Purchasing the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile systems is not a luxury for Turkey, but a need, according to Metin Feyzioğlu, the head of the Turkish Bar Association.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu headed for a comfortable victory on June 23 in a re-run of Istanbul’s mayoral election, having a lead of nearly 800,000 votes.
A Turkish teacher has spearheaded a project to help visually-impaired students prepare for university entrance exams by recording audio sample questions.
Turkey on June 22 said it is “hypocritical” to call head of FETÖ -- a group behind the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey -- a “Muslim cleric and political figure” in a report released by the U.S. State Department.
Millions of Istanbul residents on June 23 flocked to ballot boxes across the metropolis to elect a metropolitan municipality mayor. More than 10 million voters were eligible to take part in the elections.
Two Turkish provinces, Istanbul and Kocaeli, provided some 70 percent of the country’s $8.7 billion worth of chemicals exports in the first five months of the year.