The number of expatriates in Turkey triples

ISTANBUL The number of expatriates, who traveled to Turkey to spend Eid al-Adha and the summer vacation in the country, has tripled compared to a year ago. While around 289,000 Turks living abroad arrived in the country from June 1 to July 20 of last year, more than 970,000 expatriates …

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Rich Turks Boost Consumption Amid Soaring Inflation

Home and car sales have increased and shopping malls and entertainment venues appear to be quite buzzing in Turkey, even as steadfast inflation and widespread unemployment continue to haunt the country’s struggling economy. What about this seemingly contradictory trend? Are Turks throwing barbecues on the flames of inflation? Soaring prices …

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Turks celebrate Eid holidays, flock to resort towns

ISTANBUL Turkey celebrates the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, which marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage and the second most important religious holiday after Eid al-Fitr. For the second year in a row, millions of people across Turkey are celebrating the holidays in the shadow of the pandemic, …

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