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Italian premier, Ukrainian president discuss Russia’s war

ROME, Italy, ANKARA Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy discussed the latest developments regarding Russia’s war against Ukraine during a telephone call late Saturday. Draghi stressed approving...

France’s education minister, a black historian, faces attacks from far-right

PARIS French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne on Saturday defended the appointment of Pap Ndiaye, a black historian, as education minister amid increasingly vicious attacks from the far right. “The objective is...

963 Americans, including Biden, banned from entering Russia

ANKARA Russia announced on Saturday that it has barred 963 American citizens from entering the country, including President Joe Biden and other top officials. The decision is part of “retaliatory measures...

PKK/YPG terror group holds demonstration in Swedish capital

STOCKHOLM Pro-PKK/YPG protesters on Saturday gathered in Swedish cities chanting slogans in support of the terrorist group in rallies organized to object to the country’s membership in NATO. Swedish police forces...

150 more Russian soldiers killed, war total nears 29,000: Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine At least 28,850 Russian soldiers have so far been killed during the war in Ukraine, the Ukrainian military said on Saturday. Some 150 more Russian troops were killed over...

EU needs Western Balkans as much as region needs bloc: EU Council President

BELGRADE, Serbia  The Western Balkans need the European Union but the bloc also needs the region, the President of the European Council said Friday.  ''It is time for a new momentum...

Finland’s European affairs minister calls for swift NATO membership

ANKARA Finland's European affairs minister called for "swift" NATO membership on Friday, adding it is in the best interests of all parties.   Speaking to French news outlet France24, Tytti Tuppurainen noted...

Qatar to play ‘central role’ in Germany’s energy strategy, Scholz says

BERLIN Qatar will play a “central role” in Germany’s new energy strategy, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Friday. Speaking at a joint news conference in Berlin with Qatar’s emir, Scholz said...

Russia to deploy 12 military units in country's west in response to NATO expansion

MOSCOW The Russian defense minister said on Friday that 12 military units will be formed and deployed by the end of the year in the west of the country in...

Belgium lowers voting age to 16 for European elections

BRUSSELS Belgian residents from the age of 16 will be able to vote in the European elections as the federal parliament approved lowering the voting age. Over 283,000 additional Belgian and...

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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...