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Ankara must stick to its European Union membership target, explain itself in a better way and pass the reforms in order to be able to attract more foreign investment, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek said on May 23.
NEW DELHI - Reuters
China invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and six cabinet colleagues to its “new Silk Road” summit this month, even offering to rename a flagship Pakistani project running through disputed territory to persuade them to attend, a top official in Modi’s ruling group and diplomats said.
A group of students from Boğaziçi University and Istanbul University have received the top award in a youth enterprise competition held by a leading business organization for their mobile health application, which enables patients to monitor their physical therapy processes any time they need.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
The Trump administration on May 18 launched a 90-day countdown to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, part of its aggressive stance towards trade that it charges has hurt U.S. workers.
STRASBOURG - Reuters
European Council President Donald Tusk, who will oversee the negotiations that will take Britain out of the EU, said on May 17 he wanted other member states to be fair towards London, while retaining their unity.
Trade and travel restrictions left over from a diplomatic spat with Turkey over a year ago will be lifted within a week, Russia’s deputy prime minister said May 17, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
A ban on laptops and other electronics in the cabin of flights from Europe to America will likely be further expanded to include additional countries, a U.S. official said on May 16.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan encouraged approximately 40 international investors he met during his visit to the U.S. on May 15 and 16 to intensify investments in Turkey
Turkish Central Bank Gov. Murat Çetinkaya is set to co-chair the Financial Stability Board (FSB) for the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region, according to a press statement released by the international body on May 15.
Consumer confidence rose to its highest in seven months in May, up to 72.8 points from 71.3 points a month earlier, official data showed on May 18.
Güneş Kömürcüler - ISTANBUL
British engineering and manufacturing giant Rolls-Royce, which has operations in key five sectors, will direct its focus toward Turkey’s defense and civil nuclear industries in the near term while prioritizing knowledge transfer, a top company representative has told the Hürriyet Daily News.
Turkish companies’ foreign direct investment (FDI) outflow has increased by 10 times over the past 15 years, according to an index released on May 17.
Turkish airport operator TAV is in talks with banks to obtain $250 million of financing needed for the development of three airports in Saudi Arabia, the company’s president Mustafa Sani Şener said on May 16