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Turkey: Over 1.5 tons of illegal fuel seized

TEKIRDAG, Turkey Turkish police seized over 1.5 tons of illegal fuel in Istanbul and the country's northwest on Thursday, security sources said. Some 1.53 million liters of biodiesel fuel, the largest-ever...

Central Bank lowers Turkey year-end inflation forecast

ANKARA Turkey's Central Bank on Thursday cut the year-end inflation projection for 2019. The bank said it expected Turkey's year-end inflation rate to hit 12% for 2019, down from 13.9% in...

Turkish defense head inspects troops along Syria border

SANLIURFA, Turkey Turkey's defense minister, military chief, and top army commander on Thursday inspected troops near the border in northern Syria, the site of Turkey’s anti-terror Operation Peace Spring. “Nothing is...

Turkey: Tourism income jumps 22% to $14B in Q3

ISTANBUL Turkey’s tourism income jumped by nearly a quarter this July-September to $14.03 billion, the country's statistical authority said on Thursday. The country's tourism revenue soared 22% in the third quarter,...

Turkey's foreign trade gap at $2.1B in September

ANKARA Turkey's foreign trade deficit stood at $2.1 billion in September, said the country's statistical authority on Thursday. TurkStat data indicated a 6.6% year-on-year rise in last month's figure. Turkish exports rose...

Turkey: 19 FETO terror suspects arrested

IZMIR, Turkey Turkish police on Thursday arrested 19 suspects for their suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup attempt, security sources...

Over 1,800 irregular migrants held in NW Turkey

EDIRNE, Turkey Turkish security forces Wednesday held a total of 1,821 irregular migrants attempting to cross to Europe through the country’s northwestern Edirne province. According to local sources, the provincial gendarme...

Turkey: AK Party lawmaker Mustafa Yeneroglu resigns

ANKARA The ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party lawmaker Mustafa Yeneroglu resigned from the party on Wednesday. "In line with the demand of the president, I resign from AK Party," Yeneroglu,...

Turkey: Banking sector net profit at $6.4B in Jan-Sept

ANKARA The net profit of Turkey's banking sector totaled 36.2 billion Turkish liras ($6.4 billion) in January-September, the country's banking watchdog said Wednesday. The figure was down 12.5% on an annual...

Turkey: 35 FETO terror suspects arrested nationwide

ANKARA  Turkish police on Wednesday arrested 35 suspects nationwide for their suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup attempt, security sources said. The...

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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – Jan. 22, 2022

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

Smuggled Turkish historical artifacts in US returning home

NEW YORK Twenty-eight Turkish cultural artifacts confiscated in the US were handed over Friday to Turkiye's Consulate General in New York.  The seized historical artifacts, including...

NATO rejects Russian demand to withdraw from Bulgaria, Romania

BRUSSELS NATO on Friday rejected Russia’s demand to withdraw its troops from Bulgaria and Romania. “NATO will not renounce our ability to protect and defend each...

Novak Djokovic returns to Serbia after being deported from Australia

BELGRADE, Serbia Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic on Monday returned to Serbia after being deported from Australia. Djokovic, the top men’s tennis player, on Jan. 4...

Australia, New Zealand send aircraft to assess damage after Tonga eruption

ANKARA Australia and New Zealand deployed surveillance aircraft on Monday to assess the damage caused by a massive underwater volcano in the Pacific nation of...