Turkey

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Published 17/09/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a joint statement due to be made after his meeting with Russian President [more…]

Turkish economic growth dips, lira crisis darkens outlook

Turkish economic growth dips, lira crisis darkens outlook

Published 10/09/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish economic growth slowed to 5.2 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, data showed on Monday, in what officials described as an [more…]

Driven from home, White Helmet rescuers start over in north Syria

Driven from home, White Helmet rescuers start over in north Syria

Published 27/08/2018

AZAZ, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian rescue worker Samir Salim found his mother’s body under their collapsed house, but there was no time for a funeral. [more…]

Turkish lira slides 3 percent as markets reopen, eyes on U.S….

Turkish lira slides 3 percent as markets reopen, eyes on U.S….

Published 27/08/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish lira weakened 3 percent against the dollar on Monday after a week-long holiday, hit by persisting concern about a diplomatic [more…]

Iran and Syria sign deal for military cooperation

Iran and Syria sign deal for military cooperation

Published 27/08/2018

(Reuters) - Iran and Syria signed a deal for military cooperation in a meeting between the defense ministers of the two countries in Damascus, the [more…]

Shots fired at U.S. embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties: police

Shots fired at U.S. embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties: police

Published 20/08/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - Several gunshots were fired early Monday morning from a vehicle at the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, causing no casualties, [more…]

Turkey lifts travel ban on German journalist

Turkey lifts travel ban on German journalist

Published 20/08/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has reversed its decision to ban a German journalist from leaving the country while she awaits trial on charges of being [more…]

Turkish lira crisis poses additional risk to German economy:…

Turkish lira crisis poses additional risk to German economy:…

Published 19/08/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkey’s currency crisis poses an additional risk to Germany’s economy on top of trade frictions with the United States and the possibility [more…]

Ozil departure puts focus on German relations with Turkish community

Ozil departure puts focus on German relations with Turkish community

Published 23/07/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German soccer player Mesut Ozil’s decision to quit the national team due to “racism and disrespect” he faced over his Turkish roots [more…]

Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected…

Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected…

Published 23/07/2018

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish security forces killed gunmen who had stormed a government building in the Kurdish city of Erbil on Monday and took [more…]