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3-month Atatürk exhibit starts next week

A three-month exhibit of the personal effects and photos of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey, will start in northwestern Turkey on Oct. 28, according to an official statement on Oct. 21.

Canada's Trudeau to remain in power but with minority government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will remain in power but with a minority government that will require the support of a smaller left-leaning party after a hard-fought election in which he was dogged by scandals.

Central government gross debt stock over $220B

The Turkish central government's gross debt stock totaled some 1.2 trillion Turkish liras (nearly $220 billion) at the end of September, the Treasury and Finance Ministry announced on Oct. 21.
The gross debt stock includes the outstanding debt of public sector institutions, the Central Bank, private companies, and households.

Trump says 'plenty of Turks' died due to border conflicts

"Plenty of Turks" have died as a result of conflicts on Turkey's borders, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Oct. 21 in defense of his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria. 

Ukraine Accused of Racking up Stats in Flawed Pursuit of Justice

"They set me up," Tkachuk, now retired, told the local court in Kostiantynivka. "If I could go back, of course, I wouldn't have done this."

She pleaded guilty, expressed remorse and the judge sentenced her to five years in prison, suspended for 12 months. The prosecutor and the defence lawyer had already left the room.

Europe’s ‘No’ to Balkan Hopefuls Has Undermined its Influence

The EU's decision not to open accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania will have damaging consequences for the Western Balkans - and for the EU's transformative power in the region - analysts say.

3,000-year-old seal unearthed in SE Turkey

Archeologists have unearthed an engraved stone seal some 3,000 years old in southeastern Turkey. (Source: Anadolu Agency)