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Explosive device found under car of officer assigned to Turkish president’s rally

December 5, 2021

An explosive device was found Saturday under the private car of a police officer assigned to provide security to the Turkish president’s rally in southeastern Turkey, sources said.The car belonged to the officer in the Nusaybin district of Mardin provi…

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Turkey has tackled soil erosion successfully: Environment minister

December 5, 2021

Turkey has attained significant success in its struggle against soil erosion, the environment minister said on Sunday, marking World Soil Day.In a statement, Murat Kurum said Turkey’s efforts led to a decrease in the amount of soil lost to erosion from…

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Turkish president due in Qatar for 2-day official visit

December 5, 2021

The Turkish president will pay a two-day official visit to Qatar’s capital Doha on Monday to attend the 7th meeting of the Supreme Strategic Committee between the two countries.Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit on Dec. 6-7 comes at the invitation of Qatar’s…

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Delegation of UN Libya mission, Turkish officials meet in Ankara

December 4, 2021

A delegation of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and Turkish officials met on Friday in the capital Ankara, according to Turkey’s National Defense Ministry.According to a written statement by the ministry, the meeting took place upon the reques…

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Turkey’s president meets Turkish Red Crescent, IFRC heads

December 4, 2021

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday received the President of Turkish Red Crescent Kerem Kinik and Secretary-General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Jagan Chapagain in Istanbul. Humanitarian …

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International community has ‘failed in the refugee crisis,’ says top Turkish official

December 4, 2021

Turkey’s presidential spokesman said Friday that the International community has “failed in the refugee crisis.” Kalin told the 7th edition of the Rome Mediterranean Dialogue (MED) in Rome that Turkey has hosted 4 million Syrians and noted he talked to…

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At least 10 Daesh/ISIS suspects caught in Turkey

December 4, 2021

At least 10 people with suspected links to terrorist group Daesh/ISIS were apprehended in Turkey, security sources said on Saturday.Anti-terror police teams in Istanbul launched an operation to nab the suspects, considered to be part of groups planning…

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Turkey’s Red Crescent sends humanitarian aid to Belarusian-Polish border

December 4, 2021

The Turkish Red Crescent has sent shipment of humanitarian aid to the Belarusian-Polish border to help ease the migrant crisis there, the aid group announced on Saturday.A truck containing heaters, mattresses, blankets, pillows, sleeping bags, and hygi…

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