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2nd Russian military delegation due in Turkey today

ANKARA A second Russian military delegation is set to visit Turkish capital on Friday to discuss tactical and technical issues under a Syria deal between Turkey and Russia reached last...

Turkey and Russia: Back to where we left off 100 years ago

ISTANBUL  “The Ancient Capital is Moscow; and the Mother of Russian Cities is Kiev. Petersburg, or Saint Petersburg, or Peter (which is the same thing) belongs properly to the Russian...

‘Freedom of religion protected by law in Turkey’

ROME Freedom of religion is protected under the Turkish constitution, Turkey’s ambassador to the Vatican said Thursday. Lutfullah Goktas was speaking at a session on ‘The role of ambassadors in relations...

Turkey’s Erdogan: ‘Safe zones in Syria most livable’

ISTANBUL The safe zones established as a result of lengthy efforts and sacrifices are the most peaceful and livable places in Syria today, the Turkish president said Thursday. "Turkey was left...

Turkish speaker meets Qatari, Georgian PMs in Ankara

ANKARA Turkey's Parliament Speaker Mustafa Sentop on Thursday met with Qatari premier Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani in the capital Ankara. The closed-door meeting at the Turkish parliament speaker’s...

Turkey summons envoy over French resolution on Syria op.

ANKARA Turkey summoned on Thursday the French ambassador in the aftermath of a resolution by the French parliament on Ankara's counter-terrorism operation in northern Syria, diplomatic sources said. Turkish authorities voiced...

Turkey slams French parliament’s decision on Syria operation

ANKARA Turkey condemned Thursday decisions by two houses of the French Parliament on its anti-terror operation in northern Syria. In a written statement, the Foreign Ministry said: “We strongly condemn and...

Turkey's top diplomat hopes peace ensured in Iraq soon

ISTANBUL Turkey’s foreign minister voiced Thursday hope to his Iraqi counterpart that peace and stability are ensured quickly in the country rocked by anti-government protests. Mevlut Cavusoglu and Mohamed Ali Alhakim...

Turkey hosts 'Security in East Asia' panel

ANKARA Recent U.S. security policy toward East Asia is viewed as ambivalent by regional communities, an academic said on Wednesday. Lully Miura, a political scientist and president of the Yamaneko Research...

Top Turkish diplomat: Diplomacy crucial for peace

ISTANBUL "Effective mediation" and "preventive diplomacy" are crucial tools in tackling ongoing conflicts taking place around the world, Turkey’s foreign minister said Thursday. Speaking at the sixth Istanbul Mediation Conference in...

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Turkey to continue energy search in Black Sea: Erdogan

ANKARA  Turkey is set to continue its search for energy resources in Black Sea region, where it has so far discovered 405 billion cubic meters...

Israeli warplanes strike Hamas target in Gaza Strip

GAZA CITY, Palestine  Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes against a position of the Palestinian resistance group Hamas in the Gaza Strip late Tuesday, according to...

US: Turkish man helps free senior couple trapped in car

WASHINGTON  Mustafa Tosun, a Turkish-American mechanic, was among a few good Samaritans who rushed to the aid of a senior couple whose car had plunged...

US: Barrett's Senate confirmation vote to happen Monday

WASHINGTON The US Senate will vote on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation next week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday. "We'll be voting...

Azerbaijan shoots down 2 Armenian UAVs

GANJA, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan shot down two Armenian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on Tuesday, the country’s Defense Ministry said. The drones were taken down in two different...