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Syrian patients find healing with Türkiye’s help

460 cancer patients currently receiving hospital treatment in northwestern Syria Omer Koparan  | 27.07.2023 – Update : 28.07.2023   ANKARA   Türkiye has provided a glimmer of hope for Syrians in need of medical care, both within its own borders…

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Türkiye’s Salt Lake attracts visitors with stunning color change

Meeting 70% of Türkiye’s salt needs, lake is on UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List Merve Berker | 26.07.2023 – Update : 27.07.2023 ANKARA The stunning change in color of the Salt Lake in Türkiye’s central Konya province offers its visitors…

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International defense event IDEF begins in Istanbul

International Defense Industry Fair 2023 to host several defense agreements and cooperation deals, head of Turkish Defense Industry Agency says Gokhan Ergocun | 25.07.2023 – Update : 25.07.2023 ISTANBUL The 16th International Defense Industry Fair 2023 kicked off in Istanbul…

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Hagia Sophia in Istanbul marks 3rd anniversary of its reopening as mosque

Ali Erbas, head of Turkish Presidency of Religious Affairs (Diyanet), leads morning prayer at Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque Adem Koc | 24.07.2023 – Update : 25.07.2023 ISTANBUL The historical Hagia Sophia in Istanbul marked the third anniversary of its reopening…

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Türkiye working against end of Black Sea grain deal and resulting fallout: President

Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he will discuss Black Sea grain deal with Russia’s Putin, adding: ‘I believe we will ensure continuation of humanitarian arrangement’ Diyar Guldogan | 21.07.2023 – Update : 21.07.2023 ANKARA Ending the Black Sea grain deal as…

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Turkish Central Bank raises policy rate 250 basis points to 17.5%

1-week repo rate in Türkiye reaches 22-month high level after 2nd hike in a row Gokhan Ergocun | 20.07.2023 – Update : 20.07.2023 ISTANBUL Türkiye’s Central Bank raised its one-week repo rate, also known as the policy rate, by 250…

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Türkiye, UAE strengthen strategic cooperation with series of deals

BEIRUT Bilateral relations between Türkiye and the United Arab Emirates continue to improve with new commercial and economic cooperation deals reached over the last two years. Türkiye’s 46 years of diplomatic relations with the UAE, one of the key countries…

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Türkiye, UK to hold talks to update free trade agreement Existing deal, signed after Brexit, does not cover key areas like services, digital, says UK’s Department for Business and Trade

ISTANBUL Türkiye and the UK have agreed to hold talks on a new and modernized free trade agreement (FTA), the British government announced on Tuesday. The existing FTA, which the two countries signed after the UK left the EU, does…

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Türkiye wins FIVB Women’s World Championship title after beating China

ANKARA Türkiye eliminated China 3-1 on Sunday to win the 2023 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship. The Turkish national team won the final clash with sets of 25-22, 22-25, 25-19 and 25-16 in Arlington in the US state of Texas….

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7 years pass since FETO terror group’s defeated July 15 coup bid of 2016

Coup attempt claimed lives of 252 soldiers, civilians before being defeated in nearly 21 hours Tanju Ozkaya | 14.07.2023 – Update : 15.07.2023 ANKARA It has been seven years since the resistance of July 15, 2016, when the Turkish nation…

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Türkiye wants to further boost ties with Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE: President Erdogan

During upcoming visits to Gulf nations, Recep Tayyip Erdogan to finalize investment deals Diyar Guldogan | 13.07.2023 – Update : 14.07.2023 ANKARA Türkiye wants to further strengthen its ties with Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), President…

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Turkish President Erdogan engage in intense diplomacy traffic at NATO leaders’ summit

Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets NATO leaders on sidelines of Vilnius summit in Lithuania’s capital Busra Nur Cakmak | 12.07.2023 – Update : 13.07.2023 ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has engaged in intense diplomacy traffic in Lithuania, which he is…