Turkey

Turkish automobile giant Karsan working on electric bus with BMW battery packs

Turkish vehicle maker Karsan has introduced a new electric bus --- the Atak Electric. The bus is a battery-electric version of Karsan’s Atak 8-meter bus.

Turkey’s telecom authority bans YouTube after Syria security leak

Turkey’s telecom authority bans YouTube after Syria security leakAccording to a report from Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency, the country's telecommunications authority blocked Google's video-sharing service on Thursday. The YouTube ban is evidently a result of a recent Syria security leak.

The ban instituted by Turkey against YouTube comes close on the heels of the country's last-week move to block the Twitter microblogging service.

Apple reportedly close to signing $4 billion iPad deal with Turkey

Apple reportedly close to signing $4 billion iPad deal with TurkeyIn a move which will help Apple establish itself in Turkey, the bigwig US tech firm is reportedly close to signing a $4 billion potential education deal - under the `FAITH Project' - involving its popular iPad tablet.

Halkbank CEO, Turkey Ministers Sons among Detainees Of bribery and corruption Probe

Halkbank CEO, Turkey Ministers Sons among Detainees Of bribery and corruption ProbeOn Tuesday 22 people, including the son of a Cabinet minister were detained by the Turkish police in an operation against bribery and corruption linked to public tenders. The Police carried out dawn raids in Istanbul and the operation was likely to spread to other areas too.

Istanbul Earthquake Can be on Cards: Report

 ReportA report published on the website of the Nature scientific journal has stated that an earthquake is imminent in Istanbul. Fleshing out the details, authors of the report have shed light on the fact that it would happen along the 30 km long and 10 km deep region on the North Anatolian fault line.

Turkish hacking group redirects users of seven high-profile websites

Turkish hacking group redirects users of seven high-profile websites Unsuspecting users of seven prominent websites were put at risk of having their personal details stolen on Sunday, with a Turkish hacker group redirecting the visitors to a third-party web page.

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