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Solar plane passes new test ahead of planned world tour

A solar-powered plane made a third successful test flight in the United Arab Emirates on Monday (Feb 2) ahead of a planned round-the-world…

Mobile industry tiptoes towards 5G

Mobile industry tiptoes towards 5G

Running short of dramatically new phone designs, leaders of the world’s wireless industry agree their next big idea is 5G, shorthand for the…

Australia reveals trial of new aircraft tracking system

Australia reveals trial of new aircraft tracking system

Aircraft crossing vast expanses of ocean will be tracked more closely under a new system to be trialled globally, Australia announced Sunday. Speaking a…

Experts: Cyber warfare threat rapidly increasing

Experts: Cyber warfare threat rapidly increasing

Cyber warfare is on the rise, experts warn. “Cyber warfare is increasing in frequency, scale, and sophistication,” the U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper…

Astronauts leave space station for third spacewalk

Astronauts leave space station for third spacewalk

Two U.S. astronauts left the International Space Station on Sunday for a seven-hour spacewalk to install communications and navigation aides for new commercial…

Apple Watch event announced for March 9th

Apple Watch event announced for March 9th

Apple has just announced its highly anticipated Apple Watch event; it’s happening on March 9th. The company today invited media to a gathering…

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Economy Minister of Turkey Nihat Zeybekci said on Friday that the mandate of the Central Bank of Turkey should be rediscussed. Speaking at a press conference, Zeybekci said that many central…

The Turkish Central Bank on Friday said that the amount of foreign exchange sold at auctions will be set on a daily basis depending on the conditions in the foreign exchange…

U.K.’s Department of Energy and Climate Change has disapproved Monday the sale of 12 British oil and gas fields in the North Sea by German utilities company RWE to Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman’s…

Russia has agreed to give Turkeya 10.25 percent discount on natural gas supplied from March onwards, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Friday. In Dec. 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered a…

The Turkish poultry sector, which has the fourth largest share in the world’s poultry market, has faced a risk of losing its biggest market, Iraq, due to additional…

Turkey’s foreign trade deficit narrowed more than analysts expected in January, the Turkish Statistical Institute said in a statement Friday. Although exports in January declined 0.6 percent from the same…

The European Commission has given France until 2017 to bring its budget deficit within EU rules by reducing it from the projected 4.1 percent of GDP this year to…

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Rare pieces of art stolen from Fontainebleau palace’s Chinese museum

Rare pieces of art stolen from Fontainebleau palace’s Chinese museum

About 15 rare pieces of art were stolen on Sunday morning in the Chinese Museum of the Chateau de Fontainebleau, southeast of Paris, the French…

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Turkish lira slips against dollar along with other emerging currencies

Turkish lira slips against dollar along with other emerging currencies

The Turkish lira approached a record low against the dollar on Friday, touching 2.517 in early afternoon trade. The slump came as the dollar continued to show strength against a…

German parliament approves Greek bail out extension

German parliament approves Greek bail out extension

The German parliament has approved extending Greece’s bailout program by four months, following a deal between Athens and the Eurozone on the continuation of reforms in the Greek economy. A…

Turkish PM Davutoglu announces Istanbul sea tunnel project

Turkish PM Davutoglu announces Istanbul sea tunnel project

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has announced an estimated $3.5 billion mega project for a three-story sub-sea tunnel under Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait which will connect the city’s two sides with one…

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“Jihadi John” has been on the radar of UK intelligence since 2009

“Jihadi John” has been on the radar of UK intelligence since 2009

The British man who was unmasked as the knife-wielding extremist glorying in the beheading of journalists and aid workers had been known to intelligence agencies…