Turkish President Erdogan launches G20 Summit

-In his opening remarks at the summit, Erdogan has urged countries to investigate whether unemployment, poverty and inequality are causes of terrorismANTALYA  - Turkish...

Brazil loses 1M jobs in 12 months

Nearly 87,000 jobs lost in August as country enters prolonged recessionBy Ben TavenerSAO PAULO - Brazil's economy slashed nearly 1 million payroll jobs in...

Aleppo-based institutions adopt Turkish lira

Some institutions in opposition-held parts of Syria’s Aleppo province adopt Turkish currency as chief means of exchangeALEPPO, Syria - Some local institutions in opposition-held...

Nepal reveals post-quake budget to boost economy

– Nepal dedicates large chunk of annual budget to reconstruction after devastating quakes in April, MayBy Deepak AdhikariKATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal’s government on Tuesday...

Moscow Halal Expo 2015 opens Thursday

Anadolu Agency is global communications partner of sixth international halal fair. MOSCOW  - The sixth Moscow International Halal Exposition opens on Thursday, with Anadolu Agency as its global...

RCEP negotiations set to cross deadline

Kuala Lumpur session chair requested Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership participating countries to step up efforts to advance negotiationsBy P Prem KumarKUALA LUMPUR -...

EU energy chief wants deal on Ukraine gas supply

Maros Sefcovic hopes to conclude trilateral gas talks with Ukraine and Russia before summer. BRUSSELS – Vice President of the European Commission, Maros Sefcovic, said...

Russia to issue $5 billion credit line to Iran

Credit line will improve economic cooperation between the two countries, Iranian official saysTEHRAN - Russia will issue a $5 billion credit line to Iran,...

Istanbul Gold Exchange down

Istanbul Gold Exchange falls to 100,800 Turkish liras per kilogram on Tuesday, June 30, 2015ISTANBUL - The Istanbul Gold Exchange index lost 0.02 percent in value Tuesday with gold trading at...

Foreign Exchange Rates

- Buying and selling rates of USD, Euro and British Pound in Istanbul and Ankara at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2015. ISTANBUL - The...

Turkey: Assets held abroad increase 1 pct in April

Liabilities held against non-residents decrease 6 percent, central bank saysANKARA - Assets held abroad by Turkish persons increased by one percent in April 2015...
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Turkish cbank hints at forex deposit rate cut, lira slide ceases

- Starting the day at 2.6684, the Turkish lira slumped to 2.6869 at noon.ANKARA - The slide in value of the Turkish lira against...

UPDATE – Greek PM says ‘referendum is still on’

Eurogroup rules no further negotiations until after the referendumby Magda PanoutsopoulouANKARA - After a teleconference meeting on Wednesday, the Eurogroup ministers decided to...

Wall Street opens lower as US unemployment rate rises

Jobless rate rises to five percent in March from 4.9 percent the month beforeNEW YORK – Wall Street opened lower on Friday as...

Kenya: Safaricom social value worth 10 times earnings

Kenyan mobile giant releases True Value Report, an audit describing its economic importance in the countryNAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan mobile giant Safaricom generated...

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Chris Brown’s Ex-Girlfriend Files Restraining Order After Alleged Death Threats

A shocking report surfaced Tuesday claiming that Chris Brown’s ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran had filed a restraining order against him, even accusing the singer of...