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US takes a historic step to curb carbon emissions

Six years after first promising to “roll back the spectre of a warming planet”, Barack Obama finally committed the US to unprecedented action…

Taxi app Uber hits $50bn valuation

Taxi app Uber hits $50bn valuation

Uber Technologies Inc. has completed a new round of funding that values the five-year-old ride-hailing company at close to $51 billion, according to…

Microsoft launches new Windows 10 operating system

Microsoft launches new Windows 10 operating system

Microsoft has launched Windows 10 in 190 countries as a free upgrade for all Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users. The launch will…

German auto giants to sign Nokia on mapping technology for driverless cars

German auto giants to sign Nokia on mapping technology for driverless cars

A group of German auto makers agreed to pay slightly more than € 2.5 billion ($ 2.7 billion) for Nokia’s digital mapping service,…

First close-up images of Pluto and its moon shows robust geological and volcanic activity

First close-up images of Pluto and its moon shows robust geological and volcanic activity

The first images of Pluto and its moon Charon, taken from only 7,750 miles away, show that both mini worlds are decorated with…

NASA space craft takes “heartbroken” pictures of demoted planet Pluto

NASA space craft takes “heartbroken” pictures of demoted planet Pluto

The NASA mission exploring the Kuiper Belt—the remote corner of the solar system hosting, amongst others, Pluto and its moons—has beamed home an…

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Turkey’s Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Tuesday that the delay in the Turkish Stream project is due to factors from both Russia and Turkey. The pipeline project to carry Russian gas…

The first person to be convicted by a jury of fixing Libor, the rate that sets the price of trillions of pounds in global loans, was beginning a…

New data suggested Monday that South Korea’s economy was more resilient than first feared in the face of this summer’s deadly MERS outbreak. While certain industries undoubtedly suffered…

Greek stocks plunged on Monday, showing just how weak the Greek economy has become after the bailout negotiations. Greek bank stocks dropped about 30 percent at the open…

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that Turkey is ready to become a member of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Speaking at a joint press conference in…

Russian energy giant Gazprom and Turkey’s state-owned pipeline corporation BOTAS agreed on a 10.25 percent discount on gas deliveries, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday. Speaking…

The specifications for the tender on August 26 for Turkey’s 4G mobile network services and infrastructure have been changed to include a greater amount of local components. “The requirement for…

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Turkish auteur filmmaker will be in jury in Venice Film Festival

Turkish auteur filmmaker will be in jury in Venice Film Festival

Award-winning Turkish film director Nuri Bilge Ceylan will be a jury member at this year’s Venice International Film Festival. The 72nd edition of Venice, which will…

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UK considers opening door to bribery in foreign trade

UK considers opening door to bribery in foreign trade

UK Government is reviewing the Bribery Act after business leaders claimed it was making it difficult for British firms to export goods. The Business Secretary, Sajid Javid, is…

Turkey, China talk bilateral trade during Erdogan’s trip

Turkey, China talk bilateral trade during Erdogan’s trip

China and Turkey’s leaders highlighted the importance of bilateral trade Wednesday during Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s first visit to the world’s second-biggest economy as president. Prior to delegate talks in the Great Hall of People, Erdogan told media…

Dam policy splits Pakistan’s provinces

Dam policy splits Pakistan’s provinces

With Pakistan’s weather becoming ever more volatile over the past five years, some parts of the country have become used to regular mass flooding, while elsewhere people have…

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Turkey’s Erdogan: Daesh is the product of dirty war in Syria

Turkey’s Erdogan: Daesh is the product of dirty war in Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that Daesh’s actions bear no relation to Turkey’s “religion, morality, conscience or culture”. Erdogan, addressing Indonesian students at…