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Taiwan seeks Turkey’s support in global stage

ANKARA  The chief of the Taiwanese mission in Turkey echoed on Thursday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s remarks that "the world is bigger than five". "Taiwan is a small country and...

Turkish-Zambian ties based on mutual respect: Envoy

ANKARA Marking the 55th anniversary of Zambia’s independence, the nation’s ambassador to Turkey on Monday praised relations between the two countries. Delivering a speech in Ankara, Turkey’s capital, marking Oct. 24,...

Turkey condoles with Mali over deadly terrorist attack

ANKARA Turkey conveyed Saturday condolences to Mali over a terrorist attack on military post that killed dozens of soldiers. “We are deeply saddened by the news that many soldiers have lost...

'Migration issue shapes, ends governments in Europe'

EDIRNE, Turkey The issue of migration -- especially irregular migration -- often spells the end for governments in Europe, a Turkish official said on Wednesday.   "Illegal, or what we would call...

Turkey: Killing of Soleimani 'serious risk for peace'

ANKARA The killing of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani in a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad poses “a serious risk to peace in the region”, the Turkish foreign minister said...

US thanks Turkey for aid against coronavirus

WASHINGTON The US' top diplomat and two congressmen have thanked Turkey for sending medical aid to the country to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak. One day after a Turkish military plane...

'Rule on UK bases in Cyprus ignores Turkish Cypriots'

ANKARA  Turkey said on Friday that the regulation regarding the use of privately owned property within the British Sovereign Bases in Cyprus, "ignored the Turkish Cypriots once again." In 2014, a...

Turkish, British defense chiefs discuss East Med, Libya

ANKARA Turkey's defense chief and his British counterpart spoke over the phone Friday about recent developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Libya. Hulusi Akar and Ben Wallace spoke amid escalating tensions...

Turkey slams German media's fake news on Mediterranean

ANKARA  Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday called an article published in German daily Die Welt as a "product of imagination". The article claimed Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered Turkish navy...

Turkey slams Greek website over intimidation tactics

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday condemned a Greek website which posted personal information about a Turkish reporter working in Greece, apparently in an attempt to intimidate him. “We strongly condemn this outdated...

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Bosnia commemorates 1st president Izetbegovic's death

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina this week commemorates the 17th death anniversary of Alija Izetbegovic, independent Bosnia’s first president and one of the most important...

Mass grave of Daesh/ISIS victims found in Iraq’s Kirkuk

BAGHDAD, Iraq A mass grave of dozens of Iraqis killed by the Daesh/ISIS terrorist group was unearthed in the northern Kirkuk province, according to a...

Australian firms to attend China fair amid trade row

ANKARA  Amid tense bilateral relations, a record number of Australian companies are attending the 3rd China International Import Expo in November, Chinese media reported Tuesday. Nearly...

South Korea’s chipmaker to buy Intel's NAND memory unit

ANKARA South Korean giant chipmaker SK Hynix Inc. on Tuesday announced it will buy NAND memory unit business of the US semiconductor giant Intel Corp.  SK...

'Iran's stance on Upper Karabakh benefits occupation'

ANKARA Iran's neutral stance on the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Upper Karabakh region, involving an equal approach to both sides, ultimately benefits...