Istanbul retail prices down 0.24 percent in November – chamber of commerce

ANKARA (Reuters) - Retail prices in Istanbul, Turkey's biggest city, dropped by 0.24 percent month-on-month in November, the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO) said on Saturday. Wholesale prices in Istanbul, home to about a fifth of Turkey's population of 81 million, increased by 0.18 percent month-on-month in October, ITO said.

More than 18,500 employees were returned to work in Turkey in a new decree

18.632 individuals had been sacked incorporating 8,998 cops in the emergency decree, the Official Gazette said At the end of July, the emergency has been restored seven times BY: Middle East Affairs ANKARA: On Sunday, Turkish authorities requested the expulsion of in excess of 18,500 state representatives including cops, fighters and academics. Nearly