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Turkey: Migratory birds benefit from COVID-19 measures

ANKARA  Migratory birds are benefitting from measures taken against the novel coronavirus in Turkey as they continue to migrate from the south to the north, one expert told Anadolu Agency. "I...

China kicks off work on 6G communication technology

BEIJING China has launched research and development work for 6G mobile networks, having only just rolled out 5G, said the country's Science and Technology...

China’s new spaceship makes successful return to Earth

ANKARA The trial version of China's new-generation manned spaceship has completed a successful return to Earth, the country’s space agency announced on Friday. “At 13:49 on May 8, 2020, the...

EU spends $350B in environmental protection in 2018

ISTANBUL The European Union's member countries' expenditures reached €297 billion ($350 billion) in 2018, the 28-member-bloc's official authority said on Monday. National expenditure on environmental protection (NEEP) of EU members has...

Turkey shuts power plants for not installing filters

ANKARA Turkey shut down five thermal power plants completely and one other partially for failure to comply with the law to install filters, authorities said Wednesday. Four out of seven plants...

Innovation key for productivity: Turkish minister

ANKARA Technologic innovations should be adapted to the production to raise productivity, the Turkish industry and technology minister said on Thursday. Turkey will reach its sustainable and stronger economy targets with...

Russian cargo ship reaches International Space Station

NUR SULTAN An unmanned Russian cargo capsule arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday. According to Russian federal space agency Roscosmos, the Progress MS-14 spacecraft blasted off from the...

Scientists unravel genetic ancestry of Indonesian people

JAKARTA A recent study which combined a historical approach with genetics research concluded that the dichotomy between "native" and "migrant" should never have become a subject of debate in the...

Turkey plants 11 million saplings for greener future

ANKARA Over 11 million saplings have been planted on Monday in 2,023 different localities across Turkey, as part of the country's "breath for the future" campaign. Turkey's massive forestation campaign began...

Does COVID-19 waste get special treatment?

ANKARA As the use of medical masks and gloves rises due to the coronavirus pandemic, many are wondering where this medical waste ultimately ends up once it goes into the...

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Turkey ready for talks with Greece: Ruling party

ANKARA Turkey is ready for talks with Greece amid ongoing tension in the Eastern Mediterranean, said Turkey’s ruling party on Tuesday. “There is no problem for...

France reports more than 10,000 new coronavirus cases

PARIS France reported 10,008 new cases of the novel coronavirus Tuesday, reaching 468,069 in total. It registered 78 new fatalities taking the death toll to 31,416. In...

Egypt supports political settlement in Libya: Sisi

ANKARA Egypt's interest in upholding international peace and security includes protecting people from the scourge of armed conflict through launching comprehensive political processes based on...

Turkish Cyprus hails Turkey-EU talks on Eastern Med

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  Turkish Cyprus on Tuesday praised talks between Turkey and the European Union on recent tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean.  The...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – September 23, 2020

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.  Coronavirus...