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Greece opens fire at civilian boat in Aegean Sea

ANKARA Greece opened fire at a boat carrying civilians off the island of Rhodes in the Aegean Sea, said the Turkish Coast Guard Command on...

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    Turkish Central Bank halves open market liquidity limits

    ANKARA Liquidity limits offered to primary dealers as part of open market operations will be cut to half of their current limits, the Turkish Central...

    Turkey sees highest monthly exports figure in July

    ANKARA Turkey saw the highest monthly exports figure of this year with $15 billion in July, the country’s trade minister said on Tuesday. The figure rose...

    Turkey expects V-shaped economic recovery from virus

    ANKARA  Turkey is anticipated to come out of the coronavirus-driven crisis with a V-shaped recovery, and will converge its potential growth, the country's treasury and...

    Turkey: Central government gross debt stock hits $234B

    ANKARA The gross debt stock of Turkey’s central government stood at 1.6 trillion Turkish liras (around $234 billion) at the end of May, according to...

    Turkey: Gov't budget balance posts $14B gap in Jan-May

    ANKARA The Turkish central government registered a budget deficit of 90.1 billion Turkish liras (some $14 billion) in January-May, the country's Treasury and Finance Ministry...

    Turkish Treasury borrows $471M through auction

    ANKARA The Turkish Treasury borrowed 3.2 billion Turkish liras ($471 million) from domestic markets on Monday, said an official statement. The Treasury and Finance Ministry announced...

    Pakistan: World should act to stop Kashmir ‘genocide’

    KARACHI, Pakistan As World Minorities Day was observed Tuesday, Pakistan urged the international community to act to stop the "ethnic cleansing" of Kashmiris. "If Muslims are...

    Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes eastern Turkey

    ANKARA A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rocked eastern Turkey early Wednesday, according to the country's disaster agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake...

    Turkey rescues 40 asylum seekers in Aegean

    AYDIN, Turkey The Turkish Coast Guard rescued 40 asylum seekers late Tuesday who were pushed back by Greek coastal authorities into Turkish waters off the...

    Trump ‘surprised’ by Biden’s vice president pick

    BOGOTA, Colombia US President Donald Trump weighed in on Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s choice of Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate Tuesday, saying...

    Sevilla reach Europa League final four with late winner

    ANKARA  Spanish football club Sevilla qualified for the UEFA Europa League semifinals, beating English team Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 in the quarterfinals late Tuesday.  Argentine forward Lucas...

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    Champions League quarterfinals to kick off Wednesday

    ISTANBUL As the UEFA Champions League's first quarterfinal match is set for Wednesday, French powerhouse Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) aim to qualify for the semifinals for...