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    1. December 22, 2014

      Russia to introduce export tariff on grain

      Russia, one of the world’s biggest suppliers of wheat, is preparing to introduce export duties on grain in an effort to keep...

    2. December 19, 2014

      Turkey issues arrest warrant for Gulen

      Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for Fethullah Gulen, a retired cleric at the heart of a titanic clash with the...

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      Turkey’s ruling AKP celebrated victory in nationwide local elections in March but it i...
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      Turkish business has suffered from the strife in Syria and Libya while Turkey’s politi...
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    1. December 19, 2014

      Where was the outcry at Erdogan’s statement?

      Sir, It was extremely disconcerting to read (report, December 13) that Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as president of Turkey,...

    2. December 18, 2014

      War has cost Middle East $35bn, says World Bank

      The three-year war in Syria and the rise of the Islamic State of Syria and the Levant, also known as Isis, has cost the...

    3. December 17, 2014

      Increased Kurdish oil exports will add to price pressure

      The semi-autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq expects oil exports to increase during the next year, moving it closer to...

    4. December 16, 2014

      Turkish court drops high-profile corruption investigation

      A high-profile corruption investigation into figures connected to the Turkish government has been dropped almost a year to...

    5. beyondbrics

      December 16, 2014

      EM safe havens: where oh where are they?

      In the long-running battle between contagion and differentiation in emerging markets, contagion currently has the upper...

    6. FT Alphaville

      December 16, 2014

      The research after the Russian hike before [updated]

      For those of you who, like me, slept through the CBR’s attempt to sledgehammer the cumbling rouble back into some sort of...

    7. December 15, 2014

      Midnight rate rise summons old spectres

      Whenever a central bank raises rates to defend its currency, it runs the risk of looking desperate — particularly if it does...

    8. FT Alphaville

      December 15, 2014

      Russian rate hikes, then and now

      Click to enlarge — from an old St Louis Fed paper… (Yes, the x-axis is funky) Some historical context to place Monday...

    9. December 15, 2014

      Soap opera writers caught up in Turkish crackdown

      A battle that has shaken Turkish politics, financial markets and the rule of law has reached new levels of melodrama with...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      December 15, 2014

      Turkey protests over press freedom

      Supporter of Turkey’s Zaman demonstrate against the arrest of journalists, outside the Istanbul police headquarters. The...

    11. December 15, 2014

      Turkish lira hits all-time low as Erdogan takes EU to task

      The Turkish lira hit an all-time low against the dollar on Monday, after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan traded barbs with...

    12. December 14, 2014

      Turkish journalists held in raids amid government crackdown

      Turkey detained more than two dozen people, including the editor of the country’s top-selling newspaper, in police raids on...

    13. beyondbrics

      December 12, 2014

      Turkey's Erdogan lashes out as lira tumbles

      The Turkish lira rounded off the week by tumbling to its lowest levels against the dollar for almost a year, amid investor...

    14. December 12, 2014

      Erdogan looks to the classroom to create a religious generation

      The girls’ imam hatip high school in Istanbul’s lower-middle class district of Bayrampasha does not seem like a front in...

    15. December 11, 2014

      Syrian refugees brace for long haul in Turkey

      Leafy vines and potted flowers line the small plastic trailer where Abdullah Jawish has lived for two years. Planted as a...

    16. December 10, 2014

      Rising dollar set to harm emerging markets

      As emerging markets have slowed along with the world economy over the past few years, their exporters have struggled to...

    17. December 10, 2014

      BlaBlaCar sets course to hit all points other than the US

      Europe’s technology start-ups often subscribe to the idea that, if they can make it in America, they can make it anywhere....

    18. December 10, 2014

      Turkish GDP disappoints with 1.7% growth in third quarter

      The Turkish economy expanded by an annual rate of 1.7 per cent in the third quarter, marking its lowest rate of growth since...

    19. December 9, 2014

      David Cameron calls for Turkey alliance in fight against terror

      David Cameron, Britain’s prime minister, travelled to Ankara on Tuesday in a bid to halt the flow of jihadis to Britain by...

    20. December 8, 2014

      Oil and dollar hammer emerging markets

      Emerging market currencies fell to a 14-year low against the dollar on Monday, hammered by investor appetite for the US...

    21. December 7, 2014

      2014 Seasonal Appeal: Letter from the editor

      The humanitarian crisis in and around Syria, as powerfully described in Erika Solomon’s report, has become a catastrophe of...

    22. Nick Butler

      December 7, 2014

      A passage to India — Putin goes to New Delhi

      Russia’s President Vladimir Putin heads to New Delhi next weekend and will sign a deal with India on energy supply, marking...

    23. December 2, 2014

      UK oil groups to receive $40m from Iraqi-Kurdistan deal

      Gulf Keystone Petroleum and Genel Energy – the oil group run by former BP chief executive Tony Hayward – have welcomed an...

    24. December 2, 2014

      Anger and dismay as Russia scraps $50bn gas plan

      Eastern European nations reacted with shock and anger to Russia’s decision to abandon South Stream, its $50bn gas pipeline...

    25. December 2, 2014

      Demise of South Stream big setback for Putin

      Vladimir Putin likes to use every available chess piece to maximise Moscow’s influence on the world stage. Those he is...

    26. December 2, 2014

      Putin vision matches Turkey’s oil and gas ambition

      Vladimir Putin’s suggestion that Turkey could serve as a “gas hub” in lieu of Moscow’s now abandoned South Stream pipeline...

    27. December 2, 2014

      Saipem and South Stream: Eni ideas?

      The Black Sea is the largest basin of anoxic water in the world: it lacks oxygen. So it is a bit like the long-delayed South...

    28. beyondbrics

      December 2, 2014

      Could the "cancelled" South Stream pipeline be revived?

      Vladimir Putin seemed pretty emphatic on Monday that Russia would stop construction of the South Stream gas pipeline,...

    29. The World

      December 2, 2014

      Putin and Erdogan: not quite kindred spirits

      One of the most compelling of international relationships was on display in Ankara this week when Russian President Vladimir...

    30. FT Photo Diary

      December 1, 2014

      Turkish Presidential Palace guards

      Military honour guard stand outside the main building of the new Presidential Palace complex after a welcome ceremony for...

    31. December 1, 2014

      Russia to abandon South Stream pipeline, says Putin

      President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Russia would stop construction of the South Stream gas pipeline, shelving a...

    32. November 28, 2014

      Upholding a fine tradition

      Sir, It is good to see that with the publication of the Investing in Turkey special report on November 28, the FT is...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      November 28, 2014

      The Pope visits the Ataturk mausoleum

      Pope Francis visits the Anitkabir, the mausoleum of modern Turkey founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, in Ankara on Friday. Pope...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      November 28, 2014

      Seeking asylum

      Immigrants who arrived on a cargo ship from Turkey queue for meals in a basketball arena where they have been given...

    35. November 28, 2014

      Pope starts testing trip to Turkey

      As Pope Francis began a high profile trip to Turkey, the contrast with his host was hard to miss. The softly spoken Pontiff,...

    36. November 27, 2014

      The good, the bad and the ugly of emerging market debt

      Emerging markets have endured a torrid year in many ways. A smouldering ceasefire between Ukraine and Russia is threatening...

    37. November 27, 2014

      Turkey’s miners pay a deadly price for cheap coal

      In parts of Istanbul, as in most Turkish cities, you can smell the coming of winter before you properly feel it. Just as the...

    38. November 27, 2014

      Bank Asya under pressure as Turkey’s state businesses withdraw funds

      Global investors have grappled with the notion of banks being “too big to fail”, but in Turkey they may have to make sense...

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