LIFESTYLE

Steep taxes fuel bootleg alcohol consumption in Turkey

July 15, 2019 admin 0

Rising government taxes on alcohol in Turkey in recent years have increased illegal production of alcoholic beverages, causing deaths among people who consume the toxic liquors despite health warnings and crackdowns. Officials suspect methyl alcohol […]

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5 killed in bus accident in northeastern Turkey

July 15, 2019 admin 0

A minibus on Sunday overturned in Turkey’s northeastern province of Giresun, killing at least five and injuring six others, Daily Sabah reported. The passenger minibus driving from the Karaovacik Highland veered off the road in […]

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US anger at Turkish missile purchase

July 13, 2019 admin 0

By Nathan Morley The Turkish Defence Ministry confirmed that the first batch of the Russian S-400 air defence system was delivered to an airbase north of Ankara on Friday. There will be more deliveries in […]

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Putin, Erdogan discuss Libya, Syria by phone

July 6, 2019 admin 0

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed issues relating to Libya and Syria in a phone conversation on Saturday. The leaders voiced mutual concerns over the escalation of the situation […]

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Turkey removes central bank governor

July 6, 2019 admin 0

Turkey removed its central bank governor Murat Cetinkaya and replaced him with his deputy, a presidential decree said on Saturday. Murat Uysal, the deputy governor, will take over the post, the decree published in the […]

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3 killed in car explosion in southern Turkey

July 5, 2019 admin 0

At least three people were killed, and one was wounded in a car explosion on Friday in Reyhanli district of Turkish southern Hatay province, near the Syrian border, Anadolu Agency reported. Turkish President Recep Tayyip […]