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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...

No need for early elections in Turkey: Ruling party

ANKARA Holding early elections would make no sense and so are not on the agenda of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party, a top party official said Thursday. "We have...

Legal experts hail Turkey’s human rights action plan

ANKARA Turkish lawyers and academics hailed the Human Rights Action Plan announced Tuesday by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.  Muharram Ozen, a law professor and dean of the law faculty at Ankara...
Fuat Oktay

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...

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Non-Food Retail Sales Show Resilience Despite Overall Decline in Euro Area

According to Eurostat, retail sales volume in July decreased by 1% in the euro area and 1.2% in the EU year-over-year. The volume of...

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...

U.S. Secretary of State in Kyiv to Discuss Funding and Anti-Corruption Efforts

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, on Wednesday for an unannounced two-day visit, according to U.S. media reports. This...

Amber Heat-Health Alert Issued for London and Seven Other English Regions

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and the Met Office have jointly issued an amber heat-health alert (HHA) for eight regions in England, including...

Erdogan Urges Global Powers to Consider Syria’s Demographics for Lasting Peace

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Tuesday that Türkiye is committed to finding a solution based on Syria’s demographic realities and territorial integrity. He...