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Climate crisis forces 52M Africans to face hunger

ANKARA More than 52 million people in 18 African nations are facing hunger crisis due to weather extremes, poverty and armed conflicts, Oxfam said in a report Thursday. They...

Germany should play active military role: official

BERLIN  Germany’s defense minister on Thursday outlined a new security and defense strategy calling for the country to play a more active military role in the world. In a...

Turkish firm pledges to stop using single-use plastic

ISTANBUL Turkey's leading conglomerate Koc Holding promised on Thursday to stop using single-use plastic products as of the end of 2020. "We are committed to stop disposable plastic consumption...

Turkish Treasury sees $2B cash deficit in October

ISTANBUL  The Turkish Treasury saw a cash balance deficit of 11.89 billion Turkish liras (nearly $2 billion) in October, the country's Treasury and Finance Ministry announced on Thursday.   The...

Turkey vows to plant 11M trees, eyes new world records

ISTANBUL Turkey is eyeing two world records by planting the highest number of saplings in an hour and creating its biggest digital photo album, the agriculture and forestry minister...

Turkey to host two-day ECO Council of Ministers Meeting

ANKARA Turkey will host a two-day meeting of the Senior Officials and Council of Ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in the Mediterranean resort city of Antalya, the...

Nepalis protest India for controversial border map

KATHMANDU, Nepal Dozens of Nepalese on Thursday protested against India in the country's capital and several parts of the country over a political map that Nepal has claimed shows...

39 Vietnamese truck victims identified: UK police

LONDON British police said Thursday all 39 victims found dead in a truck in Essex last month have been identified and their families notified. The identifications is an “important...

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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...