World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey's economy added 545 thousand jobs in July 2012, the country's statistics authority said Monday.
The jobless rate dropped by 0.7 point to 8.4 percent in July 2012 from the same month a year earlier, TurkStat said, adding that the number of the unemployed dropped by 186 thousand y-o-y.
Number of the employed was up to 24,953 thousand to 25,498 thousand.
Non-agricultural unemployment was was down to 10.7 percent in July 2012 from 11.8 percent in July 2011, and youth unemployment dropped to 16.3 percent from 18.3 percent.
A new EU sponsored public opinion poll has revealed that 40 percent people think EU membership would be 'bad' for Turkey
Turkish dailies cover the killing of two soldiers in a suicide attack plus President Erdogan’s remarks on the PKK
Turkish officials have said the strikes against the PKK are a response to increased violence.
Justice and Development Party delegation meets with Republican People's Party members for the fourth time
Foreign Ministry announces joint investigation with Iraqi-Kurdish authorities into airstrike
A senior MHP representative says his party may be open to coalition talks if AK Party and CHP fail to form a government
Pakistan last leg of 5-day Asia trip which has also taken in China and Indonesia
The Turkish military strikes since July 24 has also left hundreds injured
Ahmet Davutoglu has outlined Turkey's stance against terrorism in an article for the Washington Post daily
The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Islamabad and meet with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Major obstacles must be overcome for the completion of the pipeline to carry Russian gas to Europe via Black Sea and Turkey
Friday’s newspapers mainly cover President Erdogan’s remarks on coalition government plus the killing of three soldiers
Davutoglu hints at common masterminds behind recent wave of terrorist attacks by ISIL and PKK
President Tayyip Erdogan tells Turkey-China Business Forum that Turkey needs to tackle enormous trade deficit between two countries
Passenger train en route to Tehran attacked by suspected PKK militants, no casualties reported
Turkish dailies cover the fallout from recent PKK violence in Turkey, plus President Erdogan's official visit to China