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    1. February 28, 2015

      Turkish government and Kurds in bid to revitalise peace talks

      Turkey’s government and Kurdish politicians pooled forces on Saturday in a bid to revitalise stuttering peace talks on their...

    2. beyondbrics

      February 27, 2015

      The real reasons that Turkey bans strikes

      The Turkish government’s decision last month to ban a metalworkers’ strike on the grounds that it endangered national...

    Special Reports

    1. Turkey

      Turkey’s ruling AKP celebrated victory in nationwide local elections in March but it i...
    2. Turkey and the World

      Turkish business has suffered from the strife in Syria and Libya while Turkey’s politi...
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    1. beyondbrics

      February 26, 2015

      Western oil firms struggle over payment for Kurdish oil

      You’ve sunk your wells, started drilling; have extracted tens of millions of barrels of oil for export. But a year down the...

    2. February 26, 2015

      Turkey’s new public order law prompts fist fights

      As Turkey’s parliament prepares to break ahead of June elections, one piece of legislation is dominating the agenda: a bill...

    3. February 25, 2015

      New York men charged with Isis conspiracy

      Three New York residents were arrested on Wednesday on charges of conspiring to support Islamist militants, including two...

    4. February 24, 2015

      Turkish central bank cuts interest rates

      Turkey’s central bank cut interest rates across the board on Tuesday as it sought to reconcile political pressure for lower...

    5. February 23, 2015

      Turkey’s democracy on the path to a police state

      President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is showing little restraint as he transforms Turkey into an authoritarian state built around...

    6. February 23, 2015

      Schoolgirls’ disappearance raises questions over radicalisation

      Weaving their way through east London tower blocks, a diverse mix of schoolchildren make their way towards the Bethnal Green...

    7. February 23, 2015

      Two Gulf investment groups target Turkey

      Two prominent Gulf investment groups are betting on Turkey, even as other investors shy away from the country’s political...

    8. February 22, 2015

      A mutual embrace will protect Turkey and Europe amid extremism

      Will rising Islamophobia in Europe provide Turkey with its entry ticket to the EU? Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to think so....

    9. February 22, 2015

      Abraaj takes $100m stake in Turkish online group Hepsiburada

      Abraaj Capital, the Dubai-based private equity group, has taken a stake of around $100m in Turkey’s largest online retailer...

    10. February 22, 2015

      Azerbaijan devalues currency by one-third amid oil price tumble

      Azerbaijan devalued its currency by a third over the weekend in a surprise move that laid bare the damage the oil price...

    11. February 22, 2015

      Turkish troops enter Syria to evacuate historic Suleyman Shah enclave

      Turkey has carried out its biggest intervention to date in Syria, dispatching 572 troops and 100 vehicles to evacuate an...

    12. February 20, 2015

      Three London schoolgirls head for Syria

      Three schoolgirls from east London have flown to Turkey and are thought by the Metropolitan Police to be trying to join...

    13. February 20, 2015

      Turkish Jews look to Spain for back up plan

      In an Istanbul classroom, six greying students are converting the language of their grandparents into a possible passport...

    14. February 20, 2015

      Lebanese border crackdown adds to the agony of refugees from Syria

      Syria’s refugee crisis After a month trying to cross into Lebanon, one Syrian man’s search for refuge ended last week in a...

    15. February 18, 2015

      Turkish pipeline a sign of Gazprom getting real with EU partners

      Russian president Vladimir Putin’s announcement in December that Gazprom was scrapping the $50bn South Stream pipeline...

    16. The World

      February 18, 2015

      Putin and his many pals

      In the West, Vladimir Putin is often viewed as something of an international pariah. Shift your perspective, however, and it...

    17. February 17, 2015

      Murder of female student horrifies Turkey

      Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets across Turkey in recent days to protest at the attempted rape and...

