Colombia police seize huge haul of cocaine at airport

2 tons of black cocaine found packed on cargo flightBy Richard McCollBOGOTA, Colombia – Two tons of black cocaine destined for Mexico were...

Turkey: Foreign investment falls 9.6 pct in first half

Total foreign direct investment is at $6.3 billion in the first half of 2015ANKARA  - Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Turkey reached $6.3 billion in the...

US: Economy adds 271,000 jobs in Oct.

Labor Department jobs report beat analyst consensus estimate of 180,000; data could push Fed on interest ratesANKARA - The U.S. economy added 271,000...

Zambia: Banks under pressure in tight economy

Slowing economy shrinks loan portfolios and reduces activityby Francis MaingailaLUSAKA, Zambia - Banks in Zambia are under pressure in a challenging economy.The Zambian...

Turkey: Foreign trade deficit decreases in May

Exports were down 17.8 percent to 11.6 billion from the same month last yearANKARA - Turkey’s foreign trade deficit in May decreased 8...

Wall Street closes higher as oil prices soar

Crude jumps 6 percent NEW YORK - Wall Street closed higher Friday as oil prices soared 6 percent. The Dow rose by 35 points to end...

Tanzania unveils $22-billion budget

It promised to cut dependence on foreign assistance currently standing at nearly 15 percent ARUSHA, Tanzania – The Tanzanian government on Thursday announced a national...

Greek Min.: Government efforts prevent drug shortages

-Greek Minister of Health Panagiotis Kouroumplis says arrangements made to continue delivery of pharmaceuticals despite bank closuresATHENS - Greek Minister of Health Panagiotis Kouroumplis...

US home sales in Feb. fall to lowest level in 3 months

Home sales in the country decreased by 7.1 percent from previous monthNEW YORK - Existing home sales in the U.S. for the month...

Turkey: Inflation falls to 7.58 pct in October

Annual inflation in Turkey has decreased to 7.58 percent in October from 7.95 percent in SeptemberANKARA - Inflation in Turkey decreased in October after increasing for...

Halkbank serves as ‘bridge between Turkey, Serbia’

Halkbank General Director for Serbia Bozkurt says bank aims to improve trade volume between Turkey and SerbiaBy Talha Ozturk BELGRADE, Serbia -...

US stock market closes with losses

Shares of Bank of America, Citigroup fallNEW YORK – It was another down day for U.S markets Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average...

Istanbul Gold Exchange up

- Istanbul Gold Exchange index gained 0.78 percent in value Monday, May 18, 2015 ISTANBUL - The Istanbul Gold Exchange index Monday traded at 101,820 Turkish liras per kilogram. The trading volume in...

Daily performance of shares on Borsa Istanbul

- Top 10 shares in terms of value gained and lost on a daily basis on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 ISTANBUL - The top 10 shares in...

Malaysia to bring in 1.5 million Bangladeshi workers

Offer does not include illegal migrants already in Malaysia -many of whom have travelled on people smuggling boats from Bangladesh.By P Prem KumarKUALA LUMPUR...