Turkey Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Turkey's Homemade Currency Crisis Could Roil Global FinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    Turkey's recently reelected president, Recep Tayyip ErdoAYan, is blaming the sudden and dramatic decline of the Turkish lira on an international conspiracy , variously railing against an "economic war" and a "currency plot". On the surface, this looks like a reaction to US president Trump's steel and aluminium sanctions , which are ostensibly designed to press Turkey to release American pastor Andrew Brunson , who is in custody on terrorism charges.


  2. Turks' woes over currency crisis: 'It is a kind of Cold War'Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is striking a defiant tone a day after two major ratings agencies further downgraded the country's debt. What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.


  3. Erdogan is leading Turkey to disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | New York Post

    Nominally, the current US-Turkey standoff is over American pastor Andrew Brunson , whom the Turks are holding hostage under trumped-up terrorism charges. But the root problem is Turkish strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan's determination to lead his nation to ruin.


  4. U.S. missionary thrust to the center of Turkey-U.S. crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Reuters

    When Andrew Brunson saw a police summons on his door in late summer 2016, the U.S. evangelical pastor thought it was a routine appointment to sort out his residency papers in Turkey, his home for nearly a quarter of a century. FILE PHOTO: U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson reacts as he arrives at his home after being released from the prison in Izmir, Turkey July 25, 2018.


  5. German Party Chief Raises Prospect of Aiding Turkey Amid CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Germany could help Turkey should it become necessary, Andrea Nahles, head of Germany's Social Democratic Party, told Funke Mediengruppe in an interview published Sunday. "A situation could arise in which Germany must help Turkey, regardless of the political discrepancies with President Erdogan," Nahles said, adding it's in everyone's interest that Turkey remains economically stable and that currency turbulence is curtailed.


  6. US-Turkey row: Pastor a 'pawn in personal feud'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BBC News

    The US is increasing pressure on Turkey to try to secure the freedom of American pastor Andrew Brunson. While the leaders of the two Nato allies clash with each other, Mr Brunson's fate hangs in the balance.


  7. Turkey rejects US pastor Brunson's releaseRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WAAY

    One of Turkey's high criminal courts has rejected US pastor Andrew Brunson's request to be released from house arrest and able to travel abroad, according to Turkey's state-run Anadolou news agency.


  8. Gold Trading Volumes Double in Turkey Amid Currency CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... value of an ounce of gold in lira rocketed more than 30 percent. "It definitely would make sense to own gold now in Turkey given the depreciation of the lira," Jonathan Butler, precious metals strategist at Mitsubishi Corp U.K. Plc, said by phone. ...


  9. Stocks mixed amid Turkey worries, hopes for US-China trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Wall Street stocks finished higher on increased hopes of a resolution of the US-China trade impasse, while European stocks were pressured by worries over Turkey. US stocks, which were negative much of the morning, rallied following a midday Wall Street Journal report that Washington and Beijing were taking steps to try to resolve a trade dispute ahead of a November summit between US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping.


  10. Turkey's Erdogan says to challenge 'games' on the economyRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | UAport

    We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. Reuters International This content was published on August 18, 2018 12:44 PMAug 18, 2018 - 12:44 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the sixth Congress of the ruling AK Party in Ankara, Turkey, August 18, 2018.


  11. Credit downgrades after lira's collapse raise Turkish recession threatRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Standard & Poor's and Moody's this weekend downgraded Turkey's debt deeper into 'junk' status, and warned of a 'hard landing' for the economy. Moody's cut Turkey's sovereign rating to Ba3, from Ba2, and gave it a 'negative' outlook.


  12. Ruth Sunderland: Why we need action on the action groups... right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... may take a more robust stance. The sorry story of the RBoS group should be a wake-up call. Markets have gone cold Turkey. So-called emerging economies have attracted plenty of cash in recent years, as low interest rates in the US set investors ...


  13. "We were going up and down and had a complete lack of...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

    "We were going up and down and had a complete lack of information": Passenger on diverted Norwich Airport flight reacts after plane reportedly suffers bird strike A passenger on a Norwich Airport flight to Turkey that was diverted to Brussels has described the "scary" experience after it reportedly hit a bird. Philip Banyard, who works for Archant in Norwich, was on the Freebird Airlines flight to Dalaman which ran into difficulties just after taking off at around 7.50pm.


  14. Turkey ready to respond if US imposes more sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Turkey on Friday threatened to respond in kind if Washington imposed further sanctions over the detention of an American pastor which has sparked a diplomatic standoff and battered the Turkish currency. A Turkish court on Friday turned down another appeal to free the pastor in the third such rejection, his lawyer said.


  15. Trump is proving Americaa s power through economic warfareRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New York Post

    ... run. The president is choosing to go to war via economic measures against China's Xi Jinping, Iran's Ali Khamenei and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan. With the most recent jobs reports to back him up - the president boasted Friday about 400,000 new ...


  16. One killed, 15 injured in northwestern Turkey pile-up of at least 30 vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Trend

    Fuel spill from an unidentified truck caused more than 30 vehicles to collide in northwestern Turkey's Bursa province, killing one person and injuring 15 others, Daily Sabah reported. The accident on Eskishehir-Bursa highway in the Inegol district occurred Friday evening, when millions of Turks took to the roads for the weeklong Gurban Bayram holiday.


  17. News Analysis: The West Hoped for Democracy in Turkey. Erdogan Had Other Ideas.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The New York Times

    Turkey's descent into authoritarianism and crisis has destroyed whatever hopes remained that the country's president might serve as a force for moderation. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, then Turkey's prime minister, in 2008.


  18. A Fistful of LirasRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The New York Times

    On Aug. 11, I was at a friend's wedding at CerModern, a contemporary art museum in Ankara. Gold coins are the preferred wedding present in Turkey.


  19. Erdogan reelected as head of Turkey's ruling AK PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... economy, sanctions, exchange rates, interests and inflation. We see your game and we challenge it," Erdogan said. "Turkey did not and will not surrender to those which try to make Turkey as a strategic target," he said in reference to the U.S. ...


  20. What may unfold in Syria's Idlib and why is a 'bloodbath' likely?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    ... people, half of whom are internally displaced, and encloses what once was a major commercial highway linking Syria to Turkey and Jordan. Along with sharing a border with Turkey , Idlib is adjacent to Latakia province, a Syrian government stronghold ...