Turkish agriculturalists seek measures as fresh produce prices plunge amid Russia crisis

Turkish agricultural producers have asked for measures to stabilize fresh fruit and vegetable prices, which have plunged almost by half after Russia announced that it would halt the imports of many agricultural products by the beginning of 2016 amid a diplomatic crisis with Turkey. Sector representatives have defined the situation as "unexpected panic," which has triggered speculative price slu

Turkish minister tried to manipulate newspaper ads: Report

Former Environment Minister Erdoğan Bayraktar, who resigned from his position after the Dec. 17 graft probe, allegedly manipulated newspaper ads to “nurture” the pro-government media, according to a summary of proceedings sent to the Justice Ministry, daily Cumhuriyet reported May 28.