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Turkish Tourism and Economy Struggle Due to Bombings, Russia Row

By Nevzat Devranoglu and Ece Toksabay ANKARA, March 23 – Suicide bombings in Istanbul, a row with the Kremlin and hard times for the Russian middle class – all these factors spell trouble for Turkey’s tourist industry and its wider economy. Nowhere is the mood gloomier than among shopkeepers in Istanbul, Turkey’s cultural gem and

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Turkey Detains 3 Russians Suspected of Daesh Ties After Istanbul Bomb

ISTANBUL, Jan 13 – Turkish authorities detained three Russian nationals suspected of links with Daesh following a suicide bomb attack in Istanbul that killed 10 tourists, media reports said on Wednesday. A suicide bomber thought to have crossed recently from Syria killed nine German and one Peruvian tourists on Tuesday in Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet Square,

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Turkey Prepares to Hand Over Pilot’s Body to Russia

ANKARA, Nov. 29 (Reuters) – The body of the pilot killed when Turkey shot down a Russian jet was taken to Turkey late on Saturday to be handed over to Russia, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said. The body is being treated in accordance with the Orthodox tradition, Davutoglu said in a news conference in Ankara

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