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Turkey gives biggest support to refugees worldwide: Erdogan

ANKARA President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterated on Monday Turkey’s determination in supporting and hosting Syrian refugees would continue, despite calls to send them back. “Turkey is a country that gives the...

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...

Turkish investors aim to increase trade with Iran

TEHRAN Turkish businesspeople attending a meeting of the Iranian Business Council in Tehran said Sunday they are aiming to significantly increase the trade volume between Turkey and Iran. Nail Olpak, chairman...

Turkey: Legendary actress Yildiz Kenter dead at 91

ANKARA Yildiz Kenter, a veteran actress of Turkish cinema and theatre, passed away in Istanbul on Sunday. She was 91 years old. Kenter had been undergoing intensive care at Istanbul's American...

Turkey: School resumes in YPG/PKK terror-hit areas

MARDIN / SIRNAK, Turkey With schools reopening, tens of thousands of students in southeastern Turkey will start make-up classes on Monday after their lessons were disrupted by YPG/PKK terrorist attacks...

Turkish center offers new way to settle trade disputes

ANKARA A dispute resolution center in the Turkish metropolis of Istanbul on Friday released rules governing Mediation-Arbitration (Med-Arb), an alternative procedure combining characteristics of both methods. The new dispute settlement mechanism...

'Turkey has great potential to compete worldwide'

ISTANBUL Turkey has a great potential to compete worldwide, particularly in the textile, auto, and machinery sectors, according to the CEO of Hannover Fairs Turkey, which handles the Turkish operations...

Civil engineer dies after mosque collapse in Turkey

GAZIANTEP, Turkey A civil engineer was found dead Saturday after a mosque's structural framework collapsed the previous day in the Sahinbey district here in southeastern Turkey. Search and rescue efforts lasted...

Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul ends week up

ANKARA Turkey’s benchmark stock index ended the day up 1.54% points to close at 105,379.71 points on Friday. Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 104,474.89 points. As of...

Turkey posts nearly $681M trade surplus with EU in Sept

ANKARA Turkey posted a surplus of some €618 million ($681 million) in its trade with the European Union in September, the block's statistical office announced on Friday. According to the Eurostat...

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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

TUNCELI/HAKKARI, Turkey  Turkish security forces on Sunday destroyed eight caves in eastern Turkey, and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition in the country's...

EU urges Russia to provide medical treatment to Navalny

BRUSSELS The EU called on Sunday Russian authorities to provide medical treatment to opposition figure Alexey Navalny. “The European Union is deeply concerned about reports that...

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...