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Turkey sent virus aid to 138 countries: President

ANKARA Turkey to date has sent medical aid to 138 countries to help them combat the coronavirus pandemic, said Turkey’s president on Saturday. "We have sent medical equipment and supplies to...

Antifa, YPG/PKK ties threaten national peace in West

ANKARA Many Western countries support the idea of backing the YPG/PKK in Syria but Turkish officials reject aiding a terror group to beat another, ISIS/Daesh. A recent report released by the...

Turkish court releases 5 in ex-Nissan CEO escape trial

ISTANBUL  A Turkish court on Friday released five people who were charged with aiding ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan to Lebanon via an airport in Istanbul. The court deferred...

Turkey to use agricultural potential to fullest

ISTANBUL  Turkey will use its agricultural potential to the fullest as it saw the benefits of self-sufficiency during the pandemic, according to the country's president on Friday. “The first three sections...

Turkey: Schools to reopen at August-end

ANKARA  Schools across Turkey will reopen on Aug. 31 for the new academic year, the National Education Ministry said Friday. An orientation will be held for students who will start primary...

Turkey tries 20 Saudis in absentia in Khashoggi case

ISTANBUL A Turkish court on Friday began trying 20 Saudi nationals in absentia over the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi was killed...

Turkey: 41 injured in fireworks factory blasts

SAKARYA, Turkey  Forty-one people are being treated for injuries from ongoing explosions at a fireworks factory in northwestern Turkey, said the provincial governor. Sakarya Governor Cetin Oktay Kaldirim told Anadolu Agency...

Turkey's emergency state body concludes 85% of appeals

ANKARA Turkey’s presidential commission on the state of emergency has concluded 85% of all applications concerning measures taken in the aftermath of the July 2016 foiled coup bid, according to...

Turkey begins trying 20 Saudis over Khashoggi killing

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Turkey begins trying 20 Saudi nationals in absentia Friday over the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul. A 117-page indictment prepared by Istanbul...

Turkey's inflation rate up in June

ISTANBUL  Consumer prices in Turkey went up in June versus the same month last year, the country's statistical authority announced Friday. June's annual inflation rate was at 12.62% from 11.39% in...

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Turkish defense officials hold talks in Malta

VALETTA, Malta Turkey’s defense minister and chief of General Staff on Saturday held talks with Malta’s minister for home affairs and national security in Valetta,...

Turkey's 1st maritime missile successfully passes test

ANKARA Turkey's first indigenously produced maritime missile passed its latest long-distance test launch with flying colors, the nation’s top defense industry official said Saturday. The Atmaca...

3,500+ more virus cases reported in Eurasia, C.Asia

KIEV, Ukraine Coronavirus cases and fatalities continued to rise in Eurasian and Central Asian countries on Saturday. Kazakhstan Kazakhstan’s overall case count moved close to 46,000, with...

Turkey on track to be world's 'healthcare hub'

ISTANBUL Turkey’s healthcare system, growing stronger with each passing day, will make Turkey an international hub for quality medical care, said Turkey's health minister on...

Landmine blast kills 2 security forces in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan A roadside blast in central Afghanistan on Saturday killed at least two security forces and injured four others, an official confirmed. According to Sher...

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