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Indian premier hails Kashmir elections amid lockdown

ANKARA Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hailed the "historic turnout" of local elections in the Muslim majority state of Jammu and Kashmir, which has remained under near-complete lockdown...

Afghanistan: violence surges amid peace talks

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan is witnessing intense clashes between government forces and Taliban insurgents, even as various countries are trying to reinvigorate peace talks in different world capitals. In a major security...

NATO's support to Afghanistan remains 'steadfast'

ANKARA NATO's support to Afghanistan remains "steadfast", the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday. "Our support to Afghanistan with both forces and funding remains steadfast. NATO has supported the...

Taiwan seeks Turkey’s support in global stage

ANKARA  The chief of the Taiwanese mission in Turkey echoed on Thursday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s remarks that "the world is bigger than five". "Taiwan is a small country and...

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Prince Andrew demands trial by jury in US civil sex abuse lawsuit

LONDON  Prince Andrew has demanded a trial by jury to clear his name against sexual abuse allegations, a legal document has shown according to British...

Heidelberg shooter had previous links to neo-Nazi party: German media

BERLIN  A teenage gunman who killed a fellow student and wounded three others at Heidelberg University in Germany before committing suicide had previous ties to...

Turkiye welcomes OECD decision to open accession discussions with 6 countries

ISTANBUL Turkiye on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to open accession discussions with six candidate countries.  “We welcome...

Study highlights prevalence of antisemitism in France

ANKARA  A study on antisemitism in France has found that a vast majority of the Jewish community has been subjected to some form of “anti-Semitic...

Canada to send more troops to Ukraine in bid to deter war

TRENTON, Canada Canada will send more troops to Ukraine along with defensive weapons to help thwart a Russian invasion of the country, Prime Minister Justin...