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Turkey: Cabinet meets via video link

ISTANBUL A meeting of Turkey’s Cabinet started Monday afternoon under the chairmanship of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. From Huber Mansion in Istanbul, Erdogan is chairing the meeting via video link, the...

Necmettin Erbakan: Trailblazer of national vision

ANKARA A decade has passed since the death of Turkey's former Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan, the founding leader of the National Vision (Milli Gorus) movement, whose political wisdom and struggle...
Mustafa Sentop

Turkey: We will protect rights, interests in E. Med.

TEKIRDAG, Turkey Turkey will protect and defend its rights in accordance with international law, parliament speaker Mustafa Sentop said Friday. Countries were drawn to the Eastern Mediterranean when research revealed energy...

Turkey: AK Party lawmaker Mustafa Yeneroglu resigns

ANKARA The ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party lawmaker Mustafa Yeneroglu resigned from the party on Wednesday. "In line with the demand of the president, I resign from AK Party," Yeneroglu,...

Turkey: Ex-premier tests negative for virus

ANKARA The former Turkish prime minister recovered from COVID-19 and now tested negative. Binali Yildirim said on Twitter his test results came negative about two weeks after contracting the novel coronavirus. Yildirim...

'Turkey is self-sufficient in fight against COVID-19'

ANKARA Being self-sufficient in medical equipment is as important as being so in the defense industry, and being a strong country in the provision chain will be one of Turkey's...

'Military coups are crimes against humanity'

ISTANBUL  The Turkish president on Sunday spoke against military coups, particularly the 1997 "post-modern" coup by the Turkish armed forces. In a video message on the coup's 24th anniversary, Recep Tayyip...
Devlet Bahceli

‘Unthinkable for Turkey to give up Aegean, East Med’

ANKARA  It is unthinkable for Turkey to give up its “historical interests” in the Mediterranean and Aegean seas, the head of a Turkish political party said on Saturday. Greece is playing...

Turkish court orders release of ex-opposition MP

ISTANBUL A Turkish court on Thursday ordered release of a former opposition party lawmaker who was arrested on terrorism charges last year. In its ruling, the Istanbul Court of Justice sentenced...

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...

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EU drugs regulator recommends Moderna vaccine for children 12-17

ANKARA The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the US' Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-17. The EMA "has recommended granting an...

Turkey has administered over 65M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released...

2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

ANKARA The Olympic Games started with the opening ceremony in a near-empty National Stadium in the Japanese capital Tokyo in the shadow of COVID-19 on...

Afghanistan recalls ambassador from Pakistan over kidnapping incident

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan recalled its ambassador from Pakistan days after the envoy's daughter was abducted and “severely tortured” in the capital Islamabad, Afghan officials...

Army retakes town from al-Shabaab terrorists in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somali security forces on Sunday retook a town in the country’s central Mudug region from terrorist group al-Shabaab, officials said. "The Gorgor commandos of...