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Turkey reports over 6,700 more COVID-19 patients

ANKARA Turkey registered 6,713 more coronavirus patients over the past 24 hours, according to Health Ministry data released Monday. The new patients raised the overall count to 453,535. As many as 3,254...

Maras in Turkish Cyprus awaiting real owners: Erdogan

ANKARA  The long-abandoned city of Maras in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) is "waiting for the day when it will meet its real owners," Turkey's president said on...

Turkey reports 3,223 more coronavirus patients

ANKARA  Turkey has registered 3,223 more COVID-19 patients over the past 24 hours, according to figures by the Health Ministry on Sunday.  The country's overall COVID-19 count now stands at 414,278...

Erdogan: 2-state solution in Cyprus must be discussed

ANKARA  A two-state solution needs to be negotiated in Cyprus on the basis of sovereign equality, Turkey's president said on Sunday. "There are two different people and two separate states in...

Lewis Hamilton wins 7th Formula 1 title

ISTANBUL Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton secured the 2020 Formula 1 title in the Turkish Grand Prix with a first-place finish at Intercity Istanbul Park on Sunday. Having sealed seventh F1 title in...

Azerbaijan gives Armenia 10 more days to leave Kalbajar

BAKU Azerbaijan on Sunday gave Armenia 10 more days to evacuate Kalbajar district, which borders Nagorno-Karabakh, due to climatic and natural conditions, an official said. In a press conference, Hikmet Hajiyev,...

Erdogan calls on nation to comply with virus measures

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Saturday called on his nation to comply with measures taken to fight the coronavirus pandemic. "I expect our nation to carefully comply with the measures...

Turkey marks 1944 deportation of Ahiska Turks

ANKARA Turkey on Saturday remembered the 76th anniversary of the deportation of Ahiska Turks during the Soviet era. On Nov. 14, 1944, approximately 100,000 Ahiska Turks, also known as Meskhetian Turks,...

Turkish Grand Prix dominated by former F1 driver Massa

ISTANBUL A former Brazilian Formula 1 driver, Felipe Massa won the Turkish Grand Prix three times in history as Turkey has hosted seven races so far. The organizers previously revised the...

Turkey, Russia to jointly monitor Karabakh peace deal

ANKARA  Turkey's president on Wednesday announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on a joint Turkish-Russian center to monitor the Karabakh peace deal, which has ended weeks of...

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'With search, Greece, Germany broke international law’

ISTANBUL  Turkey will take measures in response to an illegal search of a Turkish-flagged commercial ship by an EU operation to enforce a Libya arms...

Dow Jones hits 30K as Pennsylvania certifies Biden win

ANKARA  The Dow Jones industrial average hit an all-time high of 30,000 points after the US state of Pennsylvania certified Joe Biden’s win in the...

Borsa Istanbul up by 0.68% at open

ISTANBUL  Turkey's benchmark stock index opened at 1,323.16 points on Tuesday, rising 0.68% or 8.91 points from the previous close. At Monday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST...

French site helps domestic abuse victims amid lockdown

PARIS - A new website has been set up in France to aid victims of domestic violence amid a spike in abuse cases during...

NBA: US forward rejoins Lakers

ANKARA - Defending NBA champions the Los Angeles Lakers announced the return of free agent forward Markieff Morris to the team for the 2020-21...