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Turkey repatriates coronavirus patient from Sweden

ANKARA Turkey on Sunday brought home one of its citizens from Sweden who contracted coronavirus but was not given treatment. A Turkish air ambulance left Malmo Airport at 9 a.m. local...

'Turkey will no longer tolerate harassment in Syria safe zone'

ANKARA Turkey will no longer tolerate terrorist harassment in the Idlib safe zone in northwestern Syria or ramped-up attacks which flout agreements, Turkey’s president said Monday. Terrorist groups are trying to...

Magnitude 4.2 quake hits Turkey's Mediterranean region

ANKARA  A magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolted Turkey's Mediterranean region early Friday, according to the nation's disaster agency.    The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck off the...

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...

Factory trial start for 1st Turkish-made electric train

SAKARYA, Turkey Factory acceptance trials have begun for Turkey's first indigenous electric train, a senior official said Monday. Even during the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Turkey Wagon Industry Corporation's (TUVASAS) personnel...

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.

Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul ends week up

ANKARA Turkey’s benchmark stock index ended the day up 1.54% points to close at 105,379.71 points on Friday. Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 104,474.89 points. As of...

Turkey sees $2.5B carpet export in 2019

GAZIANTEP, Turkey Turkey’s carpet export valued at $2.5 billion in 2019, up 11.9% year-on-year, a sector board of the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly said on Friday. "We aim to raise this figure...

Turkish Treasury borrows $1.5B through auctions

ANKARA  The Turkish Treasury borrowed 11 billion Turkish liras (nearly $1.5 billion) from domestic markets on Tuesday, said an official statement. The Treasury and Finance Ministry announced that some 7.3 billion...

Turkey responds to YPG/PKK attacks in northern Syria

ANKARA Turkish security forces have given the necessary response to harassment and attacks carried out by YPG/PKK terrorists, the country’s Defense Ministry said on Saturday. "Harassment and attacks with mortars and...

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Turkey tops agenda of EU foreign ministers’ meeting

BRUSSELS Foreign ministers of European Union have gathered in Brussels on Monday to discuss Turkey and international issues in an actual meeting for the first...

US regrets foreign interference in Libya's economy

ANKARA The US Embassy in Libya on Monday regretted foreign interference in the Libyan economy. "After several days of intense diplomatic activity aimed at allowing the...

Erdogan, Putin discuss Libya, Syria over phone

ANKARA The Turkish and Russian presidents on Monday spoke over the phone to discuss developments in war-weary Libya and Syria as well as other regional...

Turkey: 3 more migrant bodies pulled out of lake

VAN, Turkey Rescue workers on Monday recovered bodies of three more irregular migrants from a lake in Turkey's eastern Van province after a boat carrying...

WHO to probe origins of COVID-19 worldwide, China says

ANKARA China on Monday said the World Health Organization agreed to probe origins of COVID-19 around the globe. Addressing a news conference in Beijing, China’s Foreign...

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