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Turkey's exports up 5.6% to $17.33B in Oct

ISTANBUL Turkey's exports rose by 5.6% to reach $17.33 billion in October, on a yearly basis, the country's statistical authority announced on Monday. The country's imports also posted an increase of...

Turkey reports over 400,000 coronavirus recoveries

ANKARA Turkey on Sunday reported a total of 400,242 coronavirus recoveries with 4,015 new additions over the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry data. The country registered 29,281 more...

Turkey closely monitoring COVID-19 vaccine volunteers

ANKARA Volunteers for trials of the coronavirus vaccine in Turkey are being closely monitored at every stage, according to authorities. The phase-3 trials of the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine which began on...

Turkish capital to begin virtual preschool to fight virus

ANKARA Stepping up measures to fight the coronavirus outbreak, Turkey’s capital is moving kindergartens and other early education classes to a virtual basis through the new year, local officials said...

Istanbul to begin virtual pre-school classes amid virus

ANKARA Education and training will be held virtually in kindergartens, nursery classes and practice classes in Istanbul to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Saturday. Distance learning in...

Turkey reports over 30,000 new coronavirus infections

ANKARA Turkey registered 30,103 more COVID-19 infections, including 6,714 symptomatic cases, over the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry data released on Saturday. The new symptomatic cases raised the...

Turkey reports 29,800+ new COVID-19 cases

ANKARA Turkey registered 29,845 more coronavirus infections, including 6,592 symptomatic cases, over the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry data released Friday. The new symptomatic cases raised the overall...

Turkish ministers, business people gather in Istanbul

ISTANBUL Lutfi Elvan, the treasury and finance minister, and Abdulhamit Gul, the justice minister, on Friday gathered with the management board of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TUSIAD) in...

Turkish Coast Guard rescues 17 asylum seekers

MUGLA, Turkey  The Turkish Coast Guard rescued at least 17 asylum seekers whose boat was pushed back by Greek coastal authorities into Turkish waters off the Aegean coast, a security...

Turkey: Judiciary body elects new members to top court

ANKARA Turkey’s Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) on Friday elected 11 new members to the country’s Supreme Court.
 Among the new members are Irfan Fidan, the chief public prosecutor in...

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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – December 1, 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...

Russia deploys S-300 defense system on Kuril Islands

MOSCOW  In a move likely to rile Japan, Russia on Tuesday deployed an S-300 air defense system on the disputed Kuril Islands in the North...

South Africa reports over 4,000 new COVID-19 cases

JOHANNESBURG  South Africa recorded 4,173 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 796,472,...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul flat at close

ISTANBUL  Turkey's benchmark stock index was up 0.02% to close Wednesday at 1,325.49 points. Starting the day at 1,326.76 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index earned...

2020 to be 1 of 3 warmest years on record: UN group

ANKARA The World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) provisional annual climate report released Wednesday said 2020 is on track to be one of the three warmest years...