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Chinese firms seek Turkish partners in Africa: Turkish contractors' chief

16 May 2019

ISTANBUL Chinese firms are eyeing partnerships with Turkish construction firms in Africa and are also looking to take stakes in Turkish companies, the head of the Turkish Contractors Association said.

Istanbul residents change holiday plans to vote in election re-run

08 May 2019

ISTANBUL Istanbul residents are cancelling holiday bookings for the weekend of June 23 to ensure they can take part in a re-run of the city's mayoral election that has laid bare Turkey's deep political divisions and raised concerns about its democracy.

Turkish citizenship offer, weak lira draw foreign property buyers

18 Apr 2019

ISTANBUL, April 18 Turkey's slumping housing market is getting some support from foreign property investors, especially from the Gulf region, who are drawn by the weak lira and a government effort to ease the path to Turkish citizenship.

Turkish Airlines aims to spread its wings at Istanbul's giant new airport

04 Apr 2019

ISTANBUL After three false starts and a labour protest over harsh working conditions, Turkey will fully open a new airport in Istanbul this week that will give its fast-growing flagship airline a platform to challenge Gulf rivals for regional dominance.

Turkish cities could become 'graveyards' with building amnesty, engineers say

26 Feb 2019

ISTANBUL A Turkish government amnesty on unregistered construction work is endangering lives, engineers and architects warned after an illegally extended residential building collapsed in Istanbul and killed 21 people. | Video

Turkish cities could become "graveyards" with building amnesty, engineers say

26 Feb 2019

ISTANBUL, Feb 26 A Turkish government amnesty on unregistered construction work is endangering lives, engineers and architects warned after an illegally extended residential building collapsed in Istanbul and killed 21 people.

Turkey's Babacan Holding to invest in energy, logistics

22 Feb 2019

ISTANBUL, Feb 22 Turkish real estate and construction company Babacan Holding is planning to invest 200 million euros ($227 million) in geothermal energy and 120 million lira ($23 million) in the logistics sector, the company's chairman said on Friday.

Pharmacy stocks run low as Turkey's drug price policy hits supplies

06 Feb 2019

ISTANBUL The shelf of heart disease drugs in Hulya Akpinar's Istanbul pharmacy is almost bare, and patients seeking medicine for blood pressure and diabetes leave empty-handed.

RPT-EU takes aim at Turkish steel sector already buckling under Trump tariffs

18 Jan 2019

* Turkish mills had already slashed output due to U.S. tariffs

EU takes aim at Turkish steel sector already buckling under Trump tariffs

17 Jan 2019

LONDON/ANKARA The European Commission's move to extend its steel import restrictions threatens to force Turkish mills, already buckling under the weight of U.S. tariffs, to cut production further or in some cases close down, sources said.

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