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Turkish parliament head hails Palestinian cause

ISTANBUL The Turkish parliament speaker on Sunday said the Palestinian cause is dear not only to Palestinians, Arabs or the Islamic world but also to anyone with a conscience, regardless...

Turkish president hails Palestinian cause

Turkey is doing all it can to raise the Palestinian cause at all platforms to end "occupation, oppression and genocide policies", President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday. Erdogan's message was...

Turkey hands out winter aid to Rohingya in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh Turkey’s state aid agency on Sunday finished handing out blankets to 5,000 Rohingya families in Bangladesh's refugee camps on the eve of the arrival of winter. “As part of...

Turkey, Libya accord helps Libyan army professionalize

TRIPOLI, Libya Turkish Armed Forces continues to provide military training, humanitarian aid and consultancy for the Libyan army as a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Turkey and Libya marked its...

Turkey to maintain humanitarian foreign policy in 2021

ANKARA Turkey will continue to implement an entrepreneurial and humanitarian foreign policy in the field and at the table in 2021, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Saturday. Cavusoglu comments came...

Turkey condemns killing of Iranian nuclear scientist

ANKARA Turkey on Saturday condemned the killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. "We regret that the Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh lost his life as a result of an armed...

Turkey condemns 'racist threat message' in Greece

ANKARA Turkey slammed a “racist threat message” Saturday in northeastern Greece written on an elevator of an apartment building that is the residence of Mufti Ahmet Mete of Xanthi. "This incident...
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Ukraine FM: Relationship with Turkey ‘at its best’

KIEV, Ukraine - The relationship between Ukraine and Turkey is "at its best," Ukraine's foreign minister said Friday. “We are satisfied with the level of understanding between our countries, between our...

Turkey always contributes to Union for Med: Official

ANKARA  - Turkey, located in the heart of the Euro-Mediterranean region, a founding member of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and an EU candidate, has always contributed to...

Turkish, Saudi foreign ministers hold ‘sincere’ meeting

ANKARA Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday said he held a meeting with his Saudi counterpart to discuss bilateral relations and regional issues. Cavusoglu said in a tweet that the...

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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – December 1, 2020

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.  Coronavirus...

Russia deploys S-300 defense system on Kuril Islands

MOSCOW  In a move likely to rile Japan, Russia on Tuesday deployed an S-300 air defense system on the disputed Kuril Islands in the North...

South Africa reports over 4,000 new COVID-19 cases

JOHANNESBURG  South Africa recorded 4,173 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 796,472,...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul flat at close

ISTANBUL  Turkey's benchmark stock index was up 0.02% to close Wednesday at 1,325.49 points. Starting the day at 1,326.76 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index earned...

2020 to be 1 of 3 warmest years on record: UN group

ANKARA The World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) provisional annual climate report released Wednesday said 2020 is on track to be one of the three warmest years...