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Tourist flow from Russia to Turkey rose tenfold in first half of 2017: Russian minister - 23 October, 2017

Turkey to focus on energy during D-8 presidency - 22 October, 2017

World Bank upgrades Turkey’s growth forecast - 21 October, 2017

The World Bank has raised Turkey’s economic growth forecast for the year, according to a Migration and Mobility report published on Oct. 19.Economic growth in Turkey is projected to grow 4 percent in 2017, up from the bank’s previous estimate of 3.6 percent since April.

Turkey-Iran central banks agree to trade in local currencies: Turkish PM - 20 October, 2017

Turkey and Poland seek to boost trade to $10 billion - 18 October, 2017

Turkey, Israel ‘discuss price, route of gas pipeline’ - 17 October, 2017

Turkey’s hybrid car sales see 8-fold boost in third quarter of 2017 - 16 October, 2017

Turkish gov’t vows to make coal-fired plants eco-friendly by 2019 - 15 October, 2017

Turkey’s Central Bank vows tight policy until inflation improves - 14 October, 2017

Turkey’s Central Bank will maintain its tight monetary policy until the inflation outlook has shown a significant improvement, its chief stated on Oct. 12“A tight policy stance will be maintained decisively to ensure the alignment of the inflation outlook with targets,” Governor Murat Çetinkaya said.

Turkish Airlines plans to grow in China, India through new partnerships: Chair - 13 October, 2017

Turkey’s automotive production up 13 percent in September: Association - 12 October, 2017

IMF raises Turkey’s 2017 growth forecast to 5.1 pct - 11 October, 2017

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) more than doubled its 2017 economic growth forecast for Turkey to 5.1 percent, the fund said on Oct. 10.During its World Economic Outlook conference in Washington, the IMF also forecast a growth of 3.5 percent in 2018 for Turkey

Mosaics uncovered in ancient city after 41 years - 10 October, 2017

Blaze destroys 20 hectares of land in tourist hotspot on Aegean Coast - 09 October, 2017

Istanbul’s 3rd airport to welcome 1st plane by Feb 2018, official opening to be on Republic Day - 08 October, 2017

Roman-era sports facility found in central Anatolia - 07 October, 2017

Roman-era sports facility has been unearthed at a construction site in the Central Anatolian province of Konya’s Sarayönü district.The finding emerged after a local in the district’s Ladik neighborhood, known as a Laodicea city and an important center of the Roman era, applied to the local museum directorate after wanting to build a house on the land where the facility was unearthed.

Turks in top three for taking ‘golden visa’ from Greece through property acquisition - 06 October, 2017

Turkish citizens ranked third in terms of the number of recipients of a five-year residence permit from Greece through property acquisition, following Chinese and Russian citizens.Since 2014, Greece has offered so-called “golden visas” granting five-year residency - and even citizenship in some cases - to foreigners who buy property worth more than 250,000 euros. The buyers’ close family members, including their spouses and children under the age of 21, are also offered the visa.

Seal of Solomon may have been found in Amasya - 05 October, 2017

Turkey’s hazelnut exports almost double in September - 04 October, 2017

Turkey’s hazelnut exports rose 89.2 percent to over 28,000 tons year-on-year in September, a hazelnut exporters’ association said on Oct. 2.Turkey earned $187.4 million by exporting 28,111 tons of hazelnuts in September, the first month of Turkey’s hazelnut export season, 

Turkish manufacturing growth remains strong in September: Index - 03 October, 2017

Turkey’s manufacturing activity showed solid growth in September as increases in rates of output, new orders and employment all remained robust, despite easing from the previous month, a business survey showed on Oct. 2.The manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) eased to 53.5 in September from 55.3 in August.

Hercules’ homecoming draws interest in Antalya Museum - 02 October, 2017

The Roman sarcophagus of Hercules, which returned to Turkey from Switzerland two weeks ago after it had been smuggled abroad some 50 years ago, is seeing huge interest from visitors at the Antalya Museum, its home.Smuggled from the ancient city of Perge in the 1960s in the southern province of Antalya’s Aksu district and seized in 2010 in Switzerland

Turkey ranks second in TV drama export - 01 October, 2017

Turkey’s trade deficit widens 22.8 percent in August - 30 September, 2017

Turkey’s trade deficit widened 22.8 percent year-on-year to $5.87 billion in August, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) showed on Sept. 29.Exports rose 12.3 percent to $13.29 billion while imports increased 15.3 percent to $19.16 billion in August from the same period last year, data showed.

Turkey to continue year-round daylight saving despite court ruling - 29 September, 2017

The Turkish government intends to continue with daylight saving time this year, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ said Sept. 28.“As the government we favor continuing daylight saving time as it is,” Bozdağ told reporters.The Council of State, Turkey’s highest administrative court, on Sept. 27 ordered a stay of the cabinet decision to make daylight saving time last for the entire year.

‘The Red-Haired Woman’ by Orhan Pamuk - 28 September, 2017

Ambitious project aims to reunite ancient city of Ephesus with sea - 27 September, 2017

Turkey targets 5.5 percent growth rate until 2020: PM - 26 September, 2017

A proposal to save Istanbul - 25 September, 2017

Turkish Airlines begins talks for 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets - 24 September, 2017

Turkish central bank confident of economic recovery - 23 September, 2017

Turkish Trade Center opens in New York’s Manhattan - 22 September, 2017

Istanbul welcomes nearly 7 million foreign tourists - 21 September, 2017

Telia sells $508M Turkcell stake to focus on Nordics - 20 September, 2017

Top fifth of Turkish population gets 47.2 percent of national income: Survey - 20 September, 2017

45 mln fly with Turkish Airlines in eight months - 18 September, 2017

15th Istanbul Biennial discovers ‘belonging and neighborhood’ - 17 September, 2017

Turkish construction mogul ‘signs’ investment deal for giant tourism city in Bodrum - 16 September, 2017

Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport sees highest passenger rise among top five European airports - 15 September, 2017

Austrian company to set up paper mill in Turkey for 300 million euros - 14 September, 2017

Turkish Airlines profits in Africa, where others fear to fly - 14 September, 2017

Turkish Lira hits 9-month high as GDP growth rate announced at 5.1 percent - 12 September, 2017

Turkey’s industrial production soars 14.5 pct in July - 11 September, 2017

Net profits of Turkey’s banking sector surge - 10 September, 2017

Turkish banking sector remains structurally stable: S&P - 09 September, 2017

Turkish banks’ net profit soars: Watchdog - 08 September, 2017

Turkey’s Akbank secures $1.2 billion loan for 2017 - 07 September, 2017

Turkey set to ease stock exchange procedures - 06 September, 2017

Euro hits highest value against Turkish Lira - 05 September, 2017

State-run Ziraat Bank sees significant rise in net profits amid strong loan growth - 04 September, 2017

Turkish central bank keeps main interest rate unchanged - 03 September, 2017

Turkish stock index hits all-time high as lira gains ground - 02 September, 2017