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  1. April 5, 2014

    Boeing and GE get US license to sell spare parts to Iran

    WASHINGTON/PARIS, April 4 – Boeing, the world’s biggest aeroplane maker, and engine maker General Electric said on Friday...

  2. April 1, 2014

    Turkey’s opposition should rediscover its strengths

    Officially, Turkish voters went to the polls on Sunday to elect municipal governments. But the ballot was also an informal...

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  2. Istanbul: Business & Finance

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  1. March 30, 2014

    Local election highlights deep divisions among voters in Turkey

    In the mazelike streets of Uskudar, the Istanbul district, where Recep Tayyip Erdogan voted in nationwide elections on...

  2. March 28, 2014

    Turkey must look beyond Erdogan

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, this weekend faces the biggest test of his 11 years in power. In the past few...

  3. March 20, 2014

    Customs official is unlikely hero for polarised Turkey

    An unlikely hero has won the praise of many Turks, a rare moment of unity in an increasingly polarised society. According to...

  4. March 19, 2014

    UK and London top global millionaire rankings

    More millionaires migrated to the UK between 2003 and 2013 than to any other country worldwide, and London topped the...

  5. March 12, 2014

    Police and protesters clash in Turkey after boy’s funeral

    Two people were left dead after tens of thousands took to the streets of Istanbul on Wednesday to join the funeral of a...

  6. FT Photo Diary

    March 12, 2014

    Fiery protest

    Reuters Riot policemen shield themselves as fireworks thrown by protesters explode next to the statue of a bull, during an...

  7. FT Photo Diary

    March 11, 2014

    Berkin Elvan farewell in Turkey

    Bulent Kilic/AFP Relatives of Berkin Elvan cry as his coffin is carried on Tuesday in Istanbul. The teenager died on Tuesday...

  8. March 6, 2014

    Istanbul battle pitches Erdogan as the ‘setting sun’

    To get a sense of the role that Recep Tayyip Erdogan plays in Turkish politics, talk to the man trying to capture the prime...

  9. FT Photo Diary

    March 5, 2014

    Taking refuge in Istanbul

    Gurcan Ozturk/AFP A Syrian refugee woman looks out from a window with no glass, in a house in the Kucukpazar area of...

  10. March 4, 2014

    Erdogan appears to advise on shipbuilding contract in leaked tape

    The latest in a series of tapes purporting to reveal the private conversations of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the prime minister,...

  11. February 28, 2014

    A tyrant’s overthrow is not a sure end to oppression

    First Tahrir Square, then last year’s Gezi protests in Istanbul, and now Kiev, Caracas, Sarajevo and Bangkok – people have...

  12. February 24, 2014

    Turkey: A pirates’ bazaar of bootleg tapes

    When I arrived in Istanbul two and a half years ago, several contacts were reluctant to speak openly on the phone, fearful...

  13. MBA blog

    February 17, 2014

    How to reach the final semester - mentally

    The final and make-up exams are over. Now I have a three-week holiday ahead, without the stress that comes from all the...

  14. beyondbrics

    February 17, 2014

    The week ahead: Feb 17-21

    A slightly belated week ahead in emerging markets:Thailand, Mexico and Taiwan announce GDP for Q4; China’s Flash PMI; the...

  15. The World

    January 21, 2014

    The EU and Turkey: a relationship in jeopardy

    Protest in Istanbul, Jan 2014 (Getty Images) According to the Turkish proverb, if you spit down it gets in your beard and if...

  16. January 14, 2014

    Turkish prosecutors release assets frozen in corruption probe

    Prosecutors in Turkey have released assets frozen in the corruption probe into business figures close to the government, in...

  17. The A-List

    January 8, 2014

    Why Turkey is back on the watch list

    Now among the world’s most dynamic emerging markets, Turkey has proven a remarkable success story in recent years. In the...

