Latest News from Turkey

Turkish auto market narrows in January-November

Turkey saw over a half-million car and light commercial vehicle sales this January to November, the Automotive Distributors' Association (ODD) said on Dec. 4.

Turkey, Russia working to resolve Idlib issues: Erdoğan

Turkey and Russia do not have a "serious problem" with regards to Syria's Idlib province, where the two countries are trying to create a sustainable demilitarized zone, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Dec. 2.

Analysis: Energy transition in Turkey

In tandem with the global energy transitions, Turkey has gone through a major transition since 2002, which I refer to as Transition 1.0. Opening the market to competition while meeting the increasing demand was not an easy process, but strong political commitment, vision, and stability made it possible.

Bulgarian Economic Growth Boosts iGaming Market

Bulgaria's online gaming industry saw its tax contribution grow over the first nine months of 2018, according to figures released to iGamingBusiness.com.

Tiles revive in hands of Bursa masters

Centuries-old ceramics uncovered in many parts of Turkey are being restored in the hands of masters in Bursa Municipality's restoration workshops, according to a statement made by the municipality.

Turkey will no longer use 'tulip' in promotion logos

Turkey is planning to introduce a new theme and a logo for its tourism and cultural promotion, abandoning the symbolic tulip in advertisements and "Turkey Home" campaign.

Turkish ministry official in London recalled over İpek case

A Turkish justice ministry official at Turkey's embassy in London has been called home over the extradition process of Akın İpek, which Ankara accuses of being a member of the illegal FETÖ.

Fragile truce in Idlib relies on Turkey's aid

Some of the people who had to flee the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun, where at least 100 people were reportedly killed in a chemical weapons attack in April, in southern Idlib, just 130 kilometers from Turkey’s Cilvegözü border crossing on the Syrian border, are now going back to their hometown. Click through for the story in photos by Hürriyet's Fevzi Kızılkoyun...

Turkey qualify for 2019 World Cup in China

Turkey is entitled for 2019 World Cup in China following the results Dec. 2 cin the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 European Qualifiers.

Turkey's manufacturing PMI rises in November

Turkey's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector posted 44.7 in November, up for a second successive month, according to a monthly business survey on Dec. 3.

Turkish court orders Iranian refugee to report on similarities between Quran, Bible

An Iranian refugee who was detained in Turkey while trying to travel to Spain with a fake passport has been ordered by a Turkish court to report on the similarities between the Quran and the Bible following his claim that he could be persecuted at home for converting to Christianity.

Athens to invoke EU solidarity clause

As tensions with Turkey mount in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean, Greece is reportedly seeking ways to activate a mutual assistance clause of the European Union's Lisbon Treaty in a bid to secure its borders.

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