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Turkey is Guarantor of Azerbaijan’s Border Security – PM

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As long as Turkey is next to Azerbaijan, the country will not have any border issues, the PM of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu told the local news agency Anadolu.  The PM stressed that Turkey has always been close with Azerbaijan and will always support the brotherly republic.  The conflict that divided …

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Volume of Exports From Georgia to Turkey Decreases by 14%

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The volume of export from Georgia to Turkey decreased by 14 percent (by $20.2 million) and amounted to more than $ 125 million – 5.7 percent of Georgia’s total exports in January-July 2015 compared to January-July 2014, the Georgian National Statistics Service said. In particular, semi-finished ironed items or non-alloy steel …

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Turkey Ranks Among World’s Top Aid Donors

Turkey continues to provide critical aid in over 40 countries across the world  ANKARA Turkey has carried out humanitarian work in over 40 countries across four continents, helping people reeling from the effects of natural disasters or civil wars, the country’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) has said. Anadolu …

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Turkey to Hold Snap Election Nov.1

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Early parliamentary election in Turkey will be held Nov.1, the head of the Supreme Electoral Council of Turkey Sadi Guven said Aug.25, the Turkish news TV channel TRT Haber reported. “In accordance with the Constitution, early parliamentary election will be held in Turkey,” Guven told reporters in Ankara. “The date …

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Turkey Loses over 500,000 Russian Tourists in Seven Months

More than 500,000 fewer Russians visited Turkey in the first seven months of 2015 in comparison to the same period the year previously, tourism representatives have said, noting the greatest drop-off was seen in the southern hotspot of Antalya. In Antalya, the trajectory of the tourism industry has been raising …

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Turkish Lira again Hits Record Lows amid Political Uncertainties

The Turkish Lira continued to plunge to record lows on Aug. 14, as the country braces for new elections after failed coalition talks between the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Republican People’s Party (CHP) amid escalating clashes with Kurdish militants and the Islamic State of Iraq and the …

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MFA Advises Citizens to Refrain from Traveling to Southeastern Turkey

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia addresses its citizens to refrain from travelling to Turkey’s southeastern region because of increasing frequency of terrorist acts there. “The Foreign Ministry of Georgia advises citizens to refrain from visiting Turkey’s southeastern region because of frequent terrorist acts and attacks occurring there as of late. In …

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Test Train Launched via Baku-Tbilisi-Kars in Turkey

A test train has been launched via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway on the territory of Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at the Chinese-Turkish business forum in Beijing, TRT Haber TV channel reported July 30. President Erdogan also stressed the importance of the BTK project in the field of …

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Turkey Current-Account Gap Widens More Than Estimated in May

Turkey’s current-account deficit widened more than estimated from a year earlier in May as Turkey’s trade gap grew. The shortfall in the current account, the broadest measure of trade in goods and services, rose to $3.99 billion from $3.65 billion a year earlier, the central bank in Ankara said in a …

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Tbilisi Flood: Georgian Diaspora in Turkey Send Humanitarian Aid

Members of the Turkish community are actively helping Georgia recover from the deadly flood that hit capital Tbilisi on June 13. Georgia has already received its first shipment of humanitarian aid, which was jointly sent by Georgian citizens living in the Turkish city of Inegol and by the Caucasian Folklore …

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Turkey’s Economic Centre Continues to Shine

Turkey’s Economic Centre Continues to Shine

As the only city in the world that straddles two continents, perhaps it’s no surprise that Istanbul is filled with contrasts. While its opulent palaces and ancient domes pay homage to the bygone Byzantine and Ottoman Empires, the Turkish capital is a cosmopolitan hub with design-driven hotels, a lively nightlife …

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