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Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has assured German companies in Turkey that his government will not allow tension between Ankara and Berlin to harm their interests in the country
COLOGNE - Anadolu Agency
Turkish businesspeople in Germany have voiced concerns to state-run Anadolu Agency over recent tension between Berlin and Ankara, demanding a speedy recovery in relations.
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
Boeing reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings on July 26 and lifted its full-year profit forecast, citing a strong operational performance and tax savings not anticipated earlier in the year.
A tender for a transportation project which includes a monorail (havaray) system between the Sefaköy and Halkalı districts on Istanbul’s European side was canceled due to authorities’ need to revise the project, the company which won the tender announced late on July 26.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
The China Development Bank provided a three-year loan of $200 million to Türk Eximbank to support efforts to boost Turkish exports, the state-owned Eximbank announced on July 26.
Three Turkish defense firms took their place this year in a prestigious list of the world’s top 100 defense firms, with two climbing up the rankings and the third making its debut.
Turkey attracted $1.17 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in May, the Turkish Economy Ministry announced on July 25.
ISTANBUL - Reuters
Turkey’s clothing sector, a main driver of its foreign sales, may miss this year’s export target if a row with Germany is not resolved, a leading manufacturer said on July 25.
There is no harm in Turkey’s missile defense system purchase from Russia, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said in response to U.S. top general’s concerns over the issue
The number of overflights in Turkish airspace reached an all-time high with a total of 1,443 overflights on July 23, a new record, said a top airport official on July 26.
Gülistan Alagöz - ISTANBUL
Many Turkish people, who live in unstable buildings at high risk of collapsing during an earthquake have said “yes” to urban transformation projects with the hope of renewing their houses but thousands of them have been disappointed due to several wrong policies
Turkey’s membership to the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) was formally approved during a meeting in New York on July 25, the Foreign Ministry said on July 26.
Turkey’s newly-appointed food, agriculture and livestock minister has called luxurious hotels to slash their food portions in a bid to avoid waste as more than 800 million people face hunger and malnutrition across the world.