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    1. Fast FT

      August 26, 2016

      Bomb in Kurdish heartlands kills 11, wounds 70

      A truck bomb has killed 11 people and wounded 70 following an attack on the special police headquarters in the Kurdish...

    2. Fast FT

      August 25, 2016

      Turkish opposition leader shot at, solider killed in attack

      Shots have been fired at a convoy carrying the leader of Turkey’s largest opposition party, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, killing...

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    1. FT Photo Diary

      August 8, 2016

      Red mist in Istanbul

      Demonstrators wave Turkish national flags as they stand in front of giant screens in Istanbul during a rally against...

    2. Fast FT

      August 8, 2016

      Turkish markets breathe sigh of relief after Moody's delay

      Phew. After an edgy week for Turkish markets ended with Moody’s delaying its ratings decision for the country three...

    3. August 7, 2016

      Istanbul rally fuels hopes for unity in Turkey

      At least 1m people flocked to a historic cross-party rally against Turkey’s attempted coup on Sunday, fuelling hopes of...

    4. The Exchange

      August 2, 2016

      Turkey's tarnished model is the worst example to set

      When Turkey makes a move the Muslim world invariably follows. So now its Islamist government is heading down the path...

    5. August 1, 2016

      Turkey’s purge stretches beyond the coup plotters

      The failure of last month’s coup in Turkey against Recep Tayyip Erdogan, elected president in 2014 after winning three...

    6. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      Turkey tourist numbers plummet 41%; worst on record

      Ouch. Turkey’s worst bout of political turmoil for over two decades is taking its toll on the country’s growth-driving...

    7. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      Thomas Cook revenues fall as terror attacks hit demand

      Revenues at Thomas Cook fell 8 per cent in the third quarter of this year, as terrorist incidents and instability...

    8. Fast FT

      July 22, 2016

      Turkish stocks set for worst week since financial crisis

      Turkey’s equity investors have had plenty to grapple with in the last 12 months, from multiple terror attacks, the...

    9. July 21, 2016

      Anger and paranoia grip Turkey after the coup attempt

      We Turks are no strangers to military takeovers. Turkey experienced coups in 1960, 1971 and 1980. In 1997 and 2007,...

    10. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      Lira climbs after Turkish state of emergency declared

      The Turkish lira is strengthening from record lows this morning as the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

    11. July 20, 2016

      Anxious relatives await fate of troops caught up in Turkish coup

      The young man, clad in camouflage trousers and black T-shirt and flanked by two guards, waved and flashed a grin. His...

    12. July 20, 2016

      Syrian refugee support for Erdogan repays past favours

      As military vehicles rolled in to confront protesters in Istanbul’s Fatih district during Turkey’s failed coup, Syrian...

    13. July 20, 2016

      Turkey’s purge hurts the fight against Isis

      President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development party (AKP) have responded to last Friday’s...

    14. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      European stocks firmer, dollar at four-month highs

      European stocks are mildly firmer yet benchmark government bond yields are nudging lower as Wall Street struggles to...

    15. July 20, 2016

      After the coup, Turkey is losing its checks and balances

      The attempted coup by a faction of the army in Turkey fizzled out within 10 hours on Friday night and Saturday morning....

    16. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Turkish lira takes fresh hit as purge escalates

      The Turkish lira has fallen back to lows seen in the immediate aftermath of an attempted coup, as the currency weakens...

    17. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Turkey sacks 15,000 officials in Ministry of Education

      The Turkish government has sacked 15,200 members of its Ministry of Education, in the latest mass purge of officials...

    18. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Turkey cuts rates after failed coup

      Turkey’s central bank has cut interest rates, its fifth consecutive month of monetary easing, days after a failed...

    19. Fast FT

      July 18, 2016

      Moody's may cut Turkey to junk following coup bid

      A failed coup in Turkey has imperiled the country’s investment grade credit rating, with analysts from Moody’s warning...

    20. July 18, 2016

      Turkish Airlines: a gulf to bridge

      Would Bruce Wayne and Lex Luthor still fly Turkish Airlines? The pair — played respectively by Ben Affleck and Jesse...

    21. July 18, 2016

      The failed coup casts a shadow over Turkey

      You often have to scratch the surface to understand what happens in Turkey. The “evidence” that convicted hundreds of...

    22. FT Photo Diary

      July 18, 2016

      Turkish funeral

      A woman lays her head on the coffin of a victim of the failed July 15 coup attempt, at his funeral in Istanbul, Turkey ...

    23. Fast FT

      July 18, 2016

      Turkish stocks extend losses to 4.8%

      Turkish stocks have extended their losses this morning in the wake of Friday’s failed coup, with the Istanbul 100 Index...

    24. July 18, 2016

      Turkish stocks fall 2.5% after Friday's failed coup

      Turkish stocks have dropped this morning, with the Istanbul 100 Index sliding 2.5 per cent at the start of trading this...

    25. Fast FT

      July 18, 2016

      Turkish lira claws back half of losses from coup attempt

      Hold on to your hats. Having suffered its worst daily fall since 2008 on Friday, the Turkish lira is well on the way...

    26. Brussels Blog

      July 18, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Europe shaken

      To receive the Brussels Briefing every morning, sign up here. There is something numbing about watching the events...

    27. July 17, 2016

      How Turkey almost slipped from Erdogan’s grasp

      It was Friday evening, just after 10pm, when Ahmed Kerim, a 60-year-old taxi driver hunting for fares, ran up against a...

    28. July 17, 2016

      Turkey must seek accord, not reprisals

      After the rebellion come the reprisals. Only hours after tanks rolled on to the Bosphorus bridges in an attempt to...

    29. July 17, 2016

      Erdogan launches crackdown after failed Turkish coup

      Turkish military faction in coup attempt Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s president, ordered the arrest of several...

    30. The World

      July 16, 2016

      Turkey coup foiled: Erdogan demands cleric extradited from US as judiciary is purged

      This Live Blog session closed at 20:13 on 16 Jul 2016.Live coverage of the aftermath of an attempted military coup in...

    31. July 16, 2016

      How Erdogan turned to social media to help foil coup in Turkey

      When the military officers who attempted to topple Turkey’s government swung into action they picked the usual targets...

    32. July 16, 2016

      Further repression will worsen Turkey’s situation

      After a night of unprecedented violence, the one indisputable fact known about the failed coup against Turkey’s...

    33. Fast FT

      July 16, 2016

      Toyota cancels shift at Turkish car plant after coup attempt

      Toyota has briefly halted production at its Turkish car plant in the wake of the coup attempt, in an indication that...

    34. July 16, 2016

      Erdogan claims Turkey coup is crushed

      Turkey coup attempt A defiant Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday morning that an attempted coup had failed, as the...

    35. Fast FT

      July 16, 2016

      Calm at Gulen compound as Turkey battles coup attempt

      In contrast with the chaos in Istanbul and Ankara, an eerie calm surrounded the Pennsylvania-based compound of...

    36. Fast FT

      July 16, 2016

      Erdogan says he was assassination target

      Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose location remained unknown for hours as factions within the military...

    37. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Turkish military seizes state broadcaster, declares martial law

      Forces in the Turkish military has taken control of the state broadcaster formally announced that they have seized...

    38. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Turkish PM confirms attempted coup, lira tumbles

      The Turkish military attempted to stage a coup, the country’s prime minister said on Friday but vowed it would not be...

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