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Turkey hits at "Crusades" against Islam in cartoons row with France

29 Oct 2020

ANKARA Turkey's president said on Wednesday that Western countries mocking Islam wanted to "relaunch the Crusades", heightening a confrontation with France over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad that have stirred anger in Muslim-majority countries. | Video

Erdogan urges Turks to boycott French goods

26 Oct 2020

ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called on Monday for Turks to boycott French goods and urged European Union leaders to halt French leader Emmanuel Macron's "anti-Islam" agenda.

Erdogan urges Turks to boycott French goods

26 Oct 2020

ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called on Monday for Turks to boycott French goods and urged European Union leaders to halt French leader Emmanuel Macron's "anti-Islam" agenda.

Turkish arms sales to Azerbaijan surged before Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

14 Oct 2020

ANKARA Turkey's military exports to its ally Azerbaijan have risen six-fold this year, with sales of drones and other military equipment rising to $77 million last month alone before fighting broke out over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, according to exports data.

Turkish arms sales to Azerbaijan surged before Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

14 Oct 2020

ANKARA Turkey's military exports to its ally Azerbaijan have risen six-fold this year, with sales of drones and other military equipment rising to $77 million last month alone before fighting broke out over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, according to exports data.

Turkish arms sales to Azerbaijan surged before Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

14 Oct 2020

ANKARA, Oct 14 Turkey's military exports to its ally Azerbaijan have risen six-fold this year, with sales of drones and other military equipment rising to $77 million last month alone before fighting broke out over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, according to exports data.

Alarm in Ankara as coronavirus sweeps Turkish capital

04 Sep 2020

ANKARA Surging coronavirus cases in Ankara are stretching hospitals to the limit and Turkish authorities need to impose a fresh lockdown to bring the virus under control, doctors in the Turkish capital say.

Turkey clamps down again after 'severe' jump in virus

04 Aug 2020

ISTANBUL Turkey rolled out new inspection and enforcement rules on Tuesday after coronavirus cases jumped above 1,000 for the first time in three weeks, in what the government called a grave rise during peak holiday season.

UPDATE 2-Turkish cenbank sees inflation risks as it keeps rates steady

23 Jul 2020

ISTANBUL, July 23 Turkey's central bank said inflation risks overshooting its year-end projection as it held rates steady for a second consecutive month on Thursday, signalling an upward revision to its outlook for prices.

Erdogan declares Hagia Sophia a mosque after Turkish court ruling

10 Jul 2020

ISTANBUL President Tayyip Erdogan declared Istanbul's Hagia Sophia a mosque on Friday with the first Muslim prayers to begin in two weeks, after a top court ruled the ancient building's conversion to a museum by modern Turkey's founding statesman was illegal.

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