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Islam Times - Turkey has opened the trials of 221 suspected organizers of a failed July 2016 coup against the government of President Recep Tayyip…
05.23 / 06:44
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Islam Times - Turkey has slammed the United States for the way it treated two Turkish bodyguards during a recent trip by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to…
05.23 / 05:35
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Islam Times - Russia has agreed to lift some remaining trade sanctions imposed on Turkey following the Turkish military's shooting down of a Russian warplane over Turkey-Syria border some two years…
05.23 / 05:15
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TOURISM >Turkish hoteliers flock to courtroom to voice opposition to Booking.com banISTANBUL Dozens of legal and real persons flocked to the courtroom to voice their opposition to a Booking.com ban, citing the losses they have incurred from the decision, daily Dünya reported on May 22. Representatives from a top brand city hotel said their losses exceeded 85,000 euros, while a boutique hotel owner said they had lost around 16,000 euros. An Istanbul court on March 29 ordered the suspension …
05.22 / 22:18
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Model tank submerged underwater in Turkey’s Antalya for tourist dive DHA Photo A model tank from 1960 is set to be submerged 20 meters underwater off the coast of the Mediterranean seaside resort of Kaş in Turkey's Antalya province, to serve diving tourism. The U.S.-made 45-ton tank was previously stored hundreds of kilometers away in the Central Anatolian province of Konya. The tank, procured from the Turkish military, has already been brought to Kaş and submerged 5 meters below the sur…
05.22 / 22:18
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BASKETBALL >Fenerbahçe in seventh heaven after Euroleague victoryISTANBUL AFP photo Fenerbahçe fans and players were over the moon on May 22, cheering and dancing on the streets to celebrate the club’s maiden Turkish Airlines Euroleague title. European basketball’s top club trophy remained in Istanbul after Fenerbahçe beat Greek side Olympiacos 80-64 on May 21 in the championship game in Istanbul’s Sinan Erdem Dome. Playing in front of more than 13,000 fired up fans, Zeljko Obradovic’s men…
05.22 / 22:18
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Turkey-Russia sign joint declaration to remove trade restrictions Prime Minister Binali Yildirim meets with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev during the 25th anniversary summit of the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) in Istanbul (Reuters Photo) Turkey and Russia signed a joint declaration to remove trade restrictions between the two countries, reports said Monday. The declaration was reportedly signed the following a closed-door meeting between Prime Minister…
05.22 / 22:18
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Over 6,300 new companies launched across Turkey in April Archive Photo The number of new companies established in Turkey was nearly 10 percent higher annually in April, according to a press report released by the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) Monday. Some 6,353 new companies started their businesses in Turkey in the month which was also an increase of 4.58 percent compared with March 2017, according to the report. April figures from the chamber showed 9.75…
05.22 / 22:18
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