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US pastor Andrew Brunson freed by Turkish court

US PASTOR ANDREW BRUNSON FREED BY TURKISH COURT

A Turkish court has freed US pastor Andrew Brunson two years after he was detained, charged with helping to plot a coup against President...

NC pastor convicted of terror charge released from house arrest

NC PASTOR CONVICTED OF TERROR CHARGE RELEASED FROM HOUSE ARREST

A Turkish court has freed North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson two years after he was detained, charged with helping to plot a coup...

 
 
 
Turkey steps up pressure on Saudi Arabia over missing writer

TURKEY STEPS UP PRESSURE ON SAUDI ARABIA OVER MISSING WRITER

ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is increasing his pressure on Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal...

Turkey's Central Bank Defies Erdogan With Drastic Interest Rate Hike

TURKEY'S CENTRAL BANK DEFIES ERDOGAN WITH DRASTIC INTEREST RATE HIKE

These days it's rare for Turkish officials to contradict President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has vowed not to raise rates. But that's...

 
 
 
The Turkish lira dives after Erdogan calls for lower interest rates - stoking fears about central bank independence

THE TURKISH LIRA DIVES AFTER ERDOGAN CALLS FOR LOWER INTEREST RATES - STOKING FEARS ABOUT CENTRAL BANK INDEPENDENCE

Turkish President Recep Erdogan on Thursday said interest rates are a "tool of exploitation" and called for low interest rates. The...

Putin, Erdogan and Rouhani meet for high-stakes summit as Syria prepares all-out assault on rebels

PUTIN, ERDOGAN AND ROUHANI MEET FOR HIGH-STAKES SUMMIT AS SYRIA PREPARES ALL-OUT ASSAULT ON REBELS

ISTANBUL - The leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran convened Friday in Tehran for a high-stakes summit that could shape one of the final...

 
 
 
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...