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      Turkey growth slows to 2.4% in 2014

      Turkey’s growth slowed in 2014 and demand has been weak in the early months of this year, according to data that highlighted...

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      Turkey gripped by massive power cut and fatal hostage shoot-out

      Turkey endured a day of chaos on Tuesday as a prolonged power cut closed the Istanbul and Ankara metros, grounded flights...

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      Turkish business has suffered from the strife in Syria and Libya while Turkey’s politi...
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    1. March 27, 2015

      Turkey passes contentious public order law

      Turkey’s parliament has ended weeks of stormy debate by passing a bill opposition politicians denounce as paving the way for...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      March 26, 2015

      Displaced youth in Suruc

      Syrian boys play football in Suruc refugee camp in Suruc, Turkey. ...

    3. March 24, 2015

      Rift widens between Turkey’s Erdogan and his successor

      An investigation into senior members of Turkey’s ruling AK party marked the latest fallout from a widening rift between the...

    4. March 23, 2015

      Moody’s warns on EM dollar finance costs

      Emerging markets countries that took advantage of low cost dollar finance to expand their pools of external debt are facing...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      March 23, 2015

      Refugees of Syria

      A Syrian woman carries water with her children in a refugee camp in Suruc, in the province of Sanliurfa, Turkey ...

    6. March 23, 2015

      EU and Turkey look to deepen trade ties

      Turkey and the EU are preparing to strengthen their two-decade old customs union, in an effort to deepen ties despite...

    7. March 21, 2015

      Pro-Kurdish party seeks breakthrough in Turkey elections

      The leader of Turkey’s outlawed Kurdish rebels has redoubled his call for an end to armed conflict, as the political party...

    8. March 19, 2015

      Libya: A divided land

      This time it was the guards from an Austrian-run gas facility in Libya’s Saharan southwest. They were shown beheaded in a...

    9. beyondbrics

      March 19, 2015

      EM currencies: back on course as dollar reasserts supremacy

      Blink and you missed it. The day after the US Federal Reserve appeared on Wednesday to put back the date of its...

    10. beyondbrics

      March 18, 2015

      Construction of Tanap pipeline begins in Turkey as EU and Russia spar for upper hand

      A long awaited plan by the European Union to import Caspian gas moved forward this week as construction work began on the...

    11. The Exchange

      March 18, 2015

      Salman should take new path on Iran

      Saudi Arabia’s new leader King Salman bin Abdulaziz is rapidly re-energising his country’s stagnant foreign policy with the...

    12. March 17, 2015

      Fridman bids $2.8bn for Turkcell mobile group

      Mikhail Fridman, the Russian oligarch, has made a $2.8bn bid for a controlling stake in Turkcell, in the latest twist in a...

    13. March 16, 2015

      David Cameron pulls Muslim Brotherhood report

      David Cameron has made an eleventh-hour intervention to postpone the publication of a controversial report into the Muslim...

    14. March 15, 2015

      Iran talks leave Sunni Arabs fretting about Tehran’s influence

      The effrontery with which Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, and his Republican partisans in the US Congress, have...

    15. March 12, 2015

      Erdogan backs off in battle with Turkish central bank

      President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has backed off in his battle with the country’s central bank after weeks in which...

    16. March 10, 2015

      Isis releases video showing execution of Palestinian

      The militant group Islamic State of the Iraq and the Levant (known as Isis) has released a video appearing to show the...

    17. March 10, 2015

      Emerging market currencies extend slide

      South Africa’s rand joined a host of emerging market currencies including Turkey, Mexico to Brazil that were under sustained...

    18. beyondbrics

      March 10, 2015

      Guest post: challenges and rewards of tapping the energy resources of the Caspian

      By Riccardo Puliti of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development With energy security once again a paramount...

    19. March 9, 2015

      Critics blame Erdogan ‘hubris’ for currency weakness

      After the Turkish lira had fallen to a series of all-time lows against the dollar, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was clear...

    20. March 6, 2015

      Jobs report deepens emerging market rout

      The rout in emerging market currencies accelerated after Friday’s better than expected US jobs report sent the US dollar...

    21. March 5, 2015

      Genel hopes to secure regular payments for oil exports

      Genel Energy expressed optimism on Thursday that the resolution of a longstanding Iraqi government dispute could soon enable...

    22. March 5, 2015

      Turkish lira hit by political risk concerns

      The Turkish lira dropped to the latest of a series of all-time lows against the dollar on Thursday, falling more than 2 per...

    23. March 5, 2015

      Corporate peak still out of reach for most women

      Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara turned her second husband’s general store into a lumber and sawmill empire. As Mildred...

    24. March 4, 2015

      Turkey’s lira slides as Erdogan attacks central banker

      Turkey’s currency hit an all-time low against the dollar on Wednesday following attacks by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

    25. March 3, 2015

      Syria: Rebels with a lost cause

      Tha’er gave up on the Syrian uprising the day he was ordered to turn his guns on men he had fought alongside for two years....

    26. March 3, 2015

      Turkey’s regional ambitions evaporate along with friendships

      “We do not care about being alone in the world . . . What we care about is what our people think about us.” So said Recep...

    27. March 2, 2015

      Low cost of emerging market apps offers benefits to developed world

      Emerging markets are fuelling growth in the mobile phone market, but for app developers this presents big challenges. Almost...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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....

    38. 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...

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