Turkey arrests suspected spies for UAE, probing Khashoggi link

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey arrested two intelligence operatives in Istanbul on Monday who confessed to spying on Arab nationals on behalf of the United Arab Emirates, a senior Turkish... Read more »

Mir card payment system looks beyond Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) – After Western sanctions gutted Russia’s financial system five years ago, a new bank card began appearing in the wallets of many Russians. Now the country is... Read more »

Turkey’s opposition takes office in Istanbul, appeal still pending

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s main opposition candidate was declared Istanbul’s mayor on Wednesday after election recounts were finally completed, despite an appeal still pending by President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK... Read more »

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks slide on growth fears, trade tensions

April 11 (Reuters) – Emerging-market shares fell from eight-month highs on Thursday as risk appetite faded as trade tensions continued and the U.S. and European Union central banks reinforced... Read more »

Turkey’s Erdogan calls for annulment of Istanbul election

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said electoral authorities should annul Istanbul’s local elections due to irregularities, notably over the appointment of ballot box officials, the pro-government... Read more »

Turkey’s Erdogan says Russian S-400s delivery may be brought forward: Sabah

FILE PHOTO – A view shows a new S-400 “Triumph” surface-to-air missile system after its deployment at a military base outside the town of Gvardeysk near Kaliningrad, Russia March... Read more »

Russia, Turkey will continue efforts to establish peace in Syria: Putin

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia and Turkey will continue their efforts to establish peace in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Moscow... Read more »

Last flight leaves Ataturk as Istanbul switches airports

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The last commercial passenger flight took off from Istanbul’s Ataturk airport on Saturday and convoys of trucks ferried thousands of tonnes of equipment across the city... Read more »

Erdogan says Turkey continues S-400 payments, criticizes U.S. stance

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference at Huber Mansion in Istanbul, Turkey March 31, 2019. REUTERS/Murad Sezer ISTANBUL (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that... Read more »

Syrian government forces’ shelling kills 17: war monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Shelling by Syrian government forces of rebel-held areas in the northwest of the country has killed 17 civilians over the past 24 hours, a war monitoring... Read more »