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Macron unveils plan to fight ‘Islamic separatism’

PARIS / ANKARA French President Emmanuel Macron announced a controversial plan on Friday, starting a fight against so-called "Islamist separatism" in the country. Macron said in his address in the city...

Maras solely under Northern Cyprus’s jurisdiction: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

ANKARA The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) reiterated Saturday that the fenced-off area of Maras is its territory and solely under the government’s jurisdiction. “The Greek Cypriot administration of Southern...

EU appoints first ambassador to UK

BRUSSELS  Portuguese diplomat Joao Vale de Almeida on Friday was appointed as the head of future EU diplomatic mission to the UK after Brexit, slated for Jan. 31. In a statement,...

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 to its war with Ukraine...

Forest fires kill 11 in eastern Ukraine

KIEV  At least 11 people died and 17 others injured in forest fires in Ukraine’s eastern region of Luhansk.   A total of 146 fires were recorded in the region, with 116...

German city elects ethnic Turkish mayor for first time

BERLIN Voters in Hannover, Germany have elected an ethnic Turkish politician as mayor for the first time in the city’s history. Belit Onay, a 38-year-old parliamentarian from the Green Party, claimed...

Karabakh yet another failure: French daily

PARIS After Syria and Libya, Upper Karabakh constituted yet another failure for France, a French daily newspaper said Tuesday.  L’Opinion said last night’s cease-fire agreement and joint declaration manifested a heavy...

Turkish Cypriots welcome partial opening of Maras region

GAZIMAGUSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Turkish Cypriots have voiced strong support for the partial opening of the former "ghost town" of Maras in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus...

Russia recalls envoy in wake of Biden comments on Putin

ANKARA Russia on Wednesday recalled its ambassador to Washington back to Moscow following comments by US President Joe Biden sharply critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin.A. I. Antonov is...

Migration is an important issue for all Europe: Borrell

ROME The EU’s foreign policy chief said on Friday that migration was an “important issue” for the entirety of Europe.  “We have to deal with the migration problem as a European...

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Türkiye Dominates Latvia 4-0, Seals Spot in EURO 2024

Türkiye secured their spot in the UEFA EURO 2024 with a convincing 4-0 win over Latvia at the Konya Metropolitan Municipality Stadium on Sunday....

Rafah Crossing to Reopen: Blinken Confirms Collaborative Efforts with Egypt and UN

The Rafah border crossing, situated between Gaza and Egypt, will soon be reopened, announced US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday. Speaking to reporters...

Iran is attempting to open new front against Israel from Syria: Israeli official

JERUSALEM A senior Israeli official accused Iran on Sunday of attempting to open a new front against Israel from Syria and indirectly confirmed that Tel...

Non-Food Retail Sales Show Resilience Despite Overall Decline in Euro Area

According to Eurostat, retail sales volume in July decreased by 1% in the euro area and 1.2% in the EU year-over-year. The volume of...

Azerbaijani official says New York Times curbing alternative views

ISTANBUL Azerbaijan's presidential adviser said Wednesday that The New York Times is curbing alternative views, amid reports by media outlets on an alleged "blockade" on...