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Turkey's Central Bank keeps interest rates steady

ANKARA Turkey’s Central Bank on Thursday kept its one-week repo rate – also known as the policy rate – steady at 10.25% In a statement, the bank's Monetary Policy Committee said...

Turkey to continue energy search in Black Sea: Erdogan

ANKARA  Turkey is set to continue its search for energy resources in Black Sea region, where it has so far discovered 405 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas, the...

Turkey: New measures to fight COVID-19 on the way

ANKARA Amid rising virus cases and stepped-up measures in many European countries, Turkey also has new nationwide measures on the way to combat COVID-19, the Interior Ministry announced Sunday. In a...

Turkey's COVID-19 patient count rises by over 1,700

ANKARA Turkey registered 1,723 new coronavirus patients over the past 24 hours, according to Health Ministry data released on Saturday. The country’s overall tally now stands at 345,678, the ministry reported. Some...

Erdogan announces more gas reserves find in Black Sea

ANKARA The Turkish president on Saturday announced the discovery of an additional 85 billion cubic meters of natural gas in the Black Sea, following a historic find this summer. "Total amount...

Turkey to plant millions of saplings in November

ANKARA  Millions of more saplings will be planted on Nov. 11 in many locations across Turkey as part of the National Forestation Day. The Agriculture and Forestry Ministry will provide saplings...

Over 414,000 Syrians return home thanks to Turkey

BALIKESIR, Turkey Success of Turkey's cross-border anti-terror operations has enabled voluntary return of over 414,000 Syrians, the Turkish interior minister said on Thursday. "Thanks to the security provided by our cross-border...

Turkish president: New gas reserves found in Black Sea

ANKARA Turkey's president said on Wednesday that the country had found new natural gas reserves in the Black Sea. Speaking to the parliamentary group of his ruling Justice and Development (AK)...

Turkey reports 1,614 more coronavirus patients

ANKARA Turkey registered 1,614 more COVID-19 patients and 1,301 more recoveries over the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Monday.  Turkey’s patient count to date now stands at 337,147,...

Turkey reports 1,615 new coronavirus patients

ANKARA Turkey reported 1,615 new patients of the novel coronavirus and 1,398 more recoveries over the past 24 hours, the country's Health Ministry said on Thursday.  The overall patient count now...

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Formula 1 fever to hit Portugal this weekend

ISTANBUL Formula 1 fever will hit Portugal this weekend, as the Algarve International Circuit set to host the 12th race of the 2020 season on...

Turkey: R&D spending to GDP ratio highest in a decade

ANKARA Turkey’s research and development (R&D) expenditure to GDP ratio increased to 1.06% in 2019, the highest in a decade, the country's industry and technology...

Arab trade groups boycott French products over insults

ISTANBUL  Several Arab trade groups have announced their boycott of French products in response to incitements against the Islamic religion and insulting statements against Prophet...

Bangladesh urged to stop ‘harassing’ rights activists

DHAKA, Bangladesh  International human rights groups on Saturday called on Bangladeshi authorities to end the ongoing “harassment” and “threats” against human rights defenders and their...

At least 13 dead, 30 hurt in Afghanistan suicide blast

KABUL, Afghanistan  At least 13 people have been killed and 30 more injured in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, authorities confirmed on Saturday. The...