Employment in the black market reduces government revenue and leads to cuts in services, experts say.
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
Humanitarian workers from across Turkey and the world support Syrian refugees who fled from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (left) and his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah speak with reporters on January 18th after a meeting at the foreign ministry in Kuwait City. Cavusoglu said Turkey has strategic dialogue mechanisms with the Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC). He also mentioned the fight against the Islamic State of the Levant and Iraq, saying the group threatens regional stability and security and needs to be dealt with. "We are on the same page as Kuwait on regional issues. We will act together to overcome the dangers lying ahead," he said. [AFP]