*Moody's has Turkey on review for possible downgrade. ISTANBUL, July 28- A crackdown in Turkey after a failed coup could further weaken its institutions and threaten its investment grade status, investors fear, as dismissals and detentions stretch from the judiciary into the private sector and even the central bank. Turkey has suspended, detained or put under...
ISTANBUL, July 28- Turkey's biggest petrochemicals company Petkim said on Thursday its chief executive had resigned, and the state-run news agency said he had been detained in connection with a failed coup. Petkim, owned by Azerbaijan's Socar, said in a stock-exchange filing that Anar Mammadov has become CEO after his predecessor, Saadettin Korkut, resigned.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown could be brought to heel by its economic dependence, Mohamed El-Erian says.
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Fallout from a failed military coup in Greece may exacerbate Europe's festering migrant crisis, EU leaders say.
ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul that killed at least 61 people and wounded more than 200.
PARIS, July 23- A deadly shooting in Munich was a "disgusting terrorist attack" aimed at stirring up fear in Germany after France was targeted last week, French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday. "The terrorist attack that struck Munich killing many people is a disgusting act that aims to foment fear in Germany after other European countries," Hollande...
It is too early to buy Turkish assets, despite the rout, Renaissance Capital said on Friday. Instead, it advocated investors look at Russia.
Turkey's deputy prime minister has been on an investor charm offensive following last Friday's failed coup — but will it work?
European Central Bank president Mario Draghi says while the unrest in Turkey is likely to affect confidence, it’s very difficult to see a significant impact on the euro zone.
Experts warn that the recent round of arrests and suspensions in Turkey are the latest attempts to weaken the rule of law and democracy.
On Wednesday, the Turkish parliament is reportedly expected to discuss the prospect of reinstating the death penalty. CNBC’s Hadley Gamble reports.
North Korea says its ballistic missile test simulated strikes against South Korean ports and airfields used by the U.S. military.
WASHINGTON, July 19- The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of $785 million in bombs to the United Arab Emirates for the U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. Washington views the UAE as an important Sunni Arab ally in the fight against Islamic State, a Sunni group that has taken over parts of...
July 19- Wilson Barreto was blinded by a Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia bomb attack in Bogota when he was 19 years old. Now, he is featured in a documentary naked, standing in Bogota's Bolivar Plaza with more than 6,000 other Colombians from all sides of the civil war, which began in the early 1960 s. Also appearing in the documentary is María del Pilar...
North Korea fired three ballistic missiles, which flew between 300 and 360 miles into the sea off its east coast, South Korea's military said.
Atilla Yesilada, partner at GlobalSource Partners in Istanbul, says all of Turkey stood up against the coup, but warns Erdogan may become more authoritarian.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports from Istanbul on the latest news from Turkey after the military coup and speaks to the country's deputy prime minister.