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Turkey's ceasefire calls in Idlib yielded results, says Erdogan

Turkey's ceasefire calls in Idlib yielded results, says Erdogan

Turkey, which supports rebels opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has been holding talks with his allies Russia and Iran over the fate of Idlib.

Erdogan appoints himself as head of Turkey wealth fund

Erdogan appoints himself as head of Turkey wealth fund

Zafer Sonmez, who was head of Turkey and Africa for Malaysia's sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Bhd, was named as the fund's general manager.

Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Idlib

Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Idlib

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on Russia and Iran to halt a looming ‘humanitarian disaster’ in Idlib, saying Syrians there could not be left to the mercy of President Bashar al-Assad.

Turkish lira tumbles another 5% as deputy bank chief quits

Turkish lira tumbles another 5% as deputy bank chief quits

The lira has lost nearly 45% of its value since the start of the year against the dollar as investors took fright over a bitter row with the United States.

Turkey's Erdogan says will bring safety and peace to Syria, Iraq

Turkey's Erdogan says will bring safety and peace to Syria, Iraq

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Sunday to bring peace and safety to Iraq and areas in Syria not under Turkish control and said terrorist organisations in those areas would be eliminated.

Turkey's Erdogan says attack on economy no different from attack on flag

Turkey's Erdogan says attack on economy no different from attack on flag

President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said an attack on Turkey's economy was no different from a strike against its flag or call to prayer, responding to a recent currency sell-off ...

Turkey's Erdogan says to challenge ‘games’ on the economy

Turkey's Erdogan says to challenge ‘games’ on the economy

A day after two major ratings agencies downgraded Turkey closer to junk status amid a currency crisis, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he would challenge those playing ‘games’ on the economy.

Turkey's lira weakens more than 6% on threat of more US sanctions

Turkey's lira weakens more than 6% on threat of more US sanctions

The lira has lost nearly 40% of its value against the dollar this year, hit by both the diplomatic rift and investor alarm.

Amir arrives in Ankara for talks with Erdogan

Amir arrives in Ankara for talks with Erdogan

His Highness the Amir will review with the Turkish president bilateral relations and means of strengthening the existing strategic cooperation between the two countries.

Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' US electronic goods

Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' US electronic goods

Relations between the two Nato allies have plummeted in one of their worst crises in decades after the detention of US pastor Andrew Brunson on terror-related charges.

Turkish lira hammered again as crisis spills into Asian markets

Turkish lira hammered again as crisis spills into Asian markets

With investors already on edge over the China-US trade war, the lira's collapse sparked a sell-off in Europe and New York at the end of last week.

Erdogan says crash of lira 'political plot' against Turkey

Erdogan says crash of lira 'political plot' against Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday slammed the crash of the lira amid a widening spat with the United States as a "political plot" and said his country would instead seek new markets and new allies.