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Twin earthquakes hit eastern Turkey

 Twin earthquakes jolted Turkey's eastern province of Malatya on Tuesday, according to the country's disaster agency. The first quake measured 5.2, followed by a magnitude 4.2 quake, said the Disaster and Emergency …

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 Will Russian gas return to Turkey

The significant drop in Russian gas supplies to Turkey and Qatar's rise to second place among Ankara's gas partners is a consequence of the sharp drop in prices for natural gas, in the framework of which the suppliers have chosen …

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Four die as boat sinks off Aegean Sea

Bodies of at least four people have been recovered after a boat carrying nine people sank in the Aegean Sea off Turkey’s western Izmir province, a security source said A total of 9 people were on board, said a source, who …

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Turkey's TIKA provides Eid gifts to Bangladeshi kids

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) on Wednesday distributed Eid gifts among 200 needy Bangladeshi children in the capital Dhaka, living in slums and streets, Anadolu agency reports. Among the beneficiaries, 109 were …

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US, Turkey conduct naval drills in eastern Mediterranean

On Wednesday, the Turkish Ministry of Defense announced that it has conducted naval exercises with the American forces in the Mediterranean Sea, Al-Masdar News reports. The Turkish Defense Ministry said, in a statement via Twitter that …

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Turkey registers over 76,000 vehicles in June

Turkey saw a total of 76,058 new registrations of vehicles in June, the country's statistical authority reported Wednesday, Anadolu agency reports. TurkStat said the number of new motor vehicles registered last month jumped by 81.5% …

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Turkey, Azerbaijan launch joint military drills

The air forces of Turkey and Azerbaijan held a joint military drill on Wednesday, according to security sources, Anadolu agnecy reports. The military activities, involving jets and helicopters, will continue in Baku, Nakhchivan, Ganja, …

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Russia reopened for Turkey

Russia has resumed the issuance of all categories of visas to Turkish citizens, suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Russian Embassy in Ankara said. "From July 29, Russian foreign missions in Turkey have resumed …

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Russia's S7 Airlines resumes flights to Turkey

S7 Airlines resumes sales tickets from Moscow with the destination in Turkish cities of Antalya and Dalaman. Flights will restart from August 10, the airline says in its press release. "S7 Airlines has opened air tickets sales …

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Putin and Erdogan hold phone conversation

The situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border was among the topics discussed over the phone by Russian and Turkish Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The two presidents stressed that there are no alternatives to diplomatic …

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Turkey confirms almost 1000 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey reported 919 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, raising the total confirmed cases to 227,019, the country's Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. Meanwhile, 17 people died in the past 24 hours from the virus, taking the death toll …

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