ISTANBUL Unzile Aksakoglu struggles to explain to her seven-year-old daughter why her father Yigit has spent four months in jail and may never leave, because of his alleged role in mass protests against Turkey's government when she was just a year old.
ISTANBUL Turkey's economy contracted a sharper than expected 3.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018, its worst performance in nearly a decade and a clear sign that last year's lira crisis has tipped it into recession.
ISTANBUL, March 6 Turkey's central bank left its
benchmark interest rate unchanged on Wednesday as expected and
said it will tighten monetary policy further if needed, soothing
investor worries that it could loosen policy after inflation
fell from a 15-year peak.
ISTANBUL, March 1 Turkey will offer small- and
medium-size enterprises a second loan package totalling 25
billion lira ($4.67 billion), the finance minister said on
Friday, as the government tries to boost flagging economic
ISTANBUL Turkey ordered the arrest of 295 serving military personnel on Friday, the Istanbul prosecutor's office said, accusing them of links to the network of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Ankara says orchestrated a 2016 attempted coup.
ISTANBUL FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Friday defended world soccer's governing body over its perceived lack of action in the case of refugee Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi, saying it had been working behind the scenes in the affair.
ISTANBUL Turkey launched on Tuesday one of its largest operations against alleged supporters of the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of leading an attempted coup in 2016, ordering the arrest of 1,112 people, state media reported.
ISTANBUL Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras paid a symbolic visit to Istanbul's former cathedral Hagia Sophia on Wednesday on a trip aimed at improving ties with Turkey, long strained by disputes over territory, energy exploration and Cyprus. | Video
ISTANBUL, Feb 6 Greek Prime Minister Alexis
Tsipras paid a symbolic visit to Istanbul's former cathedral
Hagia Sophia on Wednesday on a trip aimed at improving ties with
Turkey, long strained by disputes over territory, energy
exploration and Cyprus.
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that the Treasury will take over a 28 percent stake in Isbank, the country's largest listed lender, from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP).