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Turkish Airlines eyes resuming flights as of June

Looking to restart domestic and international flights after a suspension due to coronavirus, Turkish Airlines has drafted a flight plan for June, July, and August, sources said, Anadolu Agency reported on Wednesday. Turkey's …

Turkey's coronavirus death toll rises by 59

The number of people who have died from COVID-19 in Turkey has risen by 59 in the last 24 hours to 3,520, Health Ministry data showed on Tuesday, as a slowdown in deaths and ICU patients continued. The overall number of cases rose …

Magnitude 4 earthquake hits Turkey's Elazig

A magnitude 4 earthquake rocked Turkey's eastern Elazig province on Sunday, according to the nation's disaster agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck Sivrice district of Elazig …

US thanks Turkey for aid against coronavirus

The U.S.'s top diplomat and two congressmen have thanked Turkey for sending medical aid to the country to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak, Hurriyet daily reported. One day after a Turkish military …

Turkey sends 2nd batch of medical aid to U.S.

A Turkish military cargo plane carrying the second batch of medical supplies departed for the U.S. to deliver aid to its NATO ally battling the coronavirus outbreak. "Second part of the medical aid supplies, prepared at the …

Russia congratulates Turkey for parliament's centenary

The head of the State Duma, or Russian lower chamber of parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin, congratulated his Turkish counterpart Mustafa Sentop for the centenary of the Turkish parliament Thursday, Anadolu agency reports. "It is …

Iran, Russia, Turkey FMs Hold Meeting on Syria Peace

The foreign ministers of Iran, Russia and Turkey – the three guarantors of the Astana format- held a trilateral meeting via video conference to discuss Syria peace efforts, Tasnim agency reports. The top diplomats of the three …

Rouhani: Iran-Turkey trade exchanges must continue

President Hassan Rouhani in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan late on Wednesday stressed the need for strengthening mutual, regional and international cooperation, saying that efforts should be made to ensure that …