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Turkey's red meat output jumps in Q3

ANKARA Turkey’s red meat production surged in the third quarter of 2019, the country’s statistical authority said on Tuesday. Turkey produced 443,014 tons of red meat in the July-September period, marking...

'Hagia Sophia decision ends our nation's longing'

ANKARA  The Turkish parliament speaker said on Friday that Hagia Sophia's turning into a mosque ended a longing for a generation.  "With Hagia Sophia decision, a longing in the heart of...

Total inflow to Turkish gas system down 6.33% in 2019

ANKARA Natural gas inflow to Turkey's gas network saw a year-on-year decrease of around 6.33% to 46.83 billion cubic meters (bcm) in 2019, according to data from the Turkish Petroleum...

Turkish defense chief welcomes Eid at Syrian border

ANKARA Turkey’s defense minister on Sunday welcomed Eid al-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, with the troops deployed at the Syrian border. Hulusi Akar, accompanied...

Turkey: Private sector external debt down in September

ISTANBUL Turkey's outstanding short-term foreign private sector debt dropped in September, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) said on Friday. The private sector's short-term external loans -- excluding...

eTurkey: Train travel restarts amid normalization

ANKARA  Turkey on Thursday restarted high-speed train service as part of its normalization with the novel coronavirus on the wane. At a ceremony in the capital Ankara, Transport and Infrastructure Minister...

Turkey: Coronavirus recoveries exceed 124,000

ANKARA Turkey on Thursday confirmed more than 124,000 recoveries from coronavirus as the country began lifting restrictions against the pandemic, according to the Health Ministry. Some 1,182 new cases were reported...

Turkey: Economic confidence rises to 89.8 in October

ANKARA  Turkey's economic confidence index rose to 89.8 in October, official data revealed on Wednesday. The figure surged 4.5% from 86 in September, the Turkish Statistical Authority (TurkStat) said.

5.5-magnitude earthquake jolts western Turkey

ANKARA A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Turkey’s western province of Manisa on Friday, according to the country's disaster management agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said the quake struck near...

Turkey: Mayors arrested over alleged terror links

MARDIN, Turkey Four mayors, along with 20 municipal officials, were arrested in Turkey's southeastern provinces due to their suspected links to a terror group, judicial sources said Friday. Peoples' Democratic Party...

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Oil prices down with record new virus cases in US state

ANKARA Crude oil prices were down on Monday as a record number of new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the US state of Florida weakens oil...

Manchester City's European competitions ban lifted

ANKARA European football's governing body on Monday confirmed that English Premier League club Manchester City’s two-year ban on participating in UEFA competitions has been lifted.  "UEFA...

Border clash martyrs Azerbaijani army officer

ANKARA An Azerbaijani army officer was martyred in a border clash with Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry announced Monday. The ministry conveyed condolences to the...

Poland’s incumbent Duda narrowly wins presidential vote

ANKARA Poland’s incumbent President Andrzej Duda has won the presidential elections with a narrow margin, securing another five-year in office, according to official results announced...

Arabs hail Turkey’s reopening of Hagia Sophia mosque

ANKARA A Turkish decision to reconvert Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia into a mosque after serving decades as a museum has won praise in the Arab...

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