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England star Sterling out amid skirmish in camp

ANKARA Manchester City star Raheem Sterling was barred from playing in England's next match over his violent behavior in the national team camp, as he conceded his behavior on...

Eastern Med: Turkey-led drill shows interoperability

MUGLA, Turkey  The Dogu Akdeniz-19 (Eastern Mediterranean-2019) joint international naval exercise is important to demonstrate the interoperability between the allied nations of Turkey and Pakistan, a Pakistani navy captain...

Chinese airline to serve Turkish beverages

ANKARA Under a new agreement with a leading Turkish beverage maker, China Eastern Airlines will be serving Turkish beverages on board its flights.  China Eastern, the world's seventh-largest air...

Fitch Ratings upgrades Turkish banks' outlooks

ANKARA Credit ratings agency Fitch has upgraded the outlooks of 20 Turkish banks to stable from negative. The move follows a similar upgrade of the outlook on Turkey's long-term issuer default...

‘Probe police excesses against students in Kenya’

ANKARA Global human rights watchdog, the Amnesty International on Tuesday asked Kenya to probe police excesses and violence against university students.  “Amnesty Kenya is deeply concerned about the violence...

Turkey, Russia hold 5th joint patrols in N.Syria

ANKARA Turkish and Russian troops carried out the fifth round of joint ground patrols in northern Syria under a deal reached last month, in an area of a Turkish anti-terror...

Turkish TV series connect viewers globally

ISTANBUL The Last Emperor (Payitaht: Abdulhamid) -- a Turkish TV series about the life of Abdul Hamid II, the 34th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire -- has drawn a broad...

European Council launches 13 joint defense projects

ANKARA The European Council on Tuesday adopted a list of 13 projects to be implemented under the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO). "Five of the new projects focus on training, covering areas...

Turkey-backed SNA responds to attacks by YPG/PKK

RAS AL-AYN, Syria  Turkey-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) continued to fight the YPG/PKK terrorists, who targeted the frontlines and areas liberated from terrorists by Turkey’s anti-terror operation in northern Syria. Turkish-backed...

Netanyahu uses force to stay in power: Arab MKs

JERUSALEM   Arab members of the Knesset (Israel's parliament) accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of escalating the situation in the Gaza Strip for his political survival. "The man who lost...

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2 far-left DHKP-C terror suspects arrested in Istanbul

ISTANBUL Turkish police arrested two people in Istanbul over their suspected links to the far-left DHKP-C terror group, a security source said on Monday. The suspects,...

Yemeni minister accuses Iran of destabilizing region

SANAA A Yemeni minister on Monday accused Iran of exporting terrorism and chaos in the region. The accusation by Information Minister Moammar al-Eryani followed the US...

Make polluters pay, trends in Africa

YAOUNDE, Cameroon/ANKARA Many civil society groups in Africa have joined their global counterparts demanding that governments should put costs on polluting industries, responsible for damaging...

‘Digital learning faces hurdles amid pandemic’

ANKARA  With the novel coronavirus pandemic showing no signs of abating, homes have turned into classrooms and parents have taken on the role of teaching...

Turkish video conferencing app passes first test

ANKARA Turkey's new domestically developed video conferencing application passed its first test as the platform for an international security and defense event in the capital...