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Turkey: Help for victims of deadly quake at full steam

ANKARA A group of key Turkish Cabinet ministers on Tuesday pledged continued help for the victims of last week’s earthquake in eastern Turkey. Urgent help for rent on 58 buildings that...

Israeli daily maligns Turkish spy chief

JERUSALEM Israeli daily Makor Rishon, known for its leaning toward Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, published a libellous article against Turkey's spy chief. The article by Pazit Rabin with the headline Sultan...

Turkish stocks start Tuesday up

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index rose 0.55%, or 666.45 points, to start the day at 120,816.15 points on Tuesday. On Monday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index went down 1.63% to...

Turkey to build shelter areas in quake-hit Elazig

ANKARA Turkey is set to build temporary shelters to host 1,000 families affected by a deadly earthquake in eastern Turkey, the country's interior minister said on Monday. The 6.8-magnitude quake shook...

Turkey marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

ANKARA  Turkey on Monday observed the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in memory of the victims of genocide under the Nazi regime of Germany. "On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance...

Turkey nabs nearly 1,800 irregular migrants last week

ANKARA A total of 1,797 irregular migrants were held across Turkey over the past week, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency from security sources. As many as 1,233 migrants were...

Turkey’s manufacturing capacity use stands at 75.5%

ANKARA Turkish manufacturing industry used 75.5% of its capacity in January, the country's Central Bank revealed Monday. The capacity utilization rate (CUR) of the sector fell 1.5 percentage points from last...

Sectoral confidence starts year on high note

ANKARA  Confidence in Turkey's key sectors of services, construction, retail trade advanced on a monthly basis in January, the country's statistical authority announced Monday. The construction sector confidence index posted the...

Turkish stocks start week looking down

ANKARA  Turkey's benchmark stock index fell 1.17%, or 1,430.05 points, to start the week at 120,711.70 points on Monday. On Friday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index went up 0.33% to...

Death toll from earthquake in Turkey rises to 39

ANKARA The death toll from a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey has risen to 39, the country's disaster relief agency said Monday. The 6.8-magnitude quake shook the eastern Elazig province late on Friday. Tremors...

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