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Turks, Saudis eye deeper ties with King Salman’s visit
Turks, Saudis eye deeper ties with King Salman’s visit

Istanbul, April 11 () - Turkey and Saudi Arabia will seek to further deepen bilateral relations on the occasion of Saudi King Salman’s two-day visit to Ankara, which will observe the meeting of a high-level strategic cooperation council with the participation...

HDP co-chair criticizes government’s plans to revoke citizenship
HDP co-chair criticizes government’s plans to revoke citizenship

Istanbul, April 11 () - Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has criticized the government’s plans to strip “terrorist sympathizers” of their citizenship, saying that a similar “junta” practice...

US attorney Bharara refutes ‘silly’ bribe allegations
US attorney Bharara refutes ‘silly’ bribe allegations
Consumer prices fall by 0.04 percent, annual inflation at 7.46 percent
Consumer prices fall by 0.04 percent, annual inflation at 7.46 percent
First batch of refugees to be sent back to Turkey from Greece under EU deal
First batch of refugees to be sent back to Turkey from Greece under EU deal
Suicide bomber kills 69, mostly women, children in Pakistan park
Suicide bomber kills 69, mostly women, children in Pakistan park

Lahor, March 28 () - A suicide bomber attack killed at least 69 people and injured more than 250 others, mostly women and children, at a public park in the Pakistani city of Lahore on March 27.   The blast occurred in the parking area of Gulshan-e-Iqbal...

CB cuts the marginal funding rate by 0.25 points, keeps the policy rate unchanged (2)
CB cuts the marginal funding rate by 0.25 points, keeps the policy rate unchanged (2)

(Adds details) Istanbul, March 24 () - Central Bank of Turkey's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has decided to cut marginal funding rate by 0.25 points but kept the policy rate unchanged. The Committee kept the policy rate unchanged at 7.50 percent, as...

CB cuts the marginal funding rate by 0.25 points, keeps the policy rate unchanged
CB cuts the marginal funding rate by 0.25 points, keeps the policy rate unchanged
New prosecutors assigned to Dündar, Gül case ahead of first hearing
New prosecutors assigned to Dündar, Gül case ahead of first hearing
AKP to ready own draft of new charter before May
AKP to ready own draft of new charter before May
Possible shift of freedom, security balance grips UN human rights body
Possible shift of freedom, security balance grips UN human rights body

Geneva, March 24 () - The use of terrorism legislation by governments as a tool to suppress freedom of expression is not a discussion limited to Turkey or elsewhere, as the United Nations human rights body has become preoccupied with the same discussion with...

Turkey’s 2015 unemployment rate hits double digits
Turkey’s 2015 unemployment rate hits double digits

Istanbul, March 24 () - The unemployment rate in Turkey rose 0.4 percentage points in 2015 at 10.3 percent, hitting double digits for the first time since 2010, according to the data released by TurkStat.   The number of unemployed persons rose to...

US court rejects Reza Zarrab’s bail application
US court rejects Reza Zarrab’s bail application
Europe has no partner other than Turkey in regional security: PM
Europe has no partner other than Turkey in regional security: PM
Turkish FM meets senior US officials to discuss Syria, anti-IS fight
Turkish FM meets senior US officials to discuss Syria, anti-IS fight
Iraq to hold referendum for an independent Kurdistan before Oct.: Barzani
Iraq to hold referendum for an independent Kurdistan before Oct.: Barzani

Öykü Altuntaş / İstanbul, March 23 () - Veteran president of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Massoud Barzani vowed a referendum for an independent Kurdistan was expected to be held before October. Barzani told London based media portal Al-Monitor...

Japanese man to join IS captured in Turkey’s southeast
Japanese man to join IS captured in Turkey’s southeast

Metin İliksoy / Gaziantep, March 23 () - A Japanese man, who was bound to join the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, was captured on late March 22 in the Nizip district of the southeastern province of Gaziantep. Gendarmerie teams captured the man identified...

Airport bombing suspect arrested in Brussels
Airport bombing suspect arrested in Brussels

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