Jul 29, 2021 04:11 PM IST
A massive forest fire in southern Turkey spread to the town of Manavgat as the flames were fanned by strong winds on July 28, according to the local mayor, and TV footage showed residents running for their cars as streets were engulfed in smoke.
- Jul 13, 2021 01:44 PM IST
Traditional oil wrestling festival in Turkey, one of the world’s oldest wrestling events, was listed as an intangible cultural heritage event by UNESCO in 2010.
- Jul 02, 2021 04:12 PM IST
Erdogan announced the withdrawal in March, saying Turkey would use local laws to protect women's rights and defended his move on July 1 against those who, he said, portrayed it as "a step backwards" in the battle with violence against women.
- Jun 29, 2021 09:46 AM IST
Those who arrive from other places but have been in the countries listed within the last 14 days will need to show a negative PCR test within a maximum of 72 hours before entry and they will need to quarantine for 14 days, it said.
- Jun 21, 2021 09:08 AM IST
Euro 2020: Switzerland finished third in Group A and will likely qualify as one of the four best third-place teams. The Swiss will have to wait until other groups are finished for confirmation.
- Jun 17, 2021 09:06 AM IST
Euro 2020: Gareth Bale made sure his missed penalty didn’t matter by setting up two goals against Turkey
- May 25, 2021 08:33 PM IST
Four of the seven members of the monetary policy committee have been ousted since March 20 when Erdogan shocked financial markets by replacing Naci Agbal, a hawkish and market-friendly governor, with new chief Sahap Kavcioglu.
- May 02, 2021 04:37 PM IST
The travel ban does not apply to passengers who have transited through those countries, the presidential steering committee on COVID-19 said in a statement.
- Apr 28, 2021 09:42 AM IST
The events in Turkey highlight the risk associated with cryptocurrencies that are increasingly being traded globally and are not governed by any authority.
- Apr 24, 2021 10:55 PM IST
In an interview with Turkish broadcasters, Kavcioglu said some details would be ready in two weeks.
- Apr 24, 2021 10:32 PM IST
In his statement, Biden said the American people honor 'all those Armenians who perished in the genocide that began 106 years ago today.'
- Apr 16, 2021 07:10 PM IST
Bitcoin was down 4.6 percent at $60,333 at 1117 GMT after the ban, which was criticised by Turkey's main opposition party. Smaller coins ethereum and XRP, which tend to move in tandem with bitcoin, fell between 6 percent-12 percent.
- Apr 16, 2021 01:50 PM IST
In legislation published in the Official Gazette overnight, the Central Bank of Turkey (CBRT) said cryptocurrencies and other such digital assets based on distributed ledger technology could not be used, directly or indirectly, as an instrument of payment.
- Apr 15, 2021 09:43 PM IST
Kavcioglu however, has since reassured investors by indicating that the bank will follow a tight monetary policy until inflation is brought under control.
- Mar 27, 2021 09:02 PM IST
The political ramifications of Hagia Sophia's reconversion into a mosque was felt as far as the Indian state of Kerala, which is around 5,600 km away. The IUML, an ally of the Congress, is accused of supporting the sixth century erstwhile church's reconversion into a mosque.
- Mar 22, 2021 10:10 PM IST
The market selloff in the lira and Turkish stocks reflect investor fears that interest rates are headed lower, said Maya Senussi, senior economist at Oxford Economics.
- Mar 22, 2021 11:12 AM IST
Spot gold was down 0.2% at $1,741.19 per ounce by 0430 GMT, having dipped as much as 0.7% earlier in the session. U.S. gold futures were down 0.1% at $1,740.20 per ounce.
- Mar 18, 2021 04:58 PM IST
Knight Frank’s Global House Price Index tracks the movement in mainstream residential prices across 56 countries and territories worldwide using official statistics. According to the report, residential prices rose at an annual rate change of 5.6 percent on average in 2020, compared to 5.3 percent in 2019.
- Mar 17, 2021 07:01 PM IST
Riders in eastern Turkey play cirit, an equestrian sport that dates back to the martial horsemen who spearheaded the historical conquests of central Asia’s Turkic tribes.
- Mar 09, 2021 05:35 PM IST
Across Turkey, authorities are pushing ahead with plans to more than double coal power capacity. The government says it has to reduce high import dependency for energy that accounts for a fifth of the total value of Turkey's imports and is a significant factor behind years of current account deficits.
- Mar 03, 2021 02:42 PM IST
For 30 years, Huseyin Yildiz has bred powerful shepherd dogs in Turkey’s central Anatolian province of Sivas, home of the livestock-guarding Kangal canines that are a source of pride for the country.
- Mar 01, 2021 05:20 PM IST
Traveling across roads covered with ice and snow, vaccination teams have been going to Turkey's isolated mountain villages as the government seeks to inoculate 60 percent of the country's people against coronavirus over the next three months.
- Jan 04, 2021 08:32 AM IST
Given the spate of Turkish interventions recently in conflict zones far and wide, it is not impossible that Turkey may in 2021 instigate conflict in South Asia, which may necessitate dispatching some militants here
- Dec 27, 2020 12:55 PM IST
Turkish media said the earthquake was also felt in Malatya, Diyarbakir and Sanliurfa provinces.
- Dec 26, 2020 08:14 AM IST
Allied with great powers China and Russia, the thinking goes, a new Istanbul-centred caucus of states could give Pakistan greater leverage in shaping the world than it has enjoyed in decades.