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Community partnership helps Zimbabwe to mitigate climate change effects

HARARE, Zimbabwe  The landlocked southern African country of Zimbabwe, known for its landscape and diverse wildlife has launched community partnerships at village levels to reverse climate change effects. Coinciding with World...

Heatwave shows India’s vulnerability to climate change

NEW DELHI Coinciding with World Climate Change Day, which is being observed on Sunday, experts in India have raised alarm over the susceptibility of the country to environmental issues. India is...

Turkish scientists awarded for their groundbreaking work

ANKARA Sixty-six Turkish scientists, nearly one-third of them women, have been given awards for their groundbreaking work in 2021, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. Speaking at Turkey's Scientific...

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope lifts off on historic quest

ISTANBUL The world’s most powerful space telescope was rocketed off from Earth on Saturday, marking the beginning of a bold mission to scan the universe for its first stars and...

Wildfires, not pandemic lockdowns, had largest impact on global climate in 2020

ANKARA A series of devastating bushfires in Australia had a greater impact on the world's 2020 climate than the pandemic-driven lockdowns, new research indicated. "Regional wildfires can have far-reaching climatic effects...

Turkey takes steps towards taking part in European Green Deal

ANKARA Turkey has taken important steps to be part of the European Union Green Deal through its just-released landmark Green Deal Action Plan. The action plan, released by the Trade Ministry...

Sumatran elephant gives birth amid fatal virus threat

MEDAN, Indonesia A critically endangered Sumatran elephant gave birth Monday to a calf at the Tangkahan Resort Special Animal Training Center of Mount Leuser National Park (TNGL Center). The female calf...

Turkish scientists discover COVID-inhibiting molecules

ANKARA  - Scientists from Middle East Technical University (METU) in Turkey have discovered that a mixture of odor molecules that produce an anti-viral effect could prevent the transmission of...

EuroLeague: Bayern come back 20 down to beat Fenerbahce

ANKARA   Bayern Munich beat Turkey’s Fenerbahce Beko 75-71 in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 4 game on Friday. Fenerbahce Beko made a great start to the game, leading the first quarter 28-9. The...

Extreme-weather related disasters jump dramatically: UN

GENEVA There has been a dramatic rise in extreme weather-related events in the past 20 years, a UN agency said, with reported disasters jumping from just over 4,000 in 1980-1999...

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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...