Turkey’s external debt $402bn in Q4 2014

Private sector foreign debt stands at $282.2 billion in last quarter of last year, up from $267 billion in Q4 of 2013. Turkey's gross external...

Turkish economy to gain momentum in second half of 2015

Turkish Finance Minister confident for growth in 2015 after release of better-than-expected figures Economic growth in Turkey is expected to pick up in the second...

Turkey experiencing electricity blackout

Power outage in most of Turkey occurred after problems in transmission lines, Turkish Electricity Transmission Company, TEIAS officials say. Turkey is currently experiencing electricity outages...

Slovenian president calls Turkey its ‘Muslim ally’

Despite cultural and religious differences, both nations understood each other, President Pahor says Slovenian President Borut Pahor has called Turkey its Muslim ally. Addressing his Turkish...

Turkey: Top economist calls for focus on energy security

International Energy Agency's chief economist Birol has said that the agency needs repositioning on energy security related issues The International Energy Agency needs repositioning on...

Turkish Airlines launches new route to Philippines

Turkey's flag carrier airline company launches new route to Manila. Turkish Airlines, Turkey's national air carrier, announced that it had launched a new route Monday...

Murdered Turkish writer’s work brought back to life

Sabahattin Ali’s 1943 book 'The Fur Coated Madonna' to be published in English more than 70 years after its debut. A work by one of...

Heart disease, smoking-related cancer dog Turkey

Ailments shown to be the two biggest killers of Turks, national statistics show. Heart problems and smoking-related cancer are the two biggest killers in Turkey, according to new...

Turkey: Economic Confidence Index down in March

Consumer sentiment has soured, according to the index that reads consumers' and producers' expectations about general economy. The Turkish Economic Confidence Index decreased by 15.4 percent in...

Turkish prime minister supports presidential system

Presidential system is the right thing for Turkey, says Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu The parliamentary system in Turkey must change in favor of a presidential...

Armenians maintain ‘optimism’ ahead of Turkish polls

Armenian experts talking to The Anadolu Agency believe the two historically hostile countries could start a new phase after 2015. Despite upcoming sensitive anniversaries and...

Turkey issues climate change declaration

“Safranbolu Declaration” offered to member countries of Economic Cooperation Organization. ANKARA (AA) – Turkey issued a climate change declaration to fight the irreversible consequences of climate...

Turkish charity rescues 2 Czech women taken by al-Qaeda in 2013

Two women were kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 by al Qaeda-linked armed group VAN, Turkey (AA) - Two Czech women who were kidnapped by an...

Turkey’s economic policy post polls bears risk: Fitch

Dependence on external financing to narrow its current account deficit and geopolitical risks surrounding it are other factors affecting Turkey. ISTANBUL (AA) - The new...

Turkish PM stresses focus on missile, space technology

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said Turkey's military power hinges on locally produced technology. KONYA, Turkey (AA) - Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has highlighted the...

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