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Turkish business group plans Libya trip to set post-war plan - sources

01 Jul 2020

ANKARA/ISTANBUL A Turkish business delegation is set to visit Libya within two weeks to assess how Turkey's companies and banks can help rebuild the war-torn country and secure its energy needs, two people familiar with the plan told Reuters.

UPDATE 1-Turkey's Sabanci aims to grow in areas where it has expertise

25 Jun 2020

ISTANBUL, June 25 Sabanci Holding aims to expand in areas where the Turkish conglomerate already has expertise such as energy and material technologies and is seeking investment abroad, its Chief Executive Cenk Alper said on Thursday.

Turkey's lonely tourist attractions face make-or-break week

22 Jun 2020

ISTANBUL/ANTALYA Turkey's Mediterranean coasts and historic attractions face a critical week as the government presses to open borders and salvage at least part of a tourist season already battered by the coronavirus pandemic. | Video

Turkey hopes 'healthy tourism' scheme will conquer coronavirus slump

22 May 2020

ISTANBUL At a luxury hotel in Istanbul, staff in gloves and masks space out and disinfect tables as they prepare for a scheme which Turkey hopes will rescue part of its $35 billion tourism industry from the ravages of coronavirus.

Turkey aims to reopen economy starting late May: senior official

28 Apr 2020

ANKARA Turkey's government aims to begin reviving the economy in late May after a sharp slowdown due to measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak, while minimising the risk of a second wave of infections, a senior official said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Turkey aims to reopen economy starting late May -senior official

28 Apr 2020

* Lockdowns push economy toward 2nd recession within 2 years (Adds retailers and other firms, Erdogan comment, falling lira)

Turkish fruit, vegetable farmers wary as closed borders slice prices

16 Apr 2020

ISTANBUL A sharp drop in the price of fruits and vegetables could force Turkish farmers to trim output this spring as the coronavirus pandemic slows exports and reduces the needs of restaurants and shops, food industry executives say.

Shops close across Turkey, dimming hopes of a boom year

19 Mar 2020

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Shops closed across Turkey on Thursday to help halt the coronavirus spread, dimming the economy's prospects and raising questions for hundreds of thousands of workers after Ankara pledged $15 billion in support and advised Turks to stay home.

UPDATE 3-Turkey says 140 on flight from Iran have no sign of coronavirus infection

25 Feb 2020

ANKARA/ISTANBUL, Feb 25 None of the Turkish passengers and crew on a flight from Tehran that landed after being diverted to Ankara showed evidence of coronavirus infection, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Tuesday.

Turkey says 132 on flight from Iran to be quarantined

25 Feb 2020

ANKARA/ISTANBUL All 132 passengers and crew on a Turkish Airlines plane from Tehran will be quarantined for 14 days and tested for possible coronavirus infection at a hospital in Ankara, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Tuesday.

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