Daily Archives: October 18, 2018

No Examination Could Be Conducted in Consul’s Residence, Consul General Leaves Turkey

While an examination could be done in the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in İstanbul as part of the Khashoggi investigation, no examination could be conducted in the Consul’s residence. The Consul General has returned to his country. from bianet … Continue reading

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CHP leader vows to defend party’s shares in İşbank

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Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has vowed to defend his party’s shares in lender İşbank. “We will do whatever possible on the legal ground,” Kılıçdaroğlu said at his party’s parliamentary group meeting on Oct. 16. “He … Continue reading

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Turkey’s unemployment rate hits 10.8 pct in July

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The annual unemployment rate in Turkey hit 10.8 percent with a 0.1 percent year-on-year increase, the country’s statistical authority stated on Oct. 15. The unemployment rate was 10.2 percent in the previous month. “The number of unemployed persons aged 15 … Continue reading

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Russian Orthodox Church bans citizens from visiting churches in Turkey

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Russian clerics have warned their citizens against visiting churches in Turkey after the Russian Orthodox Church’s decision to sever all relations with the Fener Greek Patriarchatein Istanbul. “All [Orthodox] churches in Turkey, including the ones in Istanbul and Ankara, have been banned to our congregation. … Continue reading

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Istanbul metro receives first reverse vending machine

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Istanbul’s İTÜ-Ayazağa metro station has become the first station to receive a newly launched vending machine that accepts recyclable cans and bottles as currency. The city transportation pass, known as an Istanbul Card (Istanbul Kart), can be topped up by simply depositing a … Continue reading

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