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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...

Experts to discuss electric cars' future in Istanbul

ISTANBUL Istanbul will host the International Automotive Engineering Conference (IAEC) 2019 on Nov. 7-8. The two-day conference will be held at the Swissotel the Bosphorus in Besiktas district under the theme...

Turkey should focus on plastic waste for economy, planet: Expert

ANKARA The production of raw materials from plastic waste is a key issue Turkey should focus on for its economic well-being and the planet’s future, according to a top engineer...

Society 5.0 could take social system to next level: Analyst

ANKARA Throughout the course of history humanity has sought ways to live a better life, and the next phase to ensure this could be what some experts call "Society 5.0,"...

Turkey: First hackathon for capital markets begins

ISTANBUL Technology entrepreneurs from all over Turkey gathered on Friday for the country's first hackathon for capital markets in Istanbul. Seratho-in, the Capital Markets Software Marathon, began with the coordination of...

Climate refugees: Forgotten migrants in environment (3)

ISTANBUL Climate-related environmental disasters disrupt the right to life just as they hurt human health, according to the head of a refugee rights group. "Desperation describes their situation. No matter...

What is the life cycle of plastic in Turkey?

ANKARA What happens to a plastic bottle after you throw it into the waste bin? Experts say almost any plastic can be recycled, if you do it right. Unfortunately, more than...

Flamingos nesting in eastern Turkey ready to migrate

VAN, Turkey Flamingos nesting in Turkey's largest lake during the summer months are ready to migrate to warmer regions of Africa. The fluffy pink fowl with their slender necks add to...

New beetle species named after climate activist Greta

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg honored by having a new species of beetle named after her, says National History Museum

'Turkey aims to achieve zero waste by 2023'

KOCAELI, Turkey The concept of cities need to be reinterpreted as it requires new solutions on transportation, security and waste management, Turkey’s first lady said on Friday. Speaking at Kartepe Summit...

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S. Africa to probe COVID-19 unemployment funds fraud

By Hassan Isilow JOHANNESBURG South Africa’s will begin an investigation into claims that employers have been claiming funds from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) and not...

Turkey decries Egypt’s condemnation of anti-terror ops

‘Such irresponsible statements are attempts to serve agenda of bloody PKK terror group,’ says Turkish FM spokesman

Senegal bans EU nationals after being blacklisted

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Father of MMA champion Nurmagomedov dies from COVID-19

ANKARA  The father and coach of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) champion Khabib Nurmagomedov died Friday from the coronavirus.  Manager Ali Abdelaziz confirmed Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, 57, died...

Football: Atletico Madrid ease past Mallorca

ANKARA  Atletico Madrid blanked Real Mallorca at home Friday in a Spanish La Liga match. The home team led 2-0 at the half at Wanda Metropolitano...

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