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Trial opens over fireworks factory disaster that killed 7 in northwest Turkey


Owners and executives of a fireworks factory appeared before a court in the northwestern province of Sakarya on Wednesday over last year’s deadly blast that killed seven people and… .

2021-01-06 19:58:48

Hazelnut exports bring in $732.8M in 4 months


Turkey earned $732.8 million (TL 5.4 billion) from hazelnut exports between September and December 2020, a regional trade group said Wednesday.

Data from the Black Sea Hazelnut an… .

2021-01-06 19:31:48

Orthodox Christians in Turkey observe pared-down Epiphany rites amid outbreak


On Wednesday, Turkey’s Orthodox community celebrated Epiphany, marking the birth and baptism of Jesus Christ. The normally joyous occasion in which a large crowds dive into the… .

2021-01-06 19:19:48

Turkey to launch mini solar tenders in 2 months, energy minister says


Turkey will launch 74 solar energy mini tenders for its Renewable Energy Resource Zones (YEKA) in the next two months, the energy and natural resources minister announced Wednesday… .

2021-01-06 19:04:48

Top 10 most dangerous volcanoes in the world


The most notorious of them all is Mount Vesuvius looming over Italy’s Naples .

2021-01-06 18:37:48

In photos: One of the worst landslides in modern Norwegian history


Norwegian authorities said Tuesday that they had abandoned hope of finding survivors after a landslide swept away homes in a residential area almost a week ago, killing seven peopl… .

2021-01-06 16:07:48

What is expected in the Middle East in 2021?


For most people, the year 2020 will be remembered with negative developments, some of which have influenced many states and people throughout the world.

While the COVID-19 pandemi… .

2021-01-06 04:21:48

30 FETÖ suspects arrested in nationwide operations in Turkey 


Security forces on Tuesday rounded up 30 suspects linked to the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ) after prosecutors in different cities issued arrest warrants for 40 suspects.

The terr… .

2021-01-05 20:23:48

UK offers extra $6.2B to firms in new COVID-19 grants


Britain offered a 4.6 billion pound ($6.2 billion) support package for businesses on Tuesday to soften an expected recession caused by a surge in COVID-19 cases that has prompted a… .

2021-01-05 19:40:48

Water level drops in Turkey’s hydroelectric plants change balances in electricity supply


Though the share of renewable resources, particularly wind and solar energy, has increased Turkey’s electricity generation, the drought that made headlines in the country in re… .

2021-01-05 19:16:48