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January 8, 2023

Turkish defense chief’s intense diplomacy in 2022

Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar conducted intense diplomacy in 2022 as part of Türkiye’s efforts for peace and security in the country, region and beyond.Akar held 141 face-to-face meetings and 55 phone calls with his counterparts, includ…

Christmas mass held in Türkiye’s Armenian church

Christmas mass was held on Sunday in Türkiye’s Diyarbakir Surp Giragos Armenian Church.Hymns were sung and prayers were recited during mass led by three religious officials appointed by the Armenian Patriarchate in Istanbul.Father Natan Arabyan said th…

Russia says it killed 600 Ukrainian troops

Russia on Sunday said it killed 600 Ukrainian troops in a “retaliatory operation.”The Russian Defense Ministry statement said the retaliatory operation was carried out in response to Ukraine’s missile attack on the temporary position of Russian soldier…

Bus collision in Senegal kills 38

A collision of two buses in the West African country of Senegal early Sunday claimed the lives of 38 people and injured 87 others, the fire brigade said.The accident occurred near the town of Kaffrine on the national highway No. 1 at 3.15 a.m. local ti…

Türkiye remembers fallen soldiers of WWI battle

Turkish officials on Sunday commemorated the martyrs of the Battle of Sarikamis during World War I.Tens of thousands of Ottoman soldiers, led by Enver Pasha, died during the Battle of Sarikamis from December 1914 to January 1915, when they launched an …