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UK faces European court over NOx emissions from Aberthaw coal plant

Brussels will haul the UK into court for breaching emissions limits of the toxic pollutant nitrogen dioxide (NOx) at its coal-fired Aberthaw power…

Worms turn waste into fertilizer in Zimbabwe

Worms turn waste into fertilizer in Zimbabwe

The tiny red earthworms may be worthless to many, but in Zimbabwe, they are helping to eat away heaps of uncollected waste –…

Turkey to launch first homegrown seismic ship

Turkey to launch first homegrown seismic ship

The first Turkish-made seismic-survey vessel, Turkuaz, is to be launched this weekend in Istanbul. Turkey’s Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said Thursday that the…

Russia’s space agency plans to resume ISS tourist flights in 2018

Russia’s space agency plans to resume ISS tourist flights in 2018

The Russian state space agency, Roscosmos, has indicated that it plans to restart its space tourism program in 2018 to make up for…

Facebook expands messaging service features

Facebook expands messaging service features

Facebook on Wednesday opened up its Messenger service for developers to create apps and for consumers to communicate directly with retailers, in the…

Facebook will support 360-degree videos for web and Oculus Rift

Facebook will support 360-degree videos for web and Oculus Rift

Facebook is taking an important step today that could go a long way toward supporting its ambitions in video: allowing videos on its…

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Turkish companies are now able to compete with others in the most competitive fields and all sectors, said Turkey’s minister of customs and trade. Minister Nurettin Canikli attended Friday the…

Turkish banks have good potential for the long term, Moody’s senior analyst, Irakli Pippia, said Friday. For one thing, they have solid capital buffers against significant increases in non-performing loans, Pippia…

TAV Airports Holding’s joint venture, ATU Duty Free, has acquired the right to operate duty free shops at the Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport in the U.S. for 10 years.…

People in Turkey have spent more than 35.5 billion Turkish liras ($13.3 billion) on telecommunications last year, up from 32.2 billion Turkish liras ($12.2 billion) in 2013, a report released by Turkey’s…

The “Solution Process” is permitting Turkey to explore for oil in northern Iraq, Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Thursday. Turkey’s “Solution Process” is a Turkish government effort launched…

Turkish and Polish business people should unite their forces and increase trade volume, Turkey’s Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said on Thursday. Speaking at the opening of a Turkey,…

Turkey’s Undersecretariat of Treasury announced on Thursday that Turkey has applied to join the China-sponsored Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. “The Republic of Turkey has informed the Interim Secretariat of…

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Martin Scorsese may turn Kenneth Branagh’s Macbeth play into film

Martin Scorsese may turn Kenneth Branagh’s Macbeth play into film

Kenneth Branagh and Martin Scorsese are set to team up on film version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, inspired by the former’s production of the play for…

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Turkey focuses on energy savings in housing and urban development

Turkey focuses on energy savings in housing and urban development

Turkey attaches great importance to energy saving, especially in buildings, Turkey’s Minister of Environment and Urban Planning said during his meeting with the president of the Global Commission on the Economy and…

Turkey to offer direct incentives for R&D operations

Turkey to offer direct incentives for R&D operations

Turkey’s volume of direct incentives for research and development projects will be 1.5 billion Turkish lira ($0.57 billion) in 2015, Turkey’s Science, Industry and Technology Minister Fikri Isik…

China announces industry strategy to promote key sectors

China announces industry strategy to promote key sectors

China’s ambitious plans to upgrade its manufacturing power in the next 10 years were unveiled at a meeting of the State Council on Wednesday. Chaired by Premier Li…

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Co-pilot deliberately crashed Germanwings plane, says French prosecutor

Co-pilot deliberately crashed Germanwings plane, says French prosecutor

The chief Marseille prosecutor handling the investigation into the crash of a Germanwings jetliner said on Thursday that evidence from the cockpit voice recorder indicated…