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Trump administration's reported effort to 'barter' a US resident to convince Turkey to ramp down Khashoggi probe stuns foreign policy veterans

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S REPORTED EFFORT TO 'BARTER' A US RESIDENT TO CONVINCE TURKEY TO RAMP DOWN KHASHOGGI PROBE STUNS FOREIGN POLICY VETERANS

National-security and foreign-policy veterans were floored by a bombshell report that the US weighed extraditing one of Turkish President...

Erdogan, Trump discuss Turkish bank, joint patrols in Syria

ERDOGAN, TRUMP DISCUSS TURKISH BANK, JOINT PATROLS IN SYRIA

ISTANBUL - Turkey's president says Donald Trump has promised to look into possible U.S. measures against a Turkish bank for evading...

 
 
 
Erdogan ramps up pressure on Saudis over Khashoggi's death

ERDOGAN RAMPS UP PRESSURE ON SAUDIS OVER KHASHOGGI'S DEATH

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Turkey's president kept up pressure on Saudi Arabia on Wednesday as the kingdom's powerful crown prince was...

Turkey's response to the Khashoggi killing is sending a message to Saudi: You chose the wrong country for a murder

TURKEY'S RESPONSE TO THE KHASHOGGI KILLING IS SENDING A MESSAGE TO SAUDI: YOU CHOSE THE WRONG COUNTRY FOR A MURDER

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan discussed his country's investigation into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing on Tuesday. Although...

 
 
 
Turkish president calls for Saudi Arabia to hand over the 18 men involved in Khashoggi's killing to stand trial

TURKISH PRESIDENT CALLS FOR SAUDI ARABIA TO HAND OVER THE 18 MEN INVOLVED IN KHASHOGGI'S KILLING TO STAND TRIAL

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that he wanted to try the 18 Saudi agents involved in journalist Jamal Khashoggi's...

Erdogan accuses Saudis of plotting Khashoggi murder

ERDOGAN ACCUSES SAUDIS OF PLOTTING KHASHOGGI MURDER

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's president says Saudi officials started planning to murder Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi days before his death...

 
 
 
Turkey's Erdogan drops bombshell twist in the Khashoggi case as Trump appears to side with Saudis

TURKEY'S ERDOGAN DROPS BOMBSHELL TWIST IN THE KHASHOGGI CASE AS TRUMP APPEARS TO SIDE WITH SAUDIS

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan suggested the Saudis may have covered up a murder in their Turkish embassy, a dramatic new twist in...

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...