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Ankara, historically known as Ancyra and Angora, is the capital of Turkey. With a population of 4,587,558 in the urban center and 5,150,072 in its province, it is Turkey's second largest city after Istanbul, having outranked İzmir in the 20th century.

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Turkish prez vows to expand cross-border operations against PKK
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Turkish prez vows to expand cross-border operations against PKK

Ankara, Feb 17 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to expand Turkey's cross-border operations against the outlawed Kurdistan ...

Turkish-US Navies conduct maritime exercise in Black Sea
International

Turkish-US Navies conduct maritime exercise in Black Sea

Ankara, Feb 11 Turkey's Defence Ministry has confirmed that the country's Navy along its US counterparts conducted a ...

Does Erdogan truly want to mend ties with US?
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Does Erdogan truly want to mend ties with US?

While Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is supposed to be trying to mend ties with the United States, his Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu last week told Hurriyet newspaper that "it is blatantly clear that the US is behind the (failed coup of) July 15. It was the Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO) which carried it out upon their orders. Europe was enthusiastic about it."

Erdogan is moving Turkey towards Russia and China
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Erdogan is moving Turkey towards Russia and China

Facing sanctions from both the EU (European Union) and the US for a series of actions that caused anger and irritation to Ankara's western allies, President Tayyip Erdogan is gradually changing the orientation of Turkey and is moving away from the West and towards Russia and China.

Putin, Aliyev discuss ceasefire control in Nagorno-Karabakh
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Putin, Aliyev discuss ceasefire control in Nagorno-Karabakh

Moscow, Jan 31 Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev discussed the ongoing efforts to ...

Turkey vaccinates over 1.5mn citizens
Health

Turkey vaccinates over 1.5mn citizens

Ankara, Jan 28 More than 15,22,000 people have been vaccinated in Turkey, according to figures on Wednesday, since ...

Turkey deports 40 Pakistani citizens residing illegally
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Turkey deports 40 Pakistani citizens residing illegally

Turkey deported as many as 40 Pakistani citizens last week who were illegally residing in different cities of the country, according to the local media reports.

Turkey accused of trading Uyghurs for Chinese COVID-19 vaccine: Report
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Turkey accused of trading Uyghurs for Chinese COVID-19 vaccine: Report

Turkey started mass vaccination against COVID-19 with China's 'Sinovac' vaccine but its orders for the vaccine suffered many delays, which led to the Turkish opposition questioning whether Ankara was being punished for dragging its feet in ratifying an extradition treaty it had signed with Beijing that could affect its Uyghur diaspora, Nikkei Asia reported.

Turkey accused of trading Uyghurs for Chinese COVID-19 vaccine: Report
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Turkey accused of trading Uyghurs for Chinese COVID-19 vaccine: Report

Turkey started mass vaccination against COVID-19 with China's 'Sinovac' vaccine but its orders for the vaccine suffered many delays, which led to the Turkish opposition questioning whether Ankara was being punished for dragging its feet in ratifying an extradition treaty it had signed with Beijing that could affect its Uyghur diaspora, Nikkei Asia reported.

Pak, Turkey are two countries 'but one nation,' says PAF chief as ties with gulf countries worsen
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Pak, Turkey are two countries 'but one nation,' says PAF chief as ties with gulf countries worsen

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan said that Pakistan and Turkey are "two countries, one nation" as the Imran Khan government desperately seeks to salvage its relations with Ankara amid deteriorating relations with middle east and gulf countries.

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