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Turkey's president threatened a major blow to the US - but Trump looks to have called his bluff

TURKEY'S PRESIDENT THREATENED A MAJOR BLOW TO THE US - BUT TRUMP LOOKS TO HAVE CALLED HIS BLUFF

REUTERS/Murad Sezer Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan has been threatening to leave NATO and the West behind for a long time, but he...

UBS: Turkey could be heading into a balance-of-payments crisis

UBS: TURKEY COULD BE HEADING INTO A BALANCE-OF-PAYMENTS CRISIS

The Turkish lira crisis is far from over. The country is potentially heading into a balance-of-payments crisis, according to UBS. President...

 
 
 
Turkey's president urges citizens to buy local Vestel Venus smartphones over iPhones as part of U.S. gadget boycott

TURKEY'S PRESIDENT URGES CITIZENS TO BUY LOCAL VESTEL VENUS SMARTPHONES OVER IPHONES AS PART OF U.S. GADGET BOYCOTT

With Turkey's currency collapsing and the country facing a trade war with the U.S., Turkish President Recep Erdogan today responded...

Turkey will boycott US electronics like the iPhone, according to its president

TURKEY WILL BOYCOTT US ELECTRONICS LIKE THE IPHONE, ACCORDING TO ITS PRESIDENT

Umit Bektas/Reuters Turkey's president said the country would boycott the iPhone and other US electronics. Tayyip Erdogan made the...

 
 
 
The Turkish lira has finally stabilised as Erdogan promises action against 'economic terrorists'

THE TURKISH LIRA HAS FINALLY STABILISED AS ERDOGAN PROMISES ACTION AGAINST 'ECONOMIC TERRORISTS'

The lira has stabilised on Tuesday morning after a dramatic decline over the last 9 days. Turkish President Erdogan has vowed action...

Turkey could solve its banking crisis with one simple mechanism - but Erdogan is ideologically against it

TURKEY COULD SOLVE ITS BANKING CRISIS WITH ONE SIMPLE MECHANISM - BUT ERDOGAN IS IDEOLOGICALLY AGAINST IT

Turkey's lira fell 25% against the US dollar last week and is still under pressure. The currency is suffering from trade tensions with...

 
 
 
Turkey's central bank promises 'all necessary measures' to save its financial system amid lira collapse

TURKEY'S CENTRAL BANK PROMISES 'ALL NECESSARY MEASURES' TO SAVE ITS FINANCIAL SYSTEM AMID LIRA COLLAPSE

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey has outlined a range of measures to bolster liquidity and support the financial system. The...

Trump Goes After Turkey, Announces Doubling of Tariffs: Our Relations ‘Are Not Good!'

TRUMP GOES AFTER TURKEY, ANNOUNCES DOUBLING OF TARIFFS: OUR RELATIONS ‘ARE NOT GOOD!'

Early in his administration, President Donald Trump was criticized for placing a congratulatory call to Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

 
 
 
Turkey's lira crisis may be down to Erdogan's fundamental misunderstanding of how 'evil' interest rates work

TURKEY'S LIRA CRISIS MAY BE DOWN TO ERDOGAN'S FUNDAMENTAL MISUNDERSTANDING OF HOW 'EVIL' INTEREST RATES WORK

The Turkish lira collapsed by over 35% in value versus the US dollar this year - a dramatic and sudden fall. Yet the Turkish economy...

The Turkish lira is sinking so fast it risks 'smashing into the ground' - and people are worried about European contagion

THE TURKISH LIRA IS SINKING SO FAST IT RISKS 'SMASHING INTO THE GROUND' - AND PEOPLE ARE WORRIED ABOUT EUROPEAN CONTAGION

Thomson Reuters The Turkish lira has fallen more than 10% against the dollar after a Turkish delegation in Washington failed to prevent...

 
 
 
U.S. sanctions on Turkish ministers over imprisoned pastor draw vows of retaliation

U.S. SANCTIONS ON TURKISH MINISTERS OVER IMPRISONED PASTOR DRAW VOWS OF RETALIATION

Turkey vowed retaliation for U.S. sanctions over its continued detention of an American pastor, as the multiplying divisions separating...

Trump imposes sanctions over Turkey's detaining of minister

TRUMP IMPOSES SANCTIONS OVER TURKEY'S DETAINING OF MINISTER

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his government won't back down and may "go its own way" if the U.S. imposes sanctions.

 
 
 
Trump vows to sanction Turkey if they don't release US pastor

TRUMP VOWS TO SANCTION TURKEY IF THEY DON'T RELEASE US PASTOR

President Trump vowed Thursday to slap Turkey with sanctions for detaining a US pastor on terror and espionage charges - demanding...

German football chief admits mistakes in handling Ozil photo

GERMAN FOOTBALL CHIEF ADMITS MISTAKES IN HANDLING OZIL PHOTO

BERLIN The president of Germany's football federation says he made mistakes in handling a controversy over Mesut Ozil's photo with...

 
 
 
Ozil backed by Erdogan after 'unacceptable racist approach' from DFB

OZIL BACKED BY ERDOGAN AFTER 'UNACCEPTABLE RACIST APPROACH' FROM DFB

The Arsenal playmaker has received the backing of the Turkish president for stepping away from international football and hitting out...

Read FP's Coverage of the 2018 World Cup

READ FP'S COVERAGE OF THE 2018 WORLD CUP

War is politics by other means - and so is the World Cup.

 
 
 
The Turkish lira went nuts after Erdogan's election victory

THE TURKISH LIRA WENT NUTS AFTER ERDOGAN'S ELECTION VICTORY

The Turkish lira climbed 3% against the dollar on Monday, following the re-election of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as President of Turkey,...

Erdogan seeks to cement power in Turkey's high-stakes votes

ERDOGAN SEEKS TO CEMENT POWER IN TURKEY'S HIGH-STAKES VOTES

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey held high-stakes presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday that could consolidate President Recep...

 
 
 
Ozil & Gundogan not playing politics with Erdogan picture, says Low

OZIL & GUNDOGAN NOT PLAYING POLITICS WITH ERDOGAN PICTURE, SAYS LOW

The Germany coach doesn't want the stars' meeting with Turkey's president should not cast a shadow over the national team's World Cup...

Turkish lira touches record low as Erdogan pledges more govt control of economy

TURKISH LIRA TOUCHES RECORD LOW AS ERDOGAN PLEDGES MORE GOVT CONTROL OF ECONOMY

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced more state control in the country's fiscal and economic policy. This triggered...