Latest News from Turkey

Teknofest Istanbul to start next week

Turkey's aerospace and technology event Teknofest Istanbul will kick off on Sept. 17 at the Atatürk Airport.

Turkey may buy Patriots from US: Erdoğan

Ankara will discuss purchasing U.S. Patriot missiles in a meeting between the two countries' leaders later this month, Turkey's president said on Sept 13.

Invest in Turkey, says EBRD’s Chakrabarti  

With its geographical location, diverse economy and large market, Turkey offers immense opportunities for investors, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has been in the country with a long-term commitment, Suma Chakrabarti, president of the development bank, told Hürriyet.

Turkey to unveil prototype of first indigenous car in December

Turkey will launch the prototype of the country's first indigenous electric car in December two years after a joint venture of five local industrial giants was established, Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank has said, describing the move "revolutionary" for Turkey's continued development efforts.

Canan Tolon exhibition at Istanbul Modern

Canan Tolon is one of the most original and creative artists of her generation in terms of the rich variety of her research and her intellectual breadth. And now, her first solo exhibition in Turkey will be held at Istanbul Modern.

Lawyer: Client to pursue EU money in human rights case

A Cypriot lawyer said Thursday he's going to the European Union's Court of Justice to get the bloc's executive arm to use money earmarked as assistance to Turkey to compensate a client who won a human rights case against the Turkish state.

Seven People Killed in Terrorist Attack in Turkey

Seven civilians were killed and 13 were injured in a terrorist attack in southeastern Turkey.

The target of the attack was a civilian vehicle and was the case of Ankara's declared Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorist organization, according to Diyarbakir authorities.

Turkey's current account sees $1.2B surplus in July

Turkey's current account balance posted a $1.2 billion surplus this July, improving from a $2.2 billion deficit in July 2018, the country's Central Bank announced on Sept. 13.