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Montenegro: Police arrest 18 MPs after parliament clash

BELGRADE, Serbia  Montenegrin police arrested 18 MPs after a chaos broke out in parliament over freedom of religion law on Friday. A bill, strongly opposed by the Serbian Orthodox Church and...

Malaysia not to extradite Uighurs seeking asylum

ANKARA Malaysia will not send back Uighurs fleeing persecution in China, President Mahathir Mohamed said Friday. "If Uighurs are fleeing to Malaysia to seek asylum, Malaysia will not extradite them even...

Thousands gather to remember Pakistan’s Bhutto

KARACHI, Pakistan  Thousands gathered to mark the 12th death anniversary of Pakistan's two-time Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto at historic Liaquat Park in the garrison city of Rawalpindi -- the site...

Gendermarie arrest 710+ irregular migrants in NW Turkey

EDIRNE, Turkey  Turkish gendarmerie forces held 713 irregular migrants in the northwestern Edirne province, bordering Greece, on Friday. Among the migrants were the nationals of Nepal, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, Morocco...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul flat at Friday's close

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index closed the week at 113,683.61 points on Friday, up 0.03% from the previous close. Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 114,035.70 points. As...

Key features of Turkey's first indigenous car

KOCAELI, Turkey  The prototype of Turkey's first indigenous car was unveiled on Friday. The electric car will have two different horsepower options -- 200 hp and 400 hp. It was designed by...

UN dispatches aid in a bid to help war-weary Syria

HATAY, Turkey  The United Nations on Friday dispatched 46 truckloads of humanitarian aid to Idlib, a northwestern Syrian province torn by the years-long civil war. The trucks passed through the Cilvegozu...

Contested E.Med: Equation feasible without Turkey?

ANKARA Following the exploration of hydrocarbon resources in the Eastern Mediterranean, neighboring countries try to find ways to expand their exploration and drilling activities through new business partnerships. Turkey, with...

Turkey offers condolences to Kazakhstan for plane crash

ANKARA  Turkey Friday conveyed condolences to Kazakhstan over a deadly aircraft crash. “We are deeply saddened to hear that this morning a passenger plane from Almaty to Nur-Sultan crashed shortly after...

Turkey to produce first indigenous automobile in 2022

ISTANBUL Turkey's first homegrown automobile production plant will be completed in 2021 and the first car will be produced in 2022, a top official said Friday. Turkey’s Automobile Joint Venture Group...

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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...