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US to add dozens of Chinese firms to blacklist

ANKARA The US government is preparing to blacklist dozens of Chinese companies, including China's top chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), according to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Friday. Around 80...

Facebook agrees to restore news content in Australia

ANKARA Australian government on Tuesday said that Facebook will reverse its decision to block access to news content in the country in the coming days. In a joint statement, Treasurer Josh...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul closes week up

ISTANBUL Turkey's benchmark stock index closed the week at 98,758.96 points on Friday, up 0.60% from the previous close. Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 98,449.46 points. As...

US crude oil stocks decline for week ending Jan. 17

ANKARA  The U.S.' crude oil inventories decreased last week, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Thursday. Commercial crude oil inventories declined by 0.4 million barrels, or...

Turkish Cargo 5th among top 25 air cargo carriers

ANKARA Turkey’s national air cargo brand Turkish Cargo has achieved the highest growth rate – 16.6% – among the top 25 air cargo carriers worldwide, according to an industry group. From...

Turkish health tourism reopens to patients worldwide

ANKARA  Following its success against the coronavirus outbreak, Turkey is now accepting health tourism patients from countries worldwide. After accepting patients from 31 countries, Turkey’s Health Ministry announced Thursday that people...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul up at midweek opening

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index started Wednesday at 118,815.56 points, up 0.66% or 773.86 points. At Tuesday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was down 1.04% at 118,042.00 points, with a...

Senegal asks Air France to remove ads on new flights

DAKAR, Senegal  Senegal has asked French flag carrier Air France to remove ads that it will launch flights from Paris-Dakar as of June 16, local media reported Friday.  The Seneweb news...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul up at open

ISTANBUL Turkey's benchmark stock index increased 0.12% or 103.18 points on Friday to start the day at 89,614.06 points. At Thursday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was up...

Pandemic to hit 170 countries' GDP in 2020: IMF head

ISTANBUL Some 170 countries will face narrowing in their GDP this year due to the novel coronavirus' impact on the economy, the directing manager of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)...

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Turkey strongly condemns Israeli air raids on Gaza Strip

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday strongly condemned Israel’s ongoing air strikes on the Gaza Strip, which have killed dozens of civilians, including children, in the besieged...

Turkey reiterates call on Israel to end attacks on Palestinians

ANKARA Turkey on Monday reiterated its call on Israel to end its violent attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem amid recent Israeli police attacks on...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – May 10, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world. Coronavirus...

Turkey reports just over 15,000 daily cases

ANKARA The downward trend in the number of daily cases in Turkey continued on Sunday as the country reported just over 15,000 new coronavirus cases,...

Turkey’s Erdogan issues message on Europe Day

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday issued a message on the occasion of Europe Day, which "celebrates peace and unity in Europe" on...