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Turkey's Borsa Istanbul down at weekly close

Turkey's benchmark stock index closed the week at 100,215.95 points on Friday, down 0.13% versus Thursday's close. Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 100,272.11 points. As of...

Nearly 900 irregular migrants held in NW Turkey

ANKARA Security forces Friday held a total of 893 irregular migrants attempting to cross to Europe through the northwestern Edirne province of Turkey. According to local sources, the provincial gendarme forces...

FETO’s so-called 'Mexico imam' remanded on terror charges

ANKARA The so-called “Mexico imam” of Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) was remanded in Turkey on Friday after he was arrested by Turkey’s intelligence body in an overseas operation, according to...

'Turkey aims to achieve zero waste by 2023'

KOCAELI, Turkey The concept of cities need to be reinterpreted as it requires new solutions on transportation, security and waste management, Turkey’s first lady said on Friday. Speaking at Kartepe Summit...

Turkey's exports to Balkans nearly hit $10B

ISTANBUL  Turkey saw a total of $9.8 billion export to Balkans in the first nine months of 2019, a 3.7% increase compared to the same period last year, according to...

Turkey: FETO ringleader’s niece arrested

ISTANBUL The U.S.-based ringleader of Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) Fetullah Gulen’s niece was arrested on Friday, according to a security source. Zeynep Gulen used a fake identity during a regular police...

Turkey holds 120 km on N.Syria border east of Euphrates

ANKARA  Turkey controls an area in northern Syria the length of 120 kilometers (74.56 miles) east of the Euphrates River along the border between the two countries, the Turkish vice...

Turkey attaches great importance to smart cities

ISTANBUL  Turkey attaches great importance to smart cities, which offer high-quality air, zero-waste, fast communication and transportation, the industry and technology minister said on Friday. "In addition to sustainable development goals,...

Turkey arrests 9 Daesh-linked terror suspects

ADANA, Turkey At least nine people, including a foreigner, were arrested Friday in southern Adana province for their suspected links to Daesh terrorist organization, also known as ISIS, a police...

Turkey's emergency state body concludes 73% of appeals

ANKARA Turkey’s presidential commission examining emergency state process said on Friday 73% applications concerning measures taken after a defeated coup attempt in July 2016 have been concluded. Turkey's Inquiry Commission on...

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Paris to beef up security, set up special fan zones for Champions League final

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Russian president expresses readiness to help overcoming global food crisis

MOSCOW The Russian president on Thursday said his country is ready to help overcome the global food security crisis if Western sanctions imposed due...

Turkiye can be model for 'green industrialization,' says expert at UN panel

ISTANBUL Turkiye can serve as a model for other developing nations in "green industrialization," while itself focusing on efficiency and cooperation with other countries, experts...

Turkish, French presidents discuss Sweden, Finland’s NATO bids

ANKARA The Turkish and French presidents on Thursday discussed Sweden and Finland’s bids to join NATO, Turkiye’s Communication Directorate said. Sweden and Finland's contacts with...