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Kazakhstan tests modern Turkish weapons

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan The Kazakh Army has tested the Turkish-made Arma 8x8 armored combat vehicle and Nefer remote-controlled weapon system, an official statement said Monday. According to a Kazakh Defense Ministry statement,...

Turkey: Crude steel production up 12.7% in January

ANKARA Turkey posted a 12.7% year-on-year rise in crude steel production this January, according to trade group data released Monday. Turkish crude steel production reached 3.4 million tons last January, the...

Turkish banks see $594M net profit in January

ANKARA Turkey's banking sector registered a net profit of 4.3 billion Turkish liras ($594 million) in January, the banking watchdog revealed Monday. Total assets of the sector rose 33% on an...

Pandemic brings Turkey to forefront in supply chains

ISTANBUL  The pandemic period changed supplier preferences, and countries such as Turkey came to the forefront in the new era with their strategic locations and production capabilities. In the early stage...

Digital platforms creating new labor challenges: UN

GENEVA Digital labor platforms are creating new job opportunities, allowing flexible work for some, but they are also changing the way it is organized leading workers to struggle with pay...

Cosmetic dentistry market to reach $27B by 2028: Report

ANKARA Cosmetic dentistry market's revenue is estimated to reach $27.4 billion by 2028, according to a report by US-based business consulting firm Grand View Research on Tuesday. The market size is...

EU: Annual inflation rate up in January

ANKARA Consumer prices in the EU increased to 1.2% year-on-year in January, the bloc’s statistics office said on Tuesday. The figure was 0.3% a month earlier and 1.7% in January last...

SunExpress to boost Turkish tourism with new routes

ANKARA Turkish-German airline SunExpress is set to boost Turkish tourism by opening up new destinations this summer, the company said on Tuesday. The airline said it would expand its flight network...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul up at Tuesday open

ANKARA Turkey’s benchmark stock index opened at 1,558.03 points on Tuesday, up 0.48% or 7.42 points from the previous close. Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index fell 0.62% to close at 1,550.61...

Ukraine expects participation of more Turkish firms

KYIV Ukraine expects more Turkish companies participating in the country’s infrastructure projects, the Ukrainian infrastructure minister said. "I hope Turkish companies will participate in projects in Azov and other regions," Vladyslav...

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Turkey to cement cultural ties with Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda Turkey will establish a cultural institute in Uganda to promote cultural ties, the Turkish ambassador to Uganda said on Friday. After a meeting with...

Indonesia's Mt. Merapi volcano spewing lava

JAKARTA, Indonesia Mt. Merapi in Central Java, Indonesia released incandescent lava 81 times in a span of just 12 hours on Friday with a maximum...

Somalia: Casualties feared as car bomb hits Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia Several people are feared dead or injured after a car bomb blast has targeted a busy restaurant near Mogadishu seaport on Friday evening,...

Turkey reports over 11,300 new coronavirus infections

ANKARA Turkey on Friday reported 11,302 new coronavirus cases, including 698 symptomatic patients, according to the Health Ministry. The total number of cases in the country...

Second US lawmaker sues Trump over Capitol riot

WASHINGTON Democratic congressman Eric Swalwell on Friday become the second lawmaker to sue former President Donald Trump for his alleged role in inciting the fatal...