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Elon Musk’s SpaceX seeks license to launch Starlink in Turkey

SpaceX -- the provider of the Starlink broadband-from-space services -- has applied to the Turkish Telecommunications Authority (BTK) for a global mobile personal communication...

Russians make up largest group of tourists to Turkey so far in 2023: ministry data

More than 36 million tourists visited Turkey in the first eight months of 2023, with Russians accounting for the largest percentage of them, according...

Audit court’s 2022 report reveals irregularities, corruption in gov’t agencies

A recent report by the Turkish Court of Accounts, the government body responsible for auditing the accounts of public agencies and political parties, has...

Journalist gets suspended sentence for defamation of top judiciary members

A Turkish court has handed down a suspended sentence of 20 months to a journalist on conviction of defaming members of the Constitutional Court...

Erdoğan mistakes colors representing UN goals for LGBTQ flags: report

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan complained on Thursday that he was uncomfortable with the use of what he described as "LGBT colors" at the...


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Alibaba unveils $2 billion Turkey investment at Erdoğan meeting: report

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. announced plans to invest $2 billion in Turkey after a meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Bloomberg reported. The head of the Chinese giant, Michael Evans,...

Turkey casts doubt on need for new Russian gas hub

Turkey's energy minister has publicly questioned for the first time the need for a new natural gas hub that Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed...

USD-lira exchange rate was fixed for a long time, we set it free: finance minister

Newly installed Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek has said he set the USD-Turkish lira exchange rate free after it had been fixed for an extended...

Turkey’s unemployment rate fell to 9.4 percent in July: TurkStat

Turkey’s unemployment rate fell to 9.4 percent in July, down by 0.2 percentage points from June, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Monday,...

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