Foreign investors coming back to Turkey, says minister

Investment perceptions about Turkey have started to become positive again and funds are flowing back into the country, Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek has said after a series of meetings with foreign investors.

"A large volume of funds has started to flow into Turkey. I see a huge demand from investors regarding Turkey," Şimşek said.

The Turks and the Russians: Business as usual

Russian President Vladimir Putin, accompanied by a large delegation including 10 ministers, visited Turkey on Dec. 1 to attend the fifth session of the High-Level Cooperation Council (HLCC), an inter-governmental mechanism designed to oversee the cooperation between the two countries and eliminating bureaucratic barriers to enhance it.

Germans Divided over Sanctions on Russia - ARD Survey

Twenty-seven percent of Germans believe the current sanctions against Russia imposed by the EU and the US should be scrapped, a new survey has shown.

According to the survey, 19% of those polled think that tne current scope of sanctions should be expanded, while 43% consider the sanctions adequate.

The poll was conducted among 1,023 Germans by ARD TV channel.