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Sumela Monastery ready for Litany of the Blessed

TRABZON, Turkey The ancient Sumela Monastery in northeastern Turkey is ready to open its doors this Saturday to hold mass for the seventh time since resuming religious services after a...

Turkey to welcome foreign travelers with 'safe tourism'

ISTANBUL Domestic tourism in Turkey has begun as it returns to "new normal," and the country is revving up efforts to gradually reopen to international travelers. In this regard, hotels have...

Focus on low-performing students will add $6.3T to Turkish economy

ANKARA Turkey has seen good progress over the last decade, not just enrolling more students in education but also raising the learning standards of these students, said Andreas Schleicher, founder...

Turkish public said to follow weekend curfew on day 1

ANKARA The Turkish public have largely obeyed a weekend curfew in 31 of Turkey’s 81 provinces on its first day Saturday, said the Interior Ministry. “Almost all of the 63.64 million...

Turkey holds 120 km on N.Syria border east of Euphrates

ANKARA  Turkey controls an area in northern Syria the length of 120 kilometers (74.56 miles) east of the Euphrates River along the border between the two countries, the Turkish vice...

Oil stability needed for predictability: Turkey

ANKARA Oil price stability is needed for predictability in the global oil market, and volatility in oil prices must end immediately, Turkey's energy and natural resources minister said Saturday. "All actors'...

'Turkey to send Daesh/ISIS members back to Europe'

ANKARA Turkey will send captured Daesh/ISIS members back to Europe, where they came from, said the Turkish interior minister on Tuesday. Suleyman Soylu criticized Belgium officials’ suggestion that trials of Daesh/ISIS...

Turkey to restart legal proceedings

ANKARA  Turkey's justice minister on Monday announced that all legal proceedings and trials in the country would continue as of June 16 after having been halted due to the novel...

Turkish banking sector ends year better than expected

ANKARA The Turkish banking sector will end 2019 better than expected, with a recovery in macroeconomic indicators such as growth, inflation, and unemployment, said the heads of both state and...

Turkey forecasts foreign debt payment of $11.3B in 2020

ANKARA  The Treasury and Finance Ministry is forecasting 65.1 billion Turkish Liras ($11.3 billion) in external debt payments in 2020. The total amount of debt service is estimated at 352.1 billion...

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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...