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Turkey's new ambassador to Pristina began official duties after presenting his credentials to Kosovo's president on Feb. 12.
The Syrian government and rebels swapped prisoners on Feb. 12 as part of a peace process brokered by Russia, Iran and Turkey, the Turkish government said.
"We, Elsewhere," a new work by İnci Eviner, will be presented in Turkey's pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia to be held from May 11 to Nov. 24.
A Greek national who illegally crossed into Turkey was detained on Feb. 12 in a restricted military area on the border with Greece, according to police sources.
Datça isn't a place for hasty travelers, as a new slogan to promote the resort town in Turkey's Aegean region promises tranquility and a stay that will give you a peace of mind. "If you are in a hurry, what are you doing in Datça?" its new slogan says.
"Grandma Fatma," an 86-year-old from the Black Sea province of Trabzon, is the oldest snooker fan in Turkey and an uncompromising Mark Selby fan.
Turkey's Fenerbahçe beat Russia's Zenit 1-0 in the first leg game of the round of 32 in UEFA Europa League on Feb. 12.
Turkey and Serbia should aim to increase their bilateral trade volume to $2 billion in the near future, Turkish Minister of Youth and Sports Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu said on Feb. 12.
The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) has concluded a research on logistical and economic opportunities for Italian companies investing in Turkey.
In 2018 Bulgaria were exported goods worth BGN 55 275.7 million, which is 1.2% more than in the previous year. In December alone, total exports amounted to BGN 4 154.7 million and decreased by 2.4% compared to the same month of the previous year, preliminary data from the National Statistical Institute show.
Turkey has permitted mobile network operators to test 5G technology this year.
Turkey's machinery exports totaled over $1.3 billion in the first month of 2019, an exporters' association said on Feb. 12.
Istanbul police seized 2 tons of marijuana during an anti-narcotics operation on Feb. 12, Turkey's interior minister said.