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Volleyball: Turkey bags bronze in women's world championship

ANKARA Turkish volleyball team VakifBank beat Igor Gorgonzola from Italy 3-0 to win bronze medal in the 2019 Women's FIVB Volleyball Club World Championship on Sunday. VakifBank won three sets by...

Turkey condemns deadly terrorist attack in Kenya

ANKARA  Turkey on Sunday condemned the deadly terrorist attack in Kenya, leaving several people dead. “We received the news with great sorrow that at least 10 people, including police officers, lost...

PROFILE – John Lennon: Poster boy for Beatles

ANKARA It was 39 years ago today that world-famous The Beatles star John Lennon was shot to death by a fan as he returned home in New York with his...

Turkey's new concert hall to be completed in 2020

ANKARA Turkey’s Presidential Symphony Orchestra will finally have a new facility by the end of 2020 with artistic, social and civic features, architects working on the project told Anadolu Agency. Culture...

Plain tobacco packing hit shelves in Turkey to curb smoking

ANKARA  Turkey continues its drive against the health risks of smoking as the new rule forces all tobacco products and cigarettes to bear plain and standard packages. A World Health Organization...

Climate change triggers widespread Pakistan migration

KARACHI, Pakistan Extreme weather patterns, shrinking agriculture, sea erosion, and lingering dry spells have caused widespread migration within Pakistan in the past decade, according to officials and local experts. More than...

NBA: 76ers beat Cavs as Simmons scores career high 34

ANKARA The Philadelphia 76ers defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-94 in the NBA on Saturday night to remain undefeated at home. The game at Wells Fargo Center was well over after first...

Boxing: Joshua beats Ruiz to reclaim heavyweight title

ANKARA  Anthony Joshua reclaimed world heavyweight boxing title after beating Andy Ruiz Jr. in a rematch in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night. The 30-year-old Olympic gold medal winner, Joshua cut his...

Coat, hat found in search for missing hikers in Turkey

BURSA, Turkey As the search and rescue efforts continue for two Turkish hikers who went missing in western Turkey, the teams Sunday found a coat and a hat belonging one...

N. Korea claims success in ‘very important test’

KUALA LUMPUR  North Korea carried out a “very important test” at a satellite launching site, the state news agency announced on Sunday. “A very important test took place at the Sohae Satellite...

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Turkish president, Italian premier speak over phone

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte over the phone, according to Turkey’s Communications Directorate on Tuesday.  During the phone...

Turkish, Greek military delegations begin NATO talks

ANKARA A NATO technical meeting between Turkish and Greek military delegations began Tuesday at the alliance headquarters to discuss methods for reducing risks of incidents...

Top Turkish diplomat meets with Libyan vice premier

ANKARA  Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday met with Libya’s deputy prime minister. Cavusoglu said on Twitter that he had a "productive meeting" with Ahmed...

Controversial law-breaking UK bill passes 1st hurdle

LONDON A controversial British bill passed its first legislative hurdle on Monday with a vote of 340-263, a margin of victory of 77.Thirty MPs from...

Libya: 24 migrants die as boat sinks off Libyan coast

GENEVA At least 24 people died when a rubber boat carrying irregular migrants sank Tuesday on the Mediterranean Sea near Libya, according to the International...