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World military spending up again after 4 year fall

International Peace Research Institute says total world military spending an estimated $17 billion last year, equivalent to 2.3 percent of global GDP By Bahattin Gonultas ANKARA...

UPDATE – World military spending up again after 4 year fall

International Peace Research Institute says total world military spending an estimated $17 billion last year, equivalent to 2.3 percent of global GDP ...

UPDATE -Turkey’s economic growth soars in last quarter of 2015

'With 4 percent growth rate, Turkey is among top four fastest growing members in G20,' Turkish Deputy PM Simsek says ...

Turkey’s economic growth soars in last quarter of 2015

Turkey's overall annual GDP growth was 4 percent last year and 5.7 percent in fourth quarter of 2015, Turkish Statistical Institute saysANKARA -...

Turkey’s 2015 unemployment rate at 10.3 pct

Unemployment rate at 10.3 percent, TurkStat says, up from 9.9 percent in 2014ANKARA - The unemployment rate in Turkey rose 0.4 percentage...

Foreigners display increased appetite for Turkish houses

Foreigners buy 22,830 of the more than a million houses sold in Turkey last year ANKARA – Much of the demand for houses...

Turkey’s budget deficit at $7.4 billion for 2015

Budget expenditures for last year rose to 506 billion liras ($166.1 billion), marking a 12.8 percent increase year-on-year.ANKARA - Turkey’s government ran a...

Turkey: Exports decline by 8.6 percent in 2015

Political instability around Turkey hurt the country's exports, minister saysANKARA - Turkey’s exports reached $143,9 billion in 2015, an 8.6 percent decline from $157.6 billion in...

Suicide bombing in city of Mardan Pakistan

Officials work at the scene after a suicide blast in city of Mardan, Pakistan on December 29, 2015. At least 23 people were killed...

Celebrations in Baghdad after retake of Ramadi from Daesh

Iraqi people celebrate after Iraqi security forces retook Ramadi city from Daesh, at Mansour district in Baghdad, Iraq on December 28, 2015

Turkish President Erdogan visits Saudi Arabia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is welcomed by the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud prior to their meeting at Al Yamama Palace...

Friends shaved heads to their Syrian cancer-suffering Ahmad to support him...

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 22: 19-year-old Syrian Ahmad Fahri Abdollah speaks to the media regarding his cancer treatment in Gaziantep, Turkey on December 22,...

Diary

Main topics Anadolu Agency's English Desk plans to cover Friday, Dec. 18, 2015ANKARA - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk...

Diary

Main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015ANKARA - Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk...

Russian airstrikes hit civilians in Aleppo

ALEPPO, SYRIA - DECEMBER 15: Rescue workers save people from the wreckage after the war crafts belonging to the Russian Army carried out airstrikes...