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'Military coups are crimes against humanity'

ISTANBUL  The Turkish president on Sunday spoke against military coups, particularly the 1997 "post-modern" coup by the Turkish armed forces. In a video message on the coup's 24th anniversary, Recep Tayyip...

Necmettin Erbakan: Trailblazer of national vision

ANKARA A decade has passed since the death of Turkey's former Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan, the founding leader of the National Vision (Milli Gorus) movement, whose political wisdom and struggle...
Devlet Bahceli

'Turkey's young population shows its strength'

ANKARA The healthy share of young people in Turkey’s population shows the country’s strength and potential in the decades to come, said a major Turkish party leader on Tuesday. Speaking to...

Erdogan urges all parties to pitch in on new Constitution

ANKARA  Turkey's president on Wednesday urged all political parties to participate in drafting a new Constitution. "We want all political parties to take part in this process. We will make a...

Turkish ruling party rebuffs Capitol storming in US

ANKARA Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party spokesman on Thursday called on all parties in the US to respect democratic values and rebuffed violent protests defying election results. Omer Celik's...

'Turkey's future with presidential system'

ANKARA Turkey’s future is with a presidential system, the head of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) said Thursday.  In a meeting with MHP’s provincial heads, Devlet Bahceli said those who want...

Turkey: Libya motion published in Official Gazette

ANKARA A motion calling for the extension of Turkish troop deployment in Libya for another 18 months was issued in Turkey's Official Gazette early Thursday.  The motion, approved on Tuesday, said...

Turkey: 2021 to be year of national anthem

ANKARA Turkey’s parliament approved a motion early Thursday announcing 2021 as the year of the Turkish national anthem.  Mustafa Sentop, the speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, was the first...

Turkish vice president feels unwell during his speech

ANKARA Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay felt sick during his speech at a national summit on Monday. "As far as our doctors say, I think it was a minor discomfort due...

Turkey: Opposition HDP lawmaker gets prison sentence

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey A Turkish court on Thursday sentenced a lawmaker from the opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to over six years in prison for being a member of an armed...

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Turkey to cement cultural ties with Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda Turkey will establish a cultural institute in Uganda to promote cultural ties, the Turkish ambassador to Uganda said on Friday. After a meeting with...

Indonesia's Mt. Merapi volcano spewing lava

JAKARTA, Indonesia Mt. Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia released incandescent lava 81 times in a span of just 12 hours on Friday with a maximum...

Somalia: Casualties feared as car bomb hits Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia Several people are feared dead or injured after a car bomb blast has targeted a busy restaurant near Mogadishu seaport on Friday evening,...

Turkey reports over 11,300 new coronavirus infections

ANKARA Turkey on Friday reported 11,302 new coronavirus cases, including 698 symptomatic patients, according to the Health Ministry. The total number of cases in the country...

Second US lawmaker sues Trump over Capitol riot

WASHINGTON Democratic congressman Eric Swalwell on Friday become the second lawmaker to sue former President Donald Trump for his alleged role in inciting the fatal...