Tourists at a currency exchange in Istanbul, Turkey. Reuters
Images in Turkish media showed a smiling Ozil and model fiancee Amine Gulse, sitting at a table on either side of Erdogan at the Ottoman-era Dolmabahce Palace.
When Afghan businessman Haji Yakup Burhan moved to Turkey and opened a restaurant in Istanbul's Esenyurt neighbourhood, taking advantage of the country's relatively open business environment for refugees.
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The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gave up 0.39 percent or 88.21 points to 22,329.94, but made a weekly gain of 2.86 percent, driven up by robust US shares.The broader Topix index lost 0.20 percent or 3.14 points to 1,546.74, but advanced 3.39 percent over the week.
The blue-chip FTSE 100 was down 0.1%, The mid-cap FTSE 250 dipped 0.3%, with losses in industrial, energy and tech-related stocks.
US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures slipped 17 cents, or 0.41%, to $41.78 a barrel by 0651 GMT, while Brent crude fell 17 cents, or 0.38%, to $44.92. Both contracts had traded higher earlier in the day.
Global equity markets slipped and bond yields fell on Thursday as investors awaited an agreement on a US aid package to mitigate the fallout from the coronavirus crisis, with poor corporate earnings reports also weighing on European shares.