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US reimposes tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump said Thursday he reimposed tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada, claiming Ottawa has been dumping into US markets.  Addressing supporters at a Whirlpool manufacturing plant in...

Oil prices up as US oil inventories fall

ANKARA Crude oil prices were up on Thursday following a big fall in US oil inventories and a weakening of the dollar as rising coronavirus cases worldwide keep feeding investors'...

US crude oil inventories post sharp fall

ANKARA  US commercial crude oil inventories decreased last week in line with the market expectation, according to data released by the country's Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Thursday. Commercial crude oil...

Zynga buys Istanbul-based Rollic for $168 million

BOGOTA, Colombia Zynga, a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement to buy Istanbul-based Rollic, a fast-growing hyper-casual mobile game developer, as part...

SpaceX test-fires prototype of Starship vehicle

CAPE CANAVERAL, US  US private rocket company SpaceX has tested the firing system of its Starship rocket, which is designed for space expeditions to the Moon and Mars.  The test vehicle...

Turkey regrets US firm’s signing oil deal with YPG/PKK

ANKARA  Turkey Monday denounced a US firm’s signing a deal with YPG/PKK-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to extract, process and produce oil in northeastern Syria. "We deeply regret the US support...

Brent oil up with major withdrawal in US crude stocks

Price of Brent crude oil was up on Thursday as a major withdrawal in US' crude oil stocks indicates oil demand in the world's largest oil consuming country is...

US crude oil inventories post massive decline

US commercial crude oil inventories decreased massively last week against the market expectation of an increase, according to data released by the country's Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Wednesday. Commercial...

Qatar Airways sues Saudi-led bloc over blockade

DOHA Qatar Airways on Wednesday submitted four international arbitration requests for $5 billion in compensation from a Saudi-led bloc that imposed a blockade on the Gulf state in mid-2017. “The decision...

1st Turkish car plant 'more than factory': CEO

ISTANBUL Turkey's first indigenous car plant is more than just an automobile factory, the CEO of Turkey’s Automobile Joint Venture Group (TOGG) said Saturday. It will have centers for research and...

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Israel strikes Hamas observation post in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Palestine - Israeli warplanes struck an observation post in the northern Gaza Strip late Sunday belonging to Palestinian resistance group Hamas, according...

Atletico Madrid reports two positive cases of COVID-19

ANKARA - Atletico Madrid reported two positive cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday following testing yesterday. "Among the results revealed today are two positive tests....

Turkey ‘neutralizes’ 3 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

ANKARA - Turkey “neutralized” three PKK terrorists as part of an anti-terror operation in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said Sunday. The terrorists, detected...

TIKA delegation visits Turkish hospital in Lebanon

BEIRUT  - A delegation from the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) paid a visit Sunday to Saida Turkish Hospital in southern Lebanon. Bulent Korkmaz,...

Russia to resume flights to Turkey’s coastal resorts

MOSCOW Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency on Sunday announced flights from the country to Turkey’s coastal resort destinations of Antalya, Dalaman, and Bodrum will resume...