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Why your Thanksgiving turkey is so cheap

Nov 21, 2013
Some stores get customers in the door with discounted turkeys, and make their money on the rest of the meal's ingredients.
Posted In: turkey, Thanksgiving

The new Silk Road: A trans-continental tunnel in Turkey

Oct 29, 2013
Today, Turkey opens the world's first trans-continental tunnel, linking Istanbul's European side to its Asian side by cutting across the Bosporus Strait.
Posted In: tunnels, turkey, underwater transit

The economics of winning an Olympics

Sep 6, 2013
Does a bidding country’s economy factor into whether it gets to host the Olympic games?
Posted In: Olympics, turkey, Japan, spain

My time in 'Little Aleppo'

Aug 12, 2013
In "Little Aleppo" there is a spirit of neighborliness between Turks and Syrians.
Posted In: turkey, syria

Turkey's Syrian refugees try to adapt to their new home

Aug 12, 2013
About half a million Syrians have fled their country's violent conflict and settled in Turkey. Many are grateful to be taken in but also fearful about being kicked out.
Posted In: syria, turkey, refugee, refugees

Turkey tries to accommodate its new Syrian residents

Aug 12, 2013
Turkey has welcomed half a million Syrian refugees, but some Turks fear the newcomers may be putting a strain on Turkey's infrastructure and economy.
Posted In: turkey, syria

Turkey's economic growth cuts both ways for Erdogan

Jun 13, 2013
Turkey's economy under prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has grown steadily, giving him the support of many businesses.
Posted In: turkey, istanbul

Businesses and investors take heat in Turkey's protests

Jun 12, 2013
In the past few days, Turkey's Prime Minister has lashed out against members of the business community -- among others -- for supporting the protests. How are they responding?
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Turkish protesters use software to shield identity

Jun 6, 2013
Turkey has now joined the list of countries where questions about government, religion, and yes, social media have made for large scale protests.
Posted In: turkey, social media, protest

Emerging market economies see currency slowdown

Jun 3, 2013
From the Turkish lira to the South African rand, many emerging market currencies are down as U.S. interest rates increase.
Posted In: currency, turkey, emerging markets

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