Latest News from Turkey
Turkish Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak has joined other senior government officials in denying speculations that Turkey is seeking support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), stressing that the fundamentals of the Turkish economy are strong.
A hunter has fallen off a cliff to his death while trying to aim at a wild goat in Turkey's southwestern province of Muğla.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (4-L), his partner Betty Peristera Baziana (2-L), Greek Orthodox Patriarch Vartholomaios (3-L) and Ibrahin Kalin (L), a special adviser to the President of Turkey, visit the Theological School of Halki, Wednesday. Tsipras and Vartholomaios both voiced hope that the seminary, closed since 1971, will soon reopen. [EPA]
Turkey on Feb. 6 strongly condemned French President Emmanuel Macron's declaration of April 24 as a national day to mark the 1915 mass killing of Armenians.
Turkey's energy import bill in 2018 increased by nearly 15.6 percent compared to 2017, according to Turkish Statistical Institute's (TÜİK) data on Feb. 6.
Around 25 million residents in Turkey made domestic trips in the third quarter of 2018, according to official data made public yesterday.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will on Wednesday visit the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul.
The visit, which takes place on the second day of Tsipras's trip to Turkey, is scheduled to take place at 9.15 a.m.
Built in the 6th century under order of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian, Hagia Sophia - a UNESCO world heritage site - was once Christendom's greatest cathedral.