Professor of Internal Medicine Cemil Tascioglu, also known as "the teacher of teachers" passed away on Wednesday from the coronavirus, marking the first pandemic-induced death among Turkish health professionals.
Entrepreneur Hasan Kuzuoglu has turned a less-popular type of fish in Turkey into a prize-catch, hoping its popularity abroad will garner more fans at home.
Arab visitors to Turkey, especially from Gulf nations, have steadily increased in recent years as have tensions between Turkey and some Gulf countries. So far it hasn't bled into the tourist scene, but there have been attempts to link the two.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also said that Turkey would prepare to trade with its key partners in local currencies so that it and its allies would not be dependent on the dollar.
With less than a week for the elections, Turkey's presidential candidates are finalising their promises regarding the economy. All the candidates running in the presidential election have distinctive economic pledges for the new term.
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