  18. January 7, 2014

    Political battle in Turkey intensifies with fresh arrests

    The two sides in the deepening battle within the Turkish state traded blows on Tuesday, with the government removing or...

  19. January 5, 2014

    Infrastructure: hey big spender

    Some countries spend too much on infrastructure. Japan is one. For the past 20 years it has tried to spend its way out of...

  20. January 1, 2014

    Turkey probe underlines links between construction and politics

    Standing before a rally of his party faithful and denouncing the corruption investigation of people close to his government...

  21. December 23, 2013

    Kitchenette, Istanbul

    Where: Istanbul’s Taksim square Wi-Fi: Yes Plug sockets: No Price of a Turkish coffee: TL6.50 ($3.25) Open: 8am – 1am...

  22. December 22, 2013

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan stands by his ministers and clamps down on Istanbul protests

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, has struck common cause with officials mired in a corruption crisis that has...

  23. December 20, 2013

    Tumbling Turkish lira highlights fears of political risk

    The Turkish lira hit an all-time low against the dollar on Friday amid the country’s worst corruption scandal for years, in...

  24. December 19, 2013

    Fed taper pressures emerging markets

    Markets soured on the day after the US Federal Reserve’s dramatic tapering of its asset purchases from $85bn to $75bn per...

  25. December 18, 2013

    Turkey transfers 32 police chiefs in high-profile corruption case

    A high-profile corruption and smuggling case against people close to Turkey’s government was disrupted on Wednesday when the...

  26. December 17, 2013

    Business figures questioned in Turkey anti-corruption probe

    A corruption investigation has shaken Turkish political and business life with the detention of prominent executives and...

  27. December 13, 2013

    The Diary: Simon Sebag Montefiore

    I’ve just spent weeks in Istanbul filming a TV series on its history. It’s amazing how being in the tombs, cisterns and...

  28. December 11, 2013

    Data analysis holds the answer for cities’ efficiency

    Big cities could cut their operating costs by up to 50 per cent if they were able to provide the agencies and companies that...

  29. November 27, 2013

    Turkish businesses build global reputations

    Selling everything from chocolates in China to fridges in Africa or fashion in Europe, Turks have set up shop somewhere near...

  30. November 27, 2013

    Tougher regime for Turkish banks amid moves to temper credit boom

    By 2023, the centenary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey, the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to establish...

  31. November 27, 2013

    Borsa Istanbul seeks Nasdaq investment

    The head of the Istanbul exchange says he wants Nasdaq OMX to take an equity stake in his bourse of between 5 and 20 per...

  32. November 25, 2013

    Mideast airlines race to African high-yield skies

    Middle Eastern airlines’ readiness to facilitate increasing travel between China and sub-Saharan Africa is easy to...

  33. November 19, 2013

    Skype founder’s fund set to shun chat apps

    Niklas Zennström, the chief executive of venture firm Atomico who previously founded messaging service Skype, said that he...

  34. November 15, 2013

    Call to reinstate Hagia Sophia as mosque

    One of Turkey’s most senior ministers has called for Istanbul’s ancient Ayasofya museum to be converted back to being a...

  35. November 14, 2013

    Turkish Airlines experiences rapid expansion

    It has been quite a decade for Turkish Airlines. In 2003, the carrier, still a relative unknown, flew 65 aircraft, racked up...

  36. FT Photo Diary

    November 5, 2013

    Tiger Woods hits the road

    Osman Orsal/Reuters US golfer Tiger Woods hits a shot on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul on Tuesday, during an event to...

  37. beyondbrics

    November 1, 2013

    Kurdistan: oil pipeline to Turkey is a reality

    Iraq’s semi autonomous region of Kurdistan has given its clearest signals yet that it is preparing to realise the export of...

  38. beyondbrics

    October 28, 2013

    Low-cost air travel: on the up in Asia

    The fortunes of airlines may fluctuate from tricky to troubled the world over, but new numbers out on Monday show that one...

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