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A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey's western Manisa province on Jan. 22, according to Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD).
Ahmet Deniz, the governor of the province, said there are reports that some buildings were damaged but no casualties have been reported so far.
Only four people were reportedly injured.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a phone conversation on Jan. 22.
The two leaders discussed bilateral relations and regional issues.
During the Cold War, political relations between Turkey and Canada evolved mainly around military and security cooperation within NATO.
Major global companies have requested meetings to discuss possible investment opportunities in Turkey, Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan has said.
The Zeugma Mosaic Museum, one of the world's largest mosaic museums, in Turkey's southeast attracted a record number of visitors with 340,569 people in 2019, according to official data.
The museum, located in the southeastern province of Gaziantep, drew 108,835 tourists in 2016, 169,773 in 2017, and 267,552 tourists in 2018, according to the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry data.
Turkey exported honey to 45 different countries in 2019, including Germany, the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman.
Turkey earned revenues of $24.8 million from its honey exports, which reached 5,548 tons last year according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency from the Eastern Black Sea Exporters Association (DKIB).
Turkey on Jan. 22 condemned a terrorist attack which killed at least 36 civilians in Burkina Faso.
"We are saddened to receive the news that many people lost their lives and were injured in a terrorist attack on a market in a village in the central-northern province of Sanmatenga of Burkina Faso," Turkey's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.