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Turkey’s top diplomat to visit Riyadh in bid to resuscitate relations

Turkey's foreign minister is visiting Saudi Arabia for the first time since the 2018 murder of dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi severely strained their already...
People wearing masks walk on the street in Ankara, Turkey, on Aug. 7, 2020. Turkey reported 1,185 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, raising the total diagnosed cases to 238,450, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Egypt and Turkey to hold talks to mend ties

Egypt and Turkey are to hold talks on Wednesday to resolve long-running tensions between the two rival countries. The talks to be held over two...
People wearing masks walk on the street in Ankara, Turkey, on Aug. 7, 2020. Turkey reported 1,185 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, raising the total diagnosed cases to 238,450, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Turkey extends coronavirus restrictions ahead of holiday weekend

Turkey has extended an overnight curfew and other restrictions meant to stem the spread of the coronavirus ahead of a long holiday weekend. Due to...
Mevlut Cavusoglu

Turkey says talks planned with Egypt in early May to help mend ties

(dpa) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday that Ankara will send a diplomatic team to Egypt in early May for talks...
Police arrest

Ten retired admirals in Turkey released following arrest

Ten retired admirals in Turkey have been released about a week after they were arrested for making a statement about an international shipping agreement. The...
The U.S. Navy warships are expected to pass through the Bosphorus Strait next week and return May 4-5, Turkey's foreign ministry said.

United States sending battleships to Black Sea – Turkey

(dpa) - The United States is sending two combat vessels to the Black Sea later this month, according to Turkey. Turkey was informed 15 days...
European Commission

Musical chairs: EU executive decries diplomatic affront by Turkey

(dpa) - Two chairs, three leaders: the European Commission on Wednesday expressed its disappointment about its chief Ursula von der Leyen having been relegated...
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Turkey breaks daily record with over 50,000 virus cases confirmed

(dpa) - Turkey has passed 50,000 coronavirus infections per day, marking the highest level since the beginning of the pandemic. The Health Ministry reported late...
FILED - A crowd in Berlin, Germany, commemorates the one-year anniversary of the attempted Turkish coup of 2016. A massive trial, one of many, concerning the failed 2016 coup in Turkey nears conclusion on Wednesday when an Ankara court is expected to deliver its verdict for 497 defendants. Photo: picture alliance / Maurizio Gambarini/dpa

Verdicts expected for nearly 500 on trial for failed coup in Turkey

(dpa) - A massive trial, one of many, concerning the failed 2016 coup in Turkey nears conclusion on Wednesday when an Ankara court is...
European Commission

Top EU officials head to Turkey to reset ties in talks with Erdogan

(dpa) - European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel are expected in Turkey for talks with President Recep...

Turkey consumer price inflation and producer prices increase in March

dpa-AFX - Turkey's consumer price inflation and producer prices rose in March, figures from the Turkish Statistical Institute showed on Monday. The consumer prices index...

Turkey urges ‘concrete’ action on migrants, visa-free travel from EU

dpa/GNA - The European Union needs to take "concrete and constructive" steps regarding lingering issues such as renewing a migration pact and considering...

Twitter to open legal entity in Turkey in line with controversial law

dpa/GNA - Twitter said it will establish a legal entity in Turkey to be able to continue operations, in accordance with the country's...
Tokyo Court Grants Carlos Ghosn Bail

Turkey sentences airline workers for aiding Carlos Ghosn’s escape

dpa/GNA - An Istanbul court sentenced three airline employees for their role in facilitating the escape of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn from...
U.S. and Turkey

Turkey identifies 13 abducted and executed by militants in Iraq

dpa/GNA - Turkish authorities have identified 13 people, including military and police personnel, who they say were executed by militants in northern Iraq. One...
Group Of U S Backed Syrian Rebels Surrenders To Government

Russia, Turkey and Iran call for end to foreign interference in Syria

dpa/GNA - Representatives from Russia, Turkey and Iran ended a two-day meeting on ways to re-invigorate stalled talks on a new constitution for...
Covid Vaccines

Morocco launches mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign; Turkey’s tally tops 2.45 million

Morocco launched a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Thursday, a day after receiving the first batch of Chinese vaccines. Meanwhile, the total number...

Turkey turns screws on Twitter, Periscope with advertising bans

dpa/GNA - Turkey has imposed advertising bans on Twitter and other social media platforms in line with a new law that critics warn...
Heiko Maas

German minister travels to Turkey ahead of Eastern Med conflict talks

dpa/GNA - Greece and Turkey have a "real chance" at de-escalating their territorial stand-off in the Eastern Mediterranean as they prepare to resume...
Turkey protests

Turkey detains 16 amid protests against appointment at key university

dpa/GNA - Police in Istanbul detained at least 16 people in the wake of student protests against President Tayyip Erdogan’s appointment of a...

Inflation in Turkey rises to 14.6 percent in December

dpa/GNA - Consumer prices in Turkey rose in December, with annual inflation at 14.6 per cent, according to government data released on Monday. The...

Turkey bans entry from UK after finding first cases of virus strain

dpa/GNA - Turkey announced a temporary ban on all entries from Britain after it found the first cases of a new strain...
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Libya, Turkey discuss security cooperation

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Saturday met with Minister of Defense of the UN-backed Libyan government, Salahaddin Namroush, in Libyan capital Tripoli and...

Five countries ban flights from South Africa over COVID-19 variant

At least five countries have suspended flights from South Africa after a coronavirus variant was recently discovered in the country. Germany, Turkey, Israel, Switzerland and...
Parts of a statue are seen on the ground at Basantapur Durbar Square after an earthquake in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, on April 25, 2015. Death toll in Nepal climbed to 711, the country's Home Ministry said Saturday afternoon, hours after a major earthquake struck the country. (Xinhua/Pratap Thapa)

Death toll up to 114 in Turkey’s earthquake, rescue completed

A total of 114 people were killed and 1,035 others wounded in a strong earthquake that hit Turkey's western province of Izmir, the...
Ship Turkey

Turkey extends use of research ship in disputed part of Mediterranean

Turkey has extended by 10 days the controversial use of its gas exploration ship Oruc Reis in a part of the eastern Mediterranean that...
European Union

Greece pressures EU over Turkey ‘provocations’

Greece on Tuesday stepped up the pressure on its EU partners to act against Turkey over its "provocative" actions in the Mediterranean. It is also...
A rescue vessel tries to put out fire emerging from an oil tanker after it collided with a cargo ship near the Yangtze River estuary, Aug. 20, 2020. Three had been rescued and 14 others went missing after an oil tanker collided with a cargo ship about 1.5 nautical miles southeast of the Yangtze River estuary early Thursday, according to the maritime authorities in Shanghai. The accident occurred at 3: 39 a.m. Thursday, when an oil tanker carrying about 3,000 tonnes of gasoline collided with a cargo ship loaded with sand and gravel, causing a fire on the deck of the oil tanker and the latter to sink. (Donghai Rescue Bureau/Handout via Xinhua)

Greece condemns Turkey’s return of survey ship, refueling tensions

Greece on Monday condemned the return of a Turkish gas exploration vessel to contested waters in the eastern Mediterranean and accused Ankara of "systematically...
Bernhard Lippert

GFA Technical Director arrives in Turkey to watch Black Stars friendly matches

Bernhard Lippert, the newly appointed Technical Director of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has arrived in Turkey to watch the Black Stars friendly...
Black Stars

Black Stars, technical team arrive in Turkey for Mali, Qatar clash

Black Stars players, Coaches, technical and Management Committee members, have arrived in Antalya, Turkey, for the International friendly games against Mali and Qatar. ...