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Coronavirus: Turkey to ensure education continues

ANKARA As the coronavirus outbreak continues to dominate headlines, education is another field feeling the impact of social isolation. But this Monday, Turkey is set to launch digital education for...

Turkey arrests 7 FETO terror suspects

ISTANBUL/BURSA/ESKISEHIR, Turkey  At least seven on-duty soldiers were arrested on Friday for their suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), according to a security source. Provincial security directorate in the...

Turkey inaugurates Democracy and Liberties Island

ANKARA The Turkish president on Wednesday marked the 60th anniversary of the country’s first-ever military coup with the inauguration of the Democracy and Liberties Island. Recep Tayyip Erdogan said 60 years...

Turkey's coronavirus tests pass 4.5M mark

ANKARA Turkey has conducted over 4.53 million tests so far to diagnose COVID-19 infections, the country's health minister said on Saturday. The overall count of COVID-19 tests in Turkey rose to...

Turkish police arrest 8 Daesh/ISIS terror suspects

SIIRT, Turkey Turkish police arrested eight suspects linked to the Daesh/ISIS terror group, security sources said on Thursday. The arrests in the southeastern Siirt province came after warrants were issued for...

Turkish economy grows 4.5% in Q1

ANKARA  Turkey's economy grew by 4.5% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020, the country's statistical authority announced Friday. According to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat), gross domestic product (GDP) at...

Turkish stocks start day up

ANKARA  Turkey's benchmark stock index rose 0.18%, or 185.67 points, to start the week at 105,568.14 points on Tuesday. On Monday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was down 1.13% at...

Turkish soldier martyred in Idlib, Syria

ANKARA One Turkish soldier was martyred and two others injured in an attack on an armored ambulance in northwestern Syria, according to Turkey's National Defense Ministry on Friday.  " The targets determined...

Turkey: 2 men jailed for murdering university student

ANKARA A Turkish court on Wednesday sentenced two men to lengthy prison sentences for raping and killing a university student in Ankara, the nation's capital. The court in Ankara sentenced Cagatay...

Turkey's inflation rate drops in April amid COVID-19

ANKARA  Consumer prices in Turkey went up 10.94% in April compared to the same month last year, the country's statistical authority announced Monday. April's annual inflation rate was down from 11.86%...

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Azerbaijan declares partial military mobilization

ANKARA Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Monday signed a decree on partial military mobilization in the country following the border clashes at the Armenia-Azerbaijan frontier. According...

Russian opp. leader says Merkel visited him in hospital

MOSCOW Russia’s opposition leader Alexey Navalny confirmed on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited him in hospital in Berlin. "The meeting did take place, but...

Hamas in contact with Egypt to secure injured fisherman

GAZA CITY, Palestine The Hamas group said on Sunday it is in contact with the Egyptian authorities to secure the return of a wounded Palestinian...

International Istanbul Opera Festival ends with Mozart

ISTANBUL  The world-famous International Istanbul Opera Festival has ended with Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio. During the eight-day festival ending Sunday night and held for...

Qatar: Trump retreats from supporting blockading states

DOHA  Qatar’s defense minister said that US President Donald Trump has backed down from supporting states imposing blockade on Doha. “There is a strategic alliance between...