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Humanoid robot starts work at Japanese department store

Dressed in a kimono and smiling, Aiko Chihira greets shoppers at the entrance of Tokyo’s Mitsukoshi department store. But Chihira is no regular…

Oklahoma approves execution by nitrogen gas

Oklahoma approves execution by nitrogen gas

Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin signed into law a bill that approves the use of nitrogen gas for executions in the state. The method,…

Twitter tweaks Direct Messages to let you chat with strangers in private

Twitter tweaks Direct Messages to let you chat with strangers in private

Twitter is rolling out a trio of small tweaks to its Direct Messages feature, giving users who don’t follow one another more ways…

In 2017, Norway to be first country to shut down FM radio

In 2017, Norway to be first country to shut down FM radio

Norway will shut down FM radio in the country beginning in 2017, Radio.no reports. The Norwegian Ministry of Culture finalized a shift date…

US, China top dumping of electronic waste; little recycled

US, China top dumping of electronic waste; little recycled

The United States and China contributed most to record mountains of electronic waste such as cellphones, hair dryers and fridges in 2014 and…

Scientists create self-powering camera

Scientists create self-powering camera

Scientists at Columbia University in New York have successfully built a camera that is capable of producing images using power harvested from the…

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The main opposition party’s election promises for the economy are “hollow” and “utopic,” Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said Tuesday. Speaking at a live interview at the private Kanal 24 channel, Simsek addressed these issues…

Turkish Airlines and Turkish State Railways signed a cooperation agreement on Tuesday which lays the ground for combined transport operations and joint training of staff. The protocol was signed…

The attraction and retention of skilled and talented workers has improved greatly in Turkey, experts say, and demand is high and increasing. The environment for skilled and talented…

Countries need to pursue a wide array of structural reforms to attain sustainable growth, Turkey’s deputy prime minister said Monday. Ali Babacan’s remarks came during a keynote address at the UN Economic…

Turkey received a total international direct investment worth  $2.7 million in the January to February period, a decrease of 2.5 percent compared with same period last year. The country received $954 million in February and $1.757 billion in January, according to…

Turkish Vakifbank has secured a syndicated loan worth $1.02 billion, according to a statement from the bank Monday. The agreement of the loan intended to fund the trade finance…

Turkey’s Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci called late Sunday to increase efforts aimed at boosting economic ties with Arab League nations. In his visit to Kuwait to participate in…

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Erdoğan visits set of Turkish TV series “Filinta”

Erdoğan visits set of Turkish TV series “Filinta”

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his wife Emine Erdoğan visited the set of popular Turkish TV series “Filinta” in Kocaeli and commenced the shooting. Video…

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Turkey’s digital economy living a coming of age

Turkey’s digital economy living a coming of age

The Turkish digital economy is coming of age, boasting more and more Internet finding and developing services, experts said at the Financial Times Summit for the Turkish economy in…

China, Pakistan agree to establish a crucial link in Silk Road project

China, Pakistan agree to establish a crucial link in Silk Road project

Chinese President Xi Jinping is to start his first state visit to Pakistan on Monday, a long-awaited trip that is expected to yield multibillion-dollar cooperation agreements that mark…

China still attractive for foreign direct investments despite slowdown

China still attractive for foreign direct investments despite slowdown

The flow of foreign direct investment from major economies into China remains stable and there is no sign that multinational businesses are withdrawing from the country on any…

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Ukraine wants global court to investigate war crimes in Crimea and east

Ukraine wants global court to investigate war crimes in Crimea and east

Ukraine wants the International Criminal Court to investigate all alleged recent war crimes in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said in an…