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16 August 2010 [17:55]

Turkish President says Turkey closely monitors Southern Caucasus

Turkish President Abdullah Gul said, "it is one of priorities of the Turkish foreign policy to prevail peace, stability and prosperity in southern Caucasus."
16 August 2010 [11:25]

OIC backs Iran's nuclear program

16 August 2010 [09:55]

Orthodox Christians from abroad gather in Turkey after 88 years

Orthodox Christians from Russia, Greece, Georgia and the U.S. poured in Trabzon for an historic mass at the Sumela Monastery.
13 August 2010 [13:57]

Abdullah Gul: Nowadays occupation of a country's lands cannot last long

Turkish President Abdullah Gul will visit Azerbaijan on August 16. On the eve of his visit, President Gul gave an interview to APA.
12 August 2010 [09:54]

Earthquake jolts Western Turkey

11 August 2010 [09:57]

Ancient scalpel found in Turkey

02 August 2010 [13:27]

Railway blast took place in Turkey

31 July 2010 [10:55]

At least 170 people injured in earthquake in Iran

At least 170 people were injured as a result of an earthquake in Iran, IRIB News reported.
30 July 2010 [15:45]

Russian military base in Gumri to provide security for Armenia

Russia and Armenia will sign a protocol amending the treaty on Russian military base in Armenia.
29 July 2010 [15:15]

"The Armenian revolt" screened at the U.S. Congress

A documentary film on the Armenian revolt in Ottoman Empire was screened at the US House Rayburn Office Building.
27 July 2010 [16:10]

Each newborn child in Iran to get $1,000

From now on every newborn child in Iran will get $ 1000, head of the Iranian organization of the civil registration Mohammed Ardikani said, according to Iranian news agency FARS.
27 July 2010 [14:15]

UK's PM says angry with EU blockings for Turkey

British Prime Minister David Cameron promised on Tuesday to fight for Turkey to join the European Union and dismissed opponents of Turkish membership as protectionist or prejudiced.
27 July 2010 [13:17]

Canada imposes anti-Iran sanctions

Canada has imposed a fresh round of sanctions against Iran's energy sector hours after the European Union approved similar unilateral measures.
27 July 2010 [10:45]

Iranian Foreign Ministry: EU sanctions not to damage Tehran

The new EU sanctions against Iran will not damage Tehran but will complicate the situation surrounding the country's nuclear program, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said on Monday.
26 July 2010 [16:35]

Original "Don Quixote" drawing by Picasso discovered in Tbilisi

An original "Don Quixote" drawing by Picasso was accidentally discovered by art critics in a Georgian family in Tbilisi.
26 July 2010 [14:30]

Iran wants Turkey, Brazil to join Vienna Group nuclear talks

Motaki said that his country would be ready to hold negotiations with world powers on its nuclear program in early September after the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
24 July 2010 [10:45]

Israel set to release Turkish aid ships

Three Turkish boats seized by Israel in the wake of a May 31 raid are to be returned to the country following an official decision to release them as an apparently reconciliatory gesture, according to diplomatic sources.
24 July 2010 [10:25]

Iran to send man to space by 2019?

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says the Islamic Republic has plans to launch its first shuttle into the space by 2019.
23 July 2010 [11:35]

Batumi to host Caucasus Cup among connoisseurs

South Caucasus Cup among connoisseurs "What? Where? When?" will start in Batumi on July 23.
22 July 2010 [17:28]

Georgia-flagged ship detained in Genoa, Italy

Vessel "Jasmine" sailing under the flag of Georgia was detained in Genoa Port, Italy.
22 July 2010 [15:55]

Flood in eastern Turkey kills six from same family

Six people from the same family were killed Wednesday when floodwaters swept away their house in Saçlık village of the eastern province of Erzurum.
22 July 2010 [14:19]

4 Iranian MPs to visit Gaza next week

Four Iranian MPs plan to take a trip to the blockaded Gaza Strip next week by travelling through Egypt, an Iranian lawmaker says.
22 July 2010 [13:10]

Russian tourists injured in Turkey bus accident

Six Russian tourists were injured Thursday when their bus overturned near the Manavgat town of the southern resort province of Antalya.
21 July 2010 [15:42]

Iranian nuclear scientist to be subject of movie

A government-linked film studio in Iran plans to make a movie about the Iranian nuclear scientist who Iranian officials say was kidnapped by U.S. agents, state media reported Tuesday.
21 July 2010 [15:05]

British PM Cameron to visit Turkey

The British prime minister will pay a formal visit to Turkey on July 26-27, the press office of Turkey's Prime Minister said on Wednesday.
21 July 2010 [14:47]

Georgia's draft constitutional ammendments submitted to parliament

Draft of constitutional amendments, which will cut next President's powers in favor of Prime Minister, have been submitted to the Georgian Parliament.
21 July 2010 [13:35]

Iranian President appoints Special Representative for Caspian Sea Affairs

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has appointed Mohamed Mehdi Akhundzadeh Special Representative for Caspian Sea Affairs.
21 July 2010 [12:55]

PKK chief speaks of disarmament, conditions for Turkish government

Militants in the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, would disarm if the Turkish government met certain conditions, one of the group’s leader, Murat Karayılan, told the BBC in an interview Wednesday.
21 July 2010 [11:08]

Strong quake hits Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted the Lar town in the Fars province of Iran this morning, IRNA reported.
21 July 2010 [10:27]

Turkish FM Davutoğlu meets Hamas chief amid Israel row

Amid ongoing tensions in Turkish-Israeli relations, Turkey’s foreign minister held unannounced talks Monday in Damascus with a senior Hamas leader whose visit to Ankara four years ago drew the ire of Tel Aviv.
20 July 2010 [13:55]

Turkey prepares to host Israeli volleyball team

Despite the cancellation of previous sporting matches between Israel and Turkey for political reasons, an Israeli women's volleyball team is preparing to come to Ankara for games July 24 and 25.
20 July 2010 [13:35]

Turkey's own drones make first flight on Turkish-Iraqi border

Sources say the Turkish-made UAVs would remarkably reduce dependence on foreign technology.
19 July 2010 [17:35]

Turkish-speaking states' foreign ministers to meet in Turkey

Turkey continues to purse active foreign policy.