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Turkey administers over 68.7M COVID-19 vaccine shots so far

ANKARA Turkey has administered over 68.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released on Tuesday. The country continues its intensive...

Turkey commemorates diplomat's wife killed by Armenian terrorist group

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday commemorated a diplomat’s wife who was slain by an Armenian terrorist group in 1983. “We commemorate with respect our martyr Cahide Mihcioglu,” the wife of Yurtsev...

Turkey's defense chief inspects military post along Syrian border

KILIS, Turkey Turkey's national defense minister on Monday carried out inspections at a military post where Turkish troops in northern Syria are dispatched. Hulusi Akar was received at the airport of...

Turkey has administered over 65M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released on Friday. The country is continuing...

Turkey gives over half a million COVID-19 vaccine shots in 24 hours

ANKARA Turkey has administered over half a million doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the last 24 hours, according to figures released on Saturday. The country continues its vaccination campaign, which...

Turkish officials mark 5th anniversary of 2016 defeated coup

Turkish officials on Thursday marked the fifth anniversary of the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey, which left 251 killed and over 2,700 injured.July 15, the day of the defeated...

Turkey appoints 2 new deputy ministers

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appointed new deputy ministers Thursday. Fatma Oncu was appointed as deputy minister to the Family and Social Services Ministry. Mehmet Hamdi Yildirim was appointed to the...

Turkish Akinci combat drone sets new national aviation record

ISTANBUL Turkey's Bayraktar Akinci combat drone broke a new record in the country on Thursday by flying at an altitude of 38,039 feet and staying in the air for 25...

Turkish president vows to end dependence on foreign defense goods

ANKARA Turkey’s president vowed Thursday to eliminate the nation’s dependence on foreign-made defense products. “We will continue to increase our investments in the defense industry until we completely free our...

Kartal Tibet, veteran Turkish film actor, dies aged 83

ISTANBUL  Kartal Tibet, a distinguished Turkish actor and screenwriter, has died at the age of 83. “Goodbye, my brother Kartal, I will miss you so much,” wrote actor Civan Canova on...

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Turkey attaches importance to development of ties with both Russia, Islamic countries: Erdogan

ANKARA Turkey attaches great importance to the development of economic, commercial, defense, tourism, and investment cooperation with both Russia and Islamic countries on a win-win...

Turkey has administered over 71.18M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 71.18 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released...

Troika Plus to meet on Afghanistan in Qatar next month

MOSCOW Russia, the US, China, and Pakistan, also known as the Troika Plus on Afghanistan, will meet next month in Qatar to discuss recent developments...

Turkey fights forest fires raging through country's south

ANKARA Turkey is battling wildfires that have broken out in 41 different areas recently, with 31 of them successfully brought under control so far. The...

Turkish Central Bank reserves rise to $97.7B in June

ANKARA  The Turkish Central Bank announced on Wednesday that its official reserves amounted to $97.7 billion as of the end of June. Total reserve assets increased...