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'Don't come if you like gold': Turks march against planned gold mine

Aug 06 2019

KIRAZLI, Turkey Thousands of Turks including opposition lawmakers staged a peaceful and unusually large protest on the outskirts of a small western town on Monday against what they say will be pollution from a foreign-owned gold mine project.

RPT-'Don't come if you like gold': Turks march against planned gold mine

Aug 06 2019

KIRAZLI, Turkey, Aug 5 Thousands of Turks including opposition lawmakers staged a peaceful and unusually large protest on the outskirts of a small western town on Monday against what they say will be pollution from a foreign-owned gold mine project.

Ousted Istanbul mayor says election re-run a battle for democracy

May 09 2019

ISTANBUL Istanbul's ousted mayor says he will go into battle for Turkish democracy next month when he stands in a re-run of an election he thought had granted him the city to govern for five years. | Video

Goldman Sachs in talks to buy restructured Turkish loans: sources

Apr 24 2019

ISTANBUL Goldman Sachs is in talks with Turkish banks and companies to buy large distressed loans following a wave of corporate restructurings in the country last year, two sources close to the matter told Reuters.

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

Feb 26 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 Airlines in talks to finance facilities at new Istanbul airport: sources

Jun 27 2018

ISTANBUL Turkish Airlines is in talks with 12-13 Turkish and Chinese banks to secure between $800 million and $1 billion in financing to construct its facilities at Istanbul's new airport, and a deal is almost ready, three sources close to the matter said.

Turkish Airlines in talks to finance facilities at new Istanbul airport -sources

Jun 27 2018

ISTANBUL, June 27 Turkish Airlines is in talks with 12-13 Turkish and Chinese banks to secure between $800 million and $1 billion in financing to construct its facilities at Istanbul's new airport, and a deal is almost ready, three sources close to the matter said.

Erdogan's policies driving Turkey to the edge, challenger says

May 16 2018

ISTANBUL President Tayyip Erdogan is driving Turkey "to the cliff" through ideological politics and a determination to control the central bank, the main opposition party's presidential candidate said on Wednesday as the lira hit new record lows.

Turkey's Turkven to sell Medical Park stake, possibly via IPO-sources

Aug 15 2017

ANKARA, Aug 15 Turkven, one of Turkey's leading venture capital firms, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) or block sale of its majority stake in the Medical Park hospital group, sources close to the matter said.

Turkey's Garanti sees subdued demand for project finance in 2017

Feb 17 2017

ISTANBUL Low electricity prices and volatility in Turkey's lira mean demand for finance for projects is unlikely to pick up much this year from a subdued 2016, a senior executive at Garanti Bank, one of Turkey's biggest lenders, said in an interview.

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