World Bulletin/News Desk
Minimum wage in Turkey was higher than those in 9 EU member countries.
Out of 27 EU member countries, 20 of them implement minimum wages.
While the minimum wage in Bulgaria was 148 euros in July, the minimum wage in Luxembourg was 1,801 euros.
According to Eurostat, the EU's statistics body, the minimum wage in Turkey was 412 euros and, with such a figure, Turkey left behind 9 EU member countries and Croatia, which will join the union in 2013.
'Associating terrorism with Muslim countries is a grave mistake. Terrorism is a global catastrophe,' says Binali Yildirim
Turkish president urges EU countries to respect democracy, human rights and freedoms
Wednesday's decision comes as part of the March 8 indictment against main suspects in last July's coup attempt
Turkish army also retaliates in self-defense under international law
"It would be better to take measures together against those who are a threat instead of punishing normal passengers," Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said during a visit to Washington.
Numan Kurtulmus raises 1986 murder of Olof Palme, says Europeans should know there is no such thing as a 'good' terrorist
'We cannot rely on another terrorist organization in our fight against ISIL,' Mevlut Cavusoglu says
"We particularly emphasise how this will not benefit the passenger and that reverse steps or a softening should be adopted," Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan told reporters, saying the decision was not right for Turkey or the US.
Kuwaiti emir’s current visit to Turkey reflects two countries’ deep and long-standing relations
Turkish president says EU has been dragging on Turkey’s accession process for years by imposing its criteria
Ahmet Aydin lends weight to referendum proposal to cut electoral candidates' age limit from 25 to 18 years
Turkish justice minister says that reforms are necessary to secure stability
At least 23 people killed, 45 others injured after car laden with explosives went off in shopping area in Iraqi capital
Bank raises interests paid to local lenders’ US dollar reserves by 25 basis points
BIST 100 index opens 0.31 pct higher to over 90,000 points; US dollar/Turkish lira rate stands around 3.62