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Foreign Visitors to Turkey Fall, Security Risks Cloud Outlook

The number of foreign visitors to Turkey fell in the first half of the year and the outlook for the rest of 2015 looked gloomy as heightened security risks weigh on tourists' appetite for visiting the country. Foreign arrivals fell 2.25 percent to 14.89 million people in the first six months, data from the Tourism Ministry showed on Wednesday. Tourism revenue is the biggest component of financing for Turkey's large current account deficit. Last week, Turkey started bombing...

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