Turkey News

Turkey is a southwestern Asian country with a population of 80 million people and an area of 783 thousand kilometers. Turkey is a big and influential developed economy with the 17th largest nominal GDP and has a leading position in exports of such goods as agricultural products, vehicles, construction materials and consumer electronics. The strongest companies in Turkey are mostly from financial, telecommunication and construction industries. The Turkish banking sector is one of the most robust and widespread financial sectors in the Middle East. Bitcoin is not regulated in Turkey. Turkish authorities don’t consider Bitcoin to be a currency or electronic money. However, Bitcoin is pretty popular in Turkey, as both its usage and demand are growing. The Turkish lira-Bitcoin exchange BTCTurk offers the exchange of Bitcoin and foreign currency in the Istanbul airport in Bitcoin ATMs.
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The partnership with Metaco will include using its digital asset custody and orchestration system, Harmonize, to safeguard the custody and governance of Togg’s ...
Turkish automaker Togg onboards Metaco for crypto custody and governance
Arijit Sarkar
2023-01-10T10:00:00+00:00
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Shortly after its central bank completed its first CBDC tests, Turkey announced a blockchain-based digital identity application.
Turkey to use blockchain-based digital identity for online public services
Hazal Orta
2023-01-02T12:32:49+00:00
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After recently completing its first payment transactions using a central bank digital currency, the Turkish central bank is pushing ahead with more tests over 2...
Turkey’s central bank completes first CBDC test with more to come in 2023
Ciaran Lyons
2022-12-30T04:00:00+00:00
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A new study reveals Turkey is in second place for crypto-related searches worldwide and first place for Dogecoin-related searches.
Turkey has an obsession with crypto — Specifically Dogecoin: Study
Savannah Fortis
2022-12-09T08:00:38+00:00
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Turkey’s Financial Crimes Investigation Board has seized assets belonging to Sam Bankman-Fried after launching an investigation into FTX’s affairs in the countr...
Turkey seizes FTX assets in the country amid the ongoing investigation
Gareth Jenkinson
2022-11-25T13:00:00+00:00
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Istanbul Blockchain Week was held in Turkey, and Cointelegraph attended to experience the impact of the FTX collapse firsthand — the result was unexpected.
The FTX collapse not enough to break crypto community’s spirit: IBW 2022
Erhan Kahraman
2022-11-21T07:05:00+00:00
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The Turkish regulator joined the United States and the Bahamas in investigating the exchange's fall.
Turkey’s financial authority investigates FTX’s collapse
Ana Paula Pereira
2022-11-14T21:30:00+00:00
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan shared new details about the country’s e-Human project powered by blockchain.
Turkey taps blockchain for e-Human project, President Erdoğan announces
Doğa Yurduneri
2022-10-19T08:20:00+01:00
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