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Russia praises Turkish president’s efforts to achieve peace in Ukraine

MOSCOW  Russia sees that Turkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stands for achieving peace in Ukraine and is ready to contribute to it in every possible way, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey...

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...

NATO chief expresses understanding of Turkiye's security concerns over alliance expansion

ANKARA The NATO chief on Thursday expressed understanding of Turkiye's security concerns on Finland and Sweden's membership bids, saying Ankara is a "very important" ally of the alliance. "When an ally...

Russia to open sea corridor for foreign ships to Black Sea: Local media

ANKARA Russia will open sea corridors for foreign ships to the Black Sea, according to local media on Wednesday. "In order to ensure the safe exit of foreign vessels from the...

Timeline of Black Americans killed by police: 2014-2022

HOUSTON, Texas George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer two years ago on May 25, 2020. The following is a timeline of police killings of Black Americans in...

US urges Greece, Turkiye 'to work together to maintain peace'

WASHINGTON  The US called on Greece and Turkiye on Tuesday "to work together to maintain peace" in the region. State Department spokesman Ned Price called on Athens and Ankara "to resolve...

Russia, China carry out joint air patrol in Asia-Pacific region

MOSCOW Russia and China have carried out a joint air patrol mission in the Asia-Pacific region, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. The Russian aerospace forces and the air...

Russian defense minister claims Moscow deliberately slows down offensive in Ukraine

MOSCOW Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu said on Tuesday that the country's army is deliberately slowing down its movements in Ukraine to allow civilians to leave the war zone. Hitting targets...

Ukrainian foreign minister praises Turkiye's mediation efforts

KYIV, Ukraine Turkiye and Ukraine have a relationship based on trust, said Ukraine’s foreign minister, also praising Turkiye for working to mediate the ongoing war, which began on Feb. 24,...

Discomfort in Sweden over 'rushed decision' on NATO membership

STOCKHOLM High officials, experts, and the public in Sweden are becoming increasingly uncomfortable with the Nordic country's "rushed decision" to join NATO following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Sweden, following Finland's...

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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...