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
Turkey’s foreign trade deficit has fallen 15.4 percent to $84.5 billion in 2014, due to a rise in exports to the EU, dramatic decrease in gold imports and plunging oil prices
Turkish Lira tumbled to a new record low, down to 2.426 against the dollar upon the expectation of a forthcoming rate cut
Russia's top general said on Jan. 30 a strong nuclear arsenal will ensure military superiority over the West as Moscow forges ahead with a multi-billion dollar plan to modernise its forces by 2020.
NATO head Jens Stoltenberg urged the alliance Friday to brace for further challenges after a "black year" of Russian intervention in Ukraine and terror attacks on Europe's streets.
Russia's central bank cut Jan. 30 its main interest rate to 15 percent from 17 percent in a move that caught markets by surprise, sending the ruble tumbling.
At least 12 civilians and 5 Ukrainian troops have been killed in the past 24 hours in war-ravaged eastern Ukraine
Russia’s tourism giant Tez Tour’s Turkish unit Alkan Group has requested for the suspension of bankruptcy for over 322 million Turkish Liras ($136.3 million) of debts due to the economic problems in Russia and Egypt.
The landmark agreement on the Turkish Stream reached on Jan. 27 shows Moscow’s determination to avoid Ukrainian transit at all costs and start its implementation without delay.
Freedom House’s annual report emphasized the impact President Erdoğan has had on the decline of democracy in Turkey
Russia's gas giant Gazprom on Jan. 29 said its third quarter profits plunged 61 percent as supplies were suspended to Ukraine, one of its main customers
Turkey’s biggest mobile operator Turkcell has announced that company CEO Süreyya Ciliv has decided to resign from his position, effective from Jan. 31
Turkey’s natural gas imports for 2015 are projected to reach 52.2 billion cubic meters (bcm), an increase of 9.6 percent compared to last year, according to the Energy Ministry.
Syrian opposition figures and representatives of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad began talks in Moscow Jan. 28 aimed at restarting long-stalled peace negotiations to end the country's brutal war.
US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Wednesday that Washington was ready to increase sanctions on Russia over its actions in war-torn Ukraine
Negotiations with Russia over a discount in the price of natural gas via a new gas pipeline to Turkey “look promising,” Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said late on Jan. 27.
Iranian officials will meet with European members of the P5+1 group in Istanbul on Thursday under the ongoing diplomatic effort to secure a deal over Tehran's disputed nuclear programme.
Standard and Poor's stripped Russia of its investment-grade rating on Monday, cutting it to "junk" status with a warning of weak growth
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.
Chief executives are less optimistic about the global economy this year than last year, with Russian CEOs showing the least amount of confidence, a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has shown.
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