News archive of November 2018
The European Union has reiterated its willingness to ink a comprehensive aviation agreement with Turkey, particularly after the symbolic inauguration of the new Istanbul Airport, one of the largest airports on the European continent, suggesting it would bring in up to 5 billion euros in additional revenue for the facility.
Turkish FM Çavuşoğlu (R) and EU foreign policy chief Mogherini met in Ankara to discuss Turkey's long-lasting EU membership bid on Nov 22.
An Israeli musician, who plays Turkish folk songs on the streets of Jerusalem, dreams of playing with famed Turkish singer-songwriter Selda Bağcan one day.
To the complex nature of relations which have kept Turkey and Greece together for bad or good, another level of interaction has been added this week: criminality.
The healthy performance of shopping centers in Greece has contributed toward the Lamda Development group's swing to profits this year. The group has invested heavily in malls, while the transfer of 50 percent of The Mall Athens played a significant role in turning the losses of 22 million euros in January-September 2017 into profits of 26.6 million in the same period this year.
Moody's views the Bank of Greece plan to manage nonperforming loans as a credit positive development for the country's lenders. The rating agency said in a report on Thursday that the plan will also improve the quality of banks' asset portfolios thanks to the reduction in the rate of deferred tax credits.