Turkey

The country’s GDP growth has exceeded expectations, but the administration’s purges against the alleged plotters of last July’s attempted coup — and the president’s increasingly authoritarian rule — has made investors, businesses and Nato allies wary

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Markets have been buoyed by Turkish growth, spending and a mystery buyer

Moscow wants more access to the Turkish market, but Ankara is suspicious of dependence on Russia

Turkey is strategically vital to the organisation, but last year’s failed coup has upended ties with allies

Business leaders say ‘boom cities’ are recovering after months of damaging purges

While the industry looks healthy, increased state intervention is a cause of concern for directors and producers

The administration’s refocus on the economy is good news but structural reforms are needed

Demographic forces driving growth are cutting through the political headwinds

Analysts say Ankara would relish the chance to extend its influence in the turbulent region