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    Recep Tayyip Erdogan sworn in as Turkey’s president

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn into office as Turkey’s first directly elected president on Thursday with supporters...

  2. August 28, 2014

    EM’s ‘fragile five’ back under pressure

    The two moons that govern the fortunes of emerging market investors are starting to wane in unison. China’s investment...

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  1. Investing in Turkey

    As Turkey tries to rein in its current account deficit and shift away from its heavy r...
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    Turkey’s ruling AKP celebrated victory in nationwide local elections in March but it i...
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  1. August 27, 2014

    Shadow of Erdogan hangs over Turkey’s prime minister

    Behlul Ozkan well remembers his lessons with Ahmet Davutoglu, the man who on Wednesday was granted the stewardship of both...

  2. August 27, 2014

    Turkey hits back over western Isis criticism

    Turkey has hit out at western criticism of its efforts to prevent foreign fighters travelling to join the ranks of the...

  3. August 27, 2014

    Turkish central bank cuts overnight lending rate

    Turkey’s central bank slashed overnight lending rates on Wednesday by 75 basis points to 11.25 per cent – the country’s...

  4. August 26, 2014

    US deploys drones as it considers air strikes on Isis in Syria

    The US has begun drone flights over Syria as the Pentagon readies military options for President Barack Obama to extend...

  5. August 21, 2014

    Erdogan nominates Davutoglu as Turkey’s new PM

    Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has nominated the country’s foreign minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, as its...

  6. August 20, 2014

    Iraq’s elusive political consensus

    After weeks of alarm over the lightning advance of a brutal, transnational jihadi group in Iraq, a nation fearing for its...

  7. FT Photo Diary

    August 20, 2014

    Brazilian block

    Yuya Shino/Reuters Sheilla Castro De Paula Blassioli (L) and Thaisa Menezes (R) of Brazil jump to block the ball spiked by...

  8. beyondbrics

    August 20, 2014

    EM equities rated most attractive asset class - survey

    Global institutional investors regard emerging market (EM) equities as the most attractive of all major asset classes, a new...

  9. FT Photo Diary

    August 20, 2014

    Towing HMS Plymouth

    Peter Byrne/PA A statue from Another Place by Anthony Gormley is seen in the foreground as HMS Plymouth is towed away from...

  10. August 19, 2014

    The Arab world has to take on Isis in its own backyard

    The Middle East hosts a formidable array of air power. Between them, the six nations of the Gulf Co-operation Council...

  11. beyondbrics

    August 19, 2014

    Guest post: beyond the acronyms, EM reform is what really counts

    By Jonathan Fenby, Trusted Sources There’s nothing like an acronym or a catchy label when it comes to emerging markets. The...

  12. August 18, 2014

    Berlin on defensive over Turkey spying claims

    When Germany discovered a suspected double agent in the ranks of its foreign intelligence agency this summer, its response...

  13. August 15, 2014

    PKK ‘terrorists’ crucial to fight against Isis

    To the west, they are terrorists, yet they are now fighting on the same side as their interests converge with the US in the...

  14. August 14, 2014

    EU to pressure Egypt and Turkey on Russia food embargo

    Egypt and Turkey are set to join Latin American nations in facing heightened diplomatic pressure from the EU, which insists...

  15. August 14, 2014

    Isis: Armed and dangerous

    The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, known as Isis but transformed into the Islamic State since it declared its...

  16. August 14, 2014

    Turkey urges US to lift obstacles on Kurdish oil sales

    Turkey has called on the US to lift obstacles to the sale of oil by Iraq’s cash-strapped Kurds to help with their battle...

  17. August 13, 2014

    Indonesia prepares for Isis backlash from returning jihadis

    Indonesia is intensifying its counter-terrorism efforts to combat a possible backlash from Indonesians and other southeast...

  18. August 13, 2014

    High hazelnut prices torment confectioners

    Do not be surprised if hazelnuts are missing in the packets of mixed nuts you pick up at the supermarket later this year....

  19. August 12, 2014

    Parliament must address Iraq crisis

    In 2011 British MPs were recalled from their summer holidays to discuss urban riots breaking out across their country. Last...

  20. August 12, 2014

    Turkish air is thick with post-poll intrigue

    There is nothing quite like the buzz of an election in Turkey – or the sense of emptiness once the campaign has come to an...

  21. August 11, 2014

    The era of the elected potentate

    Turkey’s first direct presidential election produced a predictable triumph for Recep Tayyip Erdogan, prime minister since...

  22. August 11, 2014

    Erdogan is the victor but he is not yet almighty

    In Turkey’s first ever presidential race, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, prime minister since 2003, has been elected with 52 per cent...

  23. August 11, 2014

    EU plans Russia sanctions talks with Latin America countries

    The EU plans to hold talks with countries such as Brazil and Chile to dissuade them from stepping in to replace Europe’s...

  24. FT Alphaville

    August 11, 2014

    Illiberating Hungary

    There has been a lot of international politics around, so it may have been easy to miss events in one of Europe’s smaller...

  25. August 11, 2014

    Erdogan victory triggers Turkish power struggle

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s election to the Turkish presidency triggered a power struggle in the ruling AK party on Monday, as...

  26. August 11, 2014

    Turkish lira falls after Erdogan victory

    The Turkish lira weakened on Monday after Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s presidential victory sparked concerns over political risks...

  27. The World

    August 11, 2014

    Turkey's Erdogan must prove he is truly a statesman

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan just won his ninth straight popular vote in just over a decade, to become the first directly elected...

  28. August 11, 2014

    Erdogan faces challenges to boost power as Turkey’s head of state

    On Sunday night, as he declared victory in Turkey’s first direct presidential election with just under 52 per cent of the...

  29. August 10, 2014

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan secures Turkish presidency

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, won the country’s first direct election for president on Sunday, in a triumph...

  30. The A-List

    August 9, 2014

    Isis and the promotion of genocidal war

    President Barack Obama’s decision to bomb the forces of Isis (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) – in order to blunt...

  31. August 8, 2014

    Barack Obama is right to take risks in Iraq

    President Barack Obama’s decision to go back into the Iraq from which he extricated the US almost three years ago is risky...

  32. August 8, 2014

    Erdogan favourite to score again with presidency

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accomplished some remarkable feats in the past couple of weeks. In a celebrity football match, the...

  33. beyondbrics

    August 8, 2014

    Book review: Five key EM insights to elucidate "the East"

    “When eating an elephant, take one bite at a time”, US Army officer and Vietnam veteran Creighton Abrams once said. In his...

  34. beyondbrics

    August 7, 2014

    Doubts over the quality of Turkey's next government

    One of the biggest questions facing Turkey is not so much who is going to win Sunday’s inaugural presidential election –...

  35. August 6, 2014

    Erdogan favourite to win presidential poll despite concerns

    Elmas, who runs a café specialising in liver and kebabs, winces as she recalls life before Recep Tayyip Erdogan became...

  36. beyondbrics

    August 6, 2014

    Turkish state bank seeks to buy bank slammed by Erdogan

    Here’s an example of what may pass for high finance Turkish style: talk down an asset and then try and nab it for yourself....

  37. August 6, 2014

    Boards can get better at expecting the unexpected

    Events in Ukraine are proving challenging to businesses as well as governments. Most people did not expect the Russian...

  38. The A-List

    August 6, 2014

    The ECB must move to counteract market turbulence

    As the Federal Reserve starts tightening US monetary conditions, a key issue is how capital markets will respond overseas,...

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