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  • *First 1 million barrel cargo being loaded at Ceyhan, Turkey. ANKARA/ ISTANBUL, May 22- Iraqi Kurdistan started loading oil from its new pipeline for shipment from a Turkish port on Thursday, defying the Baghdad government, which claims sole authority over Iraqi crude and declares any independently sold oil as' smuggled'.

  • *Move likely to infuriate Baghdad. ANKARA/ ISTANBUL, May 22- Iraqi Kurdistan started loading oil from its new pipeline for shipment from a Turkish port on Thursday despite a dispute with Baghdad, which claims sole authority over Iraqi oil and declares any independently sold oil as' smuggled'.

  • ISTANBUL, May 22- Turkey's central bank surprised markets with its first rate cut in a year on Thursday, weeks after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan called for rates to fall- reviving questions about political pressure on the bank. Yields on Turkey's two-year bond slid to a six-month low after the announcement.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to June 3 Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Association of Trade and Forfaiting 17th annual conference in San Francisco- 2000 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council member Jens Weidmann speaks at the annual reception of the Deutsche Aktieninstitut in Frankfurt- 1600 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to June 2 Monday, 19 May 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor Charlie Bean gives speech at London School of Economics- 1730 GMT. BERNE, Switzerland- SNB Chairman Thomas Jordan speaks at the Swiss International Finance Forum. Bank of Japan's former top economist Hideo Hayakawa will be speaking at the summit.

  • *PM's fracas with protesters caught on mobile phones. ISTANBUL, May 18- Flanked by half a dozen body guards, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan turns towards a crowd baying for his resignation in a mining town still shocked and grieving after the country's worst industrial disaster.

  • *PM's fracas with protesters caught on mobile phones. ISTANBUL, May 18- Flanked by half a dozen body guards, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan turns towards a crowd baying for his resignation in a mining town still shocked and grieving after the country's worst industrial disaster.

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 29 Friday, 16 May 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    May 17- For other related diaries, please. FRANKFURT- Frankfurt Finance Summit 2014. Speakers:- European Commissioner for Internal Market and Financial Services Michel Barnier, Czech National Bank board member Kamil Janacek, ECB executive board member Andreas Dombret, Bank of Spain Governor Luis Linde and former Germany Finance Minister Theodor Waigel.

  • Protests erupt in Turkey     Friday, 16 May 2014 | 3:50 PM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports police have unleashed water cannons on protesters following the death of about 284 coal miners in Turkey.

  • Rescuers search for trapped miners in Turkey     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    NBC's Richard Engel has the latest details on the worst industrial disaster in Turkey's history, as unions call for a strike.

  • SOMA, Turkey, May 15- Loudspeakers broadcast the names of the dead and excavators dug mass graves in this close-knit Turkish mining town on Thursday, while protesters gathered in major cities as grief turned to anger following the country's deadliest industrial disaster.

  • SOMA, Turkey, May 15- Four Turkish labor unions called for a national one-day strike on Thursday in protest against the country's worst industrial disaster that killed at least 282 people in a coal mine in western Turkey.

  • *Turkey declares national mourning for three days. SOMA, Turkey, May 14- Furious Turks heckled Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and jostled his entourage on Wednesday as protests erupted in several cities over a coal mine disaster in which at least 274 people died, making it the worst industrial accident in the nation's history.

  • *Turkey declares national mourning for three days. SOMA, Turkey, May 14- Hopes faded of finding more survivors in a coal mine in western Turkey on Wednesday, where 245 workers were confirmed killed and around 120 still feared to be trapped in what is likely to prove the nation's worst ever industrial disaster.

  • Turkish mine explosion: Death toll rises     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    The death toll following an explosion at a Turkish mine keeps on rising, says Emre Peker, reporter at The Wall Street Journal, adding that demonstrations have started in response to some of the Prime Minister's comments.

  • *Turkey declares national mourning for three days. SOMA, Turkey, May 14- Hopes faded of finding more survivors in a coal mine in western Turkey on Wednesday, where 238 workers were confirmed killed and 120 more still feared to be trapped in what is likely to prove the nation's worst ever industrial disaster.

  • SOMA, Turkey, May 14- The death toll in a coal mine disaster in western Turkey rose to 238 on Wednesday, with 80 more injured, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.

  • *Turkey declares national mourning for three days. SOMA, Turkey, May 14- Rescuers pulled more dead and injured from a coal mine in western Turkey on Wednesday more than 19 hours after an explosion, bringing the death toll to 205 in what could become the nation's worst ever mining disaster.

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 26 Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    May 14- For other related diaries, please. WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participate in an event for women's empowerment in Washington- 2115 GMT.

  • *PM Erdogan cancels trip to Albania after the disaster. ISTANBUL, May 13- An explosion and fire in a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least 151 miners and trapped hundreds more on Tuesday, with the death toll expected to rise in the country's worst mining accident for more than two decades.