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Pakistan has vital role to bring peace, stability to Afghanistan: Turkish president

ANKARA Pakistan has a vital duty to bring peace and stability to Afghanistan, where conflicts have intensified recently, the Turkish president said on Sunday. Speaking at a ship launching ceremony as...

Pakistan honors 2 Turkish citizens with top civilian awards

ISTANBUL Pakistan’s president conferred Pakistan’s top civil awards upon two Turkish dignitaries at a special ceremony in Istanbul on Sunday. Arif Alvi conferred Sitara-e-Imtiaz upon Selami Kilic and Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam upon Prof....

Turkish President Erdogan receives Libyan premier in Istanbul

ISTANBUL Turkey’s president on Saturday received the visiting prime minister of Libya. Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Libya’s Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh had a one-on-one closed-door meeting at the Vahdettin Mansion in Istanbul...

Turkish, Tunisian presidents talk democracy, stability over phone

ANKARA Speaking to his Tunisian counterpart Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stressed the importance of peace and stability in the country, said Turkish diplomatic sources. Erdogan told Kais Saied...

Turkish president speaks over phone with Georgian, Ethiopian premiers

ISTANBUL The Turkish president on Sunday held separate phone conversations with Georgian and Ethiopian prime ministers, according to Turkey’s Communications Directorate. Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili discussed...

Turkey welcomes reopening of strategic coastal road in Libya

ANKARA Turkey welcomed the reopening of a strategic coastal road linking Libya’s east to its west, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said Saturday. "We welcome the official opening of the Misrata –...

Jordan offers assistance to Turkey to contain forest fires

AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Saturday offered assistance to Turkey to help the country confront forest fires that broke out since Wednesday. Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said he...

Turkish president speaks over phone with Serbian counterpart

ANKARA Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call with Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic, Turkey’s Communications Directorate said on Saturday. Erdogan and Vucic discussed steps to improve Turkey-Serbia relations and...

Turkish president thanks Russian counterpart for supporting fight against wildfires

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over the phone, Turkey's Communications Directorate said on Saturday. Erdogan thanked Putin for Russia's allocation of five firefighting...

Malaysia condoles with Turkey over forest fires, loss of lives

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein on Saturday issued a letter of condolences for Turkey, where forest fires caused loss of lives along with damage in the past few...

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Rwandan foreign minister’s visit to Turkey to further boost relations: Diplomat

JOHANNESBURGThe visit of Rwanda’s foreign affairs minister to Turkey will likely pave the way for further enhancing the already fruitful cooperation between the two...

Turkey suffer heavy defeat in Netherlands

ANKARAThe Netherlands tore apart Turkey 6-1 in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match Tuesday, moving to the top of Group G. The home team...

Bulgaria to head to polls 3rd time this year as efforts to form government...

SOFIA, Bulgaria Bulgaria will head to its third national election this year after the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) failed to form a government following...

Saudi king sacks director of public security, refers him for investigation

RIYADH Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Tuesday dismissed the country's director of public security and referred him for investigation, the official Saudi Press Agency...

Biden requests $6.4B from Congress to fund Afghan resettlement

WASHINGTON US President Joe Biden has asked Congress to appropriate some $6.4 billion to aid ongoing efforts to resettle at-risk Afghans following America's pullout from...