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Turkey Adds Crypto Platforms to AML Rules

Share Tweet Share Share Share E-mail Turkey has added cryptocurrency trading platforms to its list of companies covered by anti-money laundering (AML) and terrorist financing regulations, Reuters reported. A presidential decree expanded the rules early on Saturday (May 1), and a local report said the rules would take effect immediately …

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Turkey launches new raid in northern Iraq

Saudi and Greek drug busts highlight Hezbollah’s ‘drug strategy’ DUBAI: Lebanese fruits and vegetables are no longer welcome in Saudi Arabia after vigilant port authorities in the Kingdom thwarted an attempt to smuggle narcotics inside grenades. Last month, customs officials at the Islamic port of Jeddah seized more than 5 …

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Arshad stuck in Turkey due to lockdown

KARACHI: The country’s first javelin thrower and medal at the Tokyo Olympics is hoping Arshad Nadeem’s return from Turkey has been delayed due to the lockdown in Antalya. However, he hopes that in a few days he can catch a flight. “Here the lockdown was imposed on April 29 and …

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Turkey faces ‘exodus’ after 506% increase in asylum claims

Saudi and Greek drug busts highlight Hezbollah’s ‘drug strategy’ DUBAI: Lebanese fruits and vegetables are no longer welcome in Saudi Arabia after vigilant port authorities in the Kingdom thwarted an attempt to smuggle narcotics inside grenades. Last month, customs officials at the Islamic port of Jeddah seized more than 5 …

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Turkey, Armenia and why Biden used the ‘G’ word

Turkey, Armenia and why Biden used the ‘G’ word Joe biden Every year as April 24 approaches, hasty preparations are made in Turkey to counter what countries with strong Armenian communities will do to commemorate the day. This date is the anniversary of the 1915 resettlement of Armenians living in …

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Turkey’s COVID-19 death toll: 340 as lockdown sets in

Turkey has recorded 340 coronavirus-related deaths and 25,980 new cases in the past 24 hours, health ministry data showed on Sunday, the third day of a nationwide lockdown, including curfews, closed schools and many businesses closed. Turkey ranks fourth in the world in daily cases based on a seven-day average, …

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