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238,000+ irregular migrants rescued at sea in 5 years

IZMIR Turkish coast guard units in the last five years held 238,158 irregular migrants trying to cross to Europe through the Aegean, Mediterranean and Black Seas. These migrants set out on...

Turkish stocks on rise at Friday close

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index ended Friday up 0.19% to close at 108,869.14 points. Starting the day at 109,008.91points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index gained nearly 210 points from Thursday's close...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul flat at close

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index closed the day at 106,805.20 points on Thursday. Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 106,802.94 points. As of the daily close, it slightly...

Turkey’s manufacturing PMI at 49 points in October

ANKARA  Turkey’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector stood at 49 points in October, according to a monthly business survey released Friday. The Istanbul Chamber of Industry report, done...

Over 100 kg of drugs seized in Turkey

BOLU, Turkey Police on Friday seized 121 kilograms (267 pounds) drugs in a policeman’s personal car in the Black Sea province of Bolu. The drugs were seized after anti-narcotic police teams...

Turkey's poultry production up in September

ISTANBUL Chicken meat production in Turkey jumped by 15.1% in September on an annual basis, the country's statistical authority announced Wednesday. Chicken meat production amounted to 188,165 tons in September, while...

Over 80 kg of heroin seized in Turkey

VAN/GAZIANTEP, Turkey Turkish security forces seized 86.4 kg (190 lbs) of drugs during nationwide operations, authorities said. Anti-narcotics police units conducted an operation against illicit drug smuggling in the eastern Van...

Security forces arrest 3 PKK terrorists in SE Turkey

MARDIN, Turkey Turkey’s security forces on Monday arrested three PKK terrorists in an operation in the southeastern Mardin province of Turkey. According to Mardin gendarmerie command, the captured terrorists were sought...

Turkish stocks down at Monday close

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index ended Monday down 0.08% to close at 108.786,06 points. Starting the day at 109,896.49 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index lost nearly 83 points from Friday's...

Turkey neutralizes 2 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

ANKARA Turkish fighter jets neutralized two PKK terrorists in an operation in northern Iraq, Turkey’s National Defense Ministry said Saturday. The ministry said on Twitter that the terrorists were plotting an...

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Turkey won't allow ‘Deal of Century’ to threaten peace: President

ISTANBUL Turkey will never allow the peace in the region to be disrupted by the U.S.’ so-called “Deal of Century” Mideast peace plan, said Turkey’s...

French fisheries banned from northern sea post Brexit

PARIS Brexit left a wake -- both literally and figuratively -- on European states, most particularly France where fisherman suffered a temporary ban in waters...

3 crucial weeks for Turkish Super Lig title contenders

ISTANBUL Ahead are three vitals weeks in Turkey’s top-tier football league as the title contenders will face each other in February. Top seven teams will face...

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