its potential growth, the country's treasury and finance minister said on Tuesday. Addressing...

Turkey ranks 3rd in global medical aid amid pandemic

ANKARA Reflecting Turkey’s entrepreneurial and humanitarian understanding of foreign policy, it is the third-largest medical aid and support country in the world, said the deputy foreign minister on Monday. Speaking via...

Turkish Coast Guard rescues 35 asylum seekers

BALIKESIR, Turkey The Turkish Coast Guard rescued 35 asylum seekers, including women and children, who were pushed back by Greek forces into Turkish territorial waters, said security sources on Monday. The...

Turkey: Central government gross debt stock hits $234B

ANKARA The gross debt stock of Turkey’s central government stood at 1.6 trillion Turkish liras (around $234 billion) at the end of May, according to official figures released on Monday. The...

Turkey: 438 FETO-linked suspects remanded into custody

IZMIR, Turkey At least 438 suspects were remanded into custody over their links to Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 coup bid in Turkey. Earlier, the court had...

Flood kills two people in northwestern Turkey

BURSA/ANKARA, Turkey  At least two people in northwestern Turkey have died in floods caused by heavy rains, a local official said Sunday. Yakup Canbolat, the governor of Bursa province, said four...

N Iraq: Turkish army seizes large amount of PKK ammo

ANKARA The Turkish army seized a large amount of ammunition as part of a fresh anti-terror operation in northern Iraq, said the Turkish National Defense Ministry on Sunday. The ministry said...

Turkey marks Father’s Day

ANTALYA, Turkey Turkey on Sunday marked Father’s Day, an annual day of honoring fatherhood and paternal bonds. “I congratulate Father’s Day to my esteemed husband and all the fathers, and commemorate...

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Ethiopia restores internet partially after weeklong ban

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  Ethiopian authorities have partially restored internet services after a weeklong ban, an official said Thursday. Foreign Ministry's spokesman Dina Mufti at a news...

Blast martyrs 3, injures 6 in Turkey's northwest

SAKARYA, Turkey Three soldiers were martyred, six others injured Thursday in a blast in Turkey's northwestern Sakarya province, according to the governor. “The blast occurred while...

Turkey provides medical support to Bangladesh hospitals

ANKARA  Turkey’s state-run aid body provided on Thursday medical supplies to hospitals in Bangladesh to help the South Asian country tackle the coronavirus outbreak. The Turkish...

Turkey: US move on Southern Cyprus to cause instability

ANKARA Turkey's ruling party on Thursday slammed the US decision to include the Greek Cypriot administration to its International Military Education and Training (IMET) program. Omer...

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...

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