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Life in Turkey adapts to quarantine as death toll from virus rises


Turkey is sticking to strict measures to stave off the COVID-19 outbreak, which has claimed 59 lives so far. For thousands who arrived from Europe and elsewhere, a quarantine remai… .

2020-03-26 11:52:00

Foods to boost your immune system while in COVID-19 self-quarantine in Turkey


These days, nothing seems more important than maintaining optimal health and ensuring our immune system is as strong as it can possibly be to combat the debilitating coronavirus th… .

2020-03-26 11:16:00

Money transactions rise 40% worldwide, 260% in Turkey


Money transfers have seen a rapid rise across the globe, with total transactions throughout March marking an increase of 40% year-on-year. That was a modest increase when compared… .

2020-03-26 10:56:00

PKK terrorist, 3 police officers indicted for killing lawyer in Turkey's Diyarbakır


Prosecutors are seeking prison terms for a PKK terrorist and three police officers in the death of Tahir Elçi, head of Diyarbakır province’s bar association, who was killed in… .

2020-03-26 09:56:00

Hezbollah terrorist caught in eastern Turkey after 2 decades


A convicted terrorist who was in hiding for over 20 years was arrested in the city of Muş in eastern Turkey on Wednesday, security sources said.

In 2000, the man, identified by th… .

2020-03-26 07:32:00

Turkey blasts IOC after 2 boxers catch COVID-19 at Olympic qualifying event


The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been accused of irresponsibility after two Turkish boxers and a trainer caught the coronavirus during a qualifying event in London thi… .

2020-03-26 05:08:00

Coronavirus cases record big jump in Turkey as 2,433 diagnosed, 59 dead


The number of coronavirus patients in Turkey increased by 561 on Wednesday, taking the total number of infections to 2,433, while the death toll topped 59.

Health Minister Fahrett… .

2020-03-25 20:52:00

Coronavirus transmission to slow down in less than a month in Turkey: Erdoğan


President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said late Wednesday he believes his country will slow the transmission of the new coronavirus within two or three weeks.

In a televised address to t… .

2020-03-25 19:30:00

Restrictions prevail but life goes on in virus-hit Turkey


“Vefa” means many things in Turkish – fidelity, faithfulness, loyalty and consistency in love. For senior citizens, it is the name of a lifeline amid the curfew over the… .

2020-03-25 12:23:00

Turkey ready to mediate intra-Afghan talks amid revival of hopes for peace


On Feb. 29, a “historic” deal took place with the potential to shift the destiny of one of the globe’s most war-ravaged countries, Afghanistan. The deal, reached between the U…. .

2020-03-25 12:15:57