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Turkish verdict paving way for Hagia Sophia mosque expected Friday: officials

Jul 09 2020

ANKARA A Turkish court is likely to announce on Friday that the 1934 conversion of Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into a museum was unlawful, two Turkish officials said, paving the way for its restoration as a mosque despite international concerns.

Turkish business group plans Libya trip to set post-war plan, sources say

Jul 01 2020

ANKARA/ISTANBUL A Turkish business delegation is set to visit Libya within two weeks to assess how Turkey's companies and banks can help rebuild the war-torn country and secure its energy needs, two people familiar with the plan told Reuters.

Turkey ready for fast reconstruction in conflict-torn Libya, official says

Jun 19 2020

ANKARA, June 19 Turkey is ready to rapidly start rebuilding conflict-torn Libya, a senior Turkish official said on Friday, after President Tayyip Erdogan's senior deputies visited Tripoli this week to discuss cooperation on energy, construction and banking.

Turkey plans more military bases in north Iraq after offensive: official

Jun 18 2020

ANKARA Turkey plans to set up more temporary military bases in northern Iraq after stepping up its strikes against Kurdish militants there, a senior Turkish official told Reuters, saying the effort would ensure border security.

Turkish military official denies French claim that warship was harassed

Jun 17 2020

ANKARA A senior Turkish military official said on Wednesday it was "completely untrue" that the Turkish navy had harassed a French warship, denying an assertion by a French official.

Turkish military official denies French claim that warship was harassed

Jun 17 2020

ANKARA A senior Turkish military official said on Wednesday it was "completely untrue" that the Turkish navy had harassed a French warship, denying an assertion by a French official.

UPDATE 1-Turkish military official denies French claim that warship was harassed

Jun 17 2020

ANKARA, June 17 A senior Turkish military official said on Wednesday it was "completely untrue" that the Turkish navy had harassed a French warship, denying an assertion by a French official.

RPT-Post-lockdown jump in coronavirus cases rattles Turkish officials

Jun 17 2020

ISTANBUL, June 16 Turkey may have to adopt a harder line on social interactions following a worrying jump in coronavirus infections but it has no plans to reverse an easing of lockdown restrictions aimed at reviving the economy, officials say.

Post-lockdown jump in coronavirus cases rattles Turkish officials

Jun 16 2020

ISTANBUL Turkey may have to adopt a harder line on social interactions following a worrying jump in coronavirus infections but it has no plans to reverse an easing of lockdown restrictions aimed at reviving the economy, officials say.

Post-lockdown jump in coronavirus cases rattles Turkish officials

Jun 16 2020

ISTANBUL, June 16 Turkey may have to adopt a harder line on social interactions following a worrying jump in coronavirus infections but it has no plans to reverse an easing of lockdown restrictions aimed at reviving the economy, officials say.

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