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Freight ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast, two dead

Freight ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast, two dead

Palau-flagged freight ship has sunk off the coast of Turkey's Black Sea province of Bartin, killing two crew members, the coast guard said on Sunday, adding that search and rescue operations for more crew members were continuing.

Nine people killed in hospital fire in southeast Turkey

Nine people killed in hospital fire in southeast Turkey

Nine people were killed in a fire which broke out in a private hospital's Covid-19 intensive care unit in the southeastern Turkish province of Gaziantep, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Saturday.

Sydney imposes lockdown on beach suburbs as Covid cluster grows

Sydney imposes lockdown on beach suburbs as Covid cluster grows

A quarter million people in Sydney's northern beach suburbs were ordered on Saturday into a strict lockdown until Christmas Eve to help contain a coronavirus cluster with authorities fearing it may spread across Australia's most populous city.

Qatar, Turkey sign pacts to cement ties

Qatar, Turkey sign pacts to cement ties

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Thursday discussed with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan strategic bilateral co-operation in all fields, particularly in the political, economic, investment, defence, energy, education, transport and sports fields.

Qatar and Turkey, a strategic partnership built on joint interests and mutual respect

Qatar and Turkey, a strategic partnership built on joint interests and mutual respect

The sixth meeting of the Qatar-Turkey Supreme Strategic Committee, under the chairmanship of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

Turkey's Ambassador to Qatar confirms growing development of Qatari-Turkish relations

Turkey's Ambassador to Qatar confirms growing development of Qatari-Turkish relations

Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey Mehmet Mustafa Goksu affirmed the growing development of Qatari-Turkish relations, as the two countries became strategic allies ...

Amir heads to Turkey

Amir heads to Turkey

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani left Doha on Thursday morning, heading to Ankara on an official visit to the Republic of Turkey ...

Amir heads to Turkey on Thursday

Amir heads to Turkey on Thursday

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will head on Thursday to Ankara on an official visit to Turkey.

China-MENAT trading corridor set to grow: HSBC

China-MENAT trading corridor set to grow: HSBC

China is already the largest trading partner for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region, with annual two-way trade worth around $300bn, according to HSBC.

Qatar-Turkey strategic meeting to bolster ties

Qatar-Turkey strategic meeting to bolster ties

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Thursday Qatar was looking forward to enhancing strategic bilateral relations with Turkey in all fields including security, politics, military, investment, development and culture.

Young girl rescued 91 hours after Turkey quake

Young girl rescued 91 hours after Turkey quake

A three-year-old girl was pulled from the rubble 91 hours after a powerful earthquake hit western Turkey, killing more than 100 people, officials and AFP reporters at the scene said.

Death toll in Izmir's earthquake rise to 83

Death toll in Izmir's earthquake rise to 83

The death toll in Turkey from Friday's powerful earthquake that jolted the Aegean Izmir's region has risen to 83, the Turkish Environment and Urban Planning Minister Murat Kurum said Monday.