Turkey’s location ‘biggest advantage’ for Indian investors

26 March 2019 0

Indian firms should consider Turkey as base for Commonwealth of Independent States, Middle East, says head of business body It is a right time for Indian companies to invest in Turkey, said head of an Indian business body. “[Turkey’s] location is the biggest advantage [for investors]. We also have currency advantage,” Manpreet Singh, the president of the Indian Chamber of International Business, told Anadolu Agency. Highlighting Turkey’s geographical location, Singh said Indian companies should consider Read More

Turkish police seize ancient manuscript from smugglers

12 March 2019 0

Turkish police recovered an ancient leather manuscript from suspected antiquities traffickers in a central province, security sources said on Tuesday. The manuscript — thought to be stolen from a Syrian museum — were seized in Kirsehir. Acting on a tip, police squads stopped a suspected car with an Istanbul license plate on Ankara-Kayseri highway near Kaman district of Kirsehir. They found the manuscript hidden in a rug near the car seat, said the sources, who Read More

Young techies spurred to enter Istanbul fest contests

20 February 2019 0

Applications now accepted at www.teknofestistanbul.org through end of February This year Teknofest Istanbul, Turkey’s largest aerospace and technology festival, is set to honor tech-minded young people in its exciting competitions, but hopefuls should apply now. In its second edition this year, the festival will give away over 2 million Turkish liras ($376,000) in prize money for young technology talents. Winning teams will be awarded in a number of categories such as artificial intelligence, robotics, rocket Read More

From Antarctica, Turkish scientist fetches 3 meteorites

9 February 2019 0

Studying precious space rocks will teach us more about solar system, says Antarctic researcher Mehmet Yesiltas Three meteorites found in the frozen wasteland of Antarctica should advance our knowledge of the solar system, according to the Turkish scientist who collected the rocks. “Along with the work I did in eastern Antarctica during this expedition, I feel happiness and pride at taking three meteorites that I found during my research on the plateau here back home Read More

Turkey extends troops’ deployment in Afghanistan

25 December 2018 0

Turkish parliament ratifies motion to extend troops deployment in Afghanistan for another two years The parliament on Tuesday ratified a motion to extend the deployment of Turkish troops in Afghanistan for another two years as part of the NATO’s support mission in the war-torn country. A legislation will put into effect on Jan. 6, 2019, allowing the Turkish government to send troops to Afghanistan to support the NATO-led mission Resolute Support. As the NATO-led International Read More

Trump: Erdogan said Turkey to eradicate Daesh in Syria

24 December 2018 0

U.S. President Donald Trump has said his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan “very strongly informed” him that Turkey “will eradicate whatever is left of” Daesh in Syria. In a Twitter post late Sunday in the U.S., Trump wrote: “President @RT_Erdogan of Turkey has very strongly informed me that he will eradicate whatever is left of ISIS [meaning Daesh] in Syria …. and he is a man who can do it plus, Turkey is right ‘next Read More

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