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Turkey remembers 1944 deportation of Ahiska Turks

ANKARA  Turkey will continue to “actively support the just cause” of Ahiska Turks, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement marking the 75th anniversary of deportation of thousands during Soviet...

Turkish coastguard rescues 51 irregular migrants

ANKARA A total of 51 irregular migrants were rescued by the Turkish Coast Guard in the Aegean Sea, according to the country’s National Defense Ministry on Thursday. "Our TCG Tuzla patrol...

Turkey’s industrial production surges in September

ANKARA  Turkey’s industrial output improved in September on an annual basis, with all sub-indexes performing an increase, according to official data released on Thursday. A report from the Turkish Statistical Institute...

Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul starts Thursday looking down

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index started Thursday at 104,306.92 points with a daily drop of 0.50%, or 521.26 points. On Wednesday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index went up by 0.82% to...

Turkey: Explosion in armory injures 14 security forces

SANLIURFA, Turkey Fourteen security forces were injured during two simultaneous explosions in Turkey’s southeastern Sanliurfa province, according to a provincial governor on Wednesday. "Two separate explosions occurred in the armory. Fourteen...

Twin explosions at armory in southeast Turkey wound 17

SANLIURFA, Turkey Seventeen people were wounded during two simultaneous explosions in Turkey’s southeastern Sanliurfa province, the provincial governor said late Wednesday. They included a civilian on the balcony of a nearby house and...

Turkey: 2,782 Daesh/ISIS terrorists arrested this year

ANKARA  A total of 289 terrorists were neutralized and 2,782 others arrested in Turkey’s anti-terror operations against the Daesh/ISIS terror group at home since the beginning of 2019. Turkey launched a...

Turkish stocks go up at midweek close

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index ended the day up 0.82% to close at 104,828.18 points on Wednesday. Starting the day at 104,049.94 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index rose 855.82 points...

'We should support Turkish president on his US visit'

ANKARA  The leader of a Turkish opposition party on Wednesday urged support for Turkey’s president ahead of his meeting in Washington with his U.S. counterpart. "Foreign policy is a national policy,...

Turkish opposition party backs Erdogan ahead of US meet

ANKARA An opposition party leader on Wednesday voiced support for the Turkish president ahead of a meeting with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump. "Whatever result comes out of the meeting in...

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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...