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