33.76 F
New York
January 27, 2021

Turkey

Goldman says strengthening Turkish lira may be limited by reserve building

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Turkish lira banknotes are seen in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs said its three-month Turkish lira forecast was 7.00 to 7.50 to the dollar and said further strengthening might be constrained by central bank efforts to rebuild reserves. The lira has......

Turkey hopes Mediterranean talks can calm choppy waters with EU

Reuters
By Robin Emmott, Tuvan Gumrukcu BRUSSELS/ANKARA (Reuters) – After a five-year hiatus marked by grievances over their rival claims to Mediterranean waters, Turkey resumes talks with Greece on Monday in the first test of its hopes to reverse deteriorating relations with the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut......

Turkey says it seeks survivors after pirate attack off Nigeria

Reuters
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey sought on Sunday to rescue three surviving members of a cargo ship after pirates attacked it off the coast of Nigeria, killing one and kidnapping 15, according to President Tayyip Erdogan’s office and Turkish state media. Erdogan had two phone calls with one of the captains......

Greek foreign minister hopes for ‘positive’ spirit from Turkey in talks

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias speaks during a joint news conference with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov at the Foreign Ministry in Athens, Greece, October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Costas Baltas ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s foreign minister said he hoped Turkey would have a positive approach towards a meeting next......

Turkey-EU ties on better footing, EU’s Borrell says

Reuters
FILE PHOTO; European Union (R) and Turkish flags fly at the business and financial district of Levent in Istanbul, Turkey September 4, 2017. REUTERS/Osman Orsal BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Turkey and the European Union have started the year positively and steps to restart talks with Greece over hydrocarbons in the Mediterranean......

Greek coastguard recovers one dead, rescues 27 on Lesbos island

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Refugees and migrants at the Kara Tepe camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece, October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Elias Marcou/File Photo ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek coastguard officials recovered the body of one man and rescued 27 people from a rocky beach on the island of Lesbos after they apparently......

Facebook says starts process of appointing Turkey representative

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile phone in this picture illustration taken December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/Illustration ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Monday it had started the process of appointing a legal entity as a local representative in Turkey in compliance with a new......

Azerbaijan to start COVID-19 inoculations with 4 million Sinovac shots

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Azeri law enforcement officers stand guard in a street as authorities tightened up measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Baku, Azerbaijan April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Aziz Karimov BAKU (Reuters) – Azerbaijan will begin vaccinating citizens against COVID-19 on Monday, using a batch of 4 million......

Analysis – Less for more in Turkey: costly food starves economic rebound

Reuters
By Ezgi Erkoyun, Jonathan Spicer ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Food has become so expensive in Turkey that some people are spending what money they have to stock up on rice and pasta to avoid swallowing even higher prices in the months ahead. Women shop at a local market in Istanbul, Turkey......

Travel, trade may resume within a week to Qatar, says UAE

Reuters
DUBAI (Reuters) – Arab states boycotting Qatar could resume travel and trade links with Doha within a week under a U.S.-backed deal, but restoring diplomatic ties requires more time as parties work to rebuild trust, a United Arab Emirates official said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: UAE Minister of State for......

Car bomb targeting Turkish company kills four in Somalia – ministry

Reuters
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A car bomb targeting workers of a Turkish company killed four people including one Turkish citizen on Saturday in Somalia, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said. The company’s staff were working on the construction of a road between Mogadishu and Afgoye, northwest of the capital, the ministry statement said.......

Galatasaray’s Elabdellaoui in hospital with eye damage after firework incident

Reuters
Soccer Football – Europa League – Round of 16 Second Leg – Wolverhampton Wanderers v Olympiacos – Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, Britain – August 6, 2020 Olympiacos’ Omar Elabdellaoui looks dejected after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Molly Darlington ISTANBUL......

‘Erdogan should be very, very worried’: What the Biden presidency means for Turkey

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump (L) welcomes President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) of Turkey outside the West Wing of the White House May 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Getty Images Tensions between the U.S. and Turkey have been mounting for a while.  ......

Turkish-Russian ties not an alternative to NATO, EU – minister

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A Turkish flag flies next to NATO logo at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, November 26, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s relations with Russia are not an alternative to its ties with NATO and the European Union, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told a joint......

Turkey, UK to sign free trade deal this week -Erdogan

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the parliament?in Ankara, Turkey, December 23, 2020. Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday a free trade deal with London would be signed on Tuesday......

Piecemeal data releases threaten to undermine Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine

Reuters
BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Fragmental releases of efficacy data for the COVID-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac could undermine confidence in the shot, experts warned, as several countries prepare for mass inoculations with the vaccine. FILE PHOTO: A man works in a laboratory of Chinese vaccine maker Sinovac Biotech, developing an......

Britain says it will sign free trade deal with Turkey this week

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Trucks and shipping containers are pictured at Haydarpasa port in Istanbul, Turkey, April 18, 2018. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik/File Photo (Reuters) – Britain and Turkey are set to sign a free trade deal on Tuesday, the UK trade ministry said on Sunday, the first since Prime Minister Boris Johnson secured......

UK and Turkey to sign free trade deal this week – FT

Reuters
(Reuters) – Britain and Turkey are set to sign a free trade deal on Tuesday, the first since Prime Minister Boris Johnson secured a new trade agreement with the European Union, the Financial Times reported on.ft.com/2WM2JRB on Sunday. The two nations have finalised the text of a “continuity agreement” that......

Turkey says delivery of Sinovac vaccines postponed due to COVID-19 case in Beijing customs

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca speaks during a news conference in Ankara, Turkey, December 24, 2020. Turkish Health Ministry/Handout via REUTERS ANKARA (Reuters) – The delivery of the first shipment of Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine from China to Turkey has been postponed “1-2 days” due to a case of......

BionTech CEO says will work with others to boost vaccine capacity – Anadolu

Reuters
CEO and co-founder of BioNTech, Ugur Sahin, answers journalists’ questions after the European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved its COVID-19 vaccine, at the company headquarters in Mainz, Germany December 22, 2020. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo ANKARA (Reuters) – BioNTech Chief Executive Ugur Sahin said his company would be open to cooperating with......

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Click whichever is suitable. Accept Read More