Survey on UEFA's official Twitter account sees Selcuk Inan's last-gasp score against Iceland in October top online poll.
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Euro 2016: Turkey faces Spain, Czech Republic, Croatia
Paris group-stage draw produces stern test for Turkey against current European champions.
The 24 nations participating in the 2016 European Championship have discovered who their group-stage opponents will be next summer.
Turkey will face Spain -- crowned European champions in the last two tournaments -- the Czech Republic and Croatia in Group D.
The Euro 2016 draw was held on Saturday night in Paris, capital of the host country.
France will compete with Romania, Albania and Switzerland in Group A.
For the first time, the European Championship will see 24 teams fighting for the trophy, up from 16 in previous tournaments.
Four teams (Iceland, Wales, Albania and Northern Ireland) are participating for the first time, while the big absence is the Netherlands.
The championship will kick off on June 10, with the France - Romania match to be played in Stade de France.
The final will be played in the same stadium on July 10.
France, Romania, Albania, Switzerland
England, Russia, Wales, Slovakia
Germany, Ukraine, Poland, Northern Ireland
Spain, Czech Republic, Turkey, Croatia
Belgium, Italy, Republic of Ireland, Sweden
Portugal, Iceland, Austria, Hungary
Sales of homes rise for second month in row, with a 2.1 percent increase from the previous year.
Turkey's light commercial vehicle production in the first nine months increased by 34 percent to 408,000 units.
Turkey to host 2017 games in Istanbul.
Rolls-Royce Holdings and Honeywell International, jointly, will provide military and civilian helicopter engines for the Turkish Light Utility Helicopter.
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First step for Turkish fighter jet
Feasibility works have been launched for first Turkish fighter jet planned to be completed by 2023, the centenary of the Republic of Turkey.
From Electricity Importer to Exporter
Turkey increased electricity production from 31 thousand to 45 thousand megawatts in ten years and started selling electricity to Georgia, Syria and Greece.
Government Takes Care of Traffic Accident Victims
The government now covers all medical expenses of those injured in traffic accidents.
5000 more licensed tourist guides
The number of licensed tourist guides has risen to 12,517 in 2010, from 7,658 eight years ago.
Scholarship to Returning Academics
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey now offers 3. 250 TL monthly scholarship to returning academics who complete their Ph.Ds abroad.
Care for Pregnant Women Under Risk
12.275 women benefited from the "guest mother" program, which provides care to pregrant women under risk in health centers before delivery.
Investing in Farmers
Turkey increased agricultural investments in the past 10 years from 1.8 billion TL to 9 billion TL.
Every student has Internet Access
Every school in Turkey now has ADSL internet connection.
- Turkish economy grows 8.8% in Q2
- First Turkish built helicopter takes test flight
- Turkish field hospital gives life in Somalia
- New high-speed train line launched
- Turkish-made cabs in New York streets
- Control your computer without mouse or keyboard
- First Turkish observation satellite launched
- Turkey wins first-ever world title in volleyball
- James Bond to be shot in Istanbul
- Turkish swimmer sets new world record
Public debt ratio lowest in Europe
The ratio of Turkey’s public debt to national income has dropped to 28.2 percent from 61.4 percent 10 years ago.
Record Growth in Technology Sector
The Turkish technology sector grew 19.4% in 2010, closing the year with 17.5 billion TL revenue.
World Leader in Transit Passengers
Carrying 18 million passengers in the Asia-Europe transit corridor in 2010, Turkey saw the highest increase in transit passenger numbers in the world.