Global Finance magazine has lowered the rank of Turkish Central Bank Governor Erdem Başçı from B+ to C, ranking him as one of the worst performers this year.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has trimmed its expected global growth forecasts for 2015 and 2016 again, warning that downside risks to the global economy would appear due to the weaker prospects for emerging market economies and oil-exporting countries.
Turkey plans to realize popular TV series exports worth $350 million this year, according to sector representatives attending the world’s leading TV content fair MIPCOM Cannes on Oct. 5-8.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
If you thought my last column painted a gloomy picture of the Turkish economy, you should know that you didn’t see even half of it.
The murder by a Hindu mob of a Muslim man rumoured to have slaughtered a cow has thrown a spotlight on the hardline, polarising agenda of some followers of Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi, undermining his promise of development for all.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Some 92 percent of the world’s population lives in areas where a connection service of 2G or better is accessible, but four billion people still remain offline, according to a recent report
Turkey has launched a new electronic card payment clearing system, the InterBank Card Center (BKM) has announced Sept. 30
Turkey’s exports declined 19.8 percent in September year-on-year, the Turkish Exporters Assembly reported Oct. 1.
Saudi Arabia said Sept.29 the nearly 1,100 photos distributed to foreign diplomats to help identify nationals who have died in the hajj are from the entire pilgrimage and not just a disaster near Mecca.
Turkey has declined six places to 51st out of 140 economies in this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index, mainly due to the deterioration in the country’s institutional structure and rising political uncertainties holding back private investments.
India launched its first space research observatory and several U.S. satellites Sept. 28, part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s drive to expand his country’s influence in the competitive, $300 billion global space industry
German authorities has given scandal-hit Volkswagen an October 7 deadline to set out a timeline for bringing all its diesel cars in line with national pollution guidelines, a newspaper said Sept. 27
Some of the biggest names in music and politics from Beyonce to European prime ministers rallied on Sept. 25 in a concert aimed at mobilizing action to eradicate extreme poverty
As European countries discuss the possible impact of a refugee influx on their population, figures from Eurostat have shown these countries expect just a small increase in their population in the upcoming decades, while many countries, including Turkey, will be subject to a sharp rise before 2040.
Egypt has agreed to buy two Mistral warships which France built for Russia before scrapping the sale over the Ukraine crisis, the French presidency said in a statement on Sept.23.
Women20, the engagement group established for the first time under Turkey’s G-20 presidency, will ask leaders to endorse a roadmap for women’s inclusion in the workforce, according to Gülden Türktan, the body’s president
According to online shopping website hepsiburada.com, one of every two orders is completed through handheld devices while 62 percent of its website traffic comes through such devices during weekends and holidays, showing the popularity of mobile shopping is rising rapidly in Turkey.
Turkey’s TAV Airports has plans to pursue new acquisitions abroad in line with a company decision taken two years ago, according to TAV CEO Sani Şener
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan’s itinerary had been scheduled months before
Turkey is considering lodging an appeal with the World Trade Organization (WTO) against a U.S. move to slap anti-dumping duties on imports of Turkish steel pipes, an industry group told Reuters
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