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Turkey: Trial of Soma mine disaster resumes

- Trial over worst mining incident in Turkey's history involves 45 defendants.ANKARA - The trial over Turkey’s Soma mine disaster, which caused 301 deaths in May...
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China economy slows to 7 percent growth in Q1

- Once ramaging economy now at its lowest expansion since global financial crisis of 2009.By Bahattin Gonultas
ANKARA - China's economy slowed to 7...
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Deputy econ. min.: No risk for Turkey if economic team changes

- Policy will stay on track regardless of team members, although same names are expected to stay, says Deputy Economy Minister Yildirim.ISTANBUL -...
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Foreign Exchange Rates

- Buying and selling rates of USD, Euro and British Pound in Istanbul and Ankara at midday on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.ISTANBUL -...
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Turkish lira keeps sliding to new lows against US dollar

- Experts believe dollar's strength is major driver behind decline of Turkish lira.ANKARA – The Turkish lira dipped to a new low against the...
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Turkey: Unemployment surges in January

- Number of jobless people reaches 3.2 million, reports Turkstat.ANKARA – Unemployment in Turkey rose by 0.4 percentage point in January compared to...
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Borsa Istanbul down at opening of first session

- BIST-100 index down at opening of first session Wednesday, April 15, 2015.ISTANBUL - Borsa Istanbul's BIST-100 index was down at the opening of the first session...
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Foreign Exchange Rates

- The buying and selling rates of the USD, Euro and the British Pound in Istanbul and Ankara on Wednesday morning, April 15, 2015.ISTANBUL...
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Kuwait deposits $2bn in Egypt Central Bank

KUWAIT CITY – The Kuwaiti government has deposited $2 billion in the Central Bank of Egypt to support the country's economy, Egypt's ambassador...
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Major economies to pick up, emerging economies to slow: IMF

- 'Complex forces shaping prospects around the world' say report on global economic outlook.WASHINGTON - Growth in advanced economies is projected to strengthen...
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Russia, Norway and Egypt join China's new Asian bank

- Three nations become founding members of Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank as China looks to expand influence.ANKARA - Russia, Norway and Egypt have been...
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Turkey's $22B nuclear plant to be tsunami, quake proof

- It is a $22 billion investment, Turkey's energy minister says at the groundbreaking for the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant's marine hydro-technic structure.ANKARA ...

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Spanish police smashed the horse-operation, which is not suitable for humans

The Spanish police, in cooperation with Europol, split the horse of organized crime groups into Europe, people sell, but it is not fit for...