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    1. April 19, 2015

      Time for Standard Chartered to face up to emerging risks

      When HSBC’s chief executive has to promise to reduce the number of countries the group serves simply to keep the...

    2. April 17, 2015

      HSBC: making withdrawals

      The front of HSBC’s annual report does not feature a picture of the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio. Nor is there a...

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    1. Turkey and the World

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

      The president’s influence and the viability of the government’s economic policies are ...
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    1. April 17, 2015

      HSBC speeds up exit from emerging markets

      HSBC, which for years branded itself the “world’s local bank”, is accelerating a plan to break from that business model and...

    2. April 17, 2015

      Armenia’s genocide: death and denial

      ‘They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else’: A History of the Armenian Genocide, by Ronald Grigor Suny, Princeton...

    3. April 16, 2015

      Turkey angered by EU ‘genocide’ vote on Armenian massacres

      Turkey warned of a setback in relations with the EU after the European parliament called on the Ankara government to...

    4. April 15, 2015

      Turkey’s ex-president warns on Erdogan’s concentration of power

      Splits within Turkey’s AK party widened on Wednesday when former president Abdullah Gul sounded the alarm about a...

    5. April 15, 2015

      Turkish lira hits record dollar low

      Turkey’s currency hit a record low against the dollar on Wednesday after news of higher unemployment and a wider budget...

    6. April 15, 2015

      Analysis: Turkey pivotal to future of European gas supplies

      On March 16, the presidents of Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia travelled to Kars in Turkey’s mountainous northeast, and then...

    7. April 15, 2015

      Turkey and Armenia redraw battlelines over 1915

      On April 24, dozens of world leaders are expected to travel to Turkey to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of...

    8. April 15, 2015

      Turkish president tightens grip on state

      These are unsettling times for Turkey, as the nation steels itself for elections in June that could determine its course for...

    9. April 15, 2015

      Turkey government at odds with big business

      Turkey’s business elite gathered last month on the mountain top from which the Greek god Zeus is said to have watched the...

    10. April 15, 2015

      Turks start a food revolution

      Turks are very sociable people, spending up to 35 per cent of their leisure hours with friends — three times more than their...

    11. April 15, 2015

      Istanbul glassmaker Paşabahçe offers history lesson in growth

      Kemal Atatürk would have been proud. In 1935, three years before his death, modern Turkey’s founding father, first president...

    12. April 15, 2015

      Opinion: ‘Ankara is no longer seen as a safe pair of hands’

      Four years ago, Turkey was regarded as a linchpin of stability in the Middle East. It was a stalwart in the Nato alliance...

    13. April 15, 2015

      Opinion: ‘Rolling back reform has led to malaise in Turkey’

      Turkey’s economic performance has been stellar in recent years. Growth surged after its financial crisis of 2001, with real...

    14. April 15, 2015

      Opinion: ‘For Turkey and its Kurds, endgame is out of reach’

      “The dice just roll one way for us — and that is a 6-6,” a Kurdish politician commented over glasses of tea a few months...

    15. April 13, 2015

      Syria’s rebels heartened by healing of Sunni Arab rift

      Syria’s rebels are on the offensive once again as their regional backers unite in a Sunni Muslim resurgence and prioritise...

    16. FT Alphaville

      April 13, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here Who saw that coming? Hillary Clinton on Sunday fired the starting gun on her...

    17. April 12, 2015

      Turkey accuses Pope of ‘prejudice’ over Armenian ‘genocide’

      Turkey reacted angrily after Pope Francis called the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians “the first genocide of the 20th...

    18. April 8, 2015

      Erdogan woos Iranian business while resisting Tehran’s ambitions

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s president, signed several trade agreements with Iran on Tuesday, during a controversial visit...

    19. The World

      April 7, 2015

      Conspiracy theories are worry for Turkish democracy

      A blizzard of anti-western conspiracy theories has hit Turkey in recent months. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last month...

    20. April 6, 2015

      Turkey lifts ban on access to Twitter and YouTube

      Turkey has unblocked access to Twitter and YouTube after the sites complied with an Istanbul court’s order to remove images...

    21. April 2, 2015

      Marks and Spencer: on your marks

      From underwear and underwhelming performance to brown suede skirts and outperformance. Marks and Spencer’s better than...

    22. April 1, 2015

      Men sentenced for possessing ‘bomb-making’ manual

      Two men who travelled to the Turkish-Syrian border and mixed with jihadis have been jailed for possessing a “bomb-making”...

    23. March 31, 2015

      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...

    24. March 31, 2015

      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...

    25. 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...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      March 26, 2015

      Displaced youth in Suruc

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

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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 ...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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