‘Turkey’s Wealth Fund to become international brand’

Turkey's Wealth Fund will become an international brand exactly like Singapore's Temasek, Malaysia's Khazanah Nasional and Russia's RDIF, general manager of the fund said on Wednesday. Speaking at the 9th Istanbul Finance Summit (IFS18), Safer…

Canakkale commemorations held in NW Turkey

A commemoration ceremony on Wednesday held at the "Hill 10 Memorial" in northwestern Canakkale's Gelibolu (Gallipoli) Peninsula on the 103rd anniversary of foreign troops landing on Turkish soil during World War I. The ceremony was attended by…

Turkey to work to strengthen ties with Russia: Minister

Turkey's environment and urbanization minister on Wednesday said Turkey will soon begin working to strengthen relations with Russia even further. “Turkey and Russia have bilateral relations in the energy, construction, tourism, and in almost every…

Demilitarization agreement heartens civilians in Idlib

IDLIB, Syria A recent agreement between Ankara and Moscow to demilitarize Syria's northwestern Idlib province has given hope to the region’s civilians for a brighter future. Idlib residents shared their views about the agreement -- and about their…

Turkish private sector long-term foreign debt falls

The Turkish private sector’s long-term foreign debt fell $80 million this July from the end of December 2017, the country's Central Bank announced Wednesday. The sector's long-term loans reached $221.6 billion as of July, the Turkish Central Bank…

Turkey’s Afrin Operation and Russia

Turkey initiated the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin canton immediately after the Operation Euphrates Shield and Idlib accomplished at very successful level in order to struggle with the…
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Eid in America and the New York Mosque

Muslims in the U.S. and all around the world will be celebrating the Islamic festival of sacrifice, Eid al-Adha (in Turkish, Kurban Bayramı) today.
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Demilitarization agreement heartens civilians in Idlib

IDLIB, Syria A recent agreement between Ankara and Moscow to demilitarize Syria's northwestern Idlib province has given hope to the region’s civilians for a brighter future. Idlib residents shared their views about the agreement -- and…

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Turkey beats Montenegro in FIBA European qualifiers

Turkey team defeated Montenegro 79-69 Friday in the first game of the second-round of the 2019 FIBA European Qualifiers. The Group I game in the Turkish capital, Ankara, was dominated from start to finish by the Turks as they built a…

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US journalistic legacy on shifting sands

It was generally presumed in the past that the U.S. mainstream media fulfilled the functions of the fourth estate, acting as the guardians of democracy and defenders of the public interest. This assumption was based upon the fact that the…

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Trump weighing permanent military base in Poland

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is considering the establishment of a permanent military base in Poland after Warsaw offered to give Washington more than $2 billion to set up the facility. "Poland is willing to make a very major…

Tesla confirms federal investigation

Tesla confirmed Tuesday it is being investigated by the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) amid CEO Elon Musk announcing last month taking the company private. "Last month, following Elon's announcement that he was considering taking the company private,…

US: Pompeo says downing of Russian plane ‘unfortunate’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed sympathies Tuesday for the lives lost when a Russian military airplane was downed by Syrian regime forces, emphasizing the need for a political solution to the conflict. "Yesterday’s unfortunate incident…

US: Pentagon says YPG not part of Manbij roadmap

A U.S. military spokesman said Tuesday Washington is sticking to its agreement with Turkey on a roadmap for the northern Syrian city of Manbij, and not including the PKK/YPG. Speaking via video conferencing at a news conference at the Pentagon, Col.…

Turkish FM discusses Syria with US counterpart on phone

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke over the phone, said a Turkish diplomatic source on Tuesday. Cavusoglu and Pompeo discussed an agreement between Turkey and Russia to establish a demilitarized…

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US journalistic legacy on shifting sands

It was generally presumed in the past that the U.S. mainstream media fulfilled the functions of the fourth estate, acting as the guardians of democracy and defenders of the public interest. This assumption was based upon the fact that the…

Turkey’s Afrin Operation and Russia

Turkey initiated the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin canton immediately after the Operation Euphrates Shield and Idlib accomplished at very successful level in order to struggle with the…

Eid in America and the New York Mosque

Muslims in the U.S. and all around the world will be celebrating the Islamic festival of sacrifice, Eid al-Adha (in Turkish, Kurban Bayramı) today.

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Turkey beats Montenegro in FIBA European qualifiers

Turkey team defeated Montenegro 79-69 Friday in the first game of the second-round of the 2019 FIBA European Qualifiers. The Group I game in the Turkish capital, Ankara, was dominated from start to finish by the Turks as they built a…

Currency

 TRY – Turkish Lira

USD6.26–2.30%
EUR7.30–2.37%
GBP8.23–2.41%
JPY0.06–2.34%
SAR1.67–2.32%
BTC39,551.01–2.58%