In Turkey’s economic agenda, as in several other emerging countries, there has been a conflict going on for a long time about the price of the interest rate and foreign currency
New Zealand will send troops to Iraq on a 'behind-the-wire" non-combat mission to boost the local military's ability to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, Prime Minister John Key said on Feb. 24
Ukrainian President Poroshenko on Feb. 18 called for European peacekeepers to enforce a shattered ceasefire deal in east Ukraine after a flashpoint strategic town fell to a fierce assault by pro-Russian rebels
The conservation process of 37 sunken ships discovered during the Istanbul Marmaray excavations and removed from the area over eight years is nearing completion.
US President Barack Obama on Feb. 9 agreed to hold off a controversial decision on sending arms to Ukraine until German-led efforts to broker a ceasefire with Russia are given a chance.
Forty years after Cyprus was divided by a bloody conflict, the island's Greek and Turkish communities are trying to overcome their differences and find an unusual common cause: halloumi cheese
Ankara and Washington are joining forces to fight against the financial networks supporting ISIL to Turkey’s south, the US has said
The European Union’s chief executive warned Greeks yesterday not to expect the eurozone to bow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ demands in a growing confrontation over Athens’ debt crisis
Finance ministers and central bankers face a tough task coordinating action to spur global growth at G-20 meetings this week, with major economies running at different speeds and monetary policies diverging.
Argentine-led forensic experts strongly criticized Mexico's investigation into the presumed massacre of 43 missing students on Feb. 7, insisting the probe must remain open as they listed a series of mishaps.
An Egyptian court will retry Al-Jazeera journalists from February 12, a judicial official said Feb. 8, after an Australian reporter was deported and a Canadian awaits his own deportation.
Europe’s economic troubles will be a key focus when Group of 20 (G-20) finance ministers and central bankers meet in Istanbul next week, Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver said on late Feb. 4.
The mayor of İzmir has been named among the 'top 10 mayors in the world' for 2014 in a ranking organized by the City Mayors Foundation
Australian journalist Greste will keep fighting to free his colleagues still jailed in Egypt, his family said Feb 2
Two balloonists crossing over the Pacific Ocean from Japan surpassed a distance record on Jan. 29 for gas-filled balloon travel and are heading toward a landing in Mexico's Baja California in two days
Kurdish fighters' expulsion of ISIL forces from Kobane is not a significant turning point in the overall campaign, US official said
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams lived up to their top billing yesterday with the world number ones ripping apart Milos Raonic and Dominika Cibulkova to power into the Australian Open semifinals
Rafael Nadal's Australian Open dream lay in tatters Jan. 27 with the third seed crushed by Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals, but Maria Sharapova showed who's boss by slapping down Eugenie Bouchard.
Saudi Arabia's new leadership will push forward efforts to diversify the growing but oil-dependent economy, while easing procedures for investors, senior officials said on Jan 26
Top officials from 21 countries kicked off talks in London on Jan. 22 on pushing back Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in Iraq and Syria and tackling the growing threat of homegrown jihadists in Europe.
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