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20 September 2010 [09:45]

Religious ceremony held in Armenian church in Turkey's east after 95 years

A religious ceremony was held Sunday at a historical Armenian church located in an eastern Turkish province for the first time after 95 years, Anadolu Agency reported.
16 September 2010 [17:23]

Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking countries established in Istanbul

An agreement was signed Thursday to establish the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking countries at a summit of Turkic states in Istanbul, TRT Haber reported.
16 September 2010 [13:56]

Summit of Turkic-speaking states' leaders opens in Istanbul

The summit of the Turkic-speaking states' leaders was launched in Istanbul today under the chairmanship of Turkey, the TRT 1 television channel reported.
16 September 2010 [12:22]

Turkish FM: Coop in Central Asia, Caucasia a delayed initiative

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday that Turkey considered Central Asia and Caucasia as areas of cooperation, not competition.
16 September 2010 [10:17]

Turkic-speaking countries' top diplomats gather in Istanbul

As part of the 10th summit of the Turkish-speaking countries' Heads of State, a meeting of foreign ministers of the Turkish-speaking countries was held at the Ciragan palace in Istanbul on September 15.
16 September 2010 [10:03]

29 killed in Iran bus accident

15 September 2010 [14:27]

Gazprom stops gas supplies to Armenia

15 September 2010 [11:33]

European court fines Turkey 105,000 euros for slain Armenian journalist's case

The European Court of Human Rights has found the Turkish state guilty of failing to protect the right to life and freedom of expression of slain journalist Hrant Dink, the court said in a statement Tuesday.
14 September 2010 [17:16]

Iran releases Sarah Shourd on a bail

14 September 2010 [13:42]

Europe's top human rights watchdog hails Turkey's referendum

Secretary-general of Europe's top human rights watchdog on Monday said it welcomed the referendum approval of a package of reforms in Turkey amending the country's military-inspired constitution.
11 September 2010 [11:48]

Mutiny in Armenian army

11 September 2010 [10:55]

Iran denies reports on release of female American hiker

The Iranian judiciary on Friday denied reports of the imminent release of American hiker Sarah Shourd, the news agency ILNA reported.
10 September 2010 [11:33]

International Crisis Group: Turkey no longer dependent on U.S. or EU

The International Crisis Group said that Turkey has changed greatly over the past two decades, becoming richer and more self-confident.
08 September 2010 [11:45]

Hillary Clinton expresses her opinion on burning of Quran book copies to mark the 9/11 attacks

A Florida church's threat to burn copies of the Quran to mark the September 11 attacks has been condemned by Hillary Clinton as "disrespectful" and "disgraceful".
07 September 2010 [17:40]

Turkey's Istanbul to host International Finance Summit

Istanbul Finance Summit (IFS) will take place in the city between September 28 and 30.
07 September 2010 [11:30]

Russian Gazprom transfers additional natural gas to Turkey

Russian Gazprom transferred additional natural gas to Turkey via Blue Stream.
06 September 2010 [16:43]

New poll predicts narrow "Yes" in Turkish referendum

The undecided voters could sway the outcome in the other direction, a new poll showed on Monday.
06 September 2010 [11:20]

U.S. seeks support from Turkey over Iran

06 September 2010 [09:30]

Georgian officer killed in Afghanistan

A Georgian officer has been killed in Afghanistan during the incident, officials of the Ministry of Defence said.
03 September 2010 [10:33]

Turkey distributing Ramadan Iftar meals in Pakistan

Turkish Red Crescent is distributing fast-breaking meals, food, health and water packages in flood-hit Pakistan.
02 September 2010 [13:53]

Turkish gasoline sales to Iran plunge

01 September 2010 [18:22]

Turkey closely watches clashes on Azerbaijani-Armenian contact line

Turkish foreign minister says Turkey is closely watching the clashes on the Azerbaijani-Armenian contact line, Cihan news agency reported.
01 September 2010 [16:38]

Turkey welcomes Denmark's case against Roj TV

Denmark's decision to press charges against Kurdish-language television station Roj TV is a welcome development, Turkey's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.
01 September 2010 [12:12]

Turkish MP on whether Turkey will open border with Armenia for NATO exercises

Interview with member of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (Parliament), Chairman of the Parliamentary Commission on Foreign Relations and member of the ruling Justice and Development Party Murat Mercan.
31 August 2010 [14:57]

GUAM, Japan discuss development of tourism

A periodical meeting on tourism took place in GUAM Secretariat as part of the GUAM-Japan cooperation on Aug. 30, according to official website of GUAM.
30 August 2010 [16:35]

ELDR president calls on Armenia to release 14 political prisoners

The European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party (ELDR) calls on Armenian authorities to immediately release political prisoners.
30 August 2010 [12:10]

Armenian media accuses country's Foreign Ministry of recognizing Azerbaijan's territorial integrity

Armenian media accuses country's Foreign Ministry of recognizing Azerbaijan's territorial integrity.
28 August 2010 [12:35]

Quake hits Iran: 3 people died and 40 injured

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale took place near the Damghan city of Iran's Simnan Province at 23:53 last night, FARS news agency reported.
28 August 2010 [12:15]

Unmanned aircrafts to patrol Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline

Turkey is planning to use unmanned aircrafts for security of oil and gas pipelines.
28 August 2010 [11:38]

Turkish PM's wife set to visit victims in flood-hit Pakistan

Turkish prime minister's spouse will travel to flood-stricken Pakistan on September 1 to hand over funds collected during a fast-breaking dinner in Turkey.
28 August 2010 [10:25]

Turkey seeks explanation from Iran over alleged genocide remarks

Alarmed by reports that Iran's vice president said the events of 1915 constituted a "genocide," Turkey is seeking high-level explanation from Tehran.
27 August 2010 [15:25]

Landslide claims 11 lives in northern Turkey

Death toll rose to 11 in the landslide which happened in the northern Rize province of Turkey on Friday.
27 August 2010 [10:55]

Russia's Gazprom increases amount of gas to Turkey

Gazprom, Russian energy company, increased the amount of natural gas transfer to Turkey.
27 August 2010 [10:35]

Turkey ranks 2nd after China in "top 225 contractors" list

Turkey ranked the second in "top 225 contractors" list of Engineering News Record (ENR) magazine.
27 August 2010 [09:11]

Turkish FM: Borders with Armenia will not open

Davutoğlu said in unambiguous terms that Turkey would not open its border with the neighbor to enable a NATO disaster relief exercise scheduled for September.
26 August 2010 [14:50]

Iran offers Russia to establish joint nuclear consortium

Iran has put forward a proposal to Russia to establish a joint nuclear consortium to supply fuel for the Bushehr plant and plants to come on stream in the future.
26 August 2010 [11:25]

U.S. Armenians disagree with shortfall in US aid for separatist regime

The US Congress, even if the majority of its members are on vocation, has been getting lots of calls from US Armenians.