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Gündoğan delighted with Man City after injury nightmare
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:34:00 +0100
Manchester City midfielder İlkay Gündoğan believes he is close to finding his best form after a injury-ridden start to his spell at the Premier League club.
Army failed to spot all Gülenists: Chief of General Staff
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:09:16 +0100
Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar spoke to an Ankara court as a party witness for the case regarding the events at the Turkish General Staff Headquarters on the night of the failed coup on July 15, 2016, saying the army had failed to detect the...
Blood-letting among new techniques authorized to Turkish hospitals for treatments
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:31:53 +0100
Turkey’s Health Ministry has been planning to give Turkish hospitals authority to take up new traditional and complementary medicine practices, including blood-letting, in order to reduce medicine costs, minimize the addiction to chemical medication...
Catalan separatists face charges as key figure flees abroad 
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:21:31 +0100
Spain’s Supreme Court said on March 23 that it would prosecute 13 key Catalan separatists for “rebellion,” as Marta Rovira became the latest leading pro-independence figure to flee abroad to escape charges over the region’s breakaway bid.
EU complains of Trump’s “gun to our head” over tariffs
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:01:00 +0100
European Union leaders called on U.S. President Donald Trump on March 23 to make permanent an EU exemption from U.S. metal import duties, saying they reserved the right to respond “in a proportionate manner” to protect the bloc’s interests.
Saudi expects oil producers to extend output curbs into 2019
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:51:00 +0100
OPEC members will need to continue coordinating with Russia and other non-OPEC oil-producing countries on supply curbs in 2019 to reduce global oil inventories to desired levels, Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on March 22.
Air France flights affected by strike over pay
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:41:00 +0100
French airline Air France said on March 23 that 30 percent of its long-haul and medium-haul flights to and from Paris were not operating due to a strike over pay.
Casino giant Galaxy buys stake in rival Wynn Macau
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:34:00 +0100
Macau gaming giant Galaxy Entertainment has announced the surprise purchase of a stake in rival Wynn Macau, as it emerged that embattled founder Steve Wynn had sold his entire remaining stake in the company.
7,000 undocumented migrants captured by authorities in Turkey’s Erzurum in first 75 days of 2018
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:29:00 +0100
Some 7,000 undocumented migrants were taken into custody by the Turkish authorities in the eastern province of Erzurum in the first 75 days of 2018, according to a provincial authority.
Turkey to take measures to limit companies’ forex debt: Şimşek
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:20:35 +0100
The government will introduce a forex debt limit for real sector companies in a bid to defend the Turkish Lira, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek said on March 23.
Walker’s 46 leads record Charlotte rout, Rockets soar
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:17:00 +0100
Kemba Walker scored 46 points March 22 in leading the Charlotte Hornets to a record-shattering 140-79 romp over visiting Memphis, one of the most lopsided routs in NBA history.
Dubai steps out as art hub
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:07:00 +0100
At the annual Art Dubai fair, the sheeny city-state of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates has stepped into the vacuum as a major hub for art sales
Hamilton, Vettel kick off race for fifth title in Melbourne
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:39:00 +0100
The first instalment of what Formula One fans hope will be a genuine season-long tussle kicks off on March 25 as four-time champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel lock horns at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
Turkish chefs savor sweet success with world record baklava
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:23:00 +0100
A group of chefs in Turkey claimed a world record for the largest baklava on March 22 with a giant tray of the pastry dessert weighing over half a ton.
Turkey will not stop in Syria, Manbij and Idlib are next: Erdoğan
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:13:00 +0100
Turkey’s military operations in neighboring Syria “will not stop” with the district of Afrin and will continue in Manbij and Idlib, President Recep Erdoğan vowed on March 23.
British Embassy in Turkey holds fundraiser to raise awareness of women, children subjected to violence
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:11:00 +0100
The British Embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara on March 23 organized a fundraiser to raise awareness on the issue of women and children subjected to violence.
‘Military sketches’ found on USB of arrested Greek soldiers: Turkey’s Anadolu Agency
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:58:00 +0100
Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency reported that “military sketches” were found on a USB carried by two Greek soldiers who crossed the border into Turkish territory on March 2. 
Suspected ISIL gunman takes hostages in France supermarket
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:34:00 +0100
A gunman claiming allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) fired shots and took hostages at a supermarket in Trebes in southwestern France on March 23, a local prosecutor said.
Turkey opens air space for flights to Arbil: PM 
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:28:42 +0100
Turkey has opened its air space for flights to Arbil, the capital of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said. 
Eurasion Economic Summit to discuss technology vs politics
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:24:00 +0100
The Marmara Group Foundation will hold the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit with its partners on April 11-12 to discuss the relationship between technology and politics, bringing together current and former statesmen, business people, opinion leaders, NGOs...
Number of ‘anti-vaccination families’ in Turkey increases to 23,000 in 2017: Top doctor
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:07:00 +0100
The number of families in Turkey who say they are against vaccination rose to 23,000 in 2017, up from just 183 in 2011, according to the head of the Turkish Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 
Asbestos in Istanbul buildings puts lives at risk
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:04:00 +0100
Checks for asbestos, which is considered carcinogenic material by the World Health Organization, is only obligatory in seven of the Istanbul districts ahead of demolition works, experts have warned.
China regulator bans TV parodies amid content crackdown
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:01:00 +0100
China’s media regulator is cracking down on video spoofs, the official Xinhua new agency reported, amid an intensified crackdown on any content that is deemed to be in violation of socialist core values under President Xi Jinping.