    18. FT Alphaville

      February 11, 2015

      Rebranding Troikas, then and now

      While we patiently wait for Wednesday’s late-night Eurogroup meeting to decide nothing about Greece… Surveillance – the...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      February 10, 2015

      G20 activity

      Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, chats with Jack Lew, US treasury secretary, after...

    20. February 10, 2015

      Putin and Sisi linked by common thread of illiberal democracy

      When strongmen get together, pomp and mutual admiration are never far behind. So it was when President Vladimir Putin of...

    21. February 10, 2015

      EM bond allure fades as US rate rise looms

      Are we watching the last gasp of the carry trade? Yield-hungry investors have again been borrowing cheaply in developed...

    22. beyondbrics

      February 10, 2015

      Guest post: differentiation key to unlocking EM opportunities

      By Paul McNamara, GAM Events in recent months have given rise to some of the best opportunities in emerging market (EM)...

    23. February 9, 2015

      Turkish banks: account closed

      Most banking regulators aim to prevent crises. Turkey’s Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency may risk contributing to...

    24. February 6, 2015

      Turkey tops list of Twitter complainants

      Turkey has greatly stepped up its efforts to rein in social media, accounting for more than 90 per cent of all posts...

    25. February 6, 2015

      Gulf Keystone abandons oil exports from Kurdistan

      Gulf Keystone Petroleum has abandoned exports of oil from Kurdistan because of delays in payment from the region’s...

    26. February 6, 2015

      Turkish regulator turns on Gulenist bank

      Ahmet Beyaz was working late on Tuesday night when representatives of a state insurance fund arrived with police and told...

    27. FT Alphaville

      February 4, 2015

      Are Emerging Markets Ready for the Housing Earthquake?

      FT Alphaville presents this guest post by Alessandro Rebucci of Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, based on a...

    28. beyondbrics

      February 4, 2015

      Turkish lira slides again: have investors overdone their overweights?

      The Turkish lira went on a fresh slide on Wednesday, adding to its losses over the past fortnight. Investors have no doubt...

    29. February 4, 2015

      Turkey replaces management of Gulenist bank in crackdown on movement

      Turkey has cracked down on the opposition Gulenist religious movement, with the nation’s banking regulator ordering the...

    30. February 3, 2015

      Turkey’s central bank rules out emergency rate cut meeting

      Turkey’s central bank has defied pressure from the government to hold an emergency meeting to cut interest rates after...

    31. beyondbrics

      February 2, 2015

      Turkey's falling exports expose the dark side of ECB QE

      Turkey’s exports are down – not exactly the most welcome piece of news as the country casts around for a new economic model...

    32. February 2, 2015

      Turkey’s central bank governor under pressure over interest rates

      Over the past few days, Erdem Başçı, Turkey’s central bank governor, has been rebuffed by the markets and excoriated by...

    33. Nick Butler

      February 1, 2015

      The dangerous tragedy of Nigeria

      News has diminished value if it comes from far away. Just as terrorism gets more coverage if it occurs in Paris, much of the...

    34. beyondbrics

      January 30, 2015

      Guest post: Take your pick - how markets love or ignore reform

      By Jonathan Fenby of Trusted Sources Though it offers the best path to medium-term sustainability and growth, economic...

    35. January 29, 2015

      Social media become battleground in Turkish press freedom fight

      Sedef Kabas was still in her nightdress when Turkish police knocked on her door about a few words that could condemn her to...

    36. January 29, 2015

      Falling oil prices prompt central bankers to reconsider

      Only a few months ago, the 2015 outlook for monetary policy could be summarised in two words: “great divergence”. This was...

    37. beyondbrics

      January 29, 2015

      EM consumer: differentiation not generalisation

      Clouds hang over Russia and challenges abound in Latin America and South Africa, but emerging market (EM) consumers remain...

    38. beyondbrics

      January 28, 2015

      Oil versus the current account: have investors got it wrong?

      Emerging market currencies may have received a boost against the dollar last week after the European Central Bank announced...

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