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Turkish Airlines, Boeing reach compensation deal

ANKARA  Turkish Airlines and U.S. aircraft maker Boeing have agreed on compensation for losses from grounded and undelivered aircraft, Turkey's flag carrier announced in a statement on Tuesday. "Boeing will cover...

US: Hecklers interrupt Biden speech, calling him names

ANKARA Democratic Party presidential hopeful Joe Biden faced interruptions from several hecklers while campaigning in New England in the U.S. northeast, according to media reports. Some hecklers called the former vice...

Iran seizes oil tanker in Gulf: Iranian TV

TEHRAN Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Monday announced it had seized an oil tanker near the island of Abu Musa in the Persian Gulf, according to Iranian television. The oil tanker was...

US says Putin thanked Trump for preventing terror plot

WASHINGTON Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked President Donald Trump for providing Moscow with information used to thwart a potential holiday terror attack in Russia, the White House said Monday. The expression...

Turkish leader praises Moldova fighting FETO terrorism

ANKARA Turkey expects Moldova to expand cooperation by transferring schools run by the terror group FETO to responsible ownership, said Turkey’s president after meeting with his Moldovan counterpart in the...

Global festivals, musicians lit up Istanbul in 2019

ISTANBUL Istanbul hosted a dazzling array of world-famous musicians as well as prestigious cultural events and festivals in 2019. Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), the 47th...

Turkey to launch national researchers program in 2020

ANKARA Turkey will launch a new program next year to support scientists and researchers working in the country, said the technology and industry minister on Monday. “We are launching the National...

Spain: Aspiring coalition government touts 'new deal'

OVIEDO, Spain Higher taxes on the wealthy, a minimum wage hike, and an end to the so-called gag law are among the political goals that Spain’s aspiring coalition government announced...

Turkish Airlines adds Istanbul to Xian, China route

ISTANBUL  Turkey's flag carrier Turkish Airlines has added direct flights from Istanbul to Xian, China, the historical starting point of the Silk Road. "Turkish Airlines added Xian, the Chinese city with...

Croatia: Ex-premier gets 6 years for abuse of office

BELGRADE, Serbia A former Croatian prime minister on Monday was sentenced to six years in prison for abuse of office. The Zagreb Canton Court ruled that Ivo Sanader, who served from...

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Goodfellas, Field of Dreams star Ray Liotta dead at 67

HOUSTON, Texas Ray Liotta, the actor best known for playing the role of Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s classic 1980 mob film Goodfellas, has...

Paris to beef up security, set up special fan zones for Champions League final

PARIS Paris will beef up security and set up special fan zones to welcome thousands of football fans at the UEFA Champions League final...

Russian president expresses readiness to help overcoming global food crisis

MOSCOW The Russian president on Thursday said his country is ready to help overcome the global food security crisis if Western sanctions imposed due...

Turkiye can be model for 'green industrialization,' says expert at UN panel

ISTANBUL Turkiye can serve as a model for other developing nations in "green industrialization," while itself focusing on efficiency and cooperation with other countries, experts...

Turkish, French presidents discuss Sweden, Finland’s NATO bids

ANKARA The Turkish and French presidents on Thursday discussed Sweden and Finland’s bids to join NATO, Turkiye’s Communication Directorate said. Sweden and Finland's contacts with...