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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 next summer in Turkey has risen by 79 percent compared to last year, the Hotels Association of Turkey...
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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 – had set off blithely to Istanbul one January in search of winter sun. It was...
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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 central bank said over the weekend that it would start auctioning as much as $3 billion in instruments...
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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 finance sectors also predicted higher inflation and lower Turkish lira, which are likely to upset...
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Turkey, Russia agree to deepen relations

14th November 2017 Ankara and Moscow have agreed to deepen bilateral ties, Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, Anadolu reported.
"We have agreed to deepen our relations," Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a news conference with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the presidential residence in...
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Turkish Central Bank takes step to provide liquidity

7th November 2017 ANKARA
The Central Bank on Monday lowered the upper limit for forex maintenance facility, a move that will provide approximately $1.4 billion in liquidity to Turkey’s financial system.
In a statement, the bank said the upper limit for forex maintenance facility had been lowered to...
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Turkey, US end mutual visa stoppage on 'limited basis'

7th November 2017 Turkish missions in the U.S. have begun accepting visa applications again from American citizens but on a limited basis, Turkey’s Washington Embassy announced Monday, in a move mirroring a U.S. decision earlier in the day.
"Turkey will resume processing visa applications of U.S. citizens at...
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