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Turkey rescues asylum seekers jeopardized by Greece

ANKARA A Turkish coast guard team has rescued a boat carrying 48 asylum seekers in the Aegean Sea which was turned away from the Greek side, officials said Friday. The Greek...

Turkey: Opposition party warns of ongoing virus danger

ANKARA An opposition party in Turkey called on Wednesday for people to abide by measures put in place to curb the novel coronavirus. Speaking to the Good (IYI) Party's parliamentary group,...

'Hagia Sophia move shows will of Muslim country'

ANKARA Turkey's decision to re-open Hagia Sophia as a mosque shows its ability "to assert its sovereignty and will”, said speakers at a virtual seminar on Saturday. "Turkey has been siding...

Turkish Central Bank reserves reach $90.9B in May

ISTANBUL  The Turkish Central Bank on Wednesday announced its official reserves totaled $90.9 billion as of the end of May. Total reserve assets soared 5.3% this May, versus $86.3 billion in...

Turkey will heavily retaliate if its posts hit in Syria

ANKARA  Turkey will respond heavily if its observation posts in northwestern Syria’s Idlib province are targeted, said the nation’s president on Wednesday. “Turkey will do more than mere retaliation if its...

Turkish stocks start Tuesday up

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index rose 0.55%, or 666.45 points, to start the day at 120,816.15 points on Tuesday. On Monday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index went down 1.63% to...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul up at Monday's open

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index rose 0.50%, or 522.71 points, to start the week at 105,902.43 points. On Friday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was up 1.54% at 105,379.71 points...

Turkey: Daily virus recoveries nearly 3 times new cases

ANKARA / ISTANBUL Over the last 24 hours nearly three times as many people in Turkey recovered from COVID-19 than contracted the virus, said the country’s health minister on Thursday. A...

Turkey resumes mass prayers after pandemic lockdown

ANKARA  Turkey on Friday partially resumed mass prayers in mosques, including Friday prayers, as the country began easing measures against the novel coronavirus pandemic. After a 74-day-halt due to measures to...

Turkey: Crude steel production at 31M tons in Jan-Nov

ISTANBUL Turkey's crude steel output was 30.9 million tons in January-November, a trade association said Tuesday. Crude steel production in the country dropped 10.4% the first 11 months of 2019 on...

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Northern Cyprus fully compatible with Turkey in E. Med

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) acts in accordance with Turkey in defending its rights in the Eastern...

F1 driver Sergio Perez tests negative for coronavirus

ANKARA Mexican Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez tested negative for the coronavirus on Thursday. "CONFIRMED: We're pleased to share the news that @SChecoPerez has tested negative...

At least 3 terrorists neutralized in Turkey's southeast

ANKARA At least three terrorists were neutralized in an air-backed domestic anti-terror operation in southeastern Turkey, authorities announced Thursday. The Interior Ministry said in a statement...

China renews tariff on optical fiber imports from India

Beijing levies tariffs in between 7.4% and 30.6% on Indian imports for another 5 years

Robot sales to reach 1M units in 2020

ISTANBUL Robot sales are expected to boom in 2020, estimated to reach 1 million units, the director of the global audit and consulting firm Deloitte's...