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Turkey's exports to Balkans nearly hit $10B

ISTANBUL  Turkey saw a total of $9.8 billion export to Balkans in the first nine months of 2019, a 3.7% increase compared to the same period last year, according to...

Turkey: Manufacturing capacity utilization up in October

ANKARA  Turkey's manufacturing industry capacity utilization rate (CUR) marginally improved on a monthly basis in October, the Central Bank said Friday. Local units operating in manufacturing industry used 76.4% capacity this...

Mauritius, Rwanda easiest places for business in Africa

KIGALI, Rwanda Mauritius, Rwanda and Morocco were ranked as top easiest economies to do business in Africa, according to the 2020 Doing Business report released by the World Bank on...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul flat at Friday opening

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index decreased by 0.07%, or 73.54 points, to start the last transaction day of the week at 100,272.11 points. On Thursday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index rose...

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Kashmir parties welcome India, Pakistan border pact

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the National Conference (NC), the two main pro-India parties in Jammu and Kashmir, welcomed a...

Italy honors DRC attack victims with state funeral

ROME Italy on Thursday paid tribute with a state funeral to its ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and his bodyguard, who were...
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EU leaders prepare for new COVID-19 variants

BRUSSELS The EU leaders Thursday began a two-day virtual summit to discuss the bloc’s response to new challenges of the pandemic, as well as the...

EU calls Iran to reverse nuclear decision

BRUSSELS The European Union urged Iran on Thursday to reverse actions inconsistent with a 2015 nuclear deal it signed with world powers. Foreign policy chief Josep...

Madrid begins vaccinating in massive football stadium

OVIEDO, Spain As Spain moves to ramp up its vaccination campaign, Madrid inaugurated the massive Wanda Metropolitano football stadium as a new icon in the...