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Turkey slashes growth forecasts, but not enough for wary investors

3:03pm EDT

ANKARA Turkey sharply cut its growth forecasts for this year and next on Thursday, a reduction that failed to mollify investors who wanted a more sober assessment of the fragile economy and a sweeping plan to help banks. | Video

Turkey slashes growth forecasts for 2018, 2019 in economic plan, lira steady

5:52am EDT

* Growth seen down to 2.3 percent in 2019, rising to 5 pct in 2021

Turkey's Erdogan hopes Tehran summit will avert Idlib offensive

Sep 05 2018

ISTANBUL Turkey hopes a summit with Iranian and Russian leaders in Tehran on Friday will avert a Syrian government offensive on the rebel-held Idlib enclave and prevent a new influx of refugees to Turkey, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying.

Turkey's Erdogan hopes Tehran summit will avert Idlib offensive

Sep 05 2018

ISTANBUL Turkey hopes a summit with Iranian and Russian leaders in Tehran on Friday will avert a Syrian government offensive on the rebel-held Idlib enclave and prevent a new influx of refugees to Turkey, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying.

U.S. missionary thrust to the center of Turkey-U.S. crisis

Aug 19 2018

IZMIR, Turkey When Andrew Brunson saw a police summons on his door in late summer 2016, the U.S. evangelical pastor thought it was a routine appointment to sort out his residency papers in Turkey, his home for nearly a quarter of a century.

Turkey's Albayrak rolls out new economic plan, but lira slide continues

Aug 10 2018

ISTANBUL Turkey's finance minister rolled out the government's new economic plan on Friday, promising central bank independence and tighter budget discipline, but giving few details to reassure investors and stem a widening currency crisis.

Turkey's lira, bonds hit again on U.S. trade threat, central bank worries

Aug 07 2018

ISTANBUL Turkey's lira held close to its record low against the dollar on Tuesday as concerns deepened about a rift with the United States and President Tayyip Erdogan's influence over the central bank. | Video

Turkish lira hits record low after U.S. reviews duty-free access

Aug 06 2018

ISTANBUL The Turkish lira plunged to a record low on Monday after the Trump administration said it was reviewing Turkey's duty-free access to the U.S. market, a move that could affect $1.7 billion of Turkish exports. | Video

Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor's appeal

Jul 31 2018

ISTANBUL A Turkish court rejected an appeal on Tuesday for an American pastor to be released from house arrest during his trial on terrorism charges, his lawyer said, in a case that has raised the threat of U.S. sanctions against Ankara.

Turkey will stand up to U.S. in face of sanctions threat over American pastor: Erdogan

Jul 29 2018

ISTANBUL President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey will stand its ground after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap sanctions on Ankara if it does not free an American pastor, broadcaster Haberturk reported on Sunday.

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