Turkey develops bio-sensor to monitor anti-cancer drugs

31 March 2016 0

Turkish engineers have developed a unique bio-sensor that can monitor effects of anti-cancer drugs on patients. The “automatic electro-chemical” bio sensor was developed with the help of The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), its Informatics and Information Security Research Center (BILGEM) and the Gebze Technical University. Addressing a handover ceremony, Gebze Technical University Rector Prof. Haluk Gorgun said the device is a big success story for Turkey. “The bio-sensor device can monitor Read More

Stray projectile martyrs Turkish soldier in northern Iraq

27 March 2016 0

One Turkish soldier was martyred and another wounded by a stray projectile in northern Iraq, the Turkish General Staff said on Saturday.  The incident came during a gun battle between Daesh terrorists and Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces on Saturday around the Gedu military base located in northern Iraq.  “Due to projectiles that fell on the base, our hero comrade has been martyred and one hero comrade was slightly injured,” said the statement.  The army said Read More

Turkish Airlines sponsors ‘Batman v Superman’ world premiere

21 March 2016 0

The world premiere of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” film took place in New York City Sunday under the sponsorship of Turkish Airlines, the airline announced Monday. The film’s Batman and Superman stars, Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, as well as Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter, and Gal Gadot, Callan Mulvey and Tao Okamoto attended the premiere at the Radio City Music Hall. Oscar-winning Affleck told reporters Read More

Terror targets civilians in Ankara

13 March 2016 0

At least 27 people were killed and 75 others were wounded after a car exploded in Ankara’s central Kizilay neighborhood at 6.45 p.m. local time (1645 GMT) Sunday evening, Ankara Governor’s Office said in a statement. According to the statement, 23 people died on the spot, while four others died on way to the hospital. A total of 75 wounded persons were transferred to hospitals across the city, the statement added. The blast apparently targeted Read More

Turkey requests visa-free travel in EU by end of June

8 March 2016 0

Ankara has requested visa-free travel for its citizens by the end of June and an additional 3 billion euros ($3.3 billion) to meet the needs of Syrian refugees in Turkey. According to Turkey’s proposal to the EU, seen by Anadolu Agency, the country wants the 28-nation bloc to “share the burden” based on a formula of “for every Syrian readmitted by Turkey from the Greek islands, another Syrian will be resettled from Turkey to the Read More

Turkish court appoints trustees for Zaman newspaper

4 March 2016 0

Trustees have been appointed for Zaman newspaper, a daily linked to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish court said on Friday.  In a related story, earlier today four Turkish businessmen were detained as part of an investigation into the “parallel state”, local police said.  Boydak Holding Executive Board Chairman Haci Boydak and his younger brother, CEO Memduh Boydak, are accused of being members of and providing financial support to the “parallel state”, while two other Read More

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