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Turkey vows more support to secure gains in Libya conflict

04 Jun 2020

ANKARA President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Thursday to ramp up Turkey's support for its ally in Libya to lock in recent military gains, and promised joint exploration for oil at sea following talks in Ankara ahead of a potential ceasefire push.

UPDATE 2-Turkey vows more support to secure gains in Libya conflict

04 Jun 2020

* Ankara aims to lock in economic gains ahead of truce (Recasts with Erdogan comments, details)

Erdogan hosts Libya PM as Turkey looks to lock in gains

04 Jun 2020

ANKARA Libya's internationally recognised leader will meet President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday as the allies seek to lock in recent gains on the battlefield near Tripoli ahead of a new round of talks on a potential ceasefire.

Turkey turns to medical diplomacy to heal damaged relations

11 May 2020

ANKARA Emblazoned with Turkish flags and presidential seals, crates packed with medical equipment are loaded onto planes, part of a major aid campaign by Ankara which has dispatched supplies to dozens of countries since the new coronavirus pandemic erupted.

Turkey to host Champions League final in August, resume leagues on June 12

06 May 2020

ANKARA Turkey plans to host the Champions League final in late August, the head of its football federation said on Wednesday, and will resume domestic soccer leagues without fans on June 12 after a three-month suspension caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Turkey's contact tracers race to contain coronavirus

03 May 2020

ANKARA/ISTANBUL Two medics in protective suits jumped out of a car in a deserted street in central Ankara and hurried inside a building - one carrying medical equipment and the other, paperwork.

Turkey's contact tracers race to contain coronavirus

01 May 2020

ANKARA/ISTANBUL Two medics in protective suits jumped out of a car in a deserted street in central Ankara and hurried inside a building - one carrying medical equipment and the other, paperwork.

UPDATE 1-Turkey in talks over currency swaps with central banks

19 Apr 2020

ANKARA, April 19 Turkey is holding talks with central banks on new swap agreements, Central Bank Governor Murat Uysal said on Sunday, as it seeks funds to contend with the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

'This will pass': Turkish cancer blogger hopeful despite coronavirus

17 Apr 2020

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Demet Isil Yilmaz was halfway through a debilitating chemotherapy course when the coronavirus pandemic erupted, intensifying her struggle for health which she has chronicled for her thousands of Instagram followers.

Turkey could tighten coronavirus controls as strains, criticism grow

02 Apr 2020

ANKARA Turkey will step up measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak if it keeps spreading and people ignore "voluntary" quarantine rules, President Tayyip Erdogan said, as the death toll rose and doctors demanded action to ease the strain on hospitals.

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