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Stone tools found in Kenya, the oldest ever discovered

Researchers digging in Kenya say they’ve found the oldest stone tools ever discovered, at 3.3 million years old — pushing the record back…

Russia warns Google, Twitter and Facebook on law violations

Russia warns Google, Twitter and Facebook on law violations

Russia’s media watchdog has written to Google, Twitter and Facebook warning them against violating Russian Internet laws and a spokesman said on Thursday…

iPhones and Macs will reportedly switch to same font as Apple Watch

iPhones and Macs will reportedly switch to same font as Apple Watch

After running with a new system font (Helvetica Neue) in OS X Yosemite just last year, Apple is apparently poised to change the…

White House creating a butterfly highway between Mexico and Minnesota

White House creating a butterfly highway between Mexico and Minnesota

Expanding on its efforts to save honey bee populations from extinction, the Obama administration’s Pollinator Health Task Force now aims to create and…

Giant pandas have not evolved to eat bamboo

Giant pandas have not evolved to eat bamboo

Despite two million years of munching almost exclusively on bamboo, the giant panda’s gut has not adapted to eating the plant – putting…

L’Oreal partners with bioprinting company to 3D print human skin

L’Oreal partners with bioprinting company to 3D print human skin

L’Oreal already grows thousands of human skin samples per year in its labs in Lyon, France — but it wants more. So the…

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A major irrigation project in Turkey has seen the country’s arid heart irrigated for the first time. The Blue Tunnel Project on Thursday started transferring water to the…

Two Turkish automobile companies Ford Otosan and Tofas announced on Friday that they have restarted production as strikes have ended. “Since the part supply problem is resolved, manufacturing operations have…

The confidence indexes for key sectors in Turkish businesses edged up in May after falling in April, the Turkish Statistical Institute said in a statement Friday. The index…

Turkey’s defense exports for the first four months of this year were valued at $461 million, a 1.36 percent increase from the same period last year, according to figures from the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly.…

Turkey’s leading electricity company has established a training program to mentor power companies in the developing world, the firm’s general manager said on Thursday. Mukremin Cepni told Anadolu…

Turkey’s main opposition party has revealed it wants to create a $200 billion “mega city” in Anatolia. On the campaign trail for Turkey’s June 7 general election, Republican…

Five big international banks have  plead guilty agreed to pay about $5.6 billion to US government for multiple crimes related to manipulating foreign currencies and interest rates, federal and…

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Turkish Central Bank holds key interest rates

Turkish Central Bank holds key interest rates

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey announced in a statement on Wednesday that key interest rates will remain at current levels. The marginal funding rate used for overnight…

Deputy PM Babacan praises Islamic banking model

Deputy PM Babacan praises Islamic banking model

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said on Wednesday that the growth of Islamic banking would strengthen Turkey’s financial system, praising the rapid growth of Islamic banks, also known, as participation…

Turkey opens first satellite test center

Turkey opens first satellite test center

Turkey is to open its first satellite assembly and test center on Thursday, according to a statement from Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI). The Spacecraft Assembly, Integration and Test Center, located…

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Prince Charles shook hands with former IRA leader Gerry Adams

Prince Charles shook hands with former IRA leader Gerry Adams

A historic handshake in Galway, Ireland, on Tuesday as Prince Charles, left, heir to the British throne, met Gerry Adams, president of Sinn Fein, the…