Two suspected members of a gold trading ring who had been remanded in custody earlier this month were released Thursday on bail of 200,000 euros each.
Another six suspects in the case were also released conditionally without bail.
The suspects had been arrested on charges of illegally exporting gold to Turkey.
Establishing an indigenous defense industry is among Turkey's priorities, Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank said on Dec. 13.
The outlook for non-financial firms both in Turkey and South Africa remains negative for the coming 12 to 18 months, Moody's Investors Service said Dec. 13 in its annual report titled "Non-financial corporates - Middle East, Turkey and South Africa: 2019 Outlook."
Turkey has taken various initiatives against violence targeting women, but there are still shortfalls in the implementation of the legislative and policy framework, according to Feride Acar, a prominent Turkish academic.
Hundreds of migrants including children and families have been illegally returned from Greece to Turkey despite Greek authorities being repeatedly warned about the practice, three non-governmental organizations said on Dec. 12.
Turkey on Dec. 12 condemned Austria's move to ban the use of Rabia sign and Turkey's nationalist "Grey Wolves" salute.
The United States has voiced "grave concern" over a military operation planned by Turkey in northeastern Syria.
Turkey's official gazette published a presidential decree on Dec. 13 announcing the establishment of the country's space agency.