• DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to Sep 3 Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    Aug 21- For other related diaries, please. NEW DELHI- Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will attend a banking event in New Delhi. NEW DELHI- RBI Deputy Governor Rama Subramaniam Gandhi will participate in a panel discussion on G20- 0830 GMT.

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to Sept 2 Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    Aug 19- For other related diaries, please. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council meeting. BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand will release the minutes of its August interest rate meeting.

  • They're saving Yazidis yet ignored by the US—why? Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 2:05 PM ET
    A Yazidi fighter who recently joined the Kurdish People's Protection Units gestures while securing a road in Mount Sinjar, August 13, 2014.

    This group is the point of the spear against Islamic extremism. So why is the US ignoring them?, asks David Phillips.

  • They include El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc, Zoe's Kitchen Inc, and Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc.. Shake Shack is present in many U.S. states including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Florida and Massachusetts.

  • Mehmet Buyukeksi, head of the Turkish Exporters Assembly, said he expected a significant increase in poultry and seafood exports to Russia, and that Turkey could also meet increased Russian demand for fruit and vegetables. Turkey was the 5th leading supplier of food to Russia with $1.68 billion worth of trade in 2013..

  • Turkish journalist killed in Iraq during clashes Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    ANKARA, Turkey— A journalists' rights group says a Turkish journalist has been killed in Iraq during clashes between Islamic militants and Kurdish Peshmerga forces and has demanded an investigation into the circumstances of her death.

  • What will an Erdogan presidency look like?     Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Investors are hoping that Turkey's "phenomenal growth" will continue under Recip Tayyip Erdogan's presidency but political instability and geopolitics remain a concern, CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.

  • What needs to happen next in Iraq: Ex-WH advisor Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 11:02 AM ET
    A Kurdish resident holds a signs during a demonstration in support of the Peshmerga troops in front of the U.S. consulate in Irbil, north of Baghdad, August 11, 2014.

    The US airstrikes in Iraq came just in time; here's what needs to happen next, says former White House adviser David L. Phillips.

  • Turkey: 'All signs' point to Erdogan victory     Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    As Turkey awaits the results from the first round of the presidential elections, CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports from Istanbul that all signs point to a victory for current Prime Minister, Recep Erdogan.

  • Mahmut Kaya, CIO of Garanti Asset Management, says Recep Tayyip Erdogan's presidential win should give confidence to investors.

  • Cenan Çivi, founder of Kronos Holdings, says that there are still good opportunities for investors in Turkey despite political risks.

  • CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on the sentiment in Turkey after Recep Tayyip Erdogan became the country's first directly elected head of state on Sunday.

  • Kurdish politics enters Turkey's mainstream     Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on how Selahattin Demirtas' bid to become Turkey's president has pushed Kurdish politics into the mainstream.

  • Erdogan wins Turkish presidential election     Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 1:05 AM ET

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the country's first direct presidential election, amid rising criticism of his social policies. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.

  • Turkish Prime Minister Recip Erdogan claimed over 50 percent of the votes to become the country's first elected president on Sunday. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports from Istanbul.

  • Erdogan vows reconciliation after presidential win Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 4:08 PM ET

    Tayyip Erdogan secured his place as Turkey's first directly elected head of state, taking him a step closer to the presidential system he covets.

  • ISTANBUL, Aug 10- Turks began voting on Sunday with Tayyip Erdogan poised to become the country's first elected president, fulfilling his dream of what he calls a "new Turkey" and his opponents say will be an increasingly authoritarian nation.

  • ISTANBUL, Aug 10- Tayyip Erdogan was poised to become his country's first elected president as Turks go to the polls on Sunday, fulfilling his dream of what he calls a "new Turkey" and what his opponents say will be an increasingly authoritarian and polarized nation.

  • *Turkey's first openly Kurdish presidential hopeful. ISTANBUL, Aug 9- Unthinkable just a few years ago, Selahattin Demirtas' bid for Turkey's highest office underscores how Kurdish politics has entered the mainstream even as Kurds in neighboring Syria and Iraq push for more automony.

  • Turkey’s Erdogan eyes promotion – to Presidency Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 12:06 PM ET
    Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers his speech at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey during an AK Party group meeting on June 24, 2014.

    Recip Erdogan is looking for promotion on Sunday, scoring a victory as Turkey’s first popularly elected President.