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Turkish president, German chancellor speak on phone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke late on Aug. 20 to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to Turkey's Presidential Communications Directorate.       

Industrial output index slips

Turkey's industrial output slipped 3.9% on a yearly basis in June, the country's statistical authority said on Aug. 16.       

Turkish swimmer wins bronze in South Korea

Turkey's Pınar İdel captured a bronze in the women's 100-meter butterfly (50-54) at the 2019 FINA World Masters Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea on Aug. 15.

Turkey eyes to host UEFA EURO 2028 tournament

Turkey aims to host the UEFA European football championship in 2028, another target after the UEFA EURO 2024 bid, the country's football federation head said on Aug. 15.           

Efforts start toward US-Turkey Joint Ops Center

Preparations for an operations center between Washington and Ankara to establish a safe zone in Syria have begun, Turkey's National Defense Ministry announced on Aug. 13.    

Landmine survivor doesn’t let losses hold him back

Bayram Yılmaz was only 10 when he lost his arms and an eye after stepping on a landmine planted in the southeastern border province of Şırnak's Uludere district. But undaunted by his injuries, Yılmaz became a well-known national athlete with an array of medals he has won for Turkey.

Turkish women beat Germany in Olympic quals

Turkey's national women volleyball team defeated Germany 3-1 on Aug. 2 in their first match at the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Intercontinental Olympic Qualification Tournament. 

Drone championship begins in Cappadocia

The third phase of the Turkey Drone Championship kicked off on July 27 in Cappadocia, a charming touristic hub famed for its fairy chimneys in Turkey.

Paralympic judoists win 3 medals

Turkey's Paralympic judoists won three medals in the first day of the European Championships in Italy on July 26.