Turkish FM draws ire for saying gov’t will vaccinate ‘everyone tourists might run into’

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has drawn criticism from politicians, journalists and social media users after announcing on Thursday that...

Egypt and Turkey hold ‘frank’ talks, first since 2013

Egypt and Turkey said Thursday they had held "frank" discussions during the first official diplomatic talks between the regional rivals...

Suicides increase in Turkey amid pandemic and economic downturn

A total of 129 people died by suicide in Turkey in April, eight of whom were minors, according to research...

53.2 pct of Turks are against government’s Uyghur policy

A total of 53.2 percent of Turks don’t support the government’s Uyghur policy and think it hasn’t given an “appropriate...

Dismissed academic imprisoned over Gülen links dies of COVID 3 months before release

Halil Şimşek, a dismissed academic arrested over alleged links to the Gülen movement, died in prison on Wednesday of COVID-19,...

Majority of Turks think Turkey is not democratic: survey

According to the results of the Democracy Perception Index 2021 survey, conducted between February 24 and April 14 by Latana in...

Former minister to be paid $4,742 monthly just to attend board meetings

Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk, Turkey’s former minister for family affairs, labor and social security, will earn TL 39,423 ($4,742) a month...

Anti-Erdoğan front expands: 2 new parties to join Nation Alliance

The Nation Alliance, an opposition bloc established to challenge Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s 19-year rule, has possibly scored a...

Turkish foreign minister plans Saudi visit next week: source

Turkey's foreign minister plans to visit Saudi Arabia next week, his first such trip since journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered...

Former minister, AKP MP behind suspicious death of Kyrgyz journalist, mob boss claims

Turkish mafia leader Sedat Peker has claimed that a former Turkish minister and a lawmaker from the ruling Justice and...

South African media questions Karadeniz Holding’s South Africa energy deal

Türkmen Terzi A record 218 billion rand ($15 billion) energy contract between Karadeniz Holding, a Turkish energy company that owns and...

Turkey holds key interest rate at 19 percent

Turkey's central bank on Thursday held its main interest rate at 19 percent while hinting that it may be lowered...

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