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Turkey should try to mitigate quake losses: Opp. leader

ANKARA Turkey's main opposition leader demanded Tuesday the country take measures to mitigate losses before any earthquake.  "We have enacted some laws, but they do not hang together. We have enacted...

Turkish presidential spokesman diagnosed with COVID-19

ANKARA Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin was diagnosed with the coronavirus and reached the final stage of treatment Saturday. Kalin said he had mild symptoms of the virus and that he...

Turkish interior minister tests positive for COVID-19

ANKARA  Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu and his family are under treatment in a hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, the minister said Saturday on Twitter. Soylu said that they started...

Erdogan extends condolences for death of Turkish deputy

ISTANBUL The Turkish president extended his condolences over the death of Markar Esayan, a lawmaker of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party. “I have learned with great sorrow of the...

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...

Turkish parliament ratifies motion on Iraq, Syria

ANKARA Turkish parliament on Wednesday ratified a motion extending authorization to launch cross-border anti-terrorist operations in northern Iraq and Syria. The ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party, the main opposition Republican...

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-N. Cyprus water pipeline to finish by Sept. 25

ANKARA Repair work for the water pipeline carrying freshwater from Turkey to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) will be completed by Sept. 25, the Turkish vice president said...

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 party leader dismisses early election rumors

ANKARA The head of a Turkish opposition party on Monday dismissed rumors of possible snap elections. “The presidential and 28th term parliamentary elections will be held in June 2023, as planned....

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Türkiye Dominates Latvia 4-0, Seals Spot in EURO 2024

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Iran is attempting to open new front against Israel from Syria: Israeli official

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Azerbaijani official says New York Times curbing alternative views

ISTANBUL Azerbaijan's presidential adviser said Wednesday that The New York Times is curbing alternative views, amid reports by media outlets on an alleged "blockade" on...