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Turkish ship to drill for oil and gas in Mediterranean: minister

Oct 30 2018

ANTALYA, Turkey A Turkish ship will start drilling for oil and gas in the Mediterranean on Wednesday, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said, a move that could create tensions with neighboring Cyprus and Greece over jurisdiction.

Russia, Germany, France and Turkey call for lasting ceasefire, constitutional meeting for Syria

Oct 27 2018

ISTANBUL The leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Turkey stressed the importance on Saturday of a lasting ceasefire in Syria, and said a committee to create a new constitution should meet by the end of the year. | Video

Russia, Germany, France and Turkey call for lasting ceasefire, constitutional meeting for Syria

Oct 27 2018

ISTANBUL The leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Turkey stressed the importance on Saturday of a lasting ceasefire in Syria, and said a committee to create a new constitution should meet by the end of the year. | Video

RPT-STAR oil refinery to reduce Turkey depence on imports, says Erdogan

Oct 19 2018

IZMIR, Turkey, Oct 18 A new $6.3 billion refinery set up by the Azeri state oil company in Turkey will reduce Ankara's dependence on imports for processed oil products, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.

STAR oil refinery to reduce Turkey depence on imports, says Erdogan

Oct 19 2018

IZMIR, Turkey, Oct 18 A new $6.3 billion refinery set up by the Azeri state oil company in Turkey will reduce Ankara's dependence on imports for processed oil products, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.

Alibaba and other China heavyweights eye Turkey assets after lira plunge: sources

Sep 27 2018

ISTANBUL Several large Chinese companies, including tech giant Alibaba , are actively looking at opportunities in Turkey and have met with Turkish firms after the lira's sell-off has made local assets cheaper, sources familiar with the talks said.

Alibaba and other China heavyweights eye Turkey assets after lira plunge, source say

Sep 27 2018

ISTANBUL, Sept 27 Several large Chinese companies, including tech giant Alibaba, are actively looking at opportunities in Turkey and have met with Turkish firms after the lira's sell-off has made local assets cheaper, sources familiar with the talks said.

Turkey's Erdogan calls for investigation into opposition role at Isbank, Hurriyet says

Sep 17 2018

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said authorities should look into members of the opposition who serve on the board of Isbank, Hurriyet newspaper said on Monday, knocking the shares of the country's largest listed lender.

Turkey allows companies to exclude forex losses from bankruptcy calculations

Sep 17 2018

ISTANBUL Turkish companies will no longer be required to count foreign-currency losses when assessing whether to file for bankruptcy, according to a legal change introduced at the weekend, a move that could dent productivity by propping up unhealthy companies.

Turkey allows companies to exclude forex losses from bankruptcy calculations

Sep 17 2018

ISTANBUL, Sept 17 Turkish companies will no longer be required to count foreign-currency losses when assessing whether to file for bankruptcy, according to a legal change introduced at the weekend, a move that could deepen concern about private sector debt.

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