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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: Over 221 pounds of marijuana seized

GAZIANTEP, Turkey Turkish police seized 100.5 kilograms (221.5 pounds) of marijuana in an anti-narcotics operation in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province, according to a statement by the provincial security directorate on...

Turkey to post $3.9B current account deficit: Survey

ISTANBUL Turkey's current account balance for August is expected to post a deficit of $3.9 billion, according to an Anadolu Agency survey done Friday.  The Turkish Central Bank is set next...

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...

Turkey: Treasury posts $3.9B cash deficit in Sept

ISTANBUL Turkish Treasury's cash balance posted a deficit of 30.08 billion Turkish liras ($3.93 billion) this September, the Treasury and Finance Ministry said Wednesday. Cash revenues of the Treasury totaled 78.19...

Turkish parliament ratifies motion on Iraq, Syria

ANKARA Turkish parliament on Wednesday ratified a motion extending authorization to launch cross-border anti-terrorist operations in northern Iraq and Syria. The ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party, the main opposition Republican...

Turkey: Annual inflation stands at 11.75% in September

ISTANBUL Turkey posted an annual increase of 11.75% in consumer prices in the last month, the country's statistical authority said on Monday.  In September, annual inflation rate dropped slightly by 0.02...

Turkey reports 1,429 new coronavirus patients

ANKARA Turkey reported 1,429 more patients of the novel coronavirus and 1,182 recoveries over the past 24 hours, the country's Health Ministry said on Sunday. The overall patient count now stands...

Turkey starts human trials for homegrown COVID-19 shot

ANKARA Efforts in Turkey to develop an indigenous vaccine against the novel coronavirus have reached the human trials stage, the country's top health official said Saturday. Speaking to President Recep Tayyip...

WHO praises Turkey's efforts to curb COVID-19

ANKARA The World Health Organization (WHO) praised Turkey's efforts Saturday to curb the novel coronavirus, stressing it tripled daily number of tests since August.  "The WHO Regional Office for Europe finds...

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'Iran's stance on Upper Karabakh benefits occupation'

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