Turkish Airlines launches flights to Mali

- Flights to Mali's capital will operate three times a week ANKARA – Turkish Airlines, Turkey's national flag-carrier, has begun operating flights to Mali's capital Bamako. Tuesday's...

US stocks mixed ahead of Fed rate hike decsion

Market awaits announcement Wednesday as crude prices fall for second straight dayNEW YORK - The American stock market closed mixed Tuesday ahead of...

Greek bailout negotiations extend into Monday night

Meeting of European leaders cancelled as European finance ministers come to grips with Greek government proposalsANKARA - Greek bailout negotiations are to be...

Foreign Exchange Rates

Buying and selling rates of the USD, Euro and British Pound in Istanbul and Ankara at midday Monday, June 1, 2015 ISTANBUL - The buying...

EU move to end roaming charges may be futile: analyst

While the European Parliament has voted to end all roaming charges, an analyst believes European telecom companies will not sufferBy Andrew Jay RosenbaumANKARA ...

Greece: Varoufakis threatens lawsuit against Commission

Anger and fear in Greece as closed banks make life grim; Greece formally in default on IMF payments as of TuesdayBy Magda Panaotsopoulou and...

Istanbul Gold Exchange down

Istanbul Gold Exchange index loses 0.72 percent in value on Thursday Feb. 25, 2016ISTANBUL - The Istanbul Gold Exchange index lost 0.72 percent...
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Maize prices soar in Malawi amid looming hunger

Recent flooding washed away thousands of hectares of crops, especially maize.By Moses Michael-PhiriBLANTYRE, Malawi – The price of maize, Malawi's staple food product,...

Migration driving EU population rise, new data claim

Population increase is driven partly by births exceeding deaths in the EU but mainly by net migration, Eurostat reportsBRUSSELS – Over one million...

US stock market closes lower

Shares of LinkedIn, Netflix, Amazon plungeNEW YORK -- American stocks closed lower Friday on news the U.S. added fewer than expected jobs in...

Nigeria set to devalue naira: Experts

President hints at devaluation in recent speech; move could help restart the economy, experts sayBy Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria appears to officially devalue the...

Asian stocks higher on Greek bailout chances, China

Approach to Greek bailout deal eyed by investors, along with rebound in China stocks; euro holds despite 'Grexit' fearsANKARA - Asian stocks were...

Istanbul Gold Exchange down

Istanbul Gold Exchange index loses value Monday, March 21, 2016 ISTANBUL - The Istanbul Gold Exchange index lost 0.58 percent in value Monday, March...

Istanbul Gold Exchange up

Istanbul Gold Exchange index gains in value Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015ISTANBUL - The Istanbul Gold Exchange index gains in value Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, with gold trading at 99,850 Turkish liras...

Indonesia: Aceh wants Myanmar punished for Rohingya abuse

Western Indonesian community housing Rohingya boat people launches petition demanding president cut all ties. By Ainur Romah JAKARTA - An Indonesian community deeply affected by the...

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One Dead And 14 Wounded In Ohio Nightclub Shooting

Early Sunday morning, gunfire erupted inside a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, killing at least one person and injuring 14. According to the police,...