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Turkey registers 1,467 new COVID-19 cases

ANKARA Turkey on Sunday reported 1,467 new coronavirus cases and 1,116 recoveries over the past 24 hours. The country's overall case count now stands at 314,433 to date, with 275,630 total...

Turkey: Magnitude-5.3 quake strikes Aegean Sea

ANKARA A magnitude-5.3 earthquake struck Turkey's Aegean Sea, the country's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said early Sunday. AFAD said the quake occurred at 1.50 a.m. local time (GMT2250) with...

Turkey registers 1,511 new COVID-19 cases

ANKARA Turkey on Saturday reported 1,511 new coronavirus cases and 1,232 recoveries over the past 24 hours. The country's overall case count now stands at 312,966 to date, with 274,514 total...

Over 2,100 people in virus quarantine across Turkey

ANKARA Over 2,100 confirmed and suspected coronavirus patients are currently quarantined at dormitories and hostels across Turkey, the country’s Interior Ministry said on Saturday. “As of Sept. 26, a total of...

'Turkey will protect its rights with unshakable faith'

ANKARA Turkey continues to protect its maritime rights and interests “with a strong will and unshakeable faith,” the country’s president said on Saturday. “With the awareness of how important it is...

Turkey's health minister slams US envoy’s remarks

SAMSUN, Turkey Turkey’s health minister on Friday criticized "unfortunate" remarks by the US Ambassador to Turkey David Satterfield about Ankara’s pharmaceutic debt to American pharmaceutical companies.  Fahrettin Koca was responding to...

Do not underestimate COVID-19, warns survivor

SANLIURFA, Turkey  Ahmet Ilhan has lost four family members, among them his father, to COVID-19, and barely survived the disease himself. With a new lease on life, the 50-year-old hospital worker...

Turkey's president marks Turkish Language Day

ANKARA  It is a source of pride for Turkey to see the increasing potential of the Turkish language in all fields, such as education, culture, trade and communication, said Turkey's...

Trade chief: Turkey to continue to oppose protectionism

ISTANBUL  Turkey will continue to support a global trading system based on competition and rules, rather than mounting protectionist tendencies, the country's top trade official said on Friday. "With all our...

Turkey's oil imports up 6.1% in July 2020

ISTANBUL Turkey's total oil imports increased by 6.1% to 4.3 million tonnes in July this year compared to the same month last year, according to data of Turkey's energy watchdog...

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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...