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Turkish parliament's head condemns US House Speaker

ANKARA Turkey's parliament speaker on Friday “regretfully” condemned US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi for anti-Turkey remarks.  "I regretfully condemn Nancy Pelosi,..., for making Turkey the subject&addressee of her heinous...

Turkey's presidential spokesman slams US House Speaker

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Turkey's presidential spokesman criticized US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday for anti-Turkish remarks.  “Pelosi who has become hostile towards Turkey is a biased politician. She had assumed...

Turkey extends condolences for Ukrainian plane crash

ANKARA Turkey’s foreign minister extended condolences Friday to Ukraine for a military plane crash that killed 22 people.  "I share the sorrow of the families of those who lost their lives...

'Let’s give diplomacy a chance with Turkey': Greece

ANKARA The Greek prime minister called for giving diplomacy a chance with Turkey on resolving the issue of the Eastern Mediterranean in his address to the UN General Assembly on...

Serbia to boost ties with Turkey: President

BELGRADE, Serbia Serbia wants to further develop friendly relations with Turkey in the future, said the country's president on Friday. Aleksandar Vucic's remarks came after a working lunch with Turkish President...

Turkish, Moldovan leaders talk bilateral ties in call

ISTANBUL  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday spoke with his Moldovan counterpart Igor Dodon over the phone. The two leaders discussed the issues spanning Turkey-Moldova relations and cooperation, according to...

Turkish president to hold talks with EU, NATO officials

ANKARA Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday will hold a meeting via video link with European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen. The meeting is set for 4.30 p.m local...

Turkish, French presidents discuss E.Med tension in call

ANKARA / ISTANBUL In a phone call Tuesday, the Turkish and French presidents discussed the Eastern Mediterranean, bilateral ties, and relations between Ankara and the EU. In a statement, Turkey's Communications...

Turkish president marks United Nations' 75th anniversary

ANKARA Turkey’s president on Monday gave a message conveying both best wishes and challenges on the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. "I convey to you, on my own behalf and...

Turkish president files complaint against Greek newspaper

ANKARA The Turkish president on Monday lodged criminal complaint against four senior officials of a Greek newspaper over a despicable headline about Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president's lawyer Huseyin Aydin filed...

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Veteran Turkish footballer Selcuk Sahin retires

ISTANBUL Veteran Turkish footballer Selcuk Sahin confirmed his retirement on Monday. "It is really hard to write this sentence, but as of today, I am putting...

Upper Karabakh dispute explained in 6 questions

BAKU The illegal occupation of Upper Karabakh, also known as Nagorno-Karabakh, a burning issue at the heart of the Caucasus for the last 30 years,...

End occupation in Upper Karabakh: Erdogan tells Armenia

ISTANBUL The Turkish president on Monday called on Armenia to immediately end the occupation of Azerbaijani territories, so the peace will reign in the region...

Turkish prosecutors file 2nd indictment on Khashoggi case

ISTANBUL Turkish prosecutors filed on Monday a second indictment against six Saudi suspects over the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. The 41-page...

Azerbaijan declares partial military mobilization

ANKARA Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Monday signed a decree on partial military mobilization in the country following the border clashes at the Armenia-Azerbaijan frontier. According...