A Swedish appeals court has upheld a 4 1/2-year prison sentence for a Turkish man who was found guilty of attempted extortion, weapons possession and attempted terrorist financing, saying he was acting on behalf of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party.
It’s Day 1 of the U.N. General Assembly high-level meeting that brings world leaders together at U.N. headquarters in New York.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kicked off a U.S. trip in California to talk to billionaire businessman Elon Musk about antisemitism on his social media platform X — while Musk asked him to address his judicial overhaul in Israel.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Elon Musk, the head of electric carmaker Tesla, to establish a factory in Turkey.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office says he will meet billionaire businessman Elon Musk during a trip to the United States next week.
Federal prosecutors have dropped charges against a onetime business partner of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
A top government official says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan supports his new economic team’s plan to increase interest rates to lower the country’s soaring inflation.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says a wartime deal that allowed Ukraine to export grain safely through the Black Sea won’t be restored until the West meets Moscow’s demands on its own agricultural exports.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Vladimir Putin, hoping to persuade the Russian leader to rejoin a deal allowing Ukraine to safely export grain.
The chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee says a partnership between the Russian and Chinese leaders worries him, calling it the biggest threat to Europe and the Pacific since World War II.
The Kremlin says that Russian President Vladimir Putin will host Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan for talks in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi on Monday.
The United Nations chief has sent Russia a new proposal aimed at getting its grain and fertilizer to global markets in hopes of reviving the deal that allowed Ukraine to ship almost 33,000 tons of grain at a time of growing global hunger.
President Joe Biden’s decision to allow allies to train Ukrainian forces on how to operate F-16 fighter jets — and eventually to provide the aircraft themselves — seemed like an abrupt change in position but was in fact one that came after months of internal debate and quiet talks with allies.
Turkey’s foreign minister has denounced the separatist Kurdish Workers Party, or PKK, which operates in northern Iraqi territory, as an enemy of both Turkey and Iraq.
The U.N. Security Council says unauthorized construction by Turkish Cypriots inside the U.N. buffer zone dividing Cyrus is a violation of the status quo and runs contrary to council resolutions.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will hold bilateral meetings in the coming days with the leaders of Turkey, Serbia, Qatar and a host of Central Asian nations, a sign of the European country’s continuing drift toward the Eastern sphere of influence.
Syrian President Bashar Assad has slammed Turkey and blamed Ankara for the uptick in violence in his war-torn country.
Six months ago today, a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit the Kahramanmaras and 10 other provinces in southern Turkey on the morning of February 6th.
Syria’s main insurgent al-Qaida-linked group denied it was behind the killing of the Islamic State group’s leader in the country’s northwest saying it would have otherwise claimed responsibility.
The Islamic State group has announced the death of its little-known leader, Abu al-Hussein al-Husseini al-Qurayshi, who headed the extremist organization since November.
Greek authorities say they have rescued 40 migrants from a sinking dinghy in the Aegean Sea. They’ve charged two of them with causing a shipwreck and endangering lives for allegedly scuttling the flimsy vessel as a coast guard boat approached.
The head of Turkey’s broadcasting watchdog says it has launched an investigation into claims that digital platform Disney+ pulled a series on Turkey’s founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
Russian drones have hit a Ukrainian port city along the border with Romania, causing significant damage and a huge fire at facilities that are key to Ukrainian grain exports.
Indonesia has bought 12 surveillance and reconnaissance drones worth $300 million from Turkish Aerospace to be used by its military to strengthen the nation’s defenses, the Defense Ministry said Wednesday.
Egypt and other lower-income Middle Eastern countries like Lebanon and Pakistan are worried about what comes next after Russia pulled out of a crucial wartime grain deal.
Campaigners fighting to protect woodlands earmarked for coal-mining in southwest Turkey say they will maintain their fight as tree-felling comes to an end.
Greece’s prime minister says his country wants to take full advantage of a more positive climate with neighboring Turkey in order to improve bilateral relations despite a string of decades-old disputes.
The rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus have made a joint appeal for information that could lead to the buried remains of people who vanished amid violence and war decades ago, as more eyewitnesses die.
The Israeli military says it has killed three Palestinian gunmen in the northern occupied West Bank.
Russian cruise missiles have destroyed farm storage buildings in the Odesa region. Ukrainian officials said three missiles hit early Friday.
By pulling out of a landmark deal that allowed Ukrainian grain exports through the Black Sea, Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken a gamble that could badly damage Moscow’s relations with many of its partners that have stayed neutral or even been supportive of the Kremlin’s invasion of its nei