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Erdogan's party seeks changes to Turkish bankruptcy law over abuses

Nov 13 2018

ISTANBUL, Nov 13 President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party on Tuesday submitted a bill to parliament to tighten Turkey's bankruptcy law aimed at preventing what the government says is abuse of the regulation by some healthy companies.

UPDATE 4-Turkish inflation hits 15-year high of 25 percent

Nov 05 2018

* Inflation has peaked, FinMin predicts (Adds Finance Minister comments)

Istanbul prosecutor says Khashoggi was suffocated in Saudi consulate

Oct 31 2018

ISTANBUL Istanbul's chief prosecutor's office said on Wednesday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was suffocated in a premeditated killing as soon as he entered Saudi Arabia's consulate four weeks ago, and his body was then dismembered and disposed of. | Video

Turkey demands truth over Khashoggi killing as Saudi prosecutor visits

Oct 29 2018

ISTANBUL Turkey called on Monday for the full truth surrounding the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to be revealed, as Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor held talks in Istanbul.

RPT-UPDATE 3-Turkey demands truth over Khashoggi killing as Saudi prosecutor visits

Oct 29 2018

ISTANBUL, Oct 29 Turkey called on Monday for the full truth surrounding the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to be revealed, as Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor held talks in Istanbul.

Turkey demands extradition of 18 Saudis in Khashoggi case

Oct 27 2018

ISTANBUL Turkish prosecutors have prepared an extradition request for 18 suspects from Saudi Arabia in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, authorities said on Friday, after President Tayyip Erdogan urged Riyadh to disclose who ordered the murder. | Video

Turkey's Erdogan urges Saudis to say who ordered Khashoggi's killing

Oct 26 2018

ISTANBUL, Oct 26 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan urged Saudi Arabia on Friday to disclose who ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, as well as the location of his body, heightening international pressure on the kingdom to come clean on the case.

Turkish central bank keeps rates unchanged after lira recovery, hefty hikes this year

Oct 25 2018

ISTANBUL Turkey's central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Thursday as expected, after a mammoth hike in September and an improvement in diplomatic relations with Washington helped the lira recoup some of its huge losses this year.

Saudi crown prince breaks silence on "painful" Khashoggi case

Oct 24 2018

RIYADH/ISTANBUL Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman promised on Wednesday that the killers of Jamal Khashoggi would be brought to justice, in his first public comments since the journalist's murder sparked international condemnation.

UPDATE 4-Saudi crown prince breaks silence on "painful" Khashoggi case

Oct 24 2018

* Saudi crown prince says culprits will be punished (Adds Riyadh dateline, crown prince quotes)

World News

Trump briefed on Khashoggi murder by CIA, Pompeo

U.S. President Donald Trump, while flying to California on Saturday, was briefed on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after a CIA assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing, the White House said.