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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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EU drugs regulator recommends Moderna vaccine for children 12-17

ANKARA The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the US' Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-17. The EMA "has recommended granting an...

Turkey has administered over 65M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released...

2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

ANKARA The Olympic Games started with the opening ceremony in a near-empty National Stadium in the Japanese capital Tokyo in the shadow of COVID-19 on...

Afghanistan recalls ambassador from Pakistan over kidnapping incident

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan recalled its ambassador from Pakistan days after the envoy's daughter was abducted and “severely tortured” in the capital Islamabad, Afghan officials...

Army retakes town from al-Shabaab terrorists in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somali security forces on Sunday retook a town in the country’s central Mudug region from terrorist group al-Shabaab, officials said. "The Gorgor commandos of...