Employment in the black market reduces government revenue and leads to cuts in services, experts say.
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The second Turkey-Africa partnership summit called for collaboration in preventing terrorism.
Three women from Istanbul drove a truck full of hand-knitted clothes to Suruc to show their solidarity with women who fled from Kobane.
A new agreement allows Turkey to diversify its fuel sources and provides a partner in the development of energy alternatives.
Changes in the nature of global threats compel Turkey's armed forces to become more flexible and more mobilised, experts agree.
Women's rights defenders call for unified action against the terrorist organisation.
A new report by Amnesty International calls for global assistance to help Turkey accommodate the growing number of Syrian refugees.
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Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (left) welcomes Chad's Prime Minister Kalzeubet Pahimi Deubet prior to a meeting in Ankara, on Tuesday (December 16th). "Chad is still a virgin country with many resources and opportunities," Deubet told Turkish press, calling officials to co-operate in the energy sector. [AFP]