Muddy rain engulfs multiple Turkish provinces
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:01:00 +0100
Muddy rain engulfs multiple Turkish provinces
EU blames Moscow for UK spy attack, recalls envoy
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:43:00 +0100
European Union leaders united behind British Prime Minister Theresa May on March 22 in blaming Russia for a nerve agent attack in England, and agreed to recall their ambassador to Moscow for consultations.
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Turkish Embassy condemns PKK attacks in France
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 08:02:38 +0100
Turkish Embassy in Paris on March 16 condemned recent arson attacks on three vehicles and a cafe belonging to Turkish citizens in the French capital and Marseille. 
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Turkish PM blasts EU parliament motion on Afrin op
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:54:07 +0100
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on March 17 described a European Parliament motion against Turkey’s ongoing operation in Syria’s Afrin as an “eclipse of reason”. 
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Turkish army moves to Aleppo to set observation points
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 14:18:04 +0100
A convoy of Turkish Armed Forces entered Syria on March 17 to establish a new observation point in northwestern Aleppo.
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Turkish troops to enter Afrin at any moment: Erdoğan
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 12:42:44 +0100
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on March 17 that Turkey-backed troops had surrounded Afrin city center in northwestern Syria and were ready to enter at any moment. 
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Russia to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:23:48 +0100
The Russian foreign ministry announced on March 16 it will expel 23 British diplomats within a week in a tit-for-tat response to London’s measures over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter.
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Turkish army chief hopes Afrin goals to be met soon
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 07:48:00 +0100
Turkish army chief hopes the Turkish military, which uses the most modern weapons in its ongoing military operation in Syria’s Afrin while taking care civilians do not get hurt, will achieve its objectives soon. 
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Turkish military denies bombing hospital in Afrin
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 07:26:21 +0100
Turkey’s Armed Forces on March 17 dismissed reports that the army had bombed a hospital in Syria’s northwestern city of Afrin. 
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Turkish lawmaker İhsanoğlu suffers cardiac arrest during Baku visit
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 07:59:27 +0100
A Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) lawmaker suffered a heart attack during his visit to Azerbaijan on March 16. 
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Turkish court orders release of arrested journalist Alpay
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 06:43:00 +0100
An Istanbul court late on March 16 ordered the conditional release of a Turkish journalist jailed in the wake of the July 2016 failed coup attempt following an earlier decision by the Turkey’s top constitutional body.
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Turkish Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Iceland
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:24:01 +0100
A Turkish Airlines flight bound for Los Angeles made an emergency landing at Iceland’s Keflavik Airport on March 22 after one passenger sought medical treatment.
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Turkish music draws interest in the US
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:32:00 +0100
Makam New York, which organizes Turkish classical music concerts, seminars and workshops in the US, is receiving interest from people around the world
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Public sector, rail workers strike in test for Macron
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:08:00 +0100
Teachers, train conductors and airline controllers walked off the job across France yesterday, disrupting transport and public services in a test of public anger with President Emmanuel Macron’s reform drive.
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German business confidence drops
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:53:00 +0100
German business confidence has fallen amid growing concerns about international risks like the possibility of a trade war with the United States.
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Italian Ambassador to Ankara visits ancient site of Göbeklitepe
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:31:44 +0100
Italian Ambassador to Ankara visits ancient site of Göbeklitepe
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Pogba tantalizes with Neymar comments
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:42:00 +0100
Out-of-favor Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba said it would be a pleasure to play with Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar, whom he described as pure “joy on the pitch” in an interview with an Argentine sports channel March 20.
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Turkey-linked mosque attacked with Molotov cocktails in Germany
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:29:00 +0100
A mosque in the southern German city of Ulm was attacked with Molotov cocktails early on March 19.
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Britain, EU agree post-Brexit transition period
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:48:00 +0100
Britain and the European Union on March 19 reached a landmark deal on transition arrangements that will last for nearly two years after the Brexit divorce next year, EU negotiator Michel Barnier said.
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Injured, paralyzed stray animals find health in Istanbul's animal spa
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:18:00 +0100
Injured, paralyzed stray animals find health in Istanbul's animal spa
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At least 14 migrants killed as boat capsizes off Greece
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 11:06:00 +0100
At least 14 migrants, including four children, died when a boat carrying about 20 people capsized overnight in the Aegean Sea, Greek police said on March 17.
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Erdoğan talks to NATO chief, Ukrainian president
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 07:35:10 +0100
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, separately, over the phone late on March 16, according to a diplomatic source. 
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A message from Doğan Group Honorary Chairman Aydın Doğan
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:12:00 +0100
I first came to Istanbul for my higher education 59 years ago, arriving from the Kelkit district of the remote northern Turkish province of Gümüşhane.
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Ancient artifacts in Turkey’s Aydın under museum protection
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:12:00 +0100
Some historical artifacts in the theater of the ancient city of Nysa in the western province of Aydın have been taken under protection and have begun being exhibited at the Aydın Archaeology Museum.
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Greenpeace boards rig due to drill in Arctic
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:11:00 +0100
Greenpeace activists have boarded a rig that was due to sail to the Arctic to drill prospects on behalf of oil firm Statoil, the environmental group said yesterday.
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İzmir man receives 100,000 liras in compensation over infection in prison
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:47:00 +0100
A court has ruled that the Justice Ministry and the General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Centers must pay 100,000 Turkish Liras in damages to an inmate after he suffered a serious medical infection in jail in the western province of Bursa.
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Zuckerberg apologizes for data breach, vows curbs
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:43:00 +0100
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologized on March 21 for mistakes his company made in how it handled data belonging to 50 million of its users and promised tougher steps to restrict developers’ access to such information.
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