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Turkey praises cooperation with Georgia

ANKARA Turkey's president on Thursday praised the country's economic and strategic cooperation with Georgia. "Unfortunately, our relations that we have maintained at the level of strategic partnership have been suspended. Today,...

Syrian Constitutional Committee begins second day

GENEVA The Syrian Constitutional Committee -- made up of members of the opposition, civil society, and regime -- began its second day of work on Thursday in Geneva with talks...

Turkey in talks with Russia to hand over 18 regime elements

SANLIURFA, Turkey Turkey is in talks with Russia on handing over 18 Syrian regime army members who were captured during search activities southeast of Ras Al-Ayn, Syria, in the area...

Russian airstrikes kill 5 civilians in Idlib, Syria

IDLIB, Syria At least five civilians, including two children, were killed in Russian airstrikes in the Idlib de-escalation zone of Syria on Thursday, according to the Syrian civil defense agency. Mustafa...

Ethiopia unveils jobs creation plan

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Challenged with a bulging youth population and simmering instability, Ethiopia on Thursday unveiled a Plan of Action for Jobs Creation -- an ambitious project that envisages providing...

US: Health insurance rule for migrants faces lawsuit

ANKARA Seven U.S. citizens and a non-governmental group filled a lawsuit against a rule which requires migrants to prove they can afford health care before they get the U.S. visa. The...

Russia, OSCE hail troop separation in eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW Opposing forces in eastern Ukraine, wracked by conflict with separatists, have “successfully begun” separation, according to Russia’s foreign minister and the leader of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

'Turkmens well represented on Syrian charter committee’

GENEVA Turkmens are best represented in terms of quality on the newly launched Syrian Constitutional Committee, said a Turkmen member. The opening meeting of the 150-member committee on Wednesday was held...

US: Farm bankruptcies at 8-year high

ANKARA U.S. farm bankruptcies in September jumped 24% amid damage from President Donald Trump's trade war with China and Europe as well as a year of unfavorable weather. According to a...

200 irregular migrants rescued off Libyan coast

TRIPOLI Some 200 migrants have been rescued off Libya’s coast in operations conducted by the navy of the country’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), according to a statement on...

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Goodfellas, Field of Dreams star Ray Liotta dead at 67

HOUSTON, Texas Ray Liotta, the actor best known for playing the role of Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s classic 1980 mob film Goodfellas, has...

Paris to beef up security, set up special fan zones for Champions League final

PARIS Paris will beef up security and set up special fan zones to welcome thousands of football fans at the UEFA Champions League final...

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...

Turkiye can be model for 'green industrialization,' says expert at UN panel

ISTANBUL Turkiye can serve as a model for other developing nations in "green industrialization," while itself focusing on efficiency and cooperation with other countries, experts...

Turkish, French presidents discuss Sweden, Finland’s NATO bids

ANKARA The Turkish and French presidents on Thursday discussed Sweden and Finland’s bids to join NATO, Turkiye’s Communication Directorate said. Sweden and Finland's contacts with...