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Turkey: Cargo ship runs ashore in Bosphorus

ISTANBUL  A Liberia-flagged cargo ship ran ashore of the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul on Friday. The ship, called Songa Iridium, stranded near the Rumeli Fortress after it had left Ukraine's Port...

7 daily staff to serve jail terms over FETO ties

ISTANBUL A Turkish court on Friday ruled jail term for seven employees of Turkish daily Sozcu on charges of assisting Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) -- the group behind the 2016...

4.9-magnitude quake jolts eastern Turkey

ANKARA A 4.9-magnitude earthquake on Friday jolted the eastern Turkish city of Elazig, according to the country's disaster and emergency body.  On its website, the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD)...

Highlights of Turkish energy market in 2019

IZMIR The start of new drilling operations in the Eastern Mediterranean, the completion of the TurkStream pipeline project, the finalization of the laying of the foundation for the first reactor...

Turkish stocks up at Friday opening

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index went up 0.34%, or 382.68 points, to start Friday at 114,035.70 points. On Thursday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index rose 0.29% to 113,653.02 points with...

Turkish contractors assume foreign projects worth $395B

ANKARA Total worth of projects undertaken by Turkish contractor firms abroad reached $395 billion as of the end of November, Turkey's trade minister has said. The figure is expected to reach...

Turkish stocks up at Tuesday's open

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index was up 0.59%, or 664.52 points to start Tuesday at 112,839.70 points. On Monday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index went up 0.9% to 112,175.19 points...

Turkey: Canal Istanbul gets environmental green light

ANKARA The planned Canal Istanbul Turkish megaproject got the environmental green light on Monday. The Environment and Urbanization Ministry gave the approval in a report submitted over a year after environmental...

Turkey's Asyaport gets new $12M loan from European Bank

ANKARA  Turkey's Asyaport, a major trans-shipment hub for cargo bound for Black Sea ports, has received the fourth loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for Turkey’s...

6 submarines to go into service in 2022-2027: Erdogan

ANKARA A total of six new submarines, one every year, will go into service in the Turkish Naval Forces between 2022 and 2027, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on...

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Henry Onyekuru leaves Galatasaray

ANKARA Henry Onyekuru left Turkish powerhouse Galatasaray on Saturday at as his loan deal with the Istanbul football club concluded at the end of June. Following...

2 militants dead in Kashmir gunfight

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir Two militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said. Three Indian soldiers,...

Global virus recoveries top 6M: Johns Hopkins University

ANKARA The number of recoveries from COVID-19 cases across the globe has now passed the 6 million mark, according to data compiled by the US'...

Global virus recoveries top 6M: John Hopkins University

ANKARA The number of recoveries from COVID-19 cases across the globe has now passed the 6 million mark, according to data compiled by the US'...

Igor Kokoskov appointed Fenerbahce Beko's new coach

ANKARA Serbian basketball coach Igor Kokoskov has been appointed the head coach of Fenerbahce Beko following the departure of Zeljko Obradovic. The Istanbul club Saturday confirmed...

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