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Turkey sends medical supplies to Italy, Spain in solidarity over coronavirus outbreak
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Turkey sends medical supplies to Italy, Spain in solidarity over coronavirus outbreak

Turkey on Wednesday sent health supplies including masks to Italy and Spain, the two European countries worst hit by the…
Rights groups say Turkey’s prisoner release must not exclude political detainees: report
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Rights groups say Turkey’s prisoner release must not exclude political detainees: report

Turkish academics, journalists and rights groups are demanding that a planned release of tens of thousands of prisoners to stem…
Turkey’s tourism minister expects flights to return to normal at the end of June: report
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Turkey’s tourism minister expects flights to return to normal at the end of June: report

Turkey’s tourism minister said on Thursday he expects flights to return to normal by the end of June, after airlines…
Turkish central bank’s forex reserves dropped by $1.1 billion last week: report
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Turkish central bank’s forex reserves dropped by $1.1 billion last week: report

The Turkish central bank’s gross foreign currency reserves dropped by $1.1 billion in the week to March 27 as the…
State-run bank blocked $135,000 in donations for coronavirus relief: İmamoğlu
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State-run bank blocked $135,000 in donations for coronavirus relief: İmamoğlu

İstanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu on Thursday revealed that state-run Vakıfbank has blocked TL 900,000 ($135,000) that his municipality had raised…
Turkey announces restrictions on weekend outdoor leisure activities amid coronavirus outbreak
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Turkey announces restrictions on weekend outdoor leisure activities amid coronavirus outbreak

Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu on Friday announced additional measures against the coronavirus outbreak, saying that the country had banned…
Stay-at-home order possible in Turkey if coronavirus outbreak worsens: report
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Stay-at-home order possible in Turkey if coronavirus outbreak worsens: report

Turkey could order the public to stay at home if coronavirus infections continue to spread, the government said on Thursday…
2 Turkish soldiers killed in attack carried out by PKK in N. Iraq: report
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2 Turkish soldiers killed in attack carried out by PKK in N. Iraq: report

Two Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in a mortar attack launched by Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq,…
Turkey’s wealth fund signs $5 bln MOU with Chinese insurance company
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Turkey’s wealth fund signs $5 bln MOU with Chinese insurance company

Turkey’s sovereign wealth fund said on Thursday it had signed a memorandum of understanding with China’s Sinosure to provide insurance…
Moody’s says Turkish economy will shrink 1.4 pct in 2020 due to coronavirus effect
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Moody’s says Turkish economy will shrink 1.4 pct in 2020 due to coronavirus effect

US-based credit rating agency Moody’s has said the Turkish economy will shrink by 1.4 percent in 2020 and grow 0.8…
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