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Tehran offers Ankara help in connection with earthquake

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Tehran is ready to assist Turkey in eliminating the effects of a strong earthquake, as a result of which more than 20 people died. The diplomat offered help during a telephone …

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Death toll rises to 21 in eastern Turkey earthquake

At least 21 people were killed and more than 1,030 injured Friday after a deadly earthquake rattled eastern Turkey, according to authorities, Yeni Safak reports. The 6.8-magnitude quake hit eastern Elazig province at 8.55 p.m. local …

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FETÖ-linked police members detained in Turkey

Police detained 40 former police over alleged links to the FETÖ, the group behind the 2016 defeated coup attempt in Turkey, security sources said. The expelled police members were detained in the Konya, Gaziantep, Kayseri, …

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China's coronavirus poses no threat to Turkey

Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said that the coronavirus originating in China is not of any particular risk to Turkey. He said that Turkish authorities will quarantine infected patients from China should …

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Erdogan and Merkel discussed Libya

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Libya in a telephone conversation, the Turkish leader’s administration informed. "Our president held a telephone …

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Turkey holds off over 1,400 illegal migrants

A total of 1,471 irregular migrants were held off Turkey’s Aegean and Mediterranean coasts over the last one week, Anadolu Agency reports with a reference to the Turkish Coast Guard. “A total of 1,471 irregular migrants and …

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Merkel and Erdogan to hold talks in Istanbul

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Turkey next week to discuss bilateral relations and international issues, her spokesman Steffen Seibert said. Speaking at a news conference in Berlin, …

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