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Over 139.2M coronavirus vaccine shots given in Turkiye to date

ANKARA Turkiye has administered more than 139.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched an immunization drive in January 2021, according to official figures released on Sunday. More than 57.2...

Turkiye's court records reveal illegal journey of migrants into Europe

ANKARA Turkiye's Supreme Court records in a case of migrant smuggling in which two irregular migrants lost their lives have shed light on the details of the dangerous journey migrants...

Turkiye reports over 65,200 new COVID-19 cases

ANKARA Turkiye confirmed 65,236 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the Health Ministry said. The ministry reported 141 coronavirus-related deaths and 38,242 recoveries over the past day. As many as 403,104 virus...

Turkiye's share in global trade exceeds 1% for 1st time: President

ISTANBUL Turkiye’s share in the global trade exceeded 1% for the first time last year, the nation’s president said on Monday, citing the newly announced 2021 export figures. While the global...

Over 131.9M coronavirus vaccine shots given in Turkiye to date

ANKARA Turkiye has administered more than 131.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched an immunization drive in January 2021, according to official figures released on Saturday. More than...

Turkish Mediterranean resort city Antalya welcomed 9M+ tourists in 2021

ISTANBUL The famed Turkish resort city of Antalya welcomed more than 9 million foreign visitors last year, according to figures from the local governorship on Saturday. The city was visited...

Turkey brings in New Year with fireworks, light shows, decorations

ANKARA Crowds flocked to squares and entertainment centers across Turkiye as the country celebrated the end of 2021 and the arrival of 2022. Many in Istanbul gathered to mark the New...

Turkey begins rollout of homemade Turkovac COVID-19 vaccine

ISTANBUL  Turkey began administering the homegrown COVID-19 vaccine Turkovac in larger hospitals across the country on Thursday. The landmark vaccine was developed in collaboration with Erciyes University in the Kayseri province...

Turkey's economic confidence down in December

ISTANBUL Turkey’s economic confidence index fell 1.8% month-on-month in December, according to the latest figures released on Thursday. From 99.3 in November, the index slipped to 97.6 in the last month...

Turkish Central Bank maintains inflation target at 5%

ISTANBUL Releasing Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy for 2022 on Wednesday, Turkey's Central Bank maintained the medium-term inflation target of 5%, saying the monetary policy will be designed to gradually...

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Novak Djokovic returns to Serbia after being deported from Australia

BELGRADE, Serbia Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic on Monday returned to Serbia after being deported from Australia. Djokovic, the top men’s tennis player, on Jan. 4...

Australia, New Zealand send aircraft to assess damage after Tonga eruption

ANKARA Australia and New Zealand deployed surveillance aircraft on Monday to assess the damage caused by a massive underwater volcano in the Pacific nation of...

Turkish President Erdogan welcomed in Albania with official ceremony

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Albania’s capital Tirana on Monday. Erdogan was welcomed by Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama with an official ceremony...

Turkiye’s short-term external debt stock reaches $124.1B in November

ISTANBUL  Turkiye's short-term external debt stock totaled $124.1 billion as of end-November 2021, the country's Central Bank said on Monday. The foreign debt due to be...

Turkiye's automotive production down in 2021

ISTANBUL In 2021, Turkiye's overall automotive production narrowed by 2% to 1.27 million units on a yearly basis, the Automotive Manufacturers Association (OSD) said on...