World Bulletin/News Desk
Turkey's exports to OPEC countries were up by 74 percent in 2012 over the previous year to reach nearly $38 billion, according to data from Turkey's statistics authority.
Exports to the 12 OPEC nations counted for 25 percent of Turkey's overall sales abroad as the country ran a surplus of $17.6 billion, which marked a fivefold increase over 2011.
Iraq claimed the biggest share from Turkish exports among OPEC countries with $10.8 billion in goods and services, which was followed by Iran with $9.9 billion and by United Arab Emirates with $8.1 billion.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says the new cabinet 'represents every color of Turkey'
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved the interim Cabinet list
Two Britons detained by Turkish security forces for working without government accreditation
Ahmet Davutoglu says he will pass list to president for approval Friday afternoon
Turkish dailies cover both praise and criticism for rebel MP who defied party line to take position in interim government
Soldiers standing guard near a highway in southeastern Turkey were attacked by PKK members
Peoples’ Democratic Party's (HDP) Istanbul deputy Tuzel says he will not take part in the interim government because of alleged negative aims of AK Party
Thursday’s dailies cover interim-government moves plus a 4.5G network tender which has seen a record bid worth $4.4 billion
President's comments were a message to voters to vote for ruling AKP and return its overall majority, thus avoiding instability
Davutoglu gives candidates one day to accept or decline ministry seats
Wednesday’s dailies mainly cover moves to form an interim government, plus the aftermath of flooding in northeastern Turkey
An armored vehicle has also been hit in the attack on a police station in eastern Turkey’s Bingol province
Recent polls say one-party government unlikely even after snap election on November 1
Ahmet Davutoglu to create cabinet as country faces repeat of June general election
Country's main election body announces the date of snap election
President Erdogan mandates current PM to form government which will lead Turkey to snap polls