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Academics discuss Turkiye-US relations at New York panel

NEW YORK Relations between Turkiye and the US were discussed at a panel held by Turkiye’s Directorate of Communications in New York. The panel, which hosted local and foreign academics Friday...

Exile of Circassians tragic event in human history

ANKARA It has been 158 years since the Russian Empire exiled the Circassians from the Caucasus region, regarded as strategically important. In an effort to seize the northern Caucasus as part...

Ukraine ready to exchange its soldiers for Russian prisoners of war: Zelenskyy

KYIV, Ukraine The Ukrainian president on Saturday said his country is prepared to exchange its troops who surrendered at the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol for Russian prisoners. In an interview...

US, South Korea look to deter North with new measures, expanded military drills

ANKARA President Joe Biden on Saturday assured South Korea that the US will protect its ally against any threat as the two countries agreed to expand measures to deter North...

Ukraine war draws attention to region's historical backstory

ANKARA In a watershed speech that marked the onset of the Ukraine war, Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to justify Moscow's "special military operation" on historical references, from the common...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – May 21, 2022

ANKARA  Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments around the world.  Australia confirmed its first case of monkeypox in the state of Victoria while another is under...

Residents of Ukrainian village in Kyiv region trying to return to pre-war lives

KYIV, Ukraine  Residents of the Ukrainian village of Peremoga are trying to return to their lives as they were before the war with Russia began.  Russian forces captured the village in...

Pakistan proposes including Turkiye in multibillion dollar CPEC project

ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif proposed Friday to expand and include Turkiye in the multibillion-dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).  Addressing a ceremony of the launch of PNS Badr, the...

EU: Albania meets all conditions for accession negotiations

BELGRADE, Serbia  Albania has met all the conditions for opening accession talks to EU membership, the President of the European Council said Friday.  “Accession talks should start as soon as possible,...

Russia criticizes France's decision to end Operation Barkhane in Mali

MOSCOW France's decision to end Operation Barkhane and withdraw troops from the Takuba task force does not contribute to the restoration of security in Mali, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...