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A 30,000-square-meter green area by the sea in Istanbul’s coastal Büyükçekmece district, known as Albatros Park, has been sold to two companies that bid through a joint venture in a tender on April 11.
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
Global tobacco giant Philip Morris said yesterday it was suing the Australian government over a new law requiring all cigarettes to be sold in plain packages.
ANKARA- Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey and Iraq resolved a nearly one day long flight dispute late yesterday following talks between officials from both countries.
CHENGDU, China - Reuters
China confirmed to visiting U.S. officials that Beijing plans to pour $1.7 trillion into the so-called “strategic sectors” over the coming five years, U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson told reporters yesterday.
STRASBOURG/ BRUSSELS / ANKARA
The European Parliament pushed ahead yesterday with new regulations to tighten rules on ratings agencies and to crack down on debtrelated derivatives at the heart of the eurozone crisis (Cameron hits hard on EU rules).
A delegation of Turkish businessmen will convene in Armenia today for a series of closed-door discussions regarding trade relations. The conference will last until Nov. 25.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
British Prime Minister David Cameron has attacked “pointless” European Union rules and regulations which he said were holding back growth as the 27-nation bloc battled with the eurozone crisis.
ANKARA - Hürriyet Daily News
Tank and warship engines are included in Turkey’s plans to nationalize its arms industry where possible. Planned Altay tanks are likely to test the engines.
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HONG KONG - Reuters
China’s financial system is at risk from bad loans, booming private lending and sharp falls in property prices, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned yesterday, as it called for sweeping reforms.
Turkey is set to coordinate its various government departments’ individual efforts in order to build a national cyber security umbrella as part of its anti-terror warfare, including efforts to set up a national office.
ANKARA - Anatolia News Agency
The debt-hit European economy is now paying the cost for the neglect of crucial measures, Turkey’s prime minister has said while urging European leaders to cease prioritizing their personal interests.
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet
Japanese carmaker Isuzu’s local branch will produce 100 jail transportation vehicles for the Justice Ministry after winning a tender.
Figures contradict officials who say the current account deficit is recovering. The gap has doubled in the first nine months as economists warn of further hikes