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Turkey announces landmark new economic reform package

ANKARA Turkey on Friday unveiled the details of a major new economic reform package as pledged by the president last November. "The package aims to grow the Turkish economy on the...

Turkey's industrial productivity rises in Q4

ANKARA Turkey’s industrial productivity rose 2.3% year-on-year last October to December, the Industry and Technology Ministry said on Thursday. The calendar-adjusted index of production per person employed stood at 130.7 in...

Turkey's nuclear power plant to produce 10% of electricity need

ANKARA Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) will produce 35 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity annually to meet around 10% of Turkey’s power consumption, said the president via video link on Wednesday...

Turkish Super Lig club ' debt exceeds $473M

ISTANBUL  Turkish Super Lig side Besiktas have accumulated net debts of over 3.5 billion Turkish liras ($473 million), the club announced on Saturday. The first Regular Council Board Meeting of Besiktas...

Turkish airports see 5.2M passengers in February

ANKARA The number of air passengers in Turkey -- including transit passengers -- totaled 5.2 million this February, the country’s airport authority said Saturday. According to the General Directorate of State...

'Turkey's policies set to lower inflation, current gap'

LONDON Continuing Turkey's current policy mix will bring down the current account deficit and inflation and spur recovery in its international reserves in 2021 and 2022, according to a senior...

Turkey: Road motor vehicle registrations up in January

ANKARA The number of road motor vehicle registrations in Turkey increased 24% year-on-year in January, the country's statistics authority revealed on Tuesday. A total of 117,313 first- and second-hand vehicles were...

Turkey to substantially increase trade with Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh Turkey’s envoy in Dhaka said Sunday that his country wants to “substantially increase trade volume and investments” in Bangladesh. Mustafa Osman Turan spoke during a courtesy call with Bangladesh’s...

Turkey: Treasury posts $3.7B cash deficit in January

ANKARA  The Turkish Treasury's cash balance posted a deficit of some 26 billion Turkish liras ($3.7 billion) in January, the Treasury and Finance Ministry said Friday. Cash revenues of the Treasury...

Turkey to raise minimum wage by 21.56% in 2021

ANKARA  Turkey is raising its minimum wage by 21.56% as of Jan. 1, the country's family, labor and social services minister announced on Monday. Net minimum wage for single people will...

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Turkey strongly condemns Israeli air raids on Gaza Strip

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday strongly condemned Israel’s ongoing air strikes on the Gaza Strip, which have killed dozens of civilians, including children, in the besieged...

Turkey reiterates call on Israel to end attacks on Palestinians

ANKARA Turkey on Monday reiterated its call on Israel to end its violent attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem amid recent Israeli police attacks on...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – May 10, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world. Coronavirus...

Turkey reports just over 15,000 daily cases

ANKARA The downward trend in the number of daily cases in Turkey continued on Sunday as the country reported just over 15,000 new coronavirus cases,...

Turkey’s Erdogan issues message on Europe Day

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday issued a message on the occasion of Europe Day, which "celebrates peace and unity in Europe" on...