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Turkish Lira Slide May Impact Greek Tourism, Exports 

The fall of the Turkish lira is expected to impact Greek tourism and exports, according to Union of Hellenic Chambers President Konstantinos Mihalos.

Greece Condemns Turkey’s Court Decision to Turn Hagia Sophia into a Mosque

Greece has condemned a Turkish court decision that allows to turn Hagia Sophia, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, into a mosque.

Istanbul Airport Set for Full Opening in April

The Istanbul Airport, set to be among the biggest and busiest in the world, is scheduled to open in full for airlines and passengers on April 7.

Istanbul Airport, Among World’s Largest, Opens for Business

Istanbul Airport, set to be among the biggest and busiest in the world, opened its doors this week, inaugurated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Erdogan’s Tactics Throw Off EU Visa Waiver Talks

Turkey’s negotiating card - stemming the growing refugee influx from its shores into Greece and the EU in return for visa-free travel within the Schengen Area - seems to be losing ground as EU officials appeared divided on Tuesday, saying Turkey still had a long way to go.

Turkey: No Visa Waiver, No Refugee Deal, Greece Suffers as EU Looks On

Visa-free travel within the Schengen Area - a dream-come-true for most Turks - is now being used by Turkey as a negotiating card with the European Union, saying it will not contribute to solving the refugee problem currently plaguing the Mediterranean if the demand is not met.

Turkey: Suicide Bombers Hit Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, Several Killed and Injured

Explosions rocked Turkey’s largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, on Tuesday night killing many people and injuring dozens.