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US Fed improves economic, unemployment projections

ANKARAThe US Federal Reserve improved its projections for economic growth and unemployment on Wednesday after it kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged as expected.The central bank expects the economy...

AnadoluJet's Ankara-Tehran flights take off

ANKARA AnadoluJet, a subsidiary of Turkish flag carrier Turkish Airlines, began flights from Turkey’s capital Ankara to Iran’s capital Tehran on Wednesday. There will be thrice-weekly flight service between Ankara’s Esenboga...

'Turkey has quite a resilient economy'

LONDON  Turkey has quite a resilient economy and it tends to rapidly recover from the shocks, a leading economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development told Anadolu Agency...

Turkey to become top electric vehicle producer: Erdogan

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Turkey will become the top electric vehicle producer of the automotive industry, the nation's president said on Tuesday. Speaking at an event in the capital Ankara, Recep Tayyip Erdogan hailed...

Turkey: Nearly 40,000 teams to compete in Teknofest

ISTANBUL Turkey's largest aerospace and technology contest -- Teknofest -- has received applications from nearly 40,000 teams, its organizer said. Selcuk Bayraktar, the chairman of the event's organizer Turkish Technology Team...

Capacity of Turkey’s largest port to be expanded

ANKARA The capacity of a port in Turkey’s southern Mersin province will be expanded from 2.8 million to 3.6 million twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU), according to the country’s Transport and...

China condemns 'untrustworthy' US for new Huawei curbs

ANKARA  China on Friday criticized the US over new restrictions imposed over trade with tech giant Huawei. “The US behavior not only damages the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese enterprises,...

Turkish railways taking goods to China, Russia, Europe

KIRIKKALE The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway route provides an uninterrupted supply of goods between London to Pekin, Turkey's transport minister said Friday. Adil Karaismailoglu told reporters in the central province Kirikkale that the...

Turkey, Azerbaijan ink deal on technology cooperation

ISTANBUL Turkey's Teknopark Istanbul and Azerbaijan's Innovation Agency on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of high technologies, According to a statement by Teknopark Istanbul, a...

Turkey: Sales boom for electrical household appliances

ANKARA The sales of electrical household appliances boomed in Turkey last year amid the coronavirus pandemic as people followed stay-at-home orders with lockdown and social distancing measures. Turkey saw more than...

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France dismisses reports of tensions with Algeria

PARIS France on Sunday dismissed reports of tensions with Algeria after Prime Minister Jean Castex abruptly called off his visit to the North African...

Peru heads to polls to elect new president

BOGOTA, Colombia Amid coronavirus measures, Peruvians went to polls on Sunday to elect a new president for the next five years.More than 25 million people...

Militants destroy 3 aid facilities in NE Nigeria: UN

LAGOS, Nigeria Five civilians have been killed and three facilities of global aid organizations destroyed in an attack by Boko Haram in a northeastern town...

Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez injured

ANKARA Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez suffered a cruciate ligament injury in his knee, the Spanish football powerhouse said on Sunday.In a statement, Real...

Women protest against fashion show in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir A group of women held a protest march in the capital of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday against a...