AnadoluJet goes global brand with international flights

AnadoluJet, a brand of Turkey’s national flag carrier, will be a global carrier by launching several new international flights from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport. The carrier, which operates only two international flights currently, will launch…

Turkey seeks peace in Libya, Syria as soon as possible

Turkey's national defense minister on Tuesday said the country hoped to prevent bloodshed in and establish peace in Libya and northwestern Syria "as soon as possible." "Our hope is that peace comes and bloodshed stops in Idlib and Libya as soon as…

UNESCO ‘treasure’ helped Turkish wrestlers for decades

In western Turkey lives a man with 64 years of work experience who dedicated his life to making the special leather pants used in traditional Turkish wrestling. Irfan Sahin, 77, started working when only a child and has continued to do so to this…

Turkey seeks signed Libya cease-fire soon: President

Turkey hopes to soon see the signing of a cease-fire in the war-battered North African nation of Libya, the nation’s president said on Monday. “I especially hope for the signing of a cease-fire agreement sometime soon,” President Recep Tayyip…

US presence in region cause tension: Iran’s Rouhani

Iranian president held a phone conversation with Sweden’s premier and extended condolences over the loss of lives of several Swedish nationals in the Ukrainian plane crash, a statement said. A statement by Iran’s Presidential Office said Hassan…

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Turkey seeks signed Libya cease-fire soon: President

Turkey hopes to soon see the signing of a cease-fire in the war-battered North African nation of Libya, the nation’s president said on Monday. “I especially hope for the signing of a cease-fire agreement sometime soon,” President Recep…

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Ottoman coffeehouses in the U.S.

For nearly five centuries, coffeehouses or cafés have been important cultural spaces that represent globalization, rapid change, and the blending of diverse world cultures. Today’s Starbucks Coffee Company is the product of…

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Turkey-US Confrontation Is Based On Kurdish Question

AK Party Deputy Chairman for Publicity and Media and former Mardin MP Orhan Miroğlu conducted an interview with Pınar Işık Ardor for Global USA readers.   What is the meaning of the last meeting held between the PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan…

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Despite issues, Turkish military bases still key for US

Despite the personal rapport often shared by their leaders, Turkey and the U.S. are currently at odds over a number of issues, but the U.S. interest in bases on Turkish soil endures, according to a foreign policy analyst. The U.S. Congress is…

‘Turkey, EU willing to boost trade, investment ties’

Turkey and EU are willing to advance bilateral trade and investment relations, Turkey’s trade minister said on Friday. "We had a fruitful meeting with EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan" to address various issues of mutual interest, Ruhsar Pekcan…

Ankara condemns US spending bill’s anti-Turkey measures

Turkey condemned on Friday the use of "negative language targeting Turkey" in a budget bill passed in the U.S. Congress. "This is the latest outcome of the agenda pursued by Members of Congress who are bent on damaging our bilateral relations by…

Turkey conveys condolences to Chile over aircraft crash

Turkey conveyed condolences on Friday to South American country Chile over deadly military aircraft crash into the ocean. “We are deeply saddened by the news that a Chilean Armed Forces military aircraft crashed into the ocean on December 9, 2019,…

Russia slams US pressure on Turkey over S-400 purchase

Moscow considers U.S. pressure on Turkey over its buying Russian S-400 defense systems “unacceptable,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday. Speaking at a news conference in Moscow, Zakharova said this attempt to…

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Ottoman coffeehouses in the U.S.

For nearly five centuries, coffeehouses or cafés have been important cultural spaces that represent globalization, rapid change, and the blending of diverse world cultures. Today’s Starbucks Coffee Company is the product of…

Turkey’s Afrin Operation and Russia

Turkey initiated the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin canton immediately after the Operation Euphrates Shield and Idlib accomplished at very successful level in order to struggle with the…

Ottoman coffeehouses in the U.S.

For nearly five centuries, coffeehouses or cafés have been important cultural spaces that represent globalization, rapid change, and the blending of diverse world cultures. Today’s…

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Turkey-US Confrontation Is Based On Kurdish Question

AK Party Deputy Chairman for Publicity and Media and former Mardin MP Orhan Miroğlu conducted an interview with Pınar Işık Ardor for Global USA readers.   What is the meaning of the last meeting held between the PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan…

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