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UPDATE 2-Marked drop in annual Turkish inflation opens door to rate cut

03 Jul 2019

* Turkish lira still vulnerable to U.S. sanctions (Adds central bank context, graphic, confidence survey, comments)

Turkey's Erdogan: Russian missile defence system to arrive in 10 days - media

01 Jul 2019

ANKARA Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan said Russian S-400 defences would begin arriving within 10 days, Turkish media reported, setting the clock ticking on possible U.S. sanctions after his warm meeting with President Donald Trump on Saturday.

Haftar's forces say they destroyed Turkish drone in Tripoli

01 Jul 2019

TRIPOLI/ANKARA Eastern Libyan forces loyal commander Khalifa Haftar said they destroyed a Turkish drone parked at Tripoli's only working airport on Sunday and declared a "general mobilisation" as tensions between Ankara and the eastern administration mounted.

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal

30 Jun 2019

OSAKA/ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been treated fairly over the contract.

New Istanbul mayor's star power could be a challenge for Erdogan

25 Jun 2019

ANKARA/ISTANBUL Istanbul's new mayor now shoulders the expectations of Turkey's long-subdued opposition after he emerged from obscurity to deal President Tayyip Erdogan the biggest election blow of his career.

Erdogan's chief antagonist seeks a lasting victory in Istanbul

21 Jun 2019

ISTANBUL Three months ago Ekrem Imamoglu was a little-known politician in a fringe Istanbul district who was attempting the near-impossible: to unseat Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party from Turkey's largest city after 25 years in power.

Britain's Fox says Conservative leadership shouldn't be rushed despite Johnson's lead

18 Jun 2019

ANKARA The contest to choose a leader for Britain's governing Conservative Party should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a clear lead, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday.

Fox says Conservative leadership shouldn't be rushed despite Johnson's lead

18 Jun 2019

ANKARA The contest to choose a leader for Britain's governing Conservative Party should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a clear lead, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday.

Turkey rejects U.S. ultimatums, says will not back down on Russia deal

13 Jun 2019

ANKARA Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems despite U.S. warnings that it will lead to Ankara's exclusion from the F-35 fighter jet programme, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday.

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria

13 Jun 2019

ANKARA/BEIRUT Russia and Turkey, the two countries responsible for a rickety agreement to keep the peace along Syria's last major frontline, gave sharply conflicting accounts on Thursday of an attack on a Turkish military outpost.

World News

U.S. House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto

The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto.