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  • These 4 emerging market currencies are most vulnerable to a Fed hike

    Marios Maratheftis, chief economist at Standard Chartered Bank, lists the most vulnerable emerging market currencies to interest rate hikes from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • MOSCOW/ HAMBURG, May 24- Russia is negotiating with Turkey in an effort to resolve a stop-start agriculture trade dispute between the countries, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, although Ankara disputed it had put curbs on imports of Russian wheat. As the largest buyer of Russian wheat behind Egypt, any move by Turkey to restrict imports of the grain could put a...

  • MOSCOW/ HAMBURG, May 24- Russia is negotiating with Turkey in an effort to resolve a stop-start agriculture trade dispute between the countries, the Kremlin said on Wednesday as it emerged that Ankara has imposed restrictions on imports of Russian wheat. Turkish officials contacted by Reuters could not immediately comment and Russia's Agriculture Ministry...

  • Turkey is protesting the treatment of its security officials in the U.S. during a visit by President Tayyip Erdogan last week.

  • ISTANBUL— Turkey's official news agency says the FBI has detained a Turkish man who attempted to sit in first class on a Los Angeles- Honolulu flight. Uskanli was taken into custody after the plane, escorted by two fighters, landed in Honolulu. Anadolu said Uskanli studied film and journalism in California and London.

  • It was a response to Friday's detentions of Mediha Olgun, the editor of Sozcu's website, and reporter Gokmen Ulu. Detention warrants were also issued for owner Burak Akbay and head of finance Yonca Kaleli. Sozcu is a staunch supporter of the secular legacy of Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and a sharp critic of Turkey's president and government.

  • Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump jokes with retired Gen. Michael Flynn as they speak at a rally at Grand Junction Regional Airport on October 18, 2016 in Grand Junction Colorado.

    Former security adviser Flynn told Trump transition team weeks before the inauguration that he was under investigation, the NYT reported.

  • Violent protests unravel outside Turkish ambassador's residence

    Fights broke out outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington on the day Turkey's president met with President Donald Trump at the White House.

  • Nine people have been injured and two more arrested at a protest outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington D.C. on Tuesday. Raw video from by VOA Turkish captured the scene.

  • President Trump welcomes president of Turkey at White House

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the arrival of the Turkish president at the White House.

  • DUBAI, May 16- Turkey's TAV is in talks with banks to get the $250 million it needs to develop three airports in Saudi Arabia, the airport operator's president Mustafa Sani ener said on Tuesday. TAV Airports Holding, in partnership with Al Rajhi Holding Group, was chosen to develop and operate Saudi Arabia's Yanbu, Qassim and Hail international airports.

  • Merkel listened politely before pointing out that Erdogan had been lobbing vitriol at Germany and its European allies for weeks, denouncing them as the descendents of Nazis. He appeared unaware that Ankara and Berlin were in the midst of a fierce diplomatic row over whether Turkish ministers should be allowed to campaign in Germany for a referendum on...

  • Merkel listened politely before pointing out that Erdogan had been lobbing vitriol at Germany and its European allies for weeks, denouncing them as the descendents of Nazis. He appeared unaware that Ankara and Berlin were in the midst of a fierce diplomatic row over whether Turkish ministers should be allowed to campaign in Germany for a referendum on...

  • ANKARA, Turkey— Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained 62 former employees of the Istanbul stock exchange over their alleged links to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric blamed for last year's coup attempt. Anadolu Agency said the suspects were detained Friday in simultaneous police raids in Istanbul and five other cities. The detained are...

  • ISTANBUL/ MOSCOW, May 11- Turkey resumed wheat imports from Russia on Monday, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci told Reuters on Thursday, just a few days after the trade dispute between the two countries was settled. The dispute, which had brought Russia's grain supplies to Turkey to a virtual standstill, was resolved at the meeting of the presidents of the...

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    Turkey hopes the United States will end its policy of supporting the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli said.

  • **BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank holds non-rate-setting meeting. MANILA- Philippines Central Bank holds its monetary policy meeting. MANILA- Philippines' Central Bank Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo updates business executives on the Interest Rate Corridor scheme, at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel- 0130 GMT.

  • TALLINN- Prime ministers of four countries- Poland's Beata Szydlo, Estonia's Juri Ratas, Latvia's Maris Kucinskis and Lithuania's Saulius Skvernelis- will meet to discuss regional security, transport and energy. MANILA- Philippines Central Bank holds its monetary policy meeting. MUMBAI- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks on "...

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) attend their joint press conference at the Kremlin on March 10, 2017 in Moscow, Russia.

    Russia, Turkey and Iran have signed a memorandum creating safe zones in Syria yet the delegation of the armed Syrian opposition stormed out of peace talks.

  • The EU has raised its opening demand for Britain's Brexit bill to an upfront gross payment of up to €100bn, Financial Times reports.