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Turkish President Erdogan is 'man of his word': Putin

MOSCOW Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a man who keeps his word, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. Asked at his annual news conference about the most difficult negotiator...

US sanctions 'blatant attack' on Turkey: President

US sanctions announced this week are a “blatant attack” on Turkish sovereignty, the nation’s president said Wednesday. Turkey is the first NATO member to face such sanctions, Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

Turkish parliament speaker rejects US sanctions

ANKARA Turkey’s parliament speaker on Monday rejected US sanctions on the country over its missile defense purchases.  "Sanctioning complies neither with the spirit of alliance nor with the will to regain...

Greece exploiting naval alerts: Turkish defense minister

ANKARA  Greece is exploiting the system of Navtex naval alerts in defiance of good neighborly relations, Turkey’s defense minister said Monday.  “This issue is extremely exploited by our neighbor. Dozens of...

Turkey strongly rejects US sanctions decision

ANKARA  Turkish officials on Monday denounced a US decision to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense system.  Criticizing the move, Turkish Vice President Fuat...

'US sanctions on Turkey arrogantly flout int'l law'

MOSCOW The US decision to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense is a typical show of American arrogance and lawlessness, said Russia’s defense minister...

'Turkey determined to achieve fully independent defense industry'

ANKARA Turkey is determined to achieve a fully independent defense industry under the leadership of its President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the head of the Turkish Defense Industries Presidency (SSB) said...

Turkey slams unilateral US sanctions over S-400s

ANKARA  Turkey on Monday roundly rejected new US sanctions on the country over its missile defense purchases. "We condemn and reject the decision to impose unilateral sanctions against Turkey as announced...

US sanctions Turkey over Russian missile defense system

The US Treasury Department on Monday imposed sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense system.  The sanctions, which are part of Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions...

‘Iran's accusations against Erdogan unacceptable’

Turkish Parliament Speaker Mustafa Sentop on Saturday condemned Iranian authorities over unfair accusations against the Turkish president for reading a poem during a ceremony in Azerbaijan. "The unseemly attitude of...

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

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...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...