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Turkish, US firms to meet virtually in virus's shadow

WASHINGTON/ANKARA The 38th American-Turkish Conference will address bilateral economic, trade and strategic ties when attendees meet virtually Sept. 21- 24 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The event was organized by Turkey's...

Sony says PlayStation 5 launches Nov. 12

TOKYO  The PlayStation 5 home video game console is set to be released on Nov. 12, Sony has announced.It will first be available in the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New...

Turkey defense expo to bring together S.Asian countries

ANKARA  Seeking to give the Turkish defense industry a stronger presence in world markets plus access to new opportunities, the sixth Defense Port Turkey expo is set for Oct. 26-28...

TikTok won’t sell its US operations, says owner

ANKARA Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is not selling its US base but is in talks for a possible cooperation in operations, state-run media said on Thursday. In a statement to Global...

Amazon to hire 100,000 new employees in US, Canada

ANKARA American e-commerce tech firm Amazon announced Monday it will hire 100,000 new full and part-time employees across the US and Canada to expand its operations, cashing in on a...

Turkey's automotive production soars in August

ANKARA  Automotive production in Turkey surged 44% year-on-year in August, a sectoral report revealed on Monday. The Automotive Manufacturers Association (OSD) said automakers manufactured 75,241 vehicles -- including automobiles, light commercial...

Alibaba launches initiatives to support Vietnamese SMEs

JAKARTA, Indonesia Global e-commerce giant Alibaba has launched two initiatives this September to empower its Vietnamese sellers, according to a local media report Monday. With its Super September 2020 program, the...

US: Century 21 department chain files for bankruptcy

ANKARA US department store chain Century 21 said Thursday it voluntarily filed for bankruptcy and will close its 13 stores in four states because of the economic downturn caused by...

Oil prices down with US crude stock buildup estimates

ANKARA Oil prices dropped on Thursday with forecasts of a buildup in US crude inventories that investors view as a decline in US crude demand. International benchmark Brent crude was trading...

European banks face slow recovery due to virus: Fitch

ANKARA The majority of banks in Europe are likely to experience only a gradual recovery in revenues because of virus-driven economic shock, international ratings agency Fitch Ratings said Thursday.  Prospects are...

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Archeologists discover sun disk in NW Turkey

EDIRNE, Turkey  Archeologists in northwestern Turkey discovered a sun disk on a rock altar Friday in the ancient Thracian settlements.  Engin Beksac, head of the art...

Mali swears in transitional president after coup

LOME, Togo Bah N'daw, the president of Mali's transition, was sworn in Friday on promises of good management of public resources and a merciless war...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – Sept. 26, 2020

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.  Coronavirus...

Climate change denying school to African children: NGO

ANKARA Heavy floods because of climate change in sub-Sahara Africa have forced thousands of children from school or caused a delay to the start of...

EU downplays optimistic reports of Brexit breakthrough

LONDON  EU sources downplayed reports in the British media Friday that chances of a Brexit deal were looking more optimistic, the Guardian reported.EU chief negotiator...