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Turkey’s hybrid engine for moon mission passes 1st test

ISTANBUL Turkey has successfully tested its first hybrid engine that will be used in its planned Moon Mission, the country's technology and industry minister said on Sunday. Mustafa Varank was briefed...

Turkey reports over 55,500 new COVID-19 cases

ANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey's daily count of coronavirus cases reached over 55,500 on Friday, the Health Ministry said. A total of 55,791 cases, including 2,408 symptomatic patients, were confirmed across the country, the...

Turkey: Investments in media, advertising hit $2.5B

ISTANBUL Investments in media and advertising in Turkey reached 17.47 billion Turkish liras ($2.48 billion) in 2020, an audit and consulting giant Deloitte Turkey announced on Thursday. The investments in...

Turkey a preferred country for medical tourism

ANKARA More and more foreign patients choose Turkey to receive medical care as the country offers improved services with high technology at an affordable price. Hussein Nur Isse, a Somalian national,...

Turkey aims to reduce virus cases by end of Ramadan

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that the country wants a significant reduction in the number of coronavirus cases by the end of the Muslim holy month Ramadan. "We...

Turkey hits new COVID-19 case record

ANKARA Turkey reported more than 54,700 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the highest daily count in the country since the start of the pandemic. A total of 54,740 cases, including 2,203...

Turkey to launch Turksat 5B communications satellite in Q4

ANKARA Turkey will launch its Turksat 5B communications satellite into orbit in the fourth quarter of this year, the country's transport and infrastructure minister said on Wednesday. "One of the...

Turkey's ruling party condemns statement by ex-admirals

ANKARA A recent controversial statement by a group of retired Turkish admirals harms both the country and their own legacy, the governing board of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development (AK)...

Over 42,500 new COVID-19 cases registered across Turkey

ISTANBUL Turkey on Monday reported more than 42,500 new coronavirus cases, according to the Health Ministry. A total of 42,551 cases, including 1,706 symptomatic patients, were registered across the country over...

Turkey remains committed to Montreux treaty: President

ANKARA Turkey is committed to staying in the 1936 Montreux treaty governing passages in the Bosporus Strait, said the nation's president on Monday. "We currently have neither any efforts nor intention...

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Turkish, Iranian leaders discuss Israeli attacks on Palestine

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday discussed ongoing Israel's attacks on Palestine on phone. According to a statement...

Palestinian women lead resistance against Israeli occupation

JERUSALEM Palestinian women are leading the resistance against Israel's forced migration and threats of displacement in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem. While the...

Bosniak leader says his country does not support Israel

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina A Bosniak member of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Presidential Council on Sunday reacted to the Israeli premier's tweet thanking nations for supporting Israel against...

Violence returns to Afghanistan after brief truce

KABUL, Afghanistan Fighting resumed in Afghanistan on Sunday on the heels of a brief three-day truce declared by the Taliban and reciprocated by the Afghan...

Israel hits health center in Gaza

GAZA, Palestine Continuing with its airstrikes, Israel on Sunday bombarded a health facility in Gaza with two missiles, an official statement said. According to the Palestinian...