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Turkish Lira falls amid escalating geopolitical concerns

17th January 2018 Turkey’s currency has weakened both against the U.S. dollar and the euro, as geopolitical risks escalate over a possible military operation by Turkey in the Afrin region of northern Syria. The... Read more

UK updates Turkey travel warning, urges citizens to avoid southeast

16th January 2018 The United Kingdom on Jan. 15 has once again urged its citizens to avoid Turkish-Syrian border areas during their travels in Turkey. The foreign ministry advised British citizens to avoid the... Read more

Turkey’s new Troy Museum to draw 1 million tourists, celebrities

16th January 2018 The new Museum of Troy in Turkey's western Çanakkale province is expected to draw 1 million tourists in its inaugural year, including several Hollywood celebrities who were invited by the... Read more

Turkey’s state of emergency to be extended once again: Deputy PM

9th January 2018 The state of emergency rule is set to be extended once again following an advisory decision made by the National Security Council (MGK), the government spokesman and Deputy Prime Minister Bekir... Read more

Turkish citizens’ support for EU membership on the rise: Poll

9th January 2018 A large majority of the Turkish population continues to support the country’s membership of the European Union, though few believe it can be realized in the short term, according to a new poll... Read more

Turkish economy surpasses 11% growth in rebound from coup

12th December 2017 Turkey’s economy powered ahead in the third quarter, with gross domestic product 11.1 per cent higher than in the same period in 2016, exceeding analysts’ expectations. The pace of... Read more

Turkey sees 28 pct increase in number of tourists from Jan to Oct 2017

5th December 2017 Following a sharp decline in the number of visitors in 2016, a year that included a series of terrorist attacks and a failed coup, Turkey's tourism industry has recovered in 2017 with a continuous... Read more

Turkish lira gains on US dollar after Erdogan’s remarks

5th December 2017 ANKARA The lira gained ground against the dollar on Monday after the Turkish president’s remarks on capital movement abroad. The dollar/lira rate, which soared to a historic high of nearly... Read more

British tourists returning to Turkey, early bookings show

28th November 2017 There has been a significant rise in the number of bookings in Turkey made by British tourists for summer 2018, a leading tourism association has stated. The number of bookings from the U.K. for... Read more

The British are going back to Turkey – here's why you should join them

24th November 2017 My love affair with Turkey got off to an inauspicious start. It was well over 20 years ago, and my friend Debbie and I – strangers, in those days, to the art of researching a holiday... Read more

Turkish Bonds Tumble as Central Bank Fails to Shore Up Lira

21st November 2017 The Turkish central bank’s latest measures are failing to bolster confidence.   Bonds slid, driving the yield on the benchmark 10-year debt to a record high on Monday, even after the... Read more

Turkish Central Bank poll sees higher growth and inflation, lower lira

14th November 2017 The year-end forecast poll conducted by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) in November saw higher economic growth; however, economists and representatives from the real estate and... Read more

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