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1kg of Cocaine and Almost 5kg of Heroin Seized by Police in Plovdiv Area

Police have seized 1 kg of cocaine and almost 5 kg of heroin from a 63-year-old man, part was buried in the yard of his house in the village of Gergini, Gabrovo, Plovdiv Regional Prosecutor's Office said at a special press conference today, Focus Radio - Plovdiv reported. 

Greece resuming migrant deportations to Turkey

Greece says it is resuming deportations of migrants to Turkey in an effort to address an increase in arrivals over the summer months that have worsened overcrowding at camps on the islands.

The tension in the Eastern Mediterranean

Not only is Turkey continuing its activities in the wider region around Cyprus, but it has declared that it is scaling them up by sending another research vessel to the area. Such a development is not particularly surprising, as Turkey has for many years expressed in several ways the importance of the Eastern Mediterranean in general, and of Cyprus in particular, to its interests.

Turkey remains world second biggest contractor

Turkey, which holds 4.6% of the global contractor market, continues to be the world's second-biggest contractor, according to a report by a U.S.-based magazine. 

Turkish official inspects abandoned Varosha in Cyprus

Officials from Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) took an inspection tour to closed Varosha, an abandoned city in the northern part of the divided island of Cyprus, on Aug. 23.

Indian couples drawn to Turkey to tie the knot

Some 20 Indian weddings have been organized so far this year in Turkey, bringing Turkey an income of $50 million, an executive at an Indian wedding organization firm based in the province of Antalya has said.

Nearly 7,200 new companies launched in July

Some 7,197 companies were established in Turkey in July, marking an annual and monthly rise, the county's top trade union revealed on Aug. 23.

New envoys present credentials to Erdoğan

Turkey's president on Aug. 22 welcomed new envoys to the capital Ankara from Indonesia, Philippines, Iraq, and Mali.