Turkish gold refinery denies alleged trade with Caracas

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A Turkey-based gold refinery “fully” denied the allegations that it purchases gold from sanctions-hit Venezuela.In a statement, the Istanbul Gold Refinery said that it was not involved in trade with the Latin American country, including with the Venezu…

Turkish court jails opposition HDP lawmaker

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A Turkish court on Thursday sentenced an opposition party lawmaker to over three years in prison, according to judicial sources.A High Criminal Court in eastern Diyarbakir province found Imam Tascier of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) guilty over t…

Taiwan committee pays visit to Anadolu Agency

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The top representatives in Ankara from Taiwan visited the Ankara offices of Anadolu Agency, Turkey’s premier news agency, on Wednesday.The committee was received by Metin Mutanoglu, the agency’s editor-in-chief and deputy director-general.Yaser Cheng, …

Turkey to chase up all terror groups: President Erdogan

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Ankara will continue chasing all terror groups used as tools to hold the country captive, Turkey’s president said on Tuesday.Speaking at a campaign rally in the Black Sea province of Kastamonu, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey has been “struggling” in …

NYTimes: Saudi Crown Prince Had Threatened to Use ‘Bullet’ on Khashoggi:

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A year before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told an aide he would use a bullet on the journalist if he did not return home and end his criticism of the government, the New York Times reported on Thursday….

Turkey: Treasury posts $464M cash surplus in Jan.

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Turkish Treasury’s cash balance last month saw a surplus of 2.5 billion Turkish liras ($464 million), according to an official statement on Thursday.In January, the Treasury’s cash revenues totaled some 97 billion Turkish liras ($18 billion), showing a…

Istanbul building collapse leaves 3 dead

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At least three people were killed when a seven-story building on Istanbul’s Asian side collapsed, authorities said Wednesday. Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya said 12 people have been rescued from the rubble of the building in Kartal district, including…