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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Russia’s S-400 long-range air defense missile systems stood as the most possible to purchase among many others for Turkey’s long-range anti-missile shield, Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık has said.
Some 118 projects by undergraduate communication students received a host of prizes at the 28th Young Communicators’ Competition organized by the Aydın Doğan Foundation (ADV) at the Cibali campus of Kadir Has Universty in Istanbul on Feb. 21.
Turkey and Azerbaijan have agreed to make a preferential trade deal and its technical negotiations are underway now, a top Turkish official has said.
Spanish lender Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) has acquired 41.79 million shares in Garanti Bank from Doğuş Holding and Doguş Araştırma Geliştirme ve Müşavirlik Hizmetleri at a cost of 7.95 Turkish Liras per share.
SAN FRANCISCO - Reuters
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out a vision on Feb. 16 of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the company’s platform could be the “social infrastructure” for the globe.
Israel will provide Turkish business leaders with longer visas to the country in the future, according to Israel’s consul general to Istanbul, Shai Cohen.
Kraft Heinz Co’s rapid retreat from its surprise $143 billion bid for Unilever in the face of stiff resistance from the company and politicians sent shares in the Anglo-Dutch group 8 percent lower on Feb. 20
Experienced executive Yağmur Şatana has been appointed as a board member and vice chairman of the executive board of Doğan Group, the holding said in a statement on Feb. 20
FRANKFURT - Agence France-Presse
German insurance giant Allianz reported a rise in profits for 2016 and increased its dividend, but warned that political and market uncertainty could make for an unpredictable 2017.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB) will jointly provide 6 million euros ($6.3 million) of financing to a major Turkish flour producer, the EBRD said Feb. 20.
SEOUL - Agence France-Presse
Prosecutors on Feb. 17 arrested the de facto head of South Korea's largest conglomerate, Samsung, on bribery and other charges related to a political corruption scandal that triggered the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye.
SYDNEY – Agence France-Presse
Mining giant BHP Billiton reported yesterday a dramatic rebound in half-yearly profits on the back of soaring iron ore prices and improved productivity.
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
The presence of more than 6,000 German companies shows the confidence business figures have in Turkey, the head of Germany’s largest business association said Feb. 16.