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Turkey, Ukraine vow to strengthen strategic partnership

ISTANBUL  Turkey and Ukraine on Saturday vowed to strengthen their strategic partnership. Ankara and Kyiv decided to “intensify joint efforts to deepen cooperation and coordination between the parties in the fields...

Turkey desires ‘peaceful’ Black Sea, says Erdogan

ISTANBUL The Turkish president on Saturday called for a de-escalation of tension in Ukraine and said that his country desires a “peaceful” Black Sea. “Our main goal is that the Black...

Turkish, Russian presidents discuss bilateral ties

ANKARA The Turkish and Russian presidents on Friday discussed steps to further improve bilateral relations. In a phone call, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin also exchanged views on regional developments,...

Turkish president sends condolences on loss of Philip

ISTANBUL Turkey’s president on Friday extended his condolences to the British Royal Family and the people of the United Kingdom on the loss of Prince Philip, the duke of Edinburgh. “Upon...

Turkey summons Italian envoy over remarks on Erdogan

ANKARA Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Thursday summoned the Italian ambassador to condemn the Italian premier's remarks on the country's president. Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi at a news conference earlier on...

'Turkey applies EU protocol on Tuesday's meeting'

BRUSSELS European diplomats on Thursday pointed out that Turkey has no responsibility for the protocol arrangement of Tuesday's meeting between the EU officials and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as...

Turkey summons Italian envoy over remarks on Erdogan

ANKARA Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Thursday summoned the Italian ambassador to condemn the Italian premier's remarks on the country's president. Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi at a news conference earlier on...

Turkish president pushes idea of Islamic megabank

ISTANBUL / ANKARA Turkey’s president on Thursday promoted the idea of an Islamic megabank, one which could meet the liquidity requirements of Islamic financial institutions as well as financing for...

Turkish president congratulates new Kosovar counterpart

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday congratulated his newly elected Kosovar counterpart Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu. According to a statement by Turkey’s Communications Directorate, the leaders discussed regional developments along with...

UN General Assembly head in Turkey to hold talks

ANKARA  The Turkish diplomat heading the UN General Assembly has arrived in Ankara, his home country’s capital, as part of an official visit. Volkan Bozkir is expected to meet with President...

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France dismisses reports of tensions with Algeria

PARIS France on Sunday dismissed reports of tensions with Algeria after Prime Minister Jean Castex abruptly called off his visit to the North African...

Peru heads to polls to elect new president

BOGOTA, Colombia Amid coronavirus measures, Peruvians went to polls on Sunday to elect a new president for the next five years.More than 25 million people...

Militants destroy 3 aid facilities in NE Nigeria: UN

LAGOS, Nigeria Five civilians have been killed and three facilities of global aid organizations destroyed in an attack by Boko Haram in a northeastern town...

Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez injured

ANKARA Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez suffered a cruciate ligament injury in his knee, the Spanish football powerhouse said on Sunday.In a statement, Real...

Women protest against fashion show in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir A group of women held a protest march in the capital of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday against a...