ISTANBUL A first-time voter aged 165 and a thousand voters all listed at the same apartment are registered on Turkey's electoral roll for local elections in March, according to opposition parties who say that voting lists are being stacked against them.
ZURICH/ISTANBUL A Turkish court on Monday agreed to release an Austrian student, activist and journalist who was arrested three months ago, but he will have to remain in the country to await judicial proceedings, his lawyer said on Monday.
ISTANBUL Turkey began reinforcing its positions on both sides of its border with Syria on Sunday, a Reuters witness said, as Ankara and Washington agreed to coordinate a U.S. withdrawal from Syria. | Video
ISTANBUL President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey would postpone a military operation against Syrian Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria as he "cautiously" welcomed Washington's decision to withdraw its troops in the area.
GENEVA Russia, Iran and Turkey, supporters of the main sides in Syria's complex civil war, on Tuesday failed to agree on the makeup of a U.N.-sponsored Syrian Constitutional Committee but called for it to convene early next year to kick off a viable peace process.
ISTANBUL Turkey's central bank is likely to keep its main interest rate on hold at 24 percent this week, a Reuters poll showed on Monday, following a bigger-than-expected decline in November inflation.
ISTANBUL Turkey's consumer price index fell 1.44 percent month-on-month in November, official data showed on Monday, bringing the annual inflation rate down from a 15-year high as a stronger lira, tax cuts and discounted products helped to trim prices.
ISTANBUL George Soros's Open Society Foundation said on Monday it would cease operations in Turkey, days after President Tayyip Erdogan accused the billionaire philanthropist of trying to divide and destroy nations.
ISTANBUL, Nov 13 President Tayyip Erdogan's AK
Party on Tuesday submitted a bill to parliament to tighten
Turkey's bankruptcy law aimed at preventing what the government
says is abuse of the regulation by some healthy companies.
* Inflation has peaked, FinMin predicts
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