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Turkey's president marks Turkish Language Day

ANKARA  It is a source of pride for Turkey to see the increasing potential of the Turkish language in all fields, such as education, culture, trade and communication, said Turkey's...

Turkey reports 1,692 new coronavirus cases

ANKARA / ISTANBUL A total of 1,692 new coronavirus cases and 1,261 recoveries were reported in Turkey on Tuesday. The country's overall case count now stands at 306,302, with 269,696 recoveries,...

Turkey: Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits central province

ANKARA A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck Turkey's central Nigde province, the country’s disaster agency reported on Sunday. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority said the earthquake occurred at 10.08 p.m. local...

Turkey reports 1,519 new coronavirus cases

ANKARA  Turkish health authorities registered 1,519 more coronavirus cases and 1,116 recoveries in the past 24 hours. The country’s tally of COVID-19 infections reached 302,867, including 266,117 recoveries, according to the...

2 terrorists 'neutralized' in southeastern Turkey

ANKARA  Security forces "neutralized" at least two armed terrorists in southeastern Turkey, the Interior Ministry said late Saturday. As part of Operation Yildirim-2 Cilo, the terrorists were targeted in an air-backed...

Italy returns 1,800-year-old artifact to Turkey

ANKARA  Italian authorities handed over a historical inscription that dates to the ancient Lycian era to the Turkish foreign mission after decades of judicial wrangling about ownership, the Turkish envoy...

Turkey: 94 ex-army officials with FETO links remanded

ISTANBUL At least 94 former Turkish military personnel arrested for links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup, were remanded in custody on Saturday,...

Turkey registers 1,538 new COVID-19 cases

ANKARA  Turkish health authorities on Saturday reported 1,538 more coronavirus cases and 1,312 recoveries in the past 24 hours. The country’s tally of COVID-19 infections rose to 301,348, including 266,117 recoveries,...

Turkey: Ex-premier tests negative for virus

ANKARA The former Turkish prime minister recovered from COVID-19 and now tested negative. Binali Yildirim said on Twitter his test results came negative about two weeks after contracting the novel coronavirus. Yildirim...

Turkey overcoming pandemic's economic effects: Erdogan

ANKARA  Turkey’s production levels continued to rise in the third quarter as the country has overcome a significant part of the coronavirus pandemic’s economic effects, the Turkish president said on...

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Archeologists discover sun disk in NW Turkey

EDIRNE, Turkey  Archeologists in northwestern Turkey discovered a sun disk on a rock altar Friday in the ancient Thracian settlements.  Engin Beksac, head of the art...

Mali swears in transitional president after coup

LOME, Togo Bah N'daw, the president of Mali's transition, was sworn in Friday on promises of good management of public resources and a merciless war...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – Sept. 26, 2020

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...

Climate change denying school to African children: NGO

ANKARA Heavy floods because of climate change in sub-Sahara Africa have forced thousands of children from school or caused a delay to the start of...

EU downplays optimistic reports of Brexit breakthrough

LONDON  EU sources downplayed reports in the British media Friday that chances of a Brexit deal were looking more optimistic, the Guardian reported.EU chief negotiator...