World leaders call for lasting ceasefire for Syria
The leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Turkey stressed the importance on Saturday of a lasting ceasefire in Syria, and said a committee to create a new constitution should meet by the end of the year.
U.S. Pastor Brunson freed from Turkish prison on time served
U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson has been set free by a Turkish court on time served after spending two years in prison.
Turkish Red Crescent aids desperate refugees in Idlib
Turkey has taken in more Syrian refugees than any other country. Now it has built a wall to keep any more from crossing the border, and is trying to help them on the Syrian side instead. That job has fallen to aid organizations like the Red Crescent.
Trump says U.S. won't pay Turkey for Pastor's release
Donald Trump is once again turning the heat on Turkey with the detention of an American pastor. He has tweeted the United States will pay nothing for the release of an innocent man after the White House confirmed it has prepared to impose more sanctions.
U.S. Decoupling From the Rest of the World
Turkey's currency crisis, trade fears and other geopolitical tensions sent European banks, EM equities and copper to bear territory this week. But the U.S. remained unscathed. U.S. equity bulls shrugged off a slew of market routs elsewhere to see no end to the SPX's decoupling impulse.
Turkey lowers reserve requirements for Lira, Dollar liabilities
Turkey's central bank is lowering its reserve requirements for the lira and for its dollar liabilities.
A victim of Turkey's sweeping post-coup purge speaks out
After a failed 2016 coup, Turkey purged its military of thousands of soldiers. Military officers working at NATO headquarters in Brussels were recalled to Ankara for questioning and some arrested. DW meets a Turkish officer caught up in the purge.
Turkey is a „divided country” says Cem Özdemir
Turkey is turning into an authoritarian regime, says German Green MP Cem Özdemir, as checks and balances no longer exist. Relations between Germany and Turkey are not bound to become any easier any time soon.