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INTERVIEW – Turkey to EU: ‘Be fair, Turkey will not pull back’

ANKARA Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay sat down Saturday in an exclusive interview with Anadolu Agency to discuss the latest developments in Eastern Mediterranean, regional and international issues, and the...

‘New constitution to carry Turkey into next centenary’

BURSA, Turkey The head of the Turkish parliament’s Human Rights Commission said Tuesday they wish to enter the next 100 years of the Turkish republic with a new civil constitution.  Visiting...

Turkey: Main opposition party holds regular congress

ANKARA Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) 37th regular congress started on Saturday in the capital Ankara. The two-day congress is being held at Bilkent University's Odeon exhibition center. On the...

Anadolu Agency releases photo album on Turkish leaders

ANKARA Anadolu Agency published a photo album of Turkey's presidents from the country's founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, to sitting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a special edition for the agency's...

Turkish parliament passes penal reform law

ANKARA Turkey's parliament ratified a penal reform bill early Tuesday aimed at reducing the sentences of thousands of prisoners, paving the way for their release in a bid to ease...

Turkey: Ruling party submits bill to split bar associations

ANKARA Turkey's ruling party has submitted a bill to regulate the country's bar associations, a senior official said Tuesday.  "For the bars that have more than 5,000 members, we are bringing...

Turkey: Mayors arrested over alleged terror links

MARDIN, Turkey Four mayors, along with 20 municipal officials, were arrested in Turkey's southeastern provinces due to their suspected links to a terror group, judicial sources said Friday. Peoples' Democratic Party...

Turkey: Former parliament speaker COVID-19 positive

ANKARA  Former speaker of Turkish parliament Bulent Arinc announced on Thursday that he contracted the novel coronavirus. Arinc said on Twitter that he and his wife Munevver Arinc tested positive for...

Turkish officials hail withdrawal from European treaty

By Omer Olcay, Sefa Sahin and Buket Guven ANKARA Turkish officials on Saturday voiced support for a decision to withdraw from a European treaty on preventing and combating violence against...

Turkey: Erdogan rejects interior minister's resignation

ANKARA Turkey’s president turned down Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu’s resignation late Sunday which he had tendered over incidents that occurred ahead of a weekend curfew across much of the country...

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Turkish Central Bank reserves rise to $97.7B in June

ANKARA  The Turkish Central Bank announced on Wednesday that its official reserves amounted to $97.7 billion as of the end of June. Total reserve assets increased...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – July 28, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments in Turkey, around the world and the coronavirus pandemic. - Developments in Turkey,...

Tunisian president dismisses some top state officials

Tunisian President Kais Saied dismissed some top state officials Tuesday, according to a state bulletin. The bulletin included the president’s latest decisions on the dismissal...

Turkish foreign minister expresses support to Tunisian people following coup attempt

ANKARA The Turkish foreign minister expressed Tuesday Turkey's support to the Tunisian people following Sunday’s coup attempt. Mevlut Cavusoglu held a phone conversation with his Tunisian...

Turkey condemns EU’s stance on partial opening of Northern Cyprus’ ‘ghost town’

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday dismissed remarks made by EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on the partial reopening of the Maras region in the Turkish...