Turkey’s central bank announces plans to increase share of lira deposits in banking system

Turkey’s central bank announces plans to increase share of lira deposits in banking system

Turkey’s central bank has announced plans to increase the share of lira deposits in the country’s banking system to 60 percent over the next six months, Reuters reported on Friday.

Turkey adds exiled journalist Dündar to ‘Terrorist Wanted List’

Turkey adds exiled journalist Dündar to ‘Terrorist Wanted List’

Can Dündar, a Turkish journalist living in exile, has been added to the Turkish Interior Ministry’s “Terrorist Wanted List,” local media reported on Friday.

Serbian president announces Kosovo barricades will be taken down

Serbian president announces Kosovo barricades will be taken down

The barricades set up by Serb militants in northern Kosovo will be removed within the next 24 to 48 hours, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić said early Thursday according to state broadcaster RTS.

119,817 irregular migrants deported from Turkey in 2022

119,817 irregular migrants deported from Turkey in 2022

The number of irregular migrants deported from Turkey in 2022 increased by 159 percent compared to 2021, reaching 119,817, the highest figure in the country’s history, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported, citing a statement by the Migration Management Directorate...

Mother of child suffering from bone cancer serving sentence on conviction of Gülen links

Mother of child suffering from bone cancer serving sentence on conviction of Gülen links

Gülten Sayın, the mother of 6-year-old Yusuf Kerim Sayın, who is suffering from a type of bone cancer, was arrested on December 16 to serve a prison sentence on charges of links to the Gülen movement, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported,

Turks turn to selling organs on social media as a way out of financial difficulties

Turks turn to selling organs on social media as a way out of financial difficulties

Turks have started putting up advertisements on social media to sell their organs, usually one of their kidneys or a part of their liver, as a way to cope with the financial difficulties they face in a country where a...

Opposition likely to announce presidential candidate after election date is confirmed

Opposition likely to announce presidential candidate after election date is confirmed

The leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has said a bloc of opposition parties is likely to announce its joint candidate for the presidency following confirmation of the election date, the Turkish media reported.

Bulgaria in talks with Turkey on long-term gas deal

Bulgaria in talks with Turkey on long-term gas deal

Bulgaria’s interim energy minister Rossen Hristov flew to İstanbul late on Thursday for talks he hopes will lead to a deal this month on long-term access to liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in neighboring Turkey and the transit of the...