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Turkey's industrial production surges in September

Turkey's industrial output improved in September on an annual basis, as all sub-indexes performed an increase, according to official data released on Nov. 14.

Twin explosions injure 17 at armory in SE Turkey

Seventeen people were wounded during two simultaneous explosions in Turkey's southeastern Şanlıurfa province, the provincial governor said on late Nov. 13.

Turkey, US have friendly talks but differences remain

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump had wonderful talks, according to Trump, yet the bilateral meetings did not yield any concrete result between the two NATO allies. 

Erdogan’s bad image in the US

On the occasion of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Washington, politicians and analysts are focusing on his direct attacks against the USA and Europe, and, on a geopolitical level, on his provocative behavior and revisionary policy in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, as well as his military invasion in northern Syria.

Anadolu Efes to face Russia's Zenit

Turkey's Anadolu Efes will take on Russia's Zenit on Nov. 14 in the eighth round match of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague 2019/20 regular season.

Poor imitation

It's 1980. After six years in the prime minister's seat, Constantine Karamanlis becomes president, leaving behind a divided party and a financially troubled country - it's only a few months since the second oil crisis in the summer of 1979. Greece is going through political upheaval: strikes, university sit-ins, and near-daily protests.

Greek fish see market share abroad decline

Greek fish farming products, mainly sea bream and bass, suffered fresh losses in their market share in the principal countries they are exported to last year due to the major competition they now face, primarily from their Turkish rivals.

As US-Turkey meeting begins, Trump praises relation with Erdogan

President Donald Trump on Wednesday lauded the US relationship with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan as the leaders started a meeting to overcome mounting differences between the two NATO allies ranging from Syria policy to Turkey's purchase of a Russian missile defense system.

Former foreign minister dismisses report on Turkish servicemen

Former foreign minister Nikos Kotzias has dismissed a report published on the Turkey-focused website Nordic Monitor that claimed Ankara was planning to execute a plan, with his knowledge, to secure the return of the eight Turkish servicemen it wanted extradited from Greece to stand trial in Turkey for their alleged role in the 2016 coup attempt.

Turkey Returns 11 French Jihadists to Paris

France will accept 11 suspected French jihadists from Turkey, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said a day after Ankara said it was deporting foreign Islamic State fighters, Reuters reported.