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Turkish parliament head condemns search of Turkish ship

ANKARA Turkey’s parliament speaker on Monday denounced the illegal search of a private Turkish-flagged ship carrying humanitarian aid to Libya by a German frigate. "I strongly condemn the intervention by a...

Turkey decries illegal search of vessel by EU mission

ANKARA Turkey on Monday decried the illegal search of a Turkish-flagged ship carrying humanitarian supplies to Libya, a search carried out by a German frigate serving under a Greek-commanded EU...

'Turkey, US have long tradition of cooperation'

NEW YORK The Turkish defense said on Monday that both Turkey and the US have a deep-rooted strategic relationship, despite differences of opinion. "In our relations with the US, sometimes there...

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...

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...

Turkish, Russian military hold technical talks on Karabakh

ANKARA  Turkish and Russian military delegations held technical talks at the Turkish Defense Ministry headquarters, the Defense Ministry said on Saturday. A ministry statement said the two sides discussed the work...

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...

Turkey decries disenfranchisement of Rohingya voters

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday decried the disenfranchisement of Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar’s national elections held on Sunday. Noting that the general elections constitute "an important milestone" in Myanmar’s democracy and...

Erdogan thanks Trump for efforts to enhance bilateral ties

ANKARA Turkish president on Tuesday thanked his outgoing US counterpart for the "sincere and decisive" vision he put forward for the development of the bilateral relations between the two countries. In...

Top US diplomat to travel to Turkey this week

WASHINGTON  The US top diplomatic said he will travel to Turkey later this week. Mike Pompeo told a news conference at the State Department that he would head Friday to France,...

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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...

Tanzanian opposition leader demands justice after polls

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania  - Tanzanian opposition politician and former presidential candidate Tundu Lissu has called for sanctions, asset freezes and travel bans against government officials...

Trump authorizes transition to Biden administration

WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump said late Monday he is advising his team to begin "initial protocols" for a transition to President-elect Joe...