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Vietnamese cueist in billiards world cup semis

Vietnam’s Tran Quyet Chien will face a former world champion in the semifinals of the Three-Cushion Billiards World Cup Sunday.

Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 21

The death toll from the collapse of an apartment building in Istanbul rose to 21 Saturday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said authorities have "lessons to learn" from the incident.

Trump says Saudis staged 'worst cover-up ever' on Khashoggi

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Saudi authorities staged the "worst cover-up ever" in the killing of  journalist Jamal Khashoggi this month.
October 24, 2018 | 08:36 am GMT+7

Turkish forces and rebel allies take Afrin town center from Kurds

The fight for Afrin has opened a new front in Syria's multi-sided civil war and highlighted the ever greater role of foreign powers in the seven-year-old conflict.
March 18, 2018 | 09:47 pm GMT+7

Syrian Kurdish official: deal for Syrian army to enter Afrin

The agreement underscores the increasingly tangled situation in northern Syria.
February 20, 2018 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Turkey, US to 'work together' in Syria after crisis

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu said the two sides would set up working groups to solve key issues that have bedevilled relations.
February 17, 2018 | 08:16 am GMT+7

Turkey's Erdogan says military operation to make big sweep east across Syria

Turkish forces will push towards the town of Manbij, potentially putting them in confrontation with U.S. troops deployed there.
January 27, 2018 | 09:16 am GMT+7

Plane skids off Turkish runway and plunges towards sea

'We tilted on the side and the front of the plane went down and the back of went up.'
January 15, 2018 | 08:28 am GMT+7

Ancient Turkish town prepares to vanish under floodwaters

The historic center is set to vanish forever under the floodwaters from a hydroelectric project.
October 20, 2017 | 02:51 pm GMT+7

Baghdad piles pressure on Iraqi Kurds to reverse overwhelming independence vote

Final results released on Wednesday showed nearly 93 percent in favor of independence, and 7.3 percent against.
September 28, 2017 | 07:51 am GMT+7

Vietnam and Turkey aim to double trade value by 2020

The two countries pledged to increase bilateral trade volume to $4 billion and discussed deepening defense ties.
August 24, 2017 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Magnitude 6.7 quake off Turkish and Greek coasts kills two -USGS

'We have two dead and some people injured so far.' 
July 21, 2017 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Turkey's Erdogan declares referendum victory, opponents plan challenge

Opponents say 'Yes' vote would mark authoritarian move.
April 17, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Dutch PM bars Turkish minister as rally dispute escalates

Meanwhile, Turkish authorities sealed off the Dutch embassy in Ankara and consulate in Istanbul in apparent retaliation and hundreds gathered there for protests at the Dutch action.
March 12, 2017 | 08:58 am GMT+7

Vietnam's caffeine thirst puts it in world's top growing coffee markets

The Southeast Asian nation ranks only behind Indonesia, Turkey and India in retail value growth.
March 07, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7
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