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'Restoration of Hagia Sophia sets example for world'

ISTANBUL Istanbul's landmark Hagia Sophia Mosque underwent restoration using the most advanced techniques setting an example for the world, said the provincial director of culture and tourism. Dr. Coskun Yilmaz stated...

Turkey marks death anniversary of eight president

ISTANBUL The death anniversary of Turkey's eighth President Turgut Ozal was marked on Saturday with a ceremony that was attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ozal's family and government officials. Among...

Turkey's daily virus cases hit new peak

ANKARAa Turkey reported over 59,000 more coronavirus cases on Tuesday, its highest single-day figure since the start of the pandemic. A total of 59,187 cases, including 2,723 symptomatic patients, were confirmed...

Turkey declares partial lockdown during Ramadan

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday announced a two-week partial lockdown to help curb a recent rise in the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country. Speaking to reporters following a cabinet meeting...

Turkey’s hybrid engine for moon mission passes 1st test

ISTANBUL Turkey has successfully tested its first hybrid engine that will be used in its planned Moon Mission, the country's technology and industry minister said on Sunday. Mustafa Varank was briefed...

Turkey reports over 55,500 new COVID-19 cases

ANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey's daily count of coronavirus cases reached over 55,500 on Friday, the Health Ministry said. A total of 55,791 cases, including 2,408 symptomatic patients, were confirmed across the country, the...

Turkey: Investments in media, advertising hit $2.5B

ISTANBUL Investments in media and advertising in Turkey reached 17.47 billion Turkish liras ($2.48 billion) in 2020, an audit and consulting giant Deloitte Turkey announced on Thursday. The investments in...

Turkey a preferred country for medical tourism

ANKARA More and more foreign patients choose Turkey to receive medical care as the country offers improved services with high technology at an affordable price. Hussein Nur Isse, a Somalian national,...

Turkey aims to reduce virus cases by end of Ramadan

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that the country wants a significant reduction in the number of coronavirus cases by the end of the Muslim holy month Ramadan. "We...

Turkey hits new COVID-19 case record

ANKARA Turkey reported more than 54,700 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the highest daily count in the country since the start of the pandemic. A total of 54,740 cases, including 2,203...

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Basketball: UMMC Ekaterinburg win EuroLeague Women trophy

ANKARA Russian basketball club UMMC Ekaterinburg won the EuroLeague Women trophy after beating Perfumerias Avenida of Spain 78-68 in the final held in Istanbul on...

F1: Max Verstappen wins Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

ANKARA Red Bull-Honda's Dutch driver Max Verstappen won the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in the second round of the 2021 Formula 1 season on Sunday. Verstappen...

Turkish anti-terror teams destroy PKK's 8 hideouts

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EU urges Russia to provide medical treatment to Navalny

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UEFA vows to use legal measures to bar 'Super League'

ANKARA UEFA, European football's governing body, and major three leagues along with their federations warned over the "so-called Super League," and said they will take...