Turkey

Turkish lawyers protest against government plan to reform bar associations

Turkish lawyers protest against government plan to reform bar associations

Published 30/06/2020

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Thousands of Turkish lawyers protested outside Istanbul’s main courthouse on Tuesday against a government plan to reform bar associations, saying it aims [more…]

Rainy day hastens sovereign wealth funds’ refocus to home

Rainy day hastens sovereign wealth funds’ refocus to home

Published 25/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Famed for snapping up glitzy real estate and stakes in troubled international banks during the global financial crisis, sovereign wealth funds are [more…]

U.S. steers clear as global COVID-19 pledging conference begins

U.S. steers clear as global COVID-19 pledging conference begins

Published 04/05/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - World leaders launched a pledging “marathon” on Monday - without the United States - to raise at least $8 billion for research [more…]

Rockets hit near site of foreign oil firms, state-run companies in Iraq’s Basra: sources

Rockets hit near site of foreign oil firms, state-run companies in Iraq’s Basra: sources

Published 06/04/2020

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - Rockets landed near a site connected with foreign oil firms and state-run companies in Iraq’s southern city of Basra early on [more…]

Toyota says most Europe plants won’t restart until April 20 at earliest

Toyota says most Europe plants won’t restart until April 20 at earliest

Published 30/03/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Monday that it would extend a suspension at all of its factories in Europe with the [more…]

Shops close across Turkey, dimming hopes of a boom year

Shops close across Turkey, dimming hopes of a boom year

Published 20/03/2020

ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Shops closed across Turkey on Thursday to help halt the coronavirus spread, dimming the economy’s prospects and raising questions for hundreds of [more…]

Turkey postpones events until end-April over coronavirus

Turkey postpones events until end-April over coronavirus

Published 20/03/2020

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan issued a decree on Friday postponing all events related to science, culture and art, as it seeks to [more…]

Child drowns at sea off Greece in first fatality after Turkey re-opens frontier

Child drowns at sea off Greece in first fatality after Turkey re-opens frontier

Published 02/03/2020

KASTANIES/LESBOS, Greece (Reuters) - A child died after being pulled from the seat when a boat capsized off the Greek island of Lesbos, officials said [more…]

Russian artist unveils Putin ‘superhero’ paintings in Istanbul

Russian artist unveils Putin ‘superhero’ paintings in Istanbul

Published 15/02/2020

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Russian artist unveiled four giant paintings of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in central Istanbul on Saturday, saying he wanted to show [more…]

Turkey reduces fees banks can charge commercial, financial clients

Turkey reduces fees banks can charge commercial, financial clients

Published 10/02/2020

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has reduced the range and the levels of fees and commissions that banks can charge clients, according to central bank and [more…]