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Erdoğan accused of removing Taiwanese flag from tweet due to Chinese pressure

The Taiwanese Foreign Ministry and media outlets have accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of removing the country’s flag from a “thank you” message...

Turkey in talks with Russia, Germany, China on COVID vaccine trials: report

Turkey is in talks with Russia, Germany and China about conducting Phase 3 trials for coronavirus vaccines developed in those countries, Health Minister Fahrettin...

Turkey accused of deporting Uighur Muslims back to China: report

Turkey has been accused of deporting Uighur Muslims back to China via third countries that neighbor the western Chinese province of Xinjiang, where hundreds...

Russia fails at UN in bid to cut Turkey border aid access to Syrian people: report

A Russian bid to halve access for humanitarian aid deliveries to Syria from Turkey to just one border crossing failed at the United Nations...

Twitter removes state-linked accounts in China, Russia, Turkey

Twitter said Thursday it had removed more than 170,000 state-linked accounts used by China, Russia and Turkey, according to Deutsche Welle English service. The US-based...

Turkey triples its currency-swap deal with Qatar: central bank

Turkey secured a tripling of its currency-swap agreement with Qatar to $15 billion, the central bank said on Wednesday, providing some much-needed foreign funding to reinforce...

Turkish lawyers seek damages from China over coronavirus outbreak: report

Two lawyers from the Turkish capital of Ankara have filed lawsuits against China, accusing the country of harming Turkey by covering up the COVID-19...

Turkey seeks global funding to avoid currency crisis: report

Turkey’s government has appealed to foreign allies in an urgent search for funding, three senior Turkish officials said, as it prepares defenses against what analysts fear...

Turkey to export coronavirus detection kits to Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan: report

Turkey will in the coming days export locally produced coronavirus detection kits that can produce results in about two hours to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, the Turkish...

Turks evacuated from China show no signs of coronavirus: health minister

Turkey's health minister on Sunday announced that the test results of 42 evacuees airlifted from Wuhan, China -- the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak -- would...

Arsenal’s Özil removed from Chinese version of PES video game after China criticism

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Özil has been removed from China's version of the Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) 2020 video game following his criticism of China's treatment of...

Chinese TV network cancels Arsenal broadcast after Özil’s Uighur criticism

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV on Sunday pulled from its schedule Arsenal's English Premier League match against Manchester City after Gunners midfielder Mesut Özil criticized China's policy...

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Turkey’s judicial council rewards judges and prosecutors for their role in gov’t-led prosecutions: report

Turkey’s Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) on Friday named 11 judges and prosecutors, many of whom played critical roles in government-led prosecutions, as...

‘We have to take measures,’ says Erdoğan as opposition questions COVID death toll

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday said his government was obliged to take measures in the face of skyrocketing COVID-19 infections in the...

NATO’s reform plan to make veto more difficult likely to be blocked by Turkey

NATO-appointed experts on Wednesday presented to the foreign ministers of member countries a plan on reforming the alliance, including a proposal to make it...

Belgium’s highest criminal court will convene over Facebook posts insulting Gülen-linked residents

A court in Belgium on November 16 referred 14 Belgians of Turkish descent to the country's highest criminal court over Facebook comments targeting residents...

4 detained in police raid of Kurdish party branch, other locations in eastern Turkey

Four people were detained when Turkish police raided the provincial office of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) and various other locations in the...
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