Turkish F-16 warplanes will fly over the country's capital Ankara on Monday to test its new Russian S-400 missile defenses, Turkish media said, despite pressure from Washington for Turkey to drop the system.
The first Chinese freight train traveling the China Railway Express line from Xi'an, China to Europe crossed under Istanbul's Bosporus Strait on Nov. 7 morning after setting off from Ankara a day earlier.
One of the biggest Turkish development banks, which recently moved its headquarters from the capital Ankara to the country's main commercial and financial hub Istanbul, has been planning to create a variety of sub-funds to support economic growth.
Although he had spent most of his life in the battlefields before becoming Turkey's first president, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was meticulous about the official dinners he hosted at the presidential residence, according to an expert.
Relieved by the diffusion of the tension between Ankara and Washington, the Turkish American Business Council (TAİK) is eyeing a meeting between the two countries to give a new impetus to increase the trade volume to $100 billion.