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News Turkey: Turkey to boost importers with another $4.9 billion package: Albayrak

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-economy-package/turkey-to-boost-importers-with-another-4-9-billion-package-albayrak-idUSKCN1ST1T9
Publicated on: hursday 23 May 2019

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s state banks will provide a 30-billion lira ($4.9 billion) financing package to help bail out importing sectors such as manufacturing that were hit hard by last year’s ...

News Turkey: CNN Turkey under fire for bias in Istanbul rerun

News source: https://www.ft.com/content/a9b422da-7d37-11e9-81d2-f785092ab560
Publicated on: hursday 23 May 2019

CNN has been dragged into a political row over its Turkish sister channel ahead of the rerun of a contested Istanbul mayoral election. The US media giant has been forced to confront accusations of ...

News Turkey: In Turkey, the opposition to Erdogan remains optimistic — even though victory is unlikely.

News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/05/22/turkey-opposition-erdogan-remains-optimistic-even-though-victory-is-unlikely/
Publicated on: uesday 21 May 2019

The current political conflict in Turkey revolves around the Justice and Development Party’s authoritarian government and its repression of the opposition. But the complex history of past repressions ...

News Turkey: U.S. and Russia Face Off Over Huge Turkey Arms Deal That Could Endanger America's Top Fighter Jet

News source: https://www.newsweek.com/turkey-russia-s-400-f-35-us-ultimatum-sanctions-nato-anti-air-missiles-1432447
Publicated on: uesday 21 May 2019

The Kremlin has hit out at the U.S. following Washington’s threats to impose harsh penalties on Turkey if its NATO ally goes ahead with the planned purchase of an anti-aircraft missile system from ...

News Turkey: Wikipedia petitions ECHR over Turkey ban

News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-48386940
Publicated on: hursday 23 May 2019

Wikipedia is taking Turkey to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over a two-year ban imposed on the site in the country. The Wikimedia Foundation says it filed the petition on the grounds that ...

News Turkey: Up to five power plants to be transferred to Turkey's planned energy fund -Garanti Bank executive

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/turkey-bank-fund-idUSI7N22Y00M
Publicated on: Wednesday 22 May 2019

ISTANBUL, May 23 (Reuters) - Four or five Turkish power plants with a total of $1.5-2 billion problem loans are among projects to be transferred to a planned energy fund aimed at supporting banks’ ...

News Turkey: Fenerbahce’s Victor Moses: ‘The atmosphere here in Turkey is amazing’

News source: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/may/23/fenerbahce-victor-moses-turkey-loan-chelsea-interview
Publicated on: Wednesday 22 May 2019

Victor Moses (centre) celebrates scoring the matchwinning penalty for Fenerbahce at Erzurumspor on Monday. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Moving abroad was not always part of the plan for ...

News Turkey: Russia slams US ultimatum to Turkey over missile sale

News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/22/russia-slams-us-ultimatum-to-turkey-over-missile-sale.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 22 May 2019

10-year yield at lowest level since 2017 as traders prep for... The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level since 2017 as more traders grew confident in a longer U.S.-China ...

News Turkey: In Turkey, Imamoglu is a victim. Here’s why he doesn’t talk about it.

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/in-turkey-imamoglu-is-a-victim-heres-why-he-doesnt-talk-about-it/ar-AABKhct
Publicated on: Wednesday 22 May 2019

Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not represent the views of MSN or Microsoft. On May 6, Turkish opposition figure Ekrem ...

News Turkey: Wikipedia takes Turkey to European human rights court over ban

News source: https://www.ft.com/content/ff2bf0d0-7d5a-11e9-81d2-f785092ab560
Publicated on: hursday 23 May 2019

Wikipedia is taking Turkey to Europe’s top human rights court as it escalates a two-year battle to overturn a ban on the site in the country. The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit that runs the ...

News Turkey: Russia condemns 'US ultimatum' to Turkey over S-400 missile deal

News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/05/russia-condemns-ultimatum-turkey-400-missile-deal-190522144753344.html?bcmt=1
Publicated on: Wednesday 22 May 2019

Russia condemned as unacceptable an alleged US ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and purchase American Patriot batteries ...

News Turkey: Turkey has until next month to cancel a messy multibillion-dollar Russian arms deal or face harsh US penalties

News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/21/turkey-has-2-weeks-to-cancel-russian-arms-deal-and-avoid-us-penalties.html
Publicated on: uesday 21 May 2019

The economist thinks the Fed ought to pay more attention to financial markets when setting interest rates. Asia stocks set to rise following overnight gains on Wall Street Shares in Asia were poised ...