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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A total of 120,000 Turkish construction companies are set to halt activities on June 9 to protest a skyrocketing rise in iron prices and a visible undersupply in the material.
MOSCOW - Reuters
Russia carried out the maiden flight of its new MS-21 medium-range passenger plane on May 28, its first post-Soviet foray into production of a mainline commercial aircraft which it hopes will rival those of its Western competitors.
ANKARA - Reuters
In a bid to resolve a trade row with Russia, Turkey has proposed Moscow lifts its ban on imported Turkish tomatoes during periods when Russian growers are unable to produce their own.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins on all flights into and out of the country as part of a ramped-up effort to protect against potential security threats, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on May 28.
A court has rejected an objection by online reservation website Booking.com against a suspension of its activities in Turkey. The site was suspended in March due to following accusations of a local sector association
LONDON - Reuters
British Airways was operating most of its flights from London’s two largest airports on May 29 after a computer system failure stranded thousands of passengers over a holiday weekend and turned into a public relations disaster.
BEIJING - Reuters
China’s structural reforms will slow the pace of its debt build-up but will not be enough to arrest it, and another credit rating cut for the country is possible down the road unless it gets its ballooning credit in check, officials at Moody’s said.
PARIS - Reuters
Global sales of personal luxury goods will grow by a stronger- than-expected 2-4 percent at constant exchange rates in 2017, as higher spending in Europe and China outpace weakness in the United States and southeast Asia, a report showed on May 29.
The Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has announced the signing of a $292 million production deal with aircraft parts maker Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc.
KYIV - Agence France-Presse
Kyiv security services on May 29 said they were conducting searches in the Ukrainian offices of the popular Russian internet company Yandex as part of a treason probe.
The Turkish Economic Confidence Index rose 1.1 percent to 100.5 points in May, hitting the highest level since November 2015, official data showed on May 26.
Nerdun Hacıoğlu - MOSCOW
Russia has awarded a Turkish businessman for his efforts in the normalization of ties between Ankara and Moscow after a major row between the two sides last year
The founding family members of Turkey’s Koç Holding and some non-management members of the family of another leading conglomerate, Sabancı Holding, have decided to sell stakes in the firms.