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Turkish envoy hits US lawmaker for anti-Turkey remarks

WASHINGTON Turkey's UN envoy on Thursday lashed out at an American congressman who said it is "time to get tough with Turkey."  Ambassador Serdar Kilic, in a series of tweets, accused...

Turkish, Qatari military figures hold cooperation talks

DOHA, Qatar The commander of the Turkish-Qatari joint forces in Doha on Thursday discussed ways to strengthen cooperation and joint exercises with Qatari military officials. According to a statement by the...

Qatari press hails Turkish president's visit

DOHA, Qatar  Qatari newspapers on Thursday hailed talks held between the gulf country's emir and the president of Turkey. News outlets reported that the talks during a visit by President Recep...

Greece issues new ship alert for Turkish national day

ANKARA Ahead of new technical talks between Turkey and Greece to reduce tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, Greece has issued an alert that it will hold maritime shooting drills on...

Erdogan: Turkey proud to help Africa against virus

ANKARA Turkey is proud to have contributed to African countries in their fight against the novel coronavirus with Turkish-made respirators, masks and overalls, the country's president said on Thursday. "The peoples...

'Turkey's military presence in Qatar serves stability in Gulf'

ANKARA Turkey's military presence in Qatar serves the stability and peace not only for Qatar but the whole Gulf region, the Turkish president said. "No one except for those making plans...

Turkish president arrives in Qatar for working visit

DOHA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived Wednesday in the Gulf state of Qatar, the second destination of his single-day working visit after Kuwait. Private jet "TUR" carrying Turkish President Recep...

Turkish president meets Qatari Emir in Doha

DOHA, Qatar Turkey's president met with the leader of Qatar on Wednesday as part of a single-day working visit to the Gulf country. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan landed at 2.20 p.m. local time (1120GMT)...

Top Turkish diplomat to attend global security forum

ANKARA Turkey’s foreign minister is set to arrive in Slovakia on Wednesday to take part in the 15th annual Bratislava Global Security Forum (GLOBSEC).  Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will pay a...

'Macron's remarks on Islam a provocation'

ANKARA The French president’s recent claims about Islam amount to a dangerous provocation, Turkey’s president said on Tuesday. “ Macron's statement on ‘Islam is in crisis’ in a city where Muslims...

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

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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...