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A total of 120,000 Turkish construction companies are set to halt activities on June 9 to protest a skyrocketing rise in iron prices and a visible undersupply in the material.
The Turkish government has collected 21 billion Turkish Liras ($5.9 billion) in line with the latest debt and tax restructuring plan, a top official has said, adding that a fresh system would slash the need for another restructuring plan
Russia carried out the maiden flight of its new MS-21 medium-range passenger plane on May 28, its first post-Soviet foray into production of a mainline commercial aircraft which it hopes will rival those of its Western competitors.
The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins on all flights into and out of the country as part of a ramped-up effort to protect against potential security threats, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on May 28.
British Airways was operating most of its flights from London’s two largest airports on May 29 after a computer system failure stranded thousands of passengers over a holiday weekend and turned into a public relations disaster.
Kyiv security services on May 29 said they were conducting searches in the Ukrainian offices of the popular Russian internet company Yandex as part of a treason probe.
A number of parts of buildings on the Galatasaray Islet in Istanbul’s Bosphorus were demolished early on May 28, after the rejection of an evacuation order by one of its tenants
The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) announced that the word “arena” had been removed from the names of all stadiums in the country on May 27, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Fitch ratings agency has increased its national long-term rating on İzmir, the third largest province in Turkey on the Aegean coast, to its top grading “AAA” from the current “AA+” with a stable outlook.
Turkey is set to establish an international real estate stock exchange, which will enable the sale of property in the country to be sold abroad, a top official announced.
The International Monetary Fund called on Asian economies to learn from Japan’s experience and act early to cope with rapidly ageing populations, warning that parts of the region risk “getting old before becoming rich.”
The Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS) decided to move its headquarters from Istanbul to Yerevan during an extraordinary general assembly meeting in Tehran on May 16.
Greek trade unions marked May Day with a 24-hour nationwide strike and protests against looming new cuts demanded by the country’s creditors in return for bailout cash.
Some 7.2 million children in Turkey lived in households suffering from severe material deprivation in 2015, a fresh report has revealed.
Turkey has the largest proportion of people working very long hours in the OECD, according to data compiled on May 1, Labor Day.
Massive German energy firm EON on May 9 reported a tough first quarter but confirmed forecasts for the full year, hoping to rebuild in 2017 after grave losses last year.
Russian gas firm Gazprom said on May 7 that construction had begun for a gas pipeline under the Black Sea to Turkey, which is meant to eventually also serve the European Union.
Russia is in talks with European countries to determine the entry point of the second line of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline flow, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said, TASS news agency has reported.
Slapping import bans on products like mangoes, coal and salmon has long been China’s way of punishing countries that refuse to toe its political line.
Britain’s Thomas Cook said a visible recovery continues in bookings for Turkey and Egypt, although it echoed concerns raised by rival tour operator TUI over the market for travel by British tourists on May 18, saying that competition at home had slowed growth, Reuters has reported.
Dozens of legal and real persons flocked to the courtroom to voice their opposition to a Booking.com ban, citing the losses they have incurred from the decision, daily Dünya reported on May 22.