Debate follows reform allowing construction of hydroelectric power plants in areas that do not have "exceptional" environmental features.
Tourism can reduce stereotypes and nourish a peaceful future, officials say.
Van's honey industry has recovered from ruin, registering a 100 percent production increase compared to last year, producers say.
In August, Hakkari did more business in exports than bigger cities such as Van and Erzurum
The World Bank's additional funding of $400 million will go to an existing underground gas storage construction project.
Refugees from Syria and Iraq need urgent assistance to survive the cold, officials